Bandcamp Daily just did a drop on five essential 90’s beat tapes and among those these are the 3 stand-outs… Pete Rock – Lost Sessions: A goldmine of some previously unheard beats from one of the greatest producers of all time. Pete Rock’s Lost Sessions are full of the kind of bouncy, soulful tracks, similar […]
Good write-up on the history of pause tapes. Here’s an excerpt… A good pause button and a vivid imagination were all young hip-hop enthusiasts needed to create something out of their sense of wonder. Using a boombox or stereo with dual cassette decks, aspiring DJs and producers would play and record a sample from another […]
This beat by K-Def was suppose to be on KRS-One’s ‘Return Of The Boom Bap’ album (but label politics killed it), before The Abbot made it into the memorable C.R.E.A.M.