Producers Exile and Teeko unite for a live, on-stage practice session.
Part 2 Truly Yours‘s interview with Exile features the producer discussing finger drumming on school desks, traffic light buttons, and, of course, the MPC2000XL. “I was a finger drumming fiend. I’d even like just sit there like a fool with my head up a against the metal crosswalk button thing.”
Exile and DJ Day explain live “MPC’ism”, finger drumming, and sample based music performances while demonstrating the concepts during an appearance at the Rooms of Red Bull.
The 6th episode of Hot Mop Film’s Off The Wall features Exile talking about family’s musical background, the importance of being physically during a recording project, and his goal of redefining cool in hip-hop. When I’m working with an artist, my goal is to try to battle the machine of what a lot of people are making and … Read more
Ignantwitted drops an interview with Exile to talk about his preference for working with unknown MC’s, his goal of bringing the West Coast back, his process of creation, and performing live with the MPC.
During a visit inside his home studio, Exile takes VTech’s internet radio for a test run, then snatches a few sounds while creating a beat using his MPC2000XL.
Exile and DJ Day deliver another high powered live MPC performance. At one point Exile looks like he’s giving the inverted Akai MPC20000XL either a karate chop or a strange massage. Either way, it sounds damn good.
After revealing his habit of making beats inside of a car using the radio, speakers, and MPC, Exile gets down and creates a beat from scratch. Interesting Note: Exile’s album entitled "Radio" was originally going to be called "Car Stereo".
Producer Exile talks about upcoming projects, the origin of his live MPC style, keeping music interesting
Exile and DJ Day join forces during a live performance at the Seattle release party for "Radio".