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Making beats : the art of sample-based hip-hop / Joseph G. Schloss.

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  • ISBN: 0819566950 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0819566969 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xiii, 226 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, c2004.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-216), discography (p. 221), and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
"It's about playing records" : history -- "It just doesn't sound authentic" : live instrumentation versus hip-hop purism -- Materials and inspiration : digging in the crates -- Sampling ethics -- Elements of style : aesthetics of hip-hop composition -- The outer circle : from samplers to ears.
Subject: Hip-hop music > History and criticism
Hip-hop
Turntablism
Sound recording executives and producers > United States
Turntablists

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