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News: Early Christmas present by Paul White

It isn’t a secret that producer Paul White creates beat tapes each month. Usually only a selection of friends gets to hear it, but now One-Handed Music and Paul White decided to release one for free. ‘Sounds For The Skylights’ is available as a free download until Christmas.
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Contest: Win two signed albums

After we published the interview with Pat D & Lady Paradox, we are now allowed to giveaway two signed albums by them! All you have to do is answer a simple question to win a signed copy of ‘Soulscapes & Jazz Breaks (2009)’ or ‘Kind Of Peace (2007)’.
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Video: History of the ‘Amen break’

This is an extremely insightful video about the history of the ‘Amen break’, argued to be the most sampled drum beat ever. Don’t have a clue what this break sounds like? Check the preview below. The break beat was originally on the track ‘Amen Brother’ by a band called ‘The Winstons’. This video provides you with in-depth information about the history of the break, the sampling of it and its massive influence on several genres, including Hip Hop.
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News: Slum Village re-release in 2010

On January 5th, Barak Records will be re-releasing Slum Village’s “Fantastic Vol. 2”. The limited edition of the re-release, called “Fantastic Vol. 2.10”, will contain unreleased tracks and has original productions J Dilla wanted it to be. Unedited, uncensored, without corporate politics.
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Stream: 12 Inches Sessions

In the show they put two artists who don’t know eachother in one room. They meet in the morning and at the end of the day they need to finish one track. The cameras keep track of the process, which results in a short episode for each session.
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Interview: Pat D & Lady Paradox

British producer Pat D and lyricist Lady Paradox release their second collaborative album on December 8th: ‘Soulscapes & Jazz Breaks’. The album has a live twist of Hip Hop, Jazz and Soul and features several live singers, instruments and artists. A very fresh effort from the UK, so reason enough to talk with the artists “who provide that Soul in your smile and that Jazz in your step”!