Monthly Archives: July 2010

Selections from Trillwave

The Hood Internet teamed up with Mishka to produce “Trillwave”, the duo’s latest mixtape. A few of the tracks are pure gold, so I’ve posted them below. In particular, “Walk in the Park Is Over” (Drake vs. Beach House) and … Continue reading

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Beatles Mash-Ups

They’re few and far between, but every once in a while, The Beatles are thrown into a mash-up. I’m a huge Beatles fan, so I’m always on the look out for these bad boys. The ones I’ve posted below are … Continue reading

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Hip Hop Samples: Big Pimpin’

Timbaland never ceases to amaze me. He produced much of  “Vol. 3…Life and Times of S. Carter” , Jay-Z’s fourth record. The last track on Vol. 3 is arguably Jay-Z’s most famous song, “Big Pimpin”. It turns out that Timbaland … Continue reading

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Beethoven’s Fifth Gold Digger

Kanye’s “Gold Digger”. Electric Light Orchestra’s “Fifth of Beethoven”. United at last. Silly Mash-Up of the Week. Get it girl. “Beethoven’s Fifth Gold Digger” by A+D: Download: “Beethoven’s Fifth Gold Digger”

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Hip Hop Samples: The Light

I could not believe this when I first heard it. To create the instrumental for “The Light” (off Common’s record “Like Water for Chocolate”), Dilla snatched a pretty sizeable sample from Bobby Caldwell’s “Open Your Eyes”, pitched it up a … Continue reading

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Flim

For their album “These Are The Vistas”, The Bad Plus covered “Flim” by Aphex Twin. I’ve already mentioned them both independently on Bangers and Mash, so I felt that joining them together in this post was the only appropriate thing … Continue reading

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He Got Game

I watched “He Got Game” for the first time a few nights ago, and this track by Public Enemy was the theme song. That movie is so good! Ray Allen, 22 and playing for the Bucks at the time, plays … Continue reading

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