Less Obvious: An Alternative Best Of

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OLDSCHOOL HIP HOP  –  PART THREE

If a poll was taken in any country of the best records from a certain musical genre then more often than not it would contain roughly the same selections. Don’t get me wrong, this is by no means a bad thing as it is always worthwhile to highlight good music, but this often means that other equally worthy tracks are neglected and shunned to time’s fading wayside.

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Less Obvious: An Alternative Best Of

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OLDSCHOOL HIP HOP  –  PART TWO

Beats and rhymes come in many shapes and forms, the forgotten more often than not those that sound fresher when rediscovered.

In the second part of Tuck Magazine’s alternative Hip Hop compilation we revisit a further twenty important gems that just itch to be scratched and heard.

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Less Obvious: An Alternative Best Of

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OLDSCHOOL HIP HOP  –  PART ONE

Not even the most gifted of fortune tellers or prophets could have predicted just how popular Hip Hop would become at the time of its birth way back in 1973 at block parties and jams in old New York.

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Less Obvious: An Alternative Best Of

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BREAKBEATS

A lot has been said of what constitutes a ‘Breakbeat’. Some say it is the portion of a record that can be used and looped as a beat, either for live DJing or sampled as part of a record, others as a whole new genre of illuminating electronic beats. This writer however embraces all definitions and basks in the richness such musical adventures afford.

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