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
One of my favorite new producers is ILLmind. His ability to be soulful and anthemic at the same time has positioned him as one to watch. Now a member of the G-Unit production team, he should become a household name. Here he talks to Black 45 of MTP about his beginnings, work habits, and the … Read more
Here’s a quick little inteview with both Madlib and Peanut Butter Wolf done by Stop Smiling Magazine.
Here’s another dope beat making video. This time repected producer Jake One and talks about digging for rare records and constructs a beat for us on the Block Star DVD. Also, there is a great interview about how he got started producing and digging.
A nice little clip of Pete Rock talking about trends in Hip Hop and upcoming projects.
I was just bumping around and wasting a little time when I ran across this interview where J Dilla discusses the use of beats and ID tags. Of course there are many more lessons to be learned, so pay attention… you might just get schooled.