BY ELIJAH C. WATSON • MARCH 11 2019
The late producer used the sampler and a little 45 record player to create a lot of the music heard on Donuts.
J Dilla‘s impact as a beatmaker lives on, particularly through a new sampling app called Koala. Created by Marek Bereza, the Koala sampler allows its users to record samples through their device’s microphone, as shown in the video below. Anything from the rim of a glass to the snap of one’s fingers can be sampled and sequenced into a beat.
From there, the beats created can be put through different effects.