► Zed Bias Fader Mix

shockleewebpic_zedbiasfadermix22014New mix of dubs, VIP’s, recent releases and some surprise edits from Manchester’s own Zed Bias AKA Maddslinky in this Fader mix.

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RIP Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch AKA MCA – A Look Back At Some Of The Classics

Adam Yauch also known as MCA of the Beastie Boys has passed away today at age 47 after a battle with cancer. The Beastie Boys started out as a hardcore punk band in 1979 and released their EP Polly Wog Stew in 1982. Their debut album Licensed to Ill was released via Def Jam in 1986, the label’s second album and by then, the Beastie’s were experimenting with hip hop.

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New Book! Creative License: The Law and Culture of Digital Sampling Features Hank Shocklee

Co-authors Kembrew McLeod and Peter DiCola analyze the music industry’s approach to digital sampling: past, present, and future in their new book, Creative License: The Law and Culture of Digital Sampling.

Creative License explores the complexities and contradictions in how music samples are licensed within the current copyright landscape. It includes interviews with more than 100 stakeholders in the sampling community – from David Byrne, Cee-Lo Green, George Clinton, De La Soul, DJ Premier, DJ Qbert, Eclectic Method, El-P, Girl Talk, Matmos, Mix Master Mike, Negativland, Chuck D, RZA, Clyde Stubblefield, T.S. Monk and our very own Hank Shocklee.

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