Monthly archives: February, 2012

Kid CuDi Vents About His Label On Twitter

                                Kid Cudi doesn’t seem to happy with Universal Republic right now. Yesterday the rapper (who just released a group album with Dot Da Genius, entitled WZRD) took to twitter to bash the major he’s signed to. According to him,…

Producer Black Milk In The Basement Studio (2 part video below)

Producer Black Milk has worked with Slum Village, J Dilla, Elzhi, Phat Kat, Frank-N-Dank, Lloyd Banks, Canibus and Pharoahe Monch. Here he is making beats in his basement.

Music Theory – Beats, Bars and Tempo

This is a music theory tutorial that talks a lot about beats, bars and tempo. If you want to know exactly what they are this is a great video. Enjoy!

Hans Zimmer scoring The Dark Knight

Hans Zimmer in his studio working on the music behind The Dark Knight. Great piece.

Voice Training: “Riffs, Runs, & Control (3 part video)

This voice training video deals specifically with how to develop the ability to sing riffs and runs, but these same methods also help to develop overall pitch control, accuracy and vocal agility.


DJ TOOMP is a legend not only is he a classic in this game, but he produces classic like none other. DJ MARS drops you a jewel of an exclusive with the play by play break down of Young Jeezy’s first track of his new “Recession”. The track is also called recesion.

NI Kontakt Tutorial: Creating Expressive Instruments from Raw Samples

Dubspot Electronic Music Production Instructor, Synthesis & Sound Design and Logic expert Evan Sutton shows you how to navigating various effects parameters of Native Instruments powerful sampler Kontakt, and offers tips and techniques for transforming irregular audio samples into rich, harmonic, musical materials. They demonstrates how to morph a peculiar vocal sample – by editing,…

Ken Lopez On Career Opportunities

Ken Lopez, Clinical Professor of Music Industry at the University of Southern California, talks about his professional expertise. It comes from the live sound field. Thus, his classes do field trips to numerous local venues. Lopez explains that the classes meet with venue and road managers. He points out that if one understands business models… Presents It’s The Real with Jeff and Eric Rosenthal sat down with Jeff and Eric Rosenthal otherwise known as comedy duo “It’s The Real”. In the interview we talk about how they got their start (Eric worked with Kanye West, Jeff as a writer for Rap-Up). We discuss the start of “It’s The Real”, branching out into podcasts, working with MTV, and projects…

The Making Of Jay-Z Classic Album Reasonable Doubt

Classic Albums is a documentary series about pop and rock albums that are considered the best or most distinctive of a well-known band or musician or that exemplify a stage in the history of music. This particular one is on Jay-Z’s album Reasonable Doubt. Full documentary after the jump. Great documentary!