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Nate Patrin

Freelance Writer


Nate Patrin is a freelance writer based in St. Paul, Minnesota. He has covered nearly every imaginable genre of music for outlets including Bandcamp, Stereogum, Pitchfork, The Vinyl Factory, and Red Bull Music Academy. His first book Bring That Beat Back: How Sampling Built Hip-Hop is out now through University of Minnesota Press, and his cultural newsletter Post-Requisite is available on Substack at