Tag: sampling

DEAD AIR BASS 44 (INFLUENZA) ((JULY 2017))

I’ve literally had the idea for this episode since I started DAB, back in 2013. An entire hour filled with songs that I have sampled in my bootlegs, remixes, and original productions. It’s the first of several very special projects I’ll be releasing as part of the FINAL 10. I call this one INFLUENZA. Why…



DEAD AIR BASS 023 (#MCADAY2015: A BOOTLEG TRIBUTE TO THE BEASTIE BOYS) ((MAY 2015))

On May 4, 2012, Adam Yauch passed away, marking the end of a band that has been described as “our generation’s Beatles”. 3 years later, many of us have dedicated ourselves to keeping their music fresh in…



***THE DEAD ART OF DJING*** a rant by Gobs

Prior to 2011, I had been considering a career move to full-time DJ more and more. I had a great day job that prevented me from touring, and it was a very tough decision to quit that job, but in late 2011, with some positive reinforcement from my agent, I finally said goodbye to the…



THROWBACK THURSDAYS: THE SECRET REMIX FROM M/A/R/R/S

It was such a pleasure to dig this old 45 out of my collection, and drop it on DEAD AIR BASS 009 yesterday.

M/A/R/R/S – PUMP UP THE VOLUME

To put it quite simply, all forms of EDM would now have developed in the way they did without the unlikely success of this single. Recorded…



MUSEUM MONDAYS: TOP 40’S BASTARDIZATION OF HOUSE MUSIC

This month’s topic is the introduction of Top 40 artists sampling house songs and rapping over them. While ViVi was certain the 2008 Mims remix of Enur’s ‘Calabria’ had spurred this phenomenon, of course, Pitbull was the…