Sam Hillmer aka The Diamond Terrifier has just released a new mixtape sampling and chopping up songs from the Dutty Artz catalog. I really love the scattered and distorted sample chopping, overlaid by his sometimes atmospheric, sometimes Ornette Coleman inspired saxophone playing. (more…)
Aspiring jazz musicians are brought up to believe that DJs are the enemies of ‘real’ musicians. The logic being that people who play real instruments are loosing all their gigs to these interlopers that just play their favorite tunes all night.