Tag Archives: strive to become a better producer

The Pro Audio Files Presents: Mixing Rap Vocals 2 Review

Mixing Rap Vocals Whats good MM world. Its 4AR with a very informative review on everything a producer should know down the line. The Pro Audio Files Presents: Mixing Rap Vocals 2. Supreme mixer Matt Weiss reveals in great detail about real life studio situations in 2014. With the previous course “Mixing Rap Vocals Part […]

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 […]

Building your Producer Brand 101

Building your Producer Brand 101 What’s up MM! This your man AG aka AG GOT BEATS everyewhere! That’s what brings me to this blog post. I’m in constant contact with a lot of producers whether from questions on my Native Instruments Maschine tutorial videos, to MM Beat Battles, to #instabattles we hold on Instagram, giveaways […]

Beat Arrangement: Make Your Tracks More Exciting

Beat Arrangement: Make Your Tracks More Exciting What is going to make your track stand out more than the next producer? Is it the sample chops, sound/drum selection, the mix? We are the creators of soundscapes, nowadays more and more people are listing to instrumentals without vocals. Producers are being considered “artist” just as they […]

FreeVee Fridays [ Digital Fishphones The Fish Fillets]

FreeVee Fridays [ Digital Fishphones The Fish Fillets] Ahhhh, here we are again. Another wonderful friday in the digital wilderness. Drink it in ladies and gents; drink it in! After 7 days of experimentation with last weeks “FreeVee” there’s no doubt you’ve got a track that’s ready for a sonic “facelift”. Have no fear, “Scout […]

How To Get Out Of Beat Block And Get Re-Inspired

How To Get Out Of Beat Block And Get Re-Inspired Inspiration can come at any moment. For us beat makers and producers, each time we are trying to make that 1 hit! or that banging ass beat that everyone will love! But what happens if nothing coming to mind? What if your just not feeling […]

Why The Hell Are We Making Music?

What’s the word everyone? It’s been a minute… Although, not too long of a minute, but enough to be considered a minute regardless. I hope all is well with everyone, and felt especially inspired to write a blog post and get myself back in action around these parts. Music surrounds us in every single way… […]

Beat Making Technique(s)

Greetings and salutations ladies & gentleman. Madden Miles here. I’d like to take an opportunity to start utilizing this blog and really get some dialog going. The thing I want to know.. And this is awesome because every one is different in their respective approach is… What do you start with first? The melody/sample? Or […]

Do We Need A Producers Union?

“We need a UNION!!!” This is a subject that has been floating around the producer community recently. It was 1st mentioned by !llmind on twitter last month and molded into a real life idea with producer manager, Ivan of 1 Shot Management. Basically saying that new producers are getting underpaid to do major label work. […]

Minty Breaks 2 Kit Review

Minty Breaks 2 Kit Review The perfect drum break; does it exist? Some may argue and say that Clyde Stubblefield’s “Funky Drummer” may be it. I mean, it is historically the most sampled drum break ever; Dr. Dre’s “Let Me Ride,” Public Enemy’s “Fight The Power,” or LL Cool J’s “Mama Said Knock You Out.” […]

On the Spot 6 Mixtape
Studio One 4 Complete Course