Just Blaze and The Alchemist go head to head, beat for beat at yesterdays Red Bull Big Tune Finals, which took place in Atlanta. Congrats to Toronto producer Frank Dukes for winning the title! [via MI]
Classic footage of The Alchemist making beats during his time as an NYU student. ASR-10, Technics 1200’s, and stacks of vinyl are in full use.
Gooch sits down with The Alchemist to discuss DJ’ing/button pressing for Eminem, career milestones, future goals, and the difference in recognition between being The Alchemist vs Eminem’s DJ. [via Paul Cantor]
Producers The Alchemist and Evidence go digging in Amoeba Records and talk classic hip-hip, favorite current producers (Havoc, Exile, Black Milk), budget vinyl, and more.
The Alchemist discusses Chemical Warfare, personal inspiration, the development of his sound, and his official arrival on the hip-hop scene. Alchemist also goes further into his relationship with DJ Muggs, how he began working with Mobb Deep, having passion for your craft, and evolving beyond production.
Akai Pro got together with producer The Alchemist to discuss a number of topics including the origins of his name, getting involved in music, and his early use of the MPC3000 and Ensoniq ASR 10, and later move to the MPC. While it’s pretty much a big promo drop for Akai, it’s still a good … Read more
Alchemist and Evidence offer a quick look into studio life.
Hip-Hop production heavyweight The Alchemist takes us through the making of the beat for "Key To The City" featuring Prodigy & Nina Sky appearing on his latest release The Alchemist’s Cookbook. Seems like he’s loving those Beats By Dr. Dre Headphones.
Producer extraordinaire The Alchemist explains the inspiration and concept for the cover art of "The Cookbook EP". Go grab the complete cover art as free download over at his MySpace page. Random thought: Why do artists, established or otherwise, continue to push MySpace as a main starting point for their promotional efforts? Buggy interface, poor … Read more
The Alchemist is prepping for his November 18th release of The Alchemist’s Cookbook: Better Living Through Chemistry. The six track EP features a number of collaborations and guest appearances from Snoop Dogg, Jadakiss, Pusha T, Prodigy, Evidence, and more… Tracklist: Lose Your Life (Feat. Snoop Dogg, Jadakiss & Pusha T) Key To The City (Feat. … Read more