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Classic Material: ‘The Breaks of 87′ Mixed by Chris Read

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A continuation of sorts from the Diary mixtape and Classic Material mix series, ‘The Breaks of …’ revisits the chronological theme of those mixes, this time reconstructing classic hip hop from the year in question utilising only the original sample material. Originally released on Limited Edition Cassette in the summer[…]

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WhoSampled ‘Samplethon': Digging in the Vaults [Video]

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On Saturday May 10th 2014 WhoSampled will host ‘Samplethon’, the world’s first ever Hackathon for music. Alongside a number of high profile producers, I am pleased to be among the Judges / Mentors. Check out this great video which documents our recent visit to the Boosey & Hawkes archive to[…]

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