Another Grind Music Radio interview gem. Just Blaze gives an update on recent studio activity, early inspiration, and discovery the James Brown “Funky Drummer” sample for the first time. He also talks about his early studio equipment, work ethic as an intern, and the history of producer track ID tags. Early Studio Pieces: Casio SK-5 … Read more
Producer Just Blaze Toasts the official end of Baseline studios. “We are free from the four wall ladies and gentlemen”
Part 2 of LTD’s interview with Just Blaze features the producer discussing the significance of Baseline Studios and the numerous studios that disappeared as a result of emerging recording technology.
Just Blaze runs down some of the more notable moments in the history of Baseline Studios, including the making of iconic recordings such as Streets Is Watching and violent, blood-filled recording sessions. [via Nah Right]
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]
OTA tells the story of Just Blaze’s childhood love for vinyl, musical influences, and multiple career power moves. Peppered with various samples from Just Blaze’s extensive discography, The Unauthorized Autobiography of Just Blaze offers valuable insight into the talent, skill, and hard work necessary for a successful career as a music producer. Download: Parts 1 … Read more
Ty Fyffe sits down with Just Blaze to discuss current and future projects w/ Maino, Jay Electronica, and Mos Def along with important production concepts such as studying your craft, reinventing your sound, and becoming versatile. Just Blaze also touches on the importance of having a good manager, keeping your business in order, and maintaining … Read more
Jesse Maguire delivers an interview with producer Just Blaze as he discusses working with Maino, Saigon’s deal with Amalgam Digital, and new business models for artists and recording labels. Random Thought: Just Blaze, along with Questlove, is one of the more intelligent established producers in Hip-Hop.
Buddha Apparel interviews Just Blaze to discuss his first industry gig as an intern at The Cutting Room Studios, his personal definition of a Hip-Hop producer, and the conflicts that arise when creativity comes into contact with business.
Production heavyweight Just Blaze talks candidly about the virtues of Digidesign’s Pro Tools, the ability to remain mobile, and its reputation as an industry standard.