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Biggie – Gimme the Loot (JChan Knife in the Water Remix)

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Strummy (JChan Ege Bamyasi Mix)

Can’s “Vitamin C” and Miguel De Deus’s “Black Soul Brothers” for the beat; “Cacha Mechanica” (artist unknown) for the guitar sample and a piano loop from Krysztof Komeda’s soundtrack to Roman Polanski’s “Knife in the Water.”

The tight freak-out grooves on Krautrock pioneers Can’s Ege Bamyasi┬ámake it my favorite album in their wide-ranging discography. I really wanted to emulate that free-form sound in my band in grad school – but while the “free” part was do-able for us, the “form” didn’t work out so well due to my not-so-polished drum skills. Thank god for automatic beat-matching. Continue reading


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Biggie – Ten Crack Commandments (JChan Knife in the Water Remix)

My take on the Biggie classic mashed up with a sax loop sampled from Komeda’s soundtrack to Roman Polanski’s ‘Knife in the Water.’ Continue reading

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