11 episodes

Embark on a captivating journey with Sample Mining, a podcast that, like the crate digging producers of hip-hop, will mine for the greatest examples of sampling in music history. Uncover the deep ties and enticing stories behind some of hip-hop’s greatest songs through the lens of the samples used in them. Gems Only!

Sample Mining Rob Bailey

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Embark on a captivating journey with Sample Mining, a podcast that, like the crate digging producers of hip-hop, will mine for the greatest examples of sampling in music history. Uncover the deep ties and enticing stories behind some of hip-hop’s greatest songs through the lens of the samples used in them. Gems Only!

    S1E1 - Chariot Connection

    S1E1 - Chariot Connection

    In the first ever episode of Sample Mining, we’ll explore a 90’s gangsta rap sample that traces its roots all the way back to the mid-1800’s. Join us to see just how deep these ties go!
     
    Further explore the songs discussed this season by listening to the Sample Mining Playlist:
    Spotify
    Apple Music
     
    Follow Sample Mining on Instagram: @SampleMiningPod
    Website: samplemining.podbean.com/
     
    #music #musicpodcast #podcast #hiphop #rap #samples #musicsamples #production #parliament #drdre #dre #mothershipconnection #thechronic

    • 23 min
    S1E2 - CHASE your drEaMs

    S1E2 - CHASE your drEaMs

    In today’s episode of Sample Mining, we’ll explore a track from the 2010’s that wouldn’t exist without the dream of a movie director more than 20 years prior. Join us to see how a movie director, and his film, led to the creation of this banger!
     
    Further explore the songs discussed this season by listening to the Sample Mining Playlist:
    Spotify
    Apple Music
     
    Follow Sample Mining on Instagram: @SampleMiningPod
    Website: samplemining.podbean.com/
     
    Background music from #Uppbeat (free for Creators!):
    https://uppbeat.io/t/haquin/places
    License code: N00AFYRD4UKOHUWL
     
    #music #musicpodcast #podcast #hiphop #rap #samples #musicsamples #production #dangermouse #edgarwright #runthejewels #Elp #killermike #bigboi #babydriver #chaseme

    • 33 min
    S1E3 - Chip Samples 1: Hip Hop 50

    S1E3 - Chip Samples 1: Hip Hop 50

    This week’s episode is themed Hip Hop 50 and will highlight a sample from every decade of hip hop’s existence, from the 70’s to today! We won’t go into great detail on any one sample, but instead keep it at a high level to allow us to discuss more samples. Join us for the first iteration of what I’m calling Chip Samples to explore several samples at a higher level instead of just one!
     
    Further explore the songs discussed this season by listening to the Sample Mining Playlist:
    Spotify
    Apple Music
     
    Follow Sample Mining on Instagram: @SampleMiningPod
    Website: samplemining.podbean.com/
     
    #music #musicpodcast #podcast #hiphop #rap #samples #musicsamples #production #chic #sugarhillgang #LynCollins #RobBaseDJEZRock #BillWithers #Blackstreet #Chuck Brown #Nelly #TimmyThomas #Drake #DionneWarwick #DojaCat

    • 21 min
    S1E4 - It's A DISScussion

    S1E4 - It's A DISScussion

    In today’s episode we’ll examine the sample used in one of hip-hop’s greatest diss tracks, as well as discuss some of the prominent beefs and evolution of diss tracks throughout hip-hop’s existence. Join us to learn just how devastating the samples used during this beef were!
     
    Further explore the songs discussed this season by listening to the Sample Mining Playlist:
    Spotify
    Apple Music
     
    Follow Sample Mining on Instagram: @SampleMiningPod
     
    Website: samplemining.podbean.com/
     
    #music #musicpodcast #podcast #hiphop #rap #samples #musicsamples #production #jayz #nas #muhammadali #cassiusclay #koolmoedee #BDP #boogiedownproductions #KRSone #MarleyMarl #MCShan #TheNotoriousBIG #TupacShakur

    • 28 min
    S1E5 - Stayin' Fly with Phil Riehl

    S1E5 - Stayin' Fly with Phil Riehl

    With experience ranging from touring with the likes of Kendrick Lamar, Blink-182, Childish Gambino and Bon Iver, to DJing in college and playing several instruments growing up, Phil Riehl is one of the most knowledgeable people I know about all things music. Today he joins us to discuss these experiences and brings one of his own favorite samples to the table. The sample is an absolute banger, and the discussion is a lot of fun, so be sure to join us!
     
    Further explore the songs discussed this season by listening to the Sample Mining Playlist:
    Spotify
    Apple Music
     
    Follow Sample Mining on Instagram: @SampleMiningPod
    Website: samplemining.podbean.com/
     
    #music #musicpodcast #podcast #hiphop #rap #samples #musicsamples #production #Three6Mafia #WillieHutch #StayFly #tour #touring #stagemanager

    • 54 min
    S1E6 - Chip Samples 2: Carbon Copy

    S1E6 - Chip Samples 2: Carbon Copy

    The theme of the second iteration of Chip Samples is Carbon Copy. This time around we’ll examine six different samples that heavily leverage several different elements from the original track. You’ll be surprised to learn where some of music’s greatest artists and songs found their inspiration!
     
    Further explore the songs discussed this season by listening to the Sample Mining Playlist:
    Spotify
    Apple Music
     
    Follow Sample Mining on Instagram: @SampleMiningPod
    Website: samplemining.podbean.com/
     
    #music #musicpodcast #podcast #hiphop #rap #samples #musicsamples #production #coolio #steviewonder #kanyewest #raycharles #nwa #charleswright #bizmarkie #freddiescott #mariahcarey #tomtomclub #latto #ghostfacekillah #thestylistics #gangstasparadise #golddigger #ivegotawoman #songsinthekeyoflife #expressyourself #fantasy #geniusoflove #bigenergy #biggirl

    • 30 min

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