DJ Toomp

DJ Toomp Studio Talk: Hardware vs Software

BLVDST interviews DJ Toomp to add his thoughts to the never ending hardware/software debate.  Toomp explains his personal preferences for a number of studio items used most frequently and offers insight into his ideal sound. I still just like to blend the two of them together. It’s hard and software together.  Software got its own … Read more

DJ Toomp Vs Chairman Mao At Red Bull Music Academy

DJ Toomp runs down some of his production history, career highlights, and working on Jay Z’s  "Say Hello To The Bad Guy" and T.I.’s "Motivation".  The two hour interview covers everything from samples and drums to preferred equipment and personal sound.

DJ Toomp Talks Propellerhead Reason

Atlanta producer DJ Toomp talks about how he started using Propellerhead Reason as a free demo and how it changed the way he made music.  Toomp emphasizes the speed of sketching ideas, ability to experimentation, and favorite features.

Patchwerk Music University Video + DVD


Atlanta’s Patchwerk Recording Studio presents a mini-workshop/clinic focused on business matters of concern to those involved in various aspects of the music business.  Now in it’s fifth session, previous events have featured such notable figures as Bangladesh, DJ Toomp, Don Cannon (Aphilliates), Bryan M. Cox, DJ Nabs (So So Def), Drumma Boy, and more.

Included in your registration breakfast and lunch, plus panels focused artists, producers, songwriters, and executives.

Video of previous events after the jump.

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DJ Toomp Interview On Producing Ludacris & T.I.

DJ Toomp tells of working with Ludacris & T.I., upcoming projects, and keeping a look out for the DJ’s who actually have to spin these joints.  Nice to see that producers are still keeping the turntable tastmakers in mind when they sculpt tracks.

DJ Toomp Early Battle Footage

Before being a master of the boards, he was a beast behind the turntables!  Here’s early 1990’s footage of T.I. producer DJ Toomp at an Earwax Records DJ battle where he ended up being one of the co-winners.  Notice the skills while juggling doubles of Jeru The Damaga’s "Come Clean" and Afrika Bambaataa’s "Planet Rock".