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Do drums sound better in hardware than software?

Ever since I can remember software (computers) being a tool for music creation, there’s always been an argument as to which one sounds better. Of course I always felt sound was very subjective and too many factors go into the end result to really say. Some use software but have analog (hardware) processing that gives […]

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Motu BPM and NI Maschine working together

Yo, yall know I’m a huge fan of Maschine…but you also know I’ve recently become a huge fan of BPM as well. I love them both for different reasons. The hands on workflow of Maschine is un-matched. And I love how it handles sampling, editing samples, chopping, etc. But I also love the BPM sound […]

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Diginoiz Orchestra Avenue urban orchestra samples

Back with another soundhound, today we checking out some orchestra samples. This is the first pack I’ve reviewed from Diginoiz, but I’m not new to them, they are a spinn-off label of fatloud, run by one of the producers for fatloud. So though this is the first official Diginoiz review, this isn’t the first time […]

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Maschine song mode tutorial how to use scenes

You all know I’ve been using Maschine for a while, and one question I get quite a bit is how to lay out a song using scenes. It’s a little different than traditional song mode in a beat machine… where you just put a pattern in a list and tell it how many times to […]

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Native Instruments Maschine the BEST product this year

Native Instruments Maschine KILLS my MPC 4000, period. Okay, so you’ve seen me using it in a lot of my videos and such, and I’ve had it for a few months ever since NI sent it to me back in August or so to review, with the official 1.1 update out I’m finally giving you […]

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Big Fish Friday: Jazz Sessions review

Is it Friday already!? Dang! Well it’s time for another edition of Big Fish Friday…time to take a look at some more samples sent to me by big fish audio. This week, we’re gonna get a lil jazzy on ya! Talkin all that Jazz… This isn’t one of those “hip hop jazz hybrid” collections, this […]

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Use ableton live to chop samples like an mpc

I get a lot of folks askin me about how to use ableton live like an mpc. Specifically how to play your chops so they cut each other off. I also cover how to make your own custom presets for when chopping samples. If you want to chop and automatically add fx and such, you […]

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Big Fish Friday: Club Bangers RnB Pak

Welcome to the first official “Big Fish Friday” Each Friday I will be taking a look at something from bigfishaudio.com They are one of the largest and most well known providers of sample cds and sample libraries in the industry. I have established a relationship with the company where they will send me out various […]

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