New in the Studio: Arp Omni MK1

First beat using the Arp omni #hiphop #instrumental #beats #illtalbeats #arp #vintagesynth A video posted by Ill Tal (@illtalbeats) on Apr 10, 2016 at 5:07pm PDT So I know I’ve been lacking with the site updates, but I’m actually trying READ MORE…

Da Villins – Da Fresh Price (prod. by Ill Tal)

Check out the new EP from Da Villins – The Fresh Price of the Da Villins. For those that don’t know, Da Villins are part of Sean Price‘s (RIP) imprint #RUCKDOWN. The album features beats by veteran producer PF Cuttin, READ MORE…

Ill Tal – Periscope (Instrumental)

Posted up a new beat for the new year! This one is called “Periscope” (inspired by the live streaming app since I was chopping it live on there haha). The beat features moody piano chops with an oboe or bassoon READ MORE…

Open Crates – 11/06/15

I will be out here tonight doing a 20 minute funk/soul set using 45s. If you in the area, come check it out. Lots of heavy weight crate diggers will be in attendance. I will have my set filmed, so READ MORE…

Carl Roe – Ones and Zeroes

Peep the new video from the homey Carl Roe featuring a beat produced by yours truly – Ill Tal. The video comes from the intro track off his most recent album of the same title. For more info peep below: READ MORE…

Bob James Sues Madlib

If you know anything about hip-hop and sampling, you’ve probably heard of Jazz artist Bob James. James is known for his extensive catalog on famed labels CTI and Tappen Zee, as well as creating 2 of the most sampled songs READ MORE…

Interview on WKCR 89.9 FM + Drum Break Mix

On March 20th, I had the pleasure of being a guest on WKCR 89.9 FM’s OffBeat Show. For those not familiar, WKCR is Columbia University’s radio station in New York City. It’s best known for being the former home of READ MORE…

Interview: Old Timer

*Note – this actually a pic from my collection Anyone who has been digging in the field as long as I have, has definitely had run-ins with the “old timers“. They probably own records you’ve only heard about; they may READ MORE…