Behind The Beats With Khrysis [VIDEO]
JLBarrow • December 22, 2012 • No Comments

Khrysis breaks down his beatmaking workflow, sampling, drums, & much more for Digital Hustle Films & talks about his exclusive drum kit available here:  One interesting

Breakfast Breaks #8: Paul McCartney “Wonderful Christmastime”
JLBarrow • December 18, 2012 • 2 Comments

Tis the season to be jolly so I'm pulling out a  Christmas fav that got flipped into hip-hop records, Paul McCartney's "Wonderful Christmastime." "Wonderful Christmastime" is

DJ Spinna Talks About Dilla’s Sample Flip For “Players” [VIDEO]
JLBarrow • December 13, 2012 • No Comments

With the sample flip of Singers Unlimited's "Clair" for Slum Village's "Players," J-Dilla pulled off one of the best aural illusions on a beat ever.

Breakfast Breaks #7: David Axelrod, “The Smile”
JLBarrow • December 10, 2012 • No Comments

For the next Breakfast Breaks I am recycling just a little bit but not really. Knowledge is infinite so this is just redistributing energy. About five

Breakfast Breaks #6: Grant Green, “Down Here On The Ground”
JLBarrow • December 07, 2012 • No Comments

For the last of this week's "Breakfast Breaks" I was so tempted to "Down Here On The Ground" was recorded by late jazz guitarist Grant

Breakfast Breaks # 4: Ramsey Lewis’s “Sun Goddess”
JLBarrow • December 05, 2012 • No Comments

The titular track to Ramsey Lewis's 1974 album was never meant to be that. His reunion with Earth, Wind & Fire's Maurice White was the

Breakfast Breaks #3: Donny Hathaway, “I Love the Lord, He Heard My Cry”
JLBarrow • December 04, 2012 • No Comments

On the 106th Anniversary of my esteemed brotherhood Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc, I wanted to dedicated today's "Breakfast Breaks" to one of our esteemed

Breakfast Breaks #2: Roy Ayers, “Gotta Find A Lover”
JLBarrow • December 03, 2012 • No Comments

"Hot sex on a platter" is probably the quickest way to describe the popular cut from Roy Ayers' Ubiquity, "Gotta Find A Lover." While his

Breakfast Breaks #1: Dick Walter “Shifting Sands of Sound”
JLBarrow • December 02, 2012 • No Comments

I had such a good time So where do I start? This number, "Shifting Sands of Sound" was sampled by Kendrick Lamar's producer Sounwav

9th Wonder Shows How He Made “What I Gotta Say” Beat [VIDEO]
JLBarrow • November 14, 2012 • No Comments

Like Nodfactor On Facebook for the latest producer news, interviews and music! 9th