Artist: The Dirty Sample
Album Title: Beats to Murder Rappers to
Release Date: Friday, October 28, 2022
Genre: Instrumental Hip Hop
Artist Location: Calgary, AB, Canada
Label: Hand’Solo Records
The Dirty Sample’s new instrumental album is no trick; it’s all treat! Dropping on October 28, 2022, just in time for Hallo
ween, Beats to Murder Rappers to is filled with creepy, quirky instrumentals that should entertain whether you need a soundtrack for your costume party, to hand out candy, to carve up the pumpkin, or, as the title suggests, to murder rappers to, metaphorically speaking, of course. The album runs the gamut from soulful, off-kilter doo-wop (“Linger”) to atmospheric chillers (“Headless”) to warped boom bap instrumentals (“In the Mirror He Waits [One for Rob Roy]”), and even picks up the pace from the usual downtempo vibes for a rare chunky synth beat down (“Twisted Pleasure”). This horrific holiday season, join us on a journey into the warped mind of murderous beat slayer The Dirty Sample.
The Dirty Sample has been producing and rapping for over 20 years in a cave hidden somewhere deep in the Kootenays. Or so they say. The one sure thing is how he got his name. “I love the crackle and the crunch of dirty vinyl,” explains the elusive Northwest silverback of his DJ Muggs-like fascination with dusty vinyl first discovered after buying a sampler in ’98 to construct the beats his then 3-year-old rapper alter ego, Planit, wasn’t receiving from other producers. Now, 30+ albums in, he has a catalogue that includes instrumental works, remix projects, and collaborations with the likes of Roc Marciano, Guilty Simpson, Myka 9, Kirby Dominant, Moka Only, D-Sisive, Merkules, Snak the Ripper, Touch, and many of your other favourite rappers.