Tag Archives: music production

Thank You Jason Derulo, For Bringing Back The Horn Section

Thank You Jason Derulo, For Bringing Back The Horn Section I would like to personally thank Jason Derulo for doing something no one else has been able to for almost an entire generation – returning the horn section to an honored position in pop music. To me it’s no surprise his ‘Trumpets’ is now one […]

Erik Jackson Presents – The Essential 808 Review

Erik Jackson Presents – The Essential 808 Review The Roland TR-808 Rhythm Composer; the quintessential drum machine of the early 1980’s that put a stamp in hip hop production. With these sounds we all assume to know what to expect. But sound designer/producer Erik Jackson samples his own drum machine with an addition of masterly […]

Special Limited Edition: Cocaine Synths Review

Special Limited Edition: Cocaine Synths Review co·caine /kōˈkān,ˈkōˌkān/- when most first try this captivating white powder, a magic experience occurs. The users brain is sent into a euphoric overdrive, making them feel as if they were on top of the world, and prepared to conquer it. Now imagine as a producer, you could possess the power to […]

Echo Sound Works: BOOM! Drums Review

Echo Sound Works: BOOM! Drums Review Whats good MM family. I’m back with a review of some dope banging drums to work with. Echo Sound Works presents: BOOM! DRUMS; filled with over 300 drum sounds ranging from drums, snares, percussion, and claps. With the characteristics right in the name, BOOM! Drums  are heavy hitters to […]

The Lifted Collection Review

The Lifted Collection Review What’s the haps MM family? It’s ya boy James Jaxin here poppin in with a quick review of the latest kit from Lifted. Lifted is the mastermind producer behind the summer of 2012’s hit “Mercy” by Kanye West (now known as Kimye). Inside this kit you will find 100 sounds that […]

MPC-Samples “THE 60’S FUNK KIT” Review

MPC-Samples “THE 60’S FUNK KIT” Review What’s good, MM Heads! It’s your man BROADWAY here to review a little beauty of a drum kit from the good dudes over at MPC-SAMPLES called “The 60’s Funk Kit”. I will start by saying that this kit is what I would reference as a definitive live-drumming experience. I […]

MSXII Sound’s Mutha-Plucka Review

MSXII Sound’s Mutha-Plucka Review What up MM community? Tru aka BeatzGalore here with a review for a new sound library. This one’s for the MSXII Sounds Mutha-Plucka. If you don’t know much about MSXII Sound they are an extremely talented duo of music producers turned sound designers. They haven’t been in the sound design market […]

Don’t Over-Program your Drum Patterns

Don’t Over-Program your Drum Patterns What’s up MM fam, E52BEATS here with a question… How important is drum programming to you? Do you take the time to program each kick, snare and hi hat or does a simple boom bap get the job done for you? I’ve made a pretty good living off of programming […]

MSXII Rhodes and Vibes Kit Review

MSXII Rhodes and Vibes Kit Review Hey there ladies and gents! D-nast here, with Maschine Masters, keeping my fellow producers up-to-date with the hottest and most sought after drum kits. Today’s heater is “The Rhodes and Vibes Kit”, delivered by the genius guys over at MSXII Sound Design. For those who don’t know, MSXII Sound […]

Minty Breaks Bad Friend Breaks Vol. 2 Review

Minty Breaks Bad Friend Breaks Vol. 2 Review What uppers? Tru aka BeatzGalore here to tell you guys about Minty Breaks’ second installment of the the Bad Friend Breaks series. Minty Breaks is the crate digger behind the Minty Drums and Breaks series (which I highly recommend). Now we have the Bad Friend Breaks series […]