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Producer Recreates Daft Punk’s ‘One More Time’ Sample: Surfer Stephen’s Viral Video Of The Day

Daft Punk has had a tremendous year with the release of Random Access Memories, their first album in 8 years. Their song “Get Lucky” off the album would bring the duo back to Billboard’s top […]

01/08/2014

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Gotye’s Obscure Sample Costs Him $1 Million

What may come has a surprise to many, is that “Somebody that I Used To Know” was formed around an obscure guitar riff from an artist only the hippest of jazz-loving parents will know.

05/13/2013

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Nicki Minaj & Sean Kingston Sample 60s Song In “Born To Be Wild”

[photogallerylink id=134676] Today, it’s all the rage to sample songs from our parents’ hey day. Just think, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Kanye West[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jay-Z[/lastfm] sampled [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Otis Redding[/lastfm]‘s “Try A Little Tenderness” and we got “Otis” out of […]

12/27/2011

Carson Daly: Crack of Dawn with Caroline on Crack!

Carson and Producer Angie may have hightailed it to NYC, but inquiring minds still want to know what’s happening in Los Angeles! We had blogger extraordinaire Caroline on Crack call in to let us know what the […]

11/11/2010