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List: The Find Projects (2012 Recap)

The year 2012 was fairly productive for us when it comes to physical releases and digital collaborations. So right before the end of the year we present you this overview of our projects and collaborations from 2012. Ranging from free…
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The Find Lists: Best of 2012

If we had to describe the year 2012 with one music-related word, we’d say “indie”. There was an interesting momentum for independent artists and labels; the continued rise of music platforms such as Bandcamp, Soundcloud and Mixcloud, new opportunities thanks…
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Top 12: Give The Drummer Some

We’ve decided to compile a selection together with drummer/beat maestro Julian Sartorius to give full praise to drummers. This selection includes many jazz drummers and insane breaks sampled by hip hop artists like DJ Premier, Cut Chemist, Jungle Brothers, Madlib, Unkle, Buckwild and more.
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Top 20: Wake Up Songs

We compiled a list of 20 wake up songs that can help you get your day started whether you are waking up and heading to work or school, just relaxing, or anything else. Our list features a lot of rap, beats, and jazzy jams that we think will aid your waking up process.
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Playlist #8: Eat Microphones Vol. 1

Our latest DragOnTape playlist series focuses on the best emcees, rappers that just devour microphones with their great flows, rhymes and metaphors. This should be a fun little series of video playlists in which we hope to shine a light on the absolute best rappers in hip hop, both new era emcees as well as the older generation.
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Playlist #7 : Hip Hop is Global (Episode 1)

Ever since its New York City birth in the 1970s, hip hop has spread its influence to the far reaches of the earth. The art form has become truly global. Each country and culture embraces the essence of hip hop…
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Playlist #6: Experience Beats II

Our newest playlist on Dragontape comes by way of our friend and video editor El Famoso Demon. As an avid beat addict, he splices together found footage to create all kinds of bootleg videos for dope music. This phenomenon can be…
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Playlist #5: Delicious Eye Porn

2011 was not only a great year for music, but your eyes were in for a treat as well. Stunning animations, interesting concepts, fun and surprising storylines embodied in great videos. This Dragontape playlist is the most delicious eye candy…
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Playlist #3: No Stars, Just STRP

Dutch music/art/technology festival STRP (pronounced: Stripe) kicks off tonight and we’re ready for it! Hip hop by Kutmah, some experimental stuff, a timeless classic by Aphex Twin, trippy visuals, Beardyman looping jazz, soulful house by Motor City Drum Ensemble and a Wacky Races
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Playlist #2: 20 Years Of Jazz-Hop (DragOnTape)

This is OUR definition of a boombastic jazz style! We selected one video a year, based on the past twenty years of jazz-influenced hip hop. After the intro we start off with ATCQ’s classic ‘Jazz (We’ve Got)’, Guru’s Jazzmatazz marks the middle and we end with some