Making the Beat with Statik Selektah

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Statik Selektah recreates the beat for “Bird’s Eye View” step by step. Watch as he arranges the instrumental, adding scratches and original organ notes. He then explains how it was originally for an unreleased Nas remix, but ended up getting Raekwon, Joey Bada$$ and Black Thought on the track.

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BridgeTown Behind The Beat: K.Michelle “Cant Raise A Man”

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Award Winning Music Producer/Songwriter BridgeTown (Trey Songz “2Reasons “Ladies and a Drink”) (Mary J Blige “Love A Woman” Feat. Beyonce) (Austin Mahone “Banga Banga”) takes you behind the scenes of the instrumental creation of K Michelle’s “Can’t Raise A Man”. Plus interviews and projects he’s done and new projects coming soon.

 

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DJTechTools: 5 Mistakes Every Beginner Producer Makes (And How To Avoid Them)

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In many ways, the trajectory for a DJ is simple: master technical fundamentals, get great at selecting music, and try and develop a unique style that’s all your own. While the trajectory for production is in some ways very similar, modern DAWs provide such a myriad of options that make it easy to fall into one of many pitfalls, especially when just starting out! Today we’re looking at 5 of the most common mistakes almost every beginner producer makes, and how to avoid them. Continue reading