Music
Pieces pertaining to music or related topics. 17 posts
Deep Dive: Stan "Substantial" Robinson
Music
Maryland native Stan "Substantial" Robinson has championed activism, education, and hip-hop for three decades. What's his story?
43 min read
What A Long, Strange Trip It's Been
Video Games
How I carved my community's lane, what Discord has improved since 2015, and why Stages and music are its future.
14 min read
Adventures in Sound: Exploring Discord's Music UI/UX Design
Music
My vision of what the Spotify integration on Discord could one day be.
20 min read
The Chemistry Behind Alan "The Alchemist" Maman
Music
Alan "The Alchemist" Maman's discography is one of the most prolific in hip-hop history. What's the story of the man behind the beats?
51 min read
Action Bronson: Larger Than Life
Music
The vainglorious Flushing, Queens native has found immense success in both hip-hop and the culinary arts. With wealth secured, he's now after health and happiness.
34 min read
The Rise of 100% Virtual Albums
Music
A deep dive into how an album can be created 100% virtually. A burgeoning phenomenon, which Requiem Inc. has taken advantage of.
17 min read
The Immortal Legacy of Seba "Nujabes" Jun
Music
A definitive look into the life and legacy of record shop owner and hip-hop producer, the late Seba "Nujabes" Jun of Japan, hailed as one of the greats.
31 min read
Recounting Memories and Moments with Substantial
Music
Early collaborator-turned-friend of Jun, Stanley "Substantial" Robinson opens up about their past and why their relationship was so important.
12 min read
Overseas Operations with Funky DL
Music
Naphta "Funky DL" Newman sits down for a chat about being Nujabes' first-ever collaborator, and talks Japanese music business.
9 min read
Carrying On Seba Jun's Legacy with Marcus D
Music
Often regarded as the prodigy of Nujabes, Marcus D offers knowledge on how songs came together, and what it means to carry on such an important legacy.
9 min read
Lazy Summer Days with Nao Tokui
Music
Now one of the world's most accomplished researchers of AI within music, Nao Tokui reflects on meeting Jun at an obscure Max/MSP workshop in the summer of 2001.
9 min read
Exploring the Japanese Underground with DJ Ryow
Music
A top-shelf expert of the Japanese hip-hop underground, DJ Ryow offers insight into early collaborations with Nujabes.
3 min read
Living Your Best Life with Matty Owens
Music
A once troubled and homeless teenager, Matty Owens regained control of his life and freestyled for Pusha T. What's next?
17 min read
Kendrick Lamar: Seoul’s Soul
Music
Kendrick Lamar drops into Seoul to perform. No one truly understands how much this means for hip-hop in South Korea.
7 min read