Hey, Hey, Hey!! How are you enjoying the wonderful weather…it’s been rainy here, but between the rain is beautiful sunny sun :)….
I’m working on some dubstep tracks today. I know for what I’d like to do, Maschine and Reason is the fastest route this morning. There is a movement in music with house, club, pop, and dubstep. I’ll be posting a little more about them collaboratively. I try to be a well rounded producer, and of course I want to share the new new for those venturing in other directions outside Hip Hop.
It seems whenever I start software I haven’t used in a while, I wind up learning something new about it. I’ll spend about 30 minutes before I start the beat. This keeps me up to date and fresh on the program. Practice also makes new updates and changes less of a challenge.
For this mornings practice I loaded up Kong. It’s been a while since I used Reason’s Kong , and I’ll need to add effects to the individual drum pads. First I’d like to place each pad on it’s own mixer channel. Once this is set up, I can route effects to them from the rear Reason Panel. I found a video explaining, and it is definitely a wonderful find. The producer that uploaded the gem is signed to Jermaine Dupri’s So So Def Label. His name is Bigg Vic and it seems he got his deal from his beat making videos. Be sure to stop by and subscribe, he’s got a lot of valuable info on his channel:
Beat Status. com Interview with Bigg Vic
Interview with Bigg Vic So So Def Producer
Happy Beat Making To All!~
Pz Til Later…