Amon Duul II – I Can’t Wait

Been a MINUTE since I posted up a sample. Sorry for the delay – as you’ve seen from my recent posts been quite busy with my own music lol. I decided to kick this one off with a hard drum READ MORE…

Privilege Music Presents – THE BEAT DOWN

The clothing apparel group Privilege has just released a new instrumental compilation entitled The Beat Down, mixed by fellow DJ/producer Jony Fraze. The compilation is a 36 minute mix of beats with several names you’ll recognize including !llmind, M-Phazes, J57, READ MORE…

Wu-Tang is for the Children!

Ol’ Dirty (RIP) couldn’t have been more right when he uttered those famous words while interrupting the Grammy’s in 1998 (way before Kanye and Taylor Swift). 15 years later, it looks like Wu-Tang is trying to appeal to the children READ MORE…

Ill Tal Finalist in Guilty Simpson Remix Contest

It seems I was chosen as one of the top 5 finalists in the 2DopeBoyz – Guilty Simpson Remix Contest. A few weeks ago Coalmine Records/2DopeBoyz decided to hold a contest for who can remix Guilty Simpson‘s “On The Run“. READ MORE…

Study Says Sampling Increases Sales

Forbes recently published an article about the sampling of music and the resulting increase in sales for the sampled artists’ works. The study by W. Michael Schuster focused on the group Girl Talk, known for their mash-ups and extensive use READ MORE…

Carl Roe - Bruja (produced by Ill Tal)

Seattle-based rapper Carl Roe has released his newest video “Bruja” (Spanish for witch) produced by Ill Tal. Roe explores his love/hate relationship with the music industry over a haunting piano loop and gritty drums. The track is filled with plenty READ MORE…

BoomSny – BoomTronix (prod. by Ill Tal)

Peep the new video from the homey Boom Sny of Savage Regime. The beat and scratches are provided by Ill Tal (me). Boom and myself go a little crazy in this one, rocking a few different outfits including – mad READ MORE…

Underrated - Nashiem Myrick

Ever hear someone say “Nashiem Myrick is my favorite producer“? Didn’t think so. However, there really isn’t a logical explanation as to why no one ever says that. This month’s edition of Underrated focuses on hip-hop producer Nashiem Myrick. Myrick READ MORE…