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BeatSession 05|09|10 *Cinco De Mayo Session*

In honor of Cinco De Mayo this past week, we sampled the Mexican singer Marco Antonio Muñiz and his song from 1983, “Por Amor”. In case you didn’t know, Cinco De Mayo commemorates the Mexican army’s unlikely victory over French … Continue reading

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BeatSession 05|02|10

One of those sappy spells again. This sample from 1977 is from a group called The Windy City (aka The Windy City Orchestra). I actually couldn’t find much information about them other than the fact that they were from the … Continue reading

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BeatSession 04|25|10 (GURU TRIBUTE)

When I think of the word “Hip Hop”, I immediately think Gang Starr. It’s always been that way. Guru’s smooth raspy voice spittin’ knowledge over the simple, yet raw beats of DJ Premier. Scratch in some hip hop quotables for … Continue reading

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BeatSession 04|18|10

One of these days I’ll find time to make a beat. I honestly feel like I’m in withdrawal… Anyways, nice change of pace this week: a funky disco/bollywood jam from the film, “kasam paida karnewale ki ” music by Bappi … Continue reading

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BeatSession 04|11|10

“What the photographer is to the painter is what the modern producer is to the instrumentalist.” Before we get into this week’s beat session, here’s an interesting documentary called, Copyright Criminals. This documentary explores the art of Sampling and debates … Continue reading

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