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Corpsey
03-11-2016, 03:15 PM
Inspired by listening to by Nelly which uses a synthetic ... what? Glockenspiel?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mNaMR8AyeWc

I thought it would be good nerd fun if we collated songs under sampled and synthetic instruments. Here is the first steel drum banger I thought of:

YG YOLA - Ain't Gon' Let Up

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-03G_LndVI

ADD ON AND DIVERSIFY!

luka
03-11-2016, 03:58 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2XlTjeNHv-8

its possible i first heard this through droid?

sadmanbarty
06-11-2016, 08:33 PM
15.39

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JPNKcl7c7lQ

Mr. Tea
06-11-2016, 09:00 PM
http://youtu.be/6OKmjruTskA

droid
06-11-2016, 09:08 PM
Had this on my phone for the last 2 years

https://soundcloud.com/skinny412/steely-dons-robbin-n-steelin

sadmanbarty
06-11-2016, 10:30 PM
Realised I got the wrong end of the stick with my first post, so here are two sitar/tenpura sampling 90's east coast classic album closers, both of which sample Miles Davis' Lonely Fire:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GygEAcFFMVs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=14RKNsAIuw0

sadmanbarty
06-11-2016, 10:35 PM
Tons of 'world music' dancehall from early-mid naughties

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DNT9Qopm10k&feature=youtu.be

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fU-xQ3BMvTE&feature=youtu.be

sadmanbarty
06-11-2016, 10:48 PM
Faux-Indian Grime b-sides

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V5BhKEasVl0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBymUU2WOTA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c8W4q_4LeaE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fSOEw0Q3UIo&feature=youtu.be

49.30 of this one:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k7Yh_C57Lng&feature=youtu.be&t=49m26s

droid
07-11-2016, 10:08 AM
Lovely electronica steel drum:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-xdauWwkI0

droid
07-11-2016, 10:09 AM
Not so lovely, but still good:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s092NRxS8Fk

woops
07-11-2016, 11:11 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g3JMq4wLWdw

Corpsey
07-11-2016, 12:42 PM
Had this on my phone for the last 2 years

https://soundcloud.com/skinny412/steely-dons-robbin-n-steelin

amazing, thanks !

firefinga
07-11-2016, 02:10 PM
https://www.discogs.com/ARX-Dance-Of-The-Titanium-Minds-Feel-Da-Heat/master/220578

DnB track sampling steel drums @2.16 minutes.

The youtube vid is very low quality tho:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQDSH_-i4o4

luka
07-11-2016, 02:59 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4pfE48-Mao

JWoulf
11-11-2016, 03:05 PM
The Knife is nothing but steel drums:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6UeQLO43a2Y

JWoulf
11-11-2016, 03:06 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W10F0ezCTIQ

WebEschatology
11-11-2016, 07:39 PM
the steal pan on this beat...amazing


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qZdS2iAK3Bc