Monthly archives: June, 2014

Alex Da Kid Wins Two Pensado Awards

  Saturday night, the Inaugural Pensado Awards took place in Santa Monica, Californa; Giving the faces behind the scenes of your favorite hits a chance to be recognized. Alex Da Kid (Producer/Founder of KIDinaKORNER Records) was honored with two of these prestigious awards, winning the Game Changing Producer as well as the Herb Trawick Visionary…


M.I.A. tells crowd ‘The BBC have banned M.I.A. at Glastonbury’ for political T-shirt slogan

Update: A spokesperson for the BBC confirmed that M.I.A.’s set was streamed live on the BBC website and highlights were shown on BBC Two and on the BBC Red Button. The spokesperson says that “nobody from the BBC had a conversation of that nature” with M.I.A.. M.I.A. told the crowd at her headline slot at…


Rick Ross Arrested For Probation Violation

  Rick Ross was arrested yesterday (June 27) after his performance at Greensboro, North Carolina’s 102 Jamz’s Super Jam 2014 concert. According to TMZ, Ross faces a charge of failing to appear in court stemming from a 2013 misdemeanor marijuana charge/arrest in Greensboro. He was taken to the Greensboro Detention Center by police and subsequently posted…


The Art Of Sampling

This hour+ video, via the London Electronic Music Event, takes a look at the art of sampling. Producers Greymatter and Mr Beatnick discuss their approaches to the art of sampling: Whether lifted from vinyl or ready-made sample collections, sampling plays a pivotal role in the vast majority of electronic music output. But how can you…


Animated Film “Whole” is a master class in sound design for Animation

Sound Design by Philip Nicolai Flindt and Directed by William Reynish… [SoundWorks Collection]


DJ Khaled Speaks On Jay Z’s Absence From The “They Don’t Love You No More” Video

DJ Khaled talks about why Jay Z was not in his “They Don’t Love You No More” video despite him having a verse on it. He also talks what he thinks people don’t want to see him continue to do. [Real Talk NY]


Sonic TALK 365 -Pro 2, Trigger Finger Pro

We start with an appraisal of the latest monster mono from Dave Smith Instrumens – the Pro-2, then we talk about the dynamics and reason for small tours – are they still viable? We enjoy a great video from 20syl – Kodoma, Trigger Finger Pro andf the general appeal of the MPC workflow, are Apple…


DJ / Producer tINI (Desolat / Berlin) Talks Musical Inspiration, DJing, Production, and More!

Dubspot caught up with Berlin-based electronic music producer and DJ Tini Günter a.k.a. tINI during her recent stateside visit. Head over to our blog for more info: http://bit.ly/tINIatDubspot Check out our channel page for more tutorials, reviews, recaps, interviews, see what our partners are up to and more! And stay up to date with our…


Music Producer Teddy Riley – Pensado’s Place #169

Singer-songwriter, engineer, and music producer (Michael Jackson, Bobby Brown, Doug E. Fresh, Keith Sweat, Heavy D., Usher) and Blackstreet founding member, Teddy Riley joins Dave and Herb on the 169th episode of Pensado’s Place. [Pensado’s Place]


Rick Barker: Pollstar (Full Interview)

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