Monday, November 29, 2010

Kanye's samples from his new album

Here's a compilation of most of the major samples involved in Kanye West's new release, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.

It's pretty interesting to hear how he flips these. I think it's less related to actual musical ability and more related to just having an ear for what could sound good, and having the dedication to listen through crates and crates of old stuff.

Friday, November 26, 2010

As seen on TV: how not to do it

Happy Thanksgiving!

Whenever I see an "As seen on TV" ad, I tend to chuckle at the pathetic "before" image of someone struggling to complete a daily task. Is it that hard to slice a tomato? Well someone graciously lined up a highlight reel of just how hard life apparently is.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010