Unkut always brings something that gets me hooked. Check out their interview with 45 King as he reveals the story behind his fabled studio turnstyle, work with Flavor Unit, and Tough City Records.
Hank Shocklee happens to be one of my favorite producers of all time, so when I ran across the interview in which he comments on J Dilla, I almost lost my mind! it’s fascinating to hear him discuss the "intangible" elements that contribute to an artists longevity and some his classic studio moments. Check the … Read more
I never really heard of any ill will between the two producers, but apparently there were rumors of a beef between Just Blaze and The Alchemist. Check out the conversation/dual interview with both producers.
Some great footage of Pete Rock and DJ Premier appearing live on Funk Flex’s Hot 97 radio show. Pete touches briefly on his relationship with C.L. Smooth and the upcoming release of NY’s Finest.
Shouts to Gakcity.com for this video of Swizz Beatz in the studio discussing how he got started in production and how he makes 5 minute beats.
So I copped the June issue of Remix Magazine with Just Blaze on the cover. It was actually a pretty dope interview in which he discusses why he stopped using the Akai MPC 4000, switched to Native Instruments Battery 3, and his new way of mixing using Ableton Live and audio stems. Check the interview. … Read more