Friday 19th December 2014,
BBOY TECH REPORT
  • 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,

  • EXCLUSIVE Interview with James Patrick – Dubspot Senior Instructor

    EXCLUSIVE Interview with James Patrick – Dubspot Senior Instructor

    James Patrick’s Ableton Live and synthesis knowledge is deep. He was one of the first, anywhere on earth, to teach and develop a curriculum based on Ableton Live.  I had a chance to meet James Patrick,

Mode Machines SID Review

Mode Machines SID Review

MODE MACHINES SID REVIEW PLAYLIST… This soundcloud playlist is a good representation of what can be done using the SID in your lab with your DAW or sequencer of choice. In my case, the SID was paired with an MPC 5000 for all of the tracks in the playlist. Approximately 90% of all synth parts are [...]

December 12, 2014 Corry Banks Reviews, Synths 1

Pittsburgh Modular – Hybrid Intelligence – System 90 Review

Pittsburgh Modular – Hybrid Intelligence – System 90 Review

So here we are at the Pittsburgh Modular Hybrid Intelligence (aka System 90) modular synth review. This review is the culmination of about a 18 months of developing a good repoirte with Richard Nicol, founder of Pittsburgh Modular. Not to mention the months that I’ve actually had possession of the fabulous Pittsburgh Modular Hybrid Intelligence [...]

November 20, 2014 Corry Banks Modular Synths, Reviews, Synths 3

Make Music Together Using New Service from Propellerhead – available today

Make Music Together Using New Service from Propellerhead – available today

Share, Discover and Collaborate on music with Reason, Figure and Take mobile apps  Stockholm, Sweden, December 18, 2014 (ictw) – Create, share, collaborate and remix with other musicians using the new Propellerhead music-making service. This free music service connects the Figure and Take mobile apps with the award-winning Reason music production software, to make it easy [...]

December 18, 2014 Press Admin Apps, News 0

Moog Theremini Tutorial with Thereminist Lydia Kavina

Moog Theremini Tutorial with Thereminist Lydia Kavina

Here is an excellent video featuring thereminist Lydia Kavina. Lydia demos and tutors us on how to use the complex instrument that is the Theremini. If you’ve ever been curious on how you could use this instrument, here is your chance to get schooled in the ways of the Theremini. As described by Source Distribution “Thereminist Lydia Kavina, [...]

December 16, 2014 Corry Banks News, Tips, Tutorials, Video 0

MPC 1.8 Update Preview

MPC 1.8 Update Preview

Today, Pete and Geoff from Akai Professional revealed a look into the MPC 1.8 update. Looks like Akai Pro is working hard to satisfy the needs of the MPC heads. Thats a good look, indeed. Still, some features may be a bit unappealing to those that aren’t MPC heads. One such viewer and none MPC Head mentioned [...]

December 16, 2014 Corry Banks DAW, News, Plug-Ins, Technology, Video 0

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…” where we explored her gear choices and musical style in an effort to profile dope female beat makers. Fast forward [...]

December 16, 2014 Corry Banks DJs, Interviews, Producers, Video 1

Beat Makers Xmas List 2014

Beat Makers Xmas List 2014

What up? And a huge shout out to all the significant others, friends, family and extended family of Beat Makers across the world! ‘Tis the season to figure these beat making guys and gals out. Right?! Okay. So I figured, hey folks love these beat making nerdy tech geeks and no one knows what the [...]

December 12, 2014 Corry Banks Articles, Beatmaking, Tips 1

Steinberg Announces UR12 Audio Interface

Steinberg Announces UR12 Audio Interface

Entry-level USB audio interface with microphone and line inputs, class compliant support, premium audio and build quality plus Cubase AI software HAMBURG, Germany — December 12, 2014 — Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH today announced the release of their latest USB 2.0 audio interface. The UR12 features 192 kHz audio quality, class compliant support for the [...]

December 12, 2014 Press Admin News 0

Akai Professional and Retronyms Announce Wej Bundles

Akai Professional and Retronyms Announce Wej Bundles

December 11, 2014 — San Francisco –  Akai Professional and Retronyms  the partnership that produced iMPC Pro — have announced the “Mobile Producer Bundle”. Customers can choose from three configurations of a Wej preorder and two Akai Pro USB music controllers. Existing Wej customers can participate too and upgrade their Wej preorder to a bundle. The [...]

December 11, 2014 Press Admin News 0

KRONOS System Version 3.0 Update Now Available

KRONOS System Version 3.0 Update Now Available

KRONOS System Version 3.0 Update Now Available for Free to KRONOS AND KRONOS X Users (Melville, NY—December 4th, 2014)–In conjunction with the release of the new Kronos, Korg will release KRONOS System Version 3.0 in early December 2014, available for all existing and future KRONOS and KRONOS X owners.   The more feature-rich system as included [...]

December 6, 2014 Press Admin News 0

TEC Awards Hosted By Sinbad – Honors Slash With Les Paul Award

TEC Awards Hosted By Sinbad – Honors Slash With Les Paul Award

SINBAD TO HOST & SLASH TO BE HONORED WITH THE LES PAUL AWARD AT THE 30 ANNUAL NAMM TEC AWARDS Comedian Sinbad to host January 24th NAMM TEC Awards Carlsbad, Calif. (December 4, 2014) – Iconic guitarist Slash will receive the prestigious Les Paul Award during the 30th Annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards, [...]

December 6, 2014 Press Admin NAMM, News 0