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Premiere: Dino Lenny – Tokyo (Damon Jee Remix) [Roam Recordings]

Italian producer Dino Lenny debuts on Roam Recordings with his ‘Tokyo’ EP including remixes from Black Mami and Damon Jee. Dino Lenny, the Fine Human Records label head who has been making music since the 90s. He’s remixed huge names like Missy Elliott and Timbaland and has been collaborating with everyone from Madonna to Wu-Tang Clan to Seth Troxler & Dixon. He has been named “A wizard of electronic music” by The Chemical Brothers, played live with Underworld, released music on the likes of Innervisions, Diynamic & Correspondant, and is currently signed to Ellum. For his debut release on Roam Recordings, Dino ... Read more

DHA Mixtape #222 By Amtrac

Amtrac is a multi-talented artist who can electrify an audience, be it with a moving live music performance or by working dancefloors up to a sweat with his driving yet funk-filled DJ sets. Lured into dance by The Prodigy and Chemical Brothers, these influences can clearly be heard on his debut LP, “Came Along”. From there, he branched out even further with “Hey There Kiddo”, an all-sample opus, and “The Scheme”. As quality as his original work may be, the calling card of his career is the remix, a coveted commodity in today’s music business, from majors like Interscope, Warner ... Read more

Producers: Do NOT Sample These Artists

The database style website, DontSample.Me has been created to aid musicians in avoiding pesky copyright infringement notices by providing a list of artists they should not sample. The list contains near 3000 names of artists who do not allow sampling, or remixing at the risk of a DMCA takedown notice, or even stricter legal action. DontSample.Me is the most cohesive list of major label musicians known to take action against others “using” their work. As (for example) SoundCloud increases their affiliations with the major labels, DMCA takedown requests of unauthorized bootlegs, remixes and mixtapes has become a consistent reality. So far, the ... Read more

Exclusive Interview With Timid Boy

“I won’t say the scene was better. I don’t like nostalgia in music. I like the “nostalgia feeling” in the melody. But I don’t like nostalgia in life and music, “it was better before” is a sentence I don’t like and I think it’s ‘stupid'” Text: Stephen Flynn Back in 2007, a little known label from France was beginning to make its mark on the global scene. That label was Acumen’s Time Has Changed, an imprint that soon came to be known as Acumen and Timid Boy’s Time Has Changed. Timid Boy, of course, is the alias of Damien Almira, ... Read more