X The Incredible – Rhymes Like These (feat. AsherNaut)

Check out the new track by from Dallas rapper X The Incredible featuring AsherNaut. X makes plenty of 90’s references in this throw back track, produced by Ill Tal. Miss the good old days of boom bap? Check this one READ MORE…

Magictones – Good Old Music

Most diggers are familiar with the drum breaks on both Funkadelic and Parliament’s version of “Good Old Music“. However, you may not be aware of the version by The Magictones. The Magictones were a soul group on Westbound records (the READ MORE…

Why Promoting Music on Facebook Sucks

Social networks have opened doors for many artists and gave them an opportunity to be heard. However, some are more helpful than others. In the beginning, Facebook was helpful and released “artist” pages which allowed musicians to update their fans READ MORE…

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…