Category: Producers

RZA Demonstrates Budget-Friendly, Music-Making Blocks at ROLI ‘Art of Beatmaking’ Session in Brooklyn

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Rapper/producer RZA and Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club host Angela Yee met in an Apple Store in Brooklyn on Thursday night for “The Art of Beatmaking” session with musical software company ROLI, which unveiled the new Lego-esque music maker, the ROLI Blocks. The Wu-Tang Clan founding member delved into his creative approach as contemporary artist…


Just Blaze Compares Eminem & Jay Z in the Studio


DIPLO – Before They Were Famous


Music As Career: Staying Focused As An Artist

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  Maintaining a successful career as a musician is by no means an easy task, and it is critical to their success that they maintain their focus on the correct areas of career development, lest they become bogged down with distractions. ____________________________ Guest post by Joel Ford of Reverbnation A few tips and suggestions on how to…


Shadetek Logic Pro X Tutorial! New MIDI Plug-ins Overview – Arpeggiator, Modulator, Chord Trigger

In our first video tutorial exploring the recently released Logic Pro X, Dubspot instructor, course designer, and Logic guru Matt Shadetek takes a look at some of the new MIDI plug-ins including the Arpeggiator, Modulator, and Chord Trigger. Shadetek goes under the hood of Logic Pro X to reveal other tucked MIDI production tools and…


Nardwuar vs. Foals

Nardwuar interviews Foals at The Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, BC Canada http://www.twitter.com/nardwuar [I Am Other]


Moog Sub Phatty Review

We take a look at the new Moog mono.With discrete gain staging and drive on both filter input and post filter with Multi-drive, plus a host of hidden features, how does it stack up? [SonicState]


In The Studio With Vitalic

This video, via Future Music Magazine, takes a look inside the Dijon studio of Vitalic. Vitalic had his first release on DJ Hell’s Gigolo Records, then a debut album on PIAS. He has also remixed Daft Punk, Björk, Jean Michel Jarre and others. [Synthtopia]


2 Chainz Responds To Ludacris’ Comments About Profiting From Him

Earlier this month, Ludacris revealed during an interview that he receives a percentage of the profits from 2 Chainz’s solo projects, adding that he still collaborated with Chainz and that he was proud of him. While 2 Chainz didn’t take offense to the statements, it appears that some around him did. “I mean it didn’t…


Timbaland Apologizes To Chris Brown For Saying His Song With Aaliyah “Won’t Work”

I want 2 publicly apologize 2 my lil homie @chrisbrown 4 my statements on revolt regarding the Aaliyah collaborations. I actually like the song wit him n Aaliyah, it’s just when you are talking about babygirl its a very sensitive subject with me. So the people who not only worked with her but grew a…