Sunday 01st February 2015,
BBOY TECH REPORT
  • I Dream Of Wires  – EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW  With Jason Amm & Robert Fantinatto

    I Dream Of Wires – EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW With Jason Amm & Robert Fantinatto

    A while back I had the opportunity to interview Jason Amm & Robert Fantinatto, the Producer and Director of the most excellent synth nerd documentary, I Dream Of Wires (IDOW). Now, with all of the

  • EXCLUSIVE Video Interview with TOKiMONSTA

    EXCLUSIVE Video Interview with TOKiMONSTA

    When BBoyTechReport.com started in MMXII, one of the first artists that I thought to write about was TOKiMONSTA. She’s always been a dope beatmaker and performer. So we did a piece called “TOKiMONSTA: Just Because…”

  • Interview With Pete Marriott

    Interview With Pete Marriott

    I recently had a chance to catch up with DJ/Producer Pete Marriott. Given his history in hip-hop music and production I thought it would be apropos to get a glimpse into what makes the man

  • EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with Detroit’s DJ Dez & DJ Butter

    EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with Detroit’s DJ Dez & DJ Butter

    So… folks know my affinity for boombap and classic hip-hop. Because of it, I get mostly fresh projects sent to me on the regular. Along those lines the homie sent me this dope to death project from Detroit’s

  • EXCLUSIVE Interview with J Rawls

    EXCLUSIVE Interview with J Rawls

    J Rawls is probably best known for his production on the ” classic hit “Brown Skin Lady” by Mos Def and Talib Kweli on Rawkus Records.” His work in hip-hop through the years is well respected.

  • EXCLUSIVE Interview with Grammy Award Winner SYMBOLYC ONE

    EXCLUSIVE Interview with Grammy Award Winner SYMBOLYC ONE

    A while back I was given the opportunity to chat with Grammy Award wining producer of Kanye West’s “POWER”, Symbolyc One a.k.a S1. Here’s how it went down. BTR: For those that do not know,

Korg MS-20M Kit + SQ-1 Sequencer

Korg MS-20M Kit + SQ-1 Sequencer

Synth nerds and Beat geeks alike rejoice at the announcement of Korg’s MS-20M Kit and SQ-1 Sequencer. I, for one, am not a fan of the MS 20 Mini keybed. I cant say that I know how the keybed feels on the MS 20 Kit itself but I am happy to see a slim and trim [...]

January 30, 2015 Corry Banks NAMM, News, Winter NAMM 2015 0

BOOKCLUB: Herbie Hancock – Possibilities

BOOKCLUB: Herbie Hancock – Possibilities

This month’s BBoyTechReport Bookclub feature is  Herbie Hancock’s ‘Possibilities’. In Possibilities Herbie tells his story with charm and finesse from his humble beginnings on Chicago’s south side to the playing alongside mentor and friend Miles Davis. All along the way growing as a master musician, Herbie’s tales are inspiring and instantly relatable. Certainly, relatable to [...]

January 30, 2015 Corry Banks Articles, Book Club 0

MPC Headphones Review

MPC Headphones Review

Akai Professional’s new line of headphones were met with some cheers and some jeers when they were announced a while back.  So I was excited at the opportunity to review the MPC “Professional music production headphones”. So, as it stands I’ve traveled in and out of a few states and airports with these headphones. They’ve [...]

January 29, 2015 Corry Banks Headphones, Reviews 0

Buchla LEM3 Spider & LEM4 Snoopy Overview NAMM 2015

Buchla LEM3 Spider & LEM4 Snoopy Overview NAMM 2015

For those that don’t know about Buchla, perhaps you haven’t caught the I Dream of Wires Documentary that chronicles the history of modular synthesis. Perhaps you haven’t come across the subsequent interview on BBoyTechreport, for IDOW as well but Buchla is a pioneering super force in the world of modular synthesis and synthesis in general (along [...]

January 29, 2015 Corry Banks Modular Synths, NAMM, News, Winter NAMM 2015 0

Phenol by Kilpatrick Audio at NAMM 2015

Phenol by Kilpatrick Audio at NAMM 2015

The Phenol by Kilpatrick Audio is indeed a job well done. The idea is to provide a complete package that sort of eases you into eurorack modular synthesis. Can you say gateway drug? Phenol bleeds analog modular synth tones but it looks and feels like a cool new desktop synth. Appealing to the newbs of all [...]

January 28, 2015 Corry Banks Gear, Modular Synths, NAMM, News, Technology, Winter NAMM 2015 0

10 Reasons Why Your Studio Time Is A Waste Of Time

10 Reasons Why Your Studio Time Is A Waste Of Time

Do you want to know why your studio time is such a waste of time? Well, let’s start with these 10 reasons. Take these with a grin, a grain of salt and a nudge towards efficiency in getting the most out of your art. Just know that these are not only my pet peeves but [...]

January 27, 2015 Corry Banks Articles, Tips 0

IK Multimedia iRig Mic Field Review

IK Multimedia iRig Mic Field Review

The iRig line by IK Mulitmedia has become a favorite of BBoyTechReport.com for it’s ability to make great practical use of iOS devices for musicians and media geeks. Their new iRig Mic Field is no exception either. Over the course of Winter NAMM 2015 I was able to rock the iRig Mic Field with my iPhone. [...]

January 26, 2015 Corry Banks iOS, microphones, Other, Reviews 0

Teenage Engineering Pocket Operators First Look

Teenage Engineering Pocket Operators First Look

We caught up with the gang from Teenage Engineering at NAMM2015 to get the once over of the brand spanking new Pocket Operators. We also got a first hand look at the cool rubber cases for the Pocket Operators. #teenageengineering #po12rhythm with rubber case. A photo posted by BboyTechReport (@bboytechreport) on Jan 23, 2015 at 1:36pm [...]

January 26, 2015 Corry Banks Gadgets, Gear, NAMM, News, Technology, Winter NAMM 2015 0

Modulus 002 Analog / Digital Hybrid MEGA SYNTH

Modulus 002 Analog / Digital Hybrid MEGA SYNTH

The Modulus 002 (or the 002 as it is called in-house at Modal Electronics) made a huge splash at a very synthy NAMM2015. My man Saint Joe over at SoundsandGear.com caught up with the guys at Modal for a quick chat about the next level Jack Daniels recovery jam features, among others, on the 002. [...]

January 26, 2015 Corry Banks NAMM, News, Winter NAMM 2015 0

Tom Oberheim Enters The Modular Game With The EuroModular SEM

Tom Oberheim Enters The Modular Game With The EuroModular SEM

Fresh in from a very synthy NAMM2015, we learn that Tom Oberheim is officially entering the Modular Synth game. In this video, via our friends over at Analogue Showroom, the new EuroModular Sem and soon to be released Stereo Phaser module should be available in summer 2015. Oberheim plans to have an entire line of EuroModular modules [...]

January 26, 2015 Corry Banks Modular Synths, NAMM, News, Winter NAMM 2015 0