#17: “No Quantize” (w/ Sarah, The !llstrumentalist)

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-Recorded on Feb. 25th, 2018-

Zach and Steven are joined in this episode by producer and vlogger extraordinaire Sarah, The !llstrumentalist. Based out of North Carolina, her YouTube channel (Sarah2ill) has gained a sizeable following over the past year, and since creating her own version of Mass Appeal’s “Rhythm Roulette” series, she has created a plethora of different videos on her channel, from beat making tutorials to reviews on different equipment. She has also been featured on the 3 Oak Podcast, and has a beat tape coming out later this year.

In this episode, we discuss with Sarah how she got into making beats, some of her biggest musical influences, and the differences between the mainstream and the underground.

You can follow Sarah on her YouTube, Instagram, and Twitter at @Sarah2Ill. Make sure to check out her Soundcloud as well: https://soundcloud.com/sarah2ill

J Dilla’s Airworks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HWz-yEZ6wNY

Dibia$e’s Boiler Room Set: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqxxtL8rIE0

Kaytranada’s 99.9%: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-AWipr9KHY4&list=PLvQLuHm0E3GxXrjgGz2_tjqSCoVTWXwCJ

Jaylib: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K5xOGwkZu3w

Kanye’s Beat Tape: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=myrXQebr488

#14: “You Gots To Chill” (ft. Erick Sermon)

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He is a man who goes by many names. You may know him as E-Double, you may know him as Easy Erick, or even the Green-Eyed Bandit. He is none other than Erick Sermon. Starting out in the late 80s as one half of the legendary hip-hop duo EPMD as well as the original member of Def Squad crew, Erick is currently working on a very exciting project featuring artists such as Pharrell, Ghost Face, Redman, and many, many others. In this episode, Zach and Steven have an in depth discussion on his upcoming album, the “golden age” of hip-hop, and his many collaborations with other artists.

Donate to his kickstarter here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2019882704/a-new-erick-sermon-album

#13: “Best boy band since One Direction” (SATURATION III and Revival Review)

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Zach and Steven are back from winter break, and discuss the two biggest albums of this past December: BROCKHAMPTON’s SATURATION III and Eminem’s Revival.

Music video for BOOGIE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4cucHc2vef4

Revival but it’s actually kind of better: https://open.spotify.com/user/1229874405/playlist/7oJtBpzxAW3V2Xh4cV1CZE