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How To Make A Legowelt Track

Legowelt has been putting other house and techno producers to shame since the the 1990s. The Dutch artist releases music at a rate of knots – there’s been at least nine albums under the Legowelt name alone now, and he has over 30 different aliases, all of which interact in weird, wonderful ways. His music…

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Rhythm Roulette w/ Salaam Remi

Getting his first taste of studio work with Kurtis Blowe, Salaam Remi was destined to work with some of the greats like Nas, Amy Winehouse, Fugees (The Score), Ini Kamoze (“Here Comes The Hotstepper”), Jurassic 5, and more. He’s also worked on soundtracks for films like Office Space, Zoolander, The Departed, and Blood Diamond. He’s…

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Against The Clock w/ Nick Hook

New York producer Nick Hook’s list of collaborators is endless. He’s produced and engineered tracks for artists as diverse as Novelist, Run The Jewels, Azealia Banks, Hudson Mohawke, Action Bronson and 21 Savage—if you’re an MC and happen to be in New York, you need to check in with him. Our latest Against The Clock…

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Rhythm Roulette w/ araabMUZIK

If you start making music for the Diplomats before you’re supposed to graduate from high school, you better pray that you’re consistently at the top of your game. That’s what araabMUZIK has been doing and then some. The Rhode Island producer has made a name for himself, in more than one way. His live MPC…

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Rhythm Roulette w/ Stro Elliot

For this episode of Rhythm Roulette, we linked up with Stro Elliot. Stro is best known for his work as one half of the duo The Procussions, as well as his prolific career as a solo beatmaker. His beats blend classic hip hop and soul samples with hard hitting percussions. He’s worked with Soulection and…

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Rhythm Roulette w/ Thes One

Thes One walks out of the record shop with Orquesta Conexion Latina, Joanna Gardner’s self-titled album, and the Modern Jazz Quartet’s The Sheriff.

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Rhythm Roulette w/ Jake One

From Spin Cycle to his studio in Washington, Jake lucks out with The Best of Herbie Hancock, The Manhattans’ Forever By Your Side, and a Reverend E. Stanley Branch record.

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