Beat Making Videos

The Arcitype Makes A Beat Live In Studio

Producer The Arcitype takes viewers inside of his recording studio to show how he makes a recording from scratch. Besides the live bass and keyboard work, it’s nice to see the recording and use actual authentic hand claps.

Matty Melks Presents: Night of The Undead Funk

Happy Halloween! Crate Kings reader Matty Melks went to work and created Night of The Undead Funk, a Halloween inspired remix of the classic horror film Night of The Living Dead. The spooky movie remix/production video features multiple instruments, costumes, and flesh eating zombies.

Hezekiah Samples Albertina Walker & Layers Instruments

Producer Hezekiah creates an instrumental a track using a sample of gospel artist Albertina Walker. In the process he utilizes NI Kontakt before layering live drums, bass, and vocal elements. ¬†Hezekiah’s latest release entitled Conscious Porn is now available from Soulspazm Records. I take the track as far as I can take it, then I … Read more

Grap Luva 7 Minutes of Sound (E-mu SP1200 Session)

Armed with his E-mu SP1200, Grap Luva visits the studio Damu The Fudgemunk to run through a selection of beats from his collection of floppies. Along the way Grap Luva explains some of his musical influences and philosophy behind making beats. Later on Grap tells the story of creating the beat for “Half Man, Half … Read more

The Process: A Beatmaking Film By Hypoetical

Producer Hypoetical takes a camera into his home studio to offer a glimpse into his process for making music. Beginning with powering on his Akai MPC2500 equipped with JJ OS2 and proceeding to sample selection, editing, EQ adjustment, and more, the producer shows off respectable home studio while laying down a quick guitar driven beat. … Read more

Ski Beatz Maschine & Ableton Live 8 MP3 Tutorial

Ski Beatz serves a a tutorial of how to make NI Maschine read MP3’s by utilizing Ableton Live 8 while showing off his customized “Artist Series” model, which features a white finish complemented with woodgrain.