Daily Archives: May 20, 2014

Red Bull Explores Afrika Bambaataa’s Looking For The Perfect Beat

Red Bull Music Academy interviews John Robie and Arthur Baker, who co-wrote “Looking For The Perfect Beat” with Afrika Bambaataa discuss the marvels of the 808 drum machine they used to make the song.

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Tall Black Guy-Whenever It Comes To You (Jay Dee Electric Piano Funk)

Tall Black Guy answered Chief Beatmaker’s flip contest for an unreleased J.Dilla sample with the reconfiguration called “Whenever It Comes To You (Jay Dee Electric Piano Funk.)” TBG takes the sounds of mellow keys and underwater sirens and chops them up to make an earthy piece of nocturnal driving music.

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