Cardiak “Rhythm Roulette”

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The folks over at Mass Appeal took Cardiak to Amoeba Records in Los Angeles to make his blindfolded picks for the records he would be attempting to flip. Little did Cardiak know, he would pick out some self-described “bullshit.” But that didn’t stop him from making the best out of his picks, primarily using Allure’s “Kool Wit Me” to craft his patented hard-hitting wave of layered funk. Cardiak did this shit pretty effortlessly, despite almost striking out three times on his record picks.

 

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Cardiak x HHS1987 Behind The Beats

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South Jersey’s Grammy nominated Producer Cardiak sits down with HHS1987 Behind The Beats segment to talk about his music production career. Cardiak discusses being a rapper first who wanted better beats, beats on Ace Hood & Wale new albums, his new production team, working on Slaughterhouse project with Just Blaze, Justice League, using FL Studio and 3 VST’s he uses, using MySpace and Twitter to network to get his beats out there, constantly searching for A&R’s, managers and etc until he got on Lloyd Banks album, much more.

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Cardiak The Making Of The Trailer & Cut From a Different Cloth

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Cardiak shows producers how to save a record when the same beat gets into the hands of two artist. “The Trailer” by Ace Hood is actually the same beat as Joe Budden’s “Cut From A Different Cloth”. Cardiak discusses the changes made between the 2 beats and explains how he collaborated with co producers to keep the beat placements.

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