Sample Party: Breakwater vs. Daftpunk

Oct 12th, 2007 DJ Weapons, Electro, From the Crate, Soul steve 2 min read

Turns out that one of the few truly monstrous tracks from Daft Punk’s latest, Human After All, almost completely jacks the opening of “Release the Beast, ” a little known electro-funk stomper by 2-and-out late 70s jazz-funk outfit Breakwater. I felt compelled to post the original because although I knew that Thomas Bangalter and Guy Manual de Homem-Christ0 were big on sampling, I was surprised…

Jamie Lidell vs. Freeform Five

Nov 30th, 2006 DJ Weapons, Electro, From the Crate, Remixes steve 2 min read

Again, not a brand spanking new track by any means, but I would highly advise like-minded DJs into eclectic sets to pick this 12″ up immediately. Freeform Five have been dropping absolutely massive dancefloor tunes for a while but weren’t really on the SK radar until we picked up the Mylo remix of their “No More Conversations” part 1 which absolutely kills it every time…

RZA: Chamber of Fear

Oct 24th, 2006 DJ Weapons, From the Crate, Hip-Hop steve 2 min read

Scissorkick digs in the crates for this gem of a hip-hop tune. Since LCD Soundsystem recently did a Nike-commisioned iPod workout mix (which is actually really good), I figured it may be time to go back to another sick Nike-comissioned record. My friend Matt has been pushing me to post this for years and finally it’s here, the full-length version of “Chamber of Fear” from…