Beat Making Videos

Laptop Logic w/ DJ Green Lantern

Just in case you didn’t get enough of Chad playing with Logic’s ES1 Sampler, DJ Green Lantern further shows what can be accomplished using only a laptop.

9th Wonder Talks Sample Chopping & Soul Music

Maestro visits with 9th Wonder as he explains his philosophy behind making beats, feeling the music, and sample chopping.  9th also briefly touches on Fruity Loops vs the MPC 2500 and what he feels are the most important ideas involved in being a producer/music maker. Everybody has different technical ways that they make a beat, but … Read more

Omnichord Fun w/ DJ Khalil

DJ Khalil plays host to in-studio guests Tha Bizness and Jake One while demonstrating the use of a Suzuki Omnichord that he used to create Jim Jones’s “Love Me No More” and previewing new material from his work with The New Royales.

Damu the Fudgemunk Performs “Prosper” Live

Damu The Fudgemunk performs “Prosper” for a Brooklyn BBQ crowd using an Akai MPC2000. Check out Damu’s Kilawatt V1 EP, which includes the vocal version of “Prosper” featuring Raw Poetic of Panacea.  Grab the vinyl or download a copy.

Evidence Using 88-Keys’s Akai MPC3000

Evidence makes a guest appearance on 88-Keys’s MPC3000 during the Fresh Rhymes & Videotape Tour. On the Fresh Rhymes & Videotape Tour bus I brought my trusty (& never rusty… but sometimes ‘crusty’) Akai MPC 3000 (named “Raw Dawg”) with me to try & get it pop’n on the ’studio’ in our tour bus… We … Read more

9th Wonder Watches Too Much TV

It’s official… 9th Wonder watched way too much TV as a child.  After breaking down elements of the Rocky III soundtrack, 9th Wonder challenges producers and beatmakers to flip the themes from Who’s The Boss, The 25,000 Pyramid, Family Ties, and more. [via 2db]

Beats & BBQ w/ Damu The Fudgemunk

I can’t think of too many things that are better than beats and BBQ.  Here Damu The Fudgemunk performs live at a Brooklyn, NYC Memorial Day Celebration.