Production team Finatik N Zack and Jim Jonsin go in-studio to collaborate. Notable studio items include: Access Music Virus, M-Audio Oxygen 61, and an Akai MPC 2500.
The Hastings Set drops a quick teaser of DJ Khalil and Chin (The New Royals) in-studio recording vocals and other pieces for the opening sequence of Eminem’s “Almost Famous” from the Recovery album
Just Blaze takes a chopper to Stadium Red recording studios where he breaks down his reworking of the A-Team theme song, which was completely reconstructed from the bottom up. Every single instrument you hear in there has been replayed and reprogrammed individually.
More footage of the band Will Sessions and Black Milk recording live instrumentation including trombone, saxophone, flute, and guitar. See part 1 of of Will Sessions and Black Milk in the studio.
Ayah heads in-studio with DJ Jazzy Jeff to construct “This Way”. With more than enough production gear eye candy to go around, including mixing boards, turntables, racks, and monitors, DJ Jazzy Jeff home studio is sure to provide ample inspiration for your next beat making session. [via FWMJ]
Producer F Major (B-Real, Lil Scrappy, 40 Glocc) plays with Maschine 1.5, the latest incarnation of Native Instruments’ production device. F Major demos Maschine while offering insight into his workflow and methods of sample manipulation.
S1 and VohnBeatz deliver a little father and son production goodness as the two music pros unite inside of a studio session. During the visit each provides a listening session of beats including “Achooo”, “Sesame Street Count”, and “Hunger” by VohnBeatz and “Living Word” by S1.
Los Angeles based producer Asterix takes viewers on a tour through his home studio and vinyl collection. After showing how his record collection is organized, Asterix gives a walkthrough of his process of making a beat, which includes sample chopping and drum layering using his customized Akai MPC2000 XL. By the way, the MPC2000 XL … Read more
Marco Polo returns to lab to further demonstrate and explain the concepts behind his construction of individual track elements such as bass lines and drums, MPC2000XL pad layout, and use of software based synthesizers. Much respect to Marco Polo for taking the time to explain some of the finer points behind drum loops, proper use … Read more
Damu The Fudgemunk returns with a promo video for his upcoming release How It Should Sound parts 1 & 2, which is scheduled for an April 2010 release. In the promo, the multi-talented producer crafts a few gems inside of the vinyl lined walls of his basement headquarters while showing off his collection of trackboards, … Read more