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…

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…

Compost – Life is Round

Managed to squeeze in a quick update while still moving (hundreds) of records! Got a de-humidifier running in the basement spitting out gallons of water, so taking longer than expected. Anyway… on to the breaks! The Jazz fusion group Compost READ MORE…

Jo Jo Gunne – High School Drool

Jo Jo Gunne was a rock group out of Los Angeles, CA. Two of the members were formerly of the group Spirit, which has been sampled more than a few times. The group didn’t have much commercial success and their READ MORE…

Rare Earth Discography Complete!

For those who follow me on Instagram, you know about my quest for all Rare Earth (the label, not the band) albums. Well the quest is finally over! (sort of…) I’ve 99% completed all of the US releases – no READ MORE…

Roger Saunders Drum Break

Been a while since I posted a drum break, so felt I was due! This one is a killer and lasts for a full 20 seconds. I don’t have much info on Roger Saunders other than what I found on READ MORE…

Ultimate Breaks & Beats – Chinese Chicken

Ultimate Breaks & Beats were basically the training tool for sampling and deejaying. Released over 20 years ago, they still have a heavy influence on music today. I’m not sure how rare the singles and albums that were featured on READ MORE…

Benninghoff’s Break

I really don’t have much info on Benninghoff’s Bad Rock Blues Band. The group released a few albums during the 70’s, all instrumental rock, based on classical compositions. This particular album uses portions of Beethoven’s work. There are actually 3 READ MORE…