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NOAH “40” SHEBIB EXPLAINS HOW HE CREATED HIS SOUND WITH DRAKE, SHARES PRODUCTION SECRETS IN MINI-DOC

by Zatoon

“We’re isolated here in Toronto in our own little world,” says producer and frequent Drake collaborator, Noah “40” Shebib. “There’s not a lot of big names popping by and it’s quiet and we can focus. So this is sort of like our army base offshore that we train for war in and then when we’re […]

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OverDoz. “Why We Never Leave The Ghetto”

by Zatoon

L.A.-based rap group OverDoz. has been gearing fans up for their major label debut, 2008, for quite some time, having already leaked several cuts from the album, including their Pharrell-produced standout “Last Kiss.” For their latest single, “Why We Never Leave The Ghetto,” rather than getting a guest verse or a hook, the four-man crew recruits some heavy-hitting musicians instead: G-Funk revivalist […]

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Stones Throw Records Documentary on Netflix

by Zatoon

by Galen Maloney on April 21, 2015 Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton: This is Stones Throw Records – Whether you be a neophyte or a fastidious veteran of the music appreciation game, you will do yourself a favor by checking out this documentary covering one of the most prolific independent music labels of the modern […]

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ZATOON’S FEATURED SUBMISSION- Billy Ivan – Asking (Official Music Video)

by Zatoon

“Billy Ivan”.Is a (Hip Hop/R&B/Experimental) Artist/Producer from Staten Island, NY. Billy Ivan, who is a self taught Artist/Producer, draws inspiration from such popular songwriting geniuses as Pharrell, Kanye West & Jay-Z while still desiring a signature sound of his own. His first outing as a songwriter/performer echoes the vibrance and nuance of his musical heroes’ work. Since emerging onto […]

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Offical Trailer ‘Finding Fela’ To Begin Its North American Theatrical Run In August

by Zatoon

Finding Fela, the documentary from Academy Award-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney which Okayafrica/Okayplayer co-produced alongside Jigsaw Productions and Knitting Factory Entertainment, will begin its North American theatrical run in August.  Watch it below and scroll on for a list of North American theatrical dates. The Finding Felasoundtrack, which includes 17 of Fela’s classic tracks plus a never-before released live version of “Colonial Mentality” […]

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Quantic : A Day In’ w/ OKP TV + Plays His Favorite Records

by Zatoon

The English DJ and producer has devoted much of his adult life to the celebration of them maracas, and a whole lot more. Indeed, his new album Magnetica – released under his alias Quantic – might just turn everything you think about Hispanic music on its head. A glance at the amount of music that […]

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Backyard Events: La Femme Deadly Venoms Album Release Party – July 26th!

by Zatoon

It’s finally here! Been waiting for this party/album for most of the summer. If you’ve been keeping up with the blog then you know that La Femme Deadly Venoms is a Bay Area quartet of ill musicians that form a fusion of hip hop, jazz, funk and soul. If you missed their feature, no worries, […]

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*Blog Submission*: Anvil Smith

by Zatoon

Today’s blog submission comes all the way from Mother Russia. Anvil Smith a.k.a “The Russian Sensation” is a dope producer that combines all kinds of sounds to create an eclectic variety of music. Some tracks put you in deep meditation while others make you want to get out of your seat and party. Anvil Smith […]

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Music Producer Spotlight: TA-KU

by Zatoon

Australian music producer Ta-ku’s diverse style in music production caught our attention here at Zatoon. From his hard hitting electronic beats, to his synthesizer soul sounds and Hip Hop beats, this producer’s style is supreme. Ta-Ku has garnered enough attention and a following from his vast collection of releases under various labels that he is […]

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Zatoon Backyard Artists: GYREFUNK

by Zatoon

In this edition of Back Yard Artists, Zatoon would like to introduce to you San Francisco Bay Area artist/music producer GYREFUNK. This man is a dense nucleus of on the fly sound arrangement, and overall sound creation. A one man band to say the least(Check the video below). Gyrefunk has traveled the globe working with […]

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