Beaterator & Timbaland: Ready Made Music Making (Trailer)

Rockstar games releases a trailer for Beaterator, which will be made available for the PSP and through the PlayStation Network on September 29th, 2009.  With ready made loops and other easy features, Beaterator boasts that "anyone can make professional sounding music."

Beaterator PSP Game Announced By Rockstar And Timbaland

Take-Two/Rockstar Games has announced a collaborative effort with producer Timbaland to release a PSP version of Beaterator.  No release date has been revealed, however, a few details such as custom sounds, music mixer, and challenges have been noted. “Built from the foundation of Rockstar’s widely-acclaimed original web version of Beaterator, Beaterator for PSP system is … Read more

Timbland’s Production Roots Explored

Sasha Frere-Jones examines Timbaland’s beginnings as DJ Timmy Tim, his revolutionary impact on R&B, and tendency to do the opposite of popular musical trends.  Not a bad way to catch up on a quick history of the Timbaland’s roots along with a bit of analysis of where he his sound is currently headed.

Timbaland x M.I.A. Studio Session

Timbaland and M.I.A. take us in studio for an instrumental session where Tim plays around with instrumentals utilizing video games. 

Note the beat demo at 5:04 and let me know if you see similarities in International Karate for the Commodore 64 after the jump.

[via FWDF]

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Polow Da Don Saved Timbaland’s Career?

At the Radio One Music Conference Polow Da Don talks about getting involved in the music business at the age 14 and networking with Lil Jon, Jazze Pha, Ludacris, and more.   Toward the end of the footage he also goes into detail of putting together a label deal in the midst of career difficulty with … Read more

Timbaland Producing Entire Jay Z Album

According to Timbaland himself, a classic is in the making as he could quite possible produce Jay Z’s entire next album.  In an age where it’s not unusual for there to be more producers on a project than songs, having one person at the musical helm would be a feat in and of itself.

Timbaland Wins ASCAP Songwriter of The Year

Last night June 23rd, 2008, The Beverley Hilton Hotel, Los Angeles hosted the 21st Annual ASCAP Rhythm and Soul Awards with guest presenters MC Lyte, Ne-Yo, and T-Boz on hand to see superproducer Timbaland awarded Songwriter of the Year.  The award represents the third time Timbaland has been honored, with this time being recognition of … Read more