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Book Club

BOOK CLUB: The Sound Mind by Justin Myracks

BOOK CLUB: The Sound Mind by Justin Myracks

Justin “F Major” Myracks just finished his debut e-book “The Sound Mind” – a music producer’s toolkit for success. I would be remiss if I didn’t share it with you as a part of our ongoing book club recommendations. “The Sound Mind” is a 122 pages of solid advice for beat makers on a myriad [...]

August 29, 2016 Corry Banks Articles, Book Club, News 0

MPC Touch Bible

MPC Touch Bible

MPC-Samples.com is proud to announce the release of ‘The MPC Touch Bible’, MPC-Tutor’s latest and greatest MPC tutorial guide containing a staggering 588 pages of hands-on MPC Touch tutorials & projects. The book comprehensively takes you step-by-step through the entire MPC production process from the very core concepts of sampling and sequencing all the way up to advanced power-user [...]

June 15, 2016 Corry Banks Articles, Book Club, News 0

BOOK CLUB: Vintage Synthesizers by Mark Vail

BOOK CLUB: Vintage Synthesizers by Mark Vail

On this edition of BBoyTechReport’s Book Club we are recommending “Vintage Synthesizers” by Mark Vail. Mark takes an exhaustively comprehensive look at the history of the Synthesizer going as far back as the early 1960’s. The book includes little known historical synth tidbits and exclusive interviews with designers and synth scholars of all sorts. I’ll [...]

December 13, 2015 Corry Banks Articles, Book Club 0

BOOKCLUB: The Beat Game by Darrell Digga Branch

BOOKCLUB: The Beat Game by Darrell Digga Branch

The Beat Game: The Truth About Hip-Hop Music Production was written by Darrell “Digga” Branch. Digga’s rise to prominence is a direct result of his ability to produce hits for artists such as 50 Cent, Cam-Ron, Ghostface, Busta Rhymes, Jennifer Lopez, Camp Lo and Jay-Z. Over the years, Digga has certainly learned a lesson or two [...]

September 23, 2015 Corry Banks Articles, Beatmaking, Book Club, Books, Reviews 1

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

BOOKCLUB: Hal Leonard Publishes Electronics Concepts, Labs, and Projects

BOOKCLUB: Hal Leonard Publishes  Electronics Concepts, Labs, and Projects

Essential Electronics Theory for the Audio World Montclair, NJ – November 13, 2014 – Electronics Concepts, Labs, and Projects introduces concepts, techniques, and tools needed for productive growth in the fields of audio, video, and multimedia recording. It includes essential theory relating to electronics principles specific to the audio world, as well as practical lessons on [...]

November 13, 2014 Corry Banks Articles, Book Club, News 0

BOOKCLUB: My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy by Kirk Walker Graves

BOOKCLUB: My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy by Kirk Walker Graves

New on the BBoyTechReport Bookclub is Kanye West’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. Coming this June from Bloomsbury’s 33 1/3 book series, author Kirk Walker Graves gives his take on Kanye’s work of art by the same title. In the first decade of the twenty-first century, Kanye West created the most compelling body of pop music by an [...]

May 23, 2014 Corry Banks Articles, Book Club 0

BOOKCLUB: J Dilla’s Donuts By Jordan Ferguson

BOOKCLUB: J Dilla’s Donuts By Jordan Ferguson

Bloomsbury’s seminal 33 1/3 book series releases J Dilla’s Donuts By Jordan Ferguson Many of us in the world of hip hop recognize a certain lineage of beat making that includes Marley Marl, Premier, Pete Rock and J Dilla as the forefathers. The debate could go on for days if the question was to arise [...]

April 18, 2014 Corry Banks Articles, Book Club 1

BOOKCLUB: Beat Box – A Drum Machine Obsession by Joe Mansfield

BOOKCLUB: Beat Box – A Drum Machine Obsession by Joe Mansfield

As is usual when one of the homies spot something that they deem BBoyTech-esque, one of the homies pulled my coat tail to this really dope book a few months back. Fulling aware of how I pore over old drum machines and seeing as how I run the BBoyTechReport, he thought it was befitting to make [...]

April 11, 2014 Press Admin Articles, Book Club 0

BOOKCLUB: Zen and the Art of Producing by Mixerman

BOOKCLUB: Zen and the Art of Producing by Mixerman

Hal Leonard Publishes Zen and the Art of Producing Companion book to Mixerman’s popular Zen and the Art of Mixing now available. Hal Leonard Books, the musician’s best source of books on the music business, audio technology, instrument history, and more, has published Zen and the Art of Producing ($24.99) by Mixer Iran. Following the [...]

November 29, 2013 Corry Banks Book Club 0