Category: Producers

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 [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…

DJ Hot Day Explains Creating Nas’ “Reach Out” From His 1986 New Edition Remix

On last year’s Life Is Good album by Nas, Queens, New York mixtape veteran DJ Hot Day received a co-production credit on “Reach Out” featuring Mary J. Blige. Dating back to the mid-1980s, Hot Day was responsible for a lot of Hip Hop in Queens, including integral roles in the careers of Capone-N-Noreaga and Cormega….

Trent Reznor: ‘Hesitation Marks’ Feels Sparse and Minimal

It’s been five years since Trent Reznor released a Nine Inch Nails album, but despite the gap, the musical mastermind feels their upcoming album Hesitation Marks is a natural progression. “What fear I had – of ‘What does Nine Inch Nails have to say in 2013?’ – this is it,” Reznor told The New York…

Defamation by Instagram? The Game Slapped With Lawsuit from Babysitter

Social media means that celebrities have the ability to speak their minds to millions of followers. Free of censors and PR varnish, some stars have gotten into trouble for being a little too forthright, making unflattering comments about their acquaintances. Some celebrities, more than once. Now add the ability to attach pictures. In what might…

Prince Paul Recalls Gravediggaz Declining Deal From Ruthless Records

Prince Paul, founding member of ’90s Rap group Gravediggaz, recently spoke about the crew’s debut and why they refused to sign a record deal with Eazy E and Jerry Heller, despite his respect for N.W.A.’s legacy and Eazy’s career. “He’s a real nice guy. It’s funny, I’m thinking N.W.A. is all street and gangsta, but…