Matman x WhoSampled x Wax Poetics – Snoop Doggy Dogg ‘Doggystyle’ 25th Anniversary Mix

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22 Nov

Matman x WhoSampled x Wax Poetics – Snoop Doggy Dogg ‘Doggystyle’ 25th Anniversary Mix

This Friday marks the 25th anniversary of the classic Snoop Dogg album "doggystyle" ! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ In collaboration with WhoSampled & Wax Poetics I’ve produced this mixtape of original sample material, album tracks, alt. versions & interview snippets to celebrate! On 23rd November 1993, Snoop Dogg released his debut solo LP Doggystyle. Hot on the heels of his standout appearances on Dr. Dre's 1992 solo debut The Chronic, Doggystyle rocketed Snoop to stardom. Following in the sonic footsteps of The Chronic, the...

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15 Dec

DJ Matman x Who Sampled X Wax Poetics – Dr Dre ‘The Chronic’ 25th Anniversary Mix

I just dropped another collaborative mix with media giants WhoSampled & Wax Poetics - Dr Dre 'The Chronic' 25th Anniversary Mix, featuring original samples, b-side cuts, remixes, unreleased versions, album joints and interview footage! Check it out here: Official blurb: Today marks the 25th Anniversary of Dr. Dre's seminal debut solo album 'The Chronic'. Not many albums can rightfully lay claim to the title of 'landmark recording', but 'The Chronic'...

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24 Mar

The Notorious B.I.G. – ‘Life After Death’ 20th Anniversary Mixtape mixed by DJ Matman

New mix alert! Another collabo between myself, WhoSampled & Wax Poetics - this time celebrating the 20th anniversary of Biggie's classic 'Life After Death' LP! Featuring album tracks, alternative versions and of course plenty of original sample material! This weekend marks the 20th Anniversary of The Notorious B.I.G.'s seminal sophomore LP 'Life after Death', released just two weeks after his untimely death. In keeping with...

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05 Dec

Dan The Automator x Wax Poetics Interview (Edited by Matt ‘Matman’ Smith)

Since first learning the ropes a few years back while building A/V VJ sets, I’ve been getting more and more into the world of video editing... Here's my latest collaboration with Wax Poetics writer Alice Price-Styles - an interview with Bay Area producer extraordinaire Dan The Automator, a man responsible for an impressively large catalogue of classic music from the likes of Dr Octagon, The Gorillaz, Handsome Boy Modelling School,...

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16 Aug

Matman x Whosampled x Wax Poetics – Cypress Hill ‘Cypress Hill’ 25th Anniversary Mix

I'm excited to announce the release of another collaboration mix with WhoSampled & Wax Poetics , this time celebrating the 25th anniversary of the classic self-titled debut LP by west coast legends Cypress Hill ! Featuring LP cuts, alternative versions, original samples and a couple of my own re-edits to boot! Artwork by Leon Nockolds Track list: 01. Village Callers – ‘Hector’ (Sampled in ‘The...

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29 Jul

Prince Paul x Wax Poetics Interview (edited by Matman)

After several years of video DJing and creating DJ vids I realised I might be able to get a new side-hustle editing video for others - here's my first, a brand new Wax Poetics interview with legendary producer Prince Paul ! (De La Soul, Gravediggaz, Stetsasonic etc.) Shout to the host Alice Price-Styles keeping the conversation flowing nicely, Paul's on great form too, check it...

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17 Jun

Matman x WhoSampled x Wax Poetics – Jay-Z Reasonable Doubt 20th Anniversary Mix

  I’m proud to announce my first collaboration with hip hop media giants WhoSampled and Wax Poetics! This month sees the 20th anniversary of Jay Z’s debut album Reasonable Doubt, which was released June 25th, 1996. Featuring appearances by Mary J. Blige, The Notorious B.I.G., and Foxy Brown, and production from DJ Premier, Clark Kent, Ski and more the record is a bonafide classic of it’s time To celebrate I created a 50 minute mixtape based on the album, featuring LP cuts, alternate versions,...