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GEN F: Sampha

Sing softly and craft some big hits From the magazine: ISSUE 90, Feb/March 2014 There’s only one way to hear to Sampha Sisay speak, and that’s to listen very, very carefully. In conversation, the singer/songwriter/producer … read more »

POSTED February 14, 2014 11:16AM IN GEN F, MAGAZINE TAGS: , , , ,
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Stream: SBTRKT feat. Jessie Ware, Sampha and Tic, “r u n a w a y”

A couple nights ago, SBTRKT performed alongside The XX, FKA Twigs, Grimes and Four Tet at Young Turks’ epic New Years bash in Tulum, Mexico. At the tail-end of his set, the be-masked British producer … read more »

POSTED January 2, 2014 12:39PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , ,
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Stream: Sampha, “Happens”

Sampha’s solo version of Drake’s “Too Much,” is out today as a single via Young Turks. Above, listen to the single’s rich-like-cooked-food B-side, “Happens.”

POSTED November 12, 2013 10:50AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,
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Watch Drake and Sampha Perform “Too Much” on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon

Drake unveiled a new Nothing Was the Same cut last night on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon while wearing a shirt like George Clooney’s in that movie where he’s old and lives in Hawaii. With … read more »

POSTED September 14, 2013 8:28AM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , , , ,
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Drake Announces Nothing Was the Same Release Date, Drops Four New Songs

“Would You Like Some Music?” Drake asked early this morning, directing fans to four new songs. Two of the batch, “Jodeci Freestyle” and “The Motion” with Sampha, may or may not appear on Drake’s album … read more »

POSTED June 22, 2013 11:32AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,
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Video: Short Stories (Koreless and Sampha), “On The Way”

Sampha is clearly somewhat of a romantic. He was once involved in the release of a heart-shaped 12-inch on Valentine’s Day, and his music has a warmth and innocence to it that comes so naturally … read more »

POSTED February 4, 2013 1:15PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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Stream: Jessie Ware, “What You Won’t Do for Love”

Jessie Ware shares this cover of Bobby Caldwell’s 1978 smash, “What You Won’t Do for Love,” produced by previous collaborator Sampha, who replaces the original’s swaying, end-of-a-wedding brass with dotted cell phone ring tickle and … read more »

POSTED May 22, 2012 12:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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Stream: Chairlift, “Sidewalk Safari” (Sampha Remix)

I saw Chairlift live a few weeks ago, and since have been a little obsessed. Sampha takes the Nickelodeon levels of hysteria in “Sidewalk Safari down a notch. He noodles singer Caroline Polachek’s vocals, taking … read more »

POSTED November 1, 2011 10:27AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (3) TAGS: , ,
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Stream: Sampha, “Indecision”

On this rough-cut demo, Sampha sings with minor flourishes over a raw backing track, clomping piano and tambourine slaps. His “Indecision,” with its genuinely desolation-inducing chorus of Let it all work out, repeated over and … read more »

POSTED August 15, 2011 2:57PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , ,
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Dollars to Pounds: SBTRKT

Dollars to Pounds is a bi-weekly column with a look at the best of what’s happening in the UK. This week we introduce D2P’s new writer, Kim Taylor-Bennett. SBTRKT writes his best music in the … read more »

POSTED June 8, 2011 2:30PM IN DOLLARS TO POUNDS TAGS: , , , , , ,