Here’s Where Gorillaz Get All Their Unusual Samples

Here’s Where Gorillaz Get All Their Unusual Samples
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Video: Daft Punk isn’t the only musical group that packs its hits full of obscure and eclectic samples. Gorillaz have been borrowing funky beats and catchy rhythms from other artists for over 16 years now, and YouTube’s Kirima Nagi has found the source of almost every last one in this comprehensive quarter-hour video.

This Is Where All Of Daft Punk's Impossibly Catchy Samples Come From

Video. Have you ever found yourself listening to some classic '70s funk, rock or disco and suddenly recognised a portion of the song you swear you've heard elsewhere? As YouTube's Daftworld reveals, it was probably in a Daft Punk track, given the duo's almost bizarrely impressive ability to turn classic samples into electro hits.

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All five of the group’s studio albums are dissected here, and at times you’ll wonder how the artists were able to find some of these albums from artists you’ve probably never heard of. But it explains why people spend hours pouring through stacks of vinyl in record stores, looking for the rare sonic treasure.

[YouTube via The Awesomer]