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Beat Makers Tool Kit

OUR FAVORITE 13 BEAT MAKERS OF 2013

OUR FAVORITE 13 BEAT MAKERS OF 2013

Happy New Year! Let’s make 2014 a great one with more gear lust and more synth craze and more drum hogging and more of all of the things that make us love hiphop, beat making and related technology. But most of all, to the beatmakers, let’s make mo’ betta beats and continue to elevate the [...]

December 31, 2013 Corry Banks Beat Makers Tool Kit, Beatmaking 2

BEAT MAKERS TOOL KIT: The BEST 13 Drum Kits of 2013

BEAT MAKERS TOOL KIT: The BEST 13 Drum Kits of 2013

In this game I come across a lot of drum kits and although I would like to name so many more there are only so many slots on this Special Edition of BEAT MAKERS TOOL KIT: The BEST 13 Drum Kits in 2013 list. The list is composed of what I consider the best of the best [...]

December 25, 2013 Corry Banks Beat Makers Tool Kit, Beatmaking 1

Beat Makers Tool Kit: Analog Tape Alternatives

Beat Makers Tool Kit: Analog Tape Alternatives

E-A-SKI Speaks on “Analog Tape” in this vignette video promoting his upcoming album. I found this video compelling because I started my recording journey on reel to reel 1″ and 2″ tape. For those that don’t know, analog tape is a major player in the most of the eras of music that we beat-makers love [...]

May 3, 2013 Corry Banks Beat Makers Tool Kit 0

BEAT MAKERS TOOL KIT: 5 Must Have Maschine Kits Part 1

BEAT MAKERS TOOL KIT: 5 Must Have Maschine Kits Part 1

In this edition of BEAT MAKERS TOOL KIT we will explore “5 Must Have Maschine Kits.” There is something to be said for the fact that the market for beat making tools is ever-expanding. It’s no secret that Native Instruments Maschine is one of the foremost tools for beatmaking today. So I thought it would [...]

April 26, 2013 Corry Banks Beat Makers Tool Kit, Beatmaking 0

BEAT MAKERS TOOL KIT: Must Have MPC 60 Drums

BEAT MAKERS TOOL KIT: Must Have MPC 60 Drums

This edition of BEAT MAKERS TOOL KIT focuses on the MPC 60 Drum sample kits by GoldBaby.com. The sound of the MPC 60 quite simply defined an era. One of the classic sampling drum machines, born from the defunct marriage of Roger Linn & Akai Pro, the MPC 60 yields a mighty punch. The MPC [...]

December 18, 2012 Corry Banks Beat Makers Tool Kit, Beatmaking, Expansion / Sound Kits Comments Off on BEAT MAKERS TOOL KIT: Must Have MPC 60 Drums

BEAT MAKERS TOOL KIT: These Are The Breaks

BEAT MAKERS TOOL KIT: These Are The Breaks

In this edition of Beat Makers Toolkit we will discuss Break Beats. The break collections mentioned here are all great collections but be forewarned, a few of the collections may contain the same breaks. So check them out and choose the collections that will work best for you. As a beat maker there are some [...]

October 31, 2012 Corry Banks Beat Makers Tool Kit, Beatmaking, Expansion / Sound Kits, News 0

BEAT MAKERS TOOL KIT: 5 Must Have iPad Synths

BEAT MAKERS TOOL KIT: 5 Must Have iPad Synths

One of the best things about technology is that it opens up a world of new possibilities for musicians and beat makers. Whereas, there was a time when you had to spend thousands of dollars on hardware synthesizers in order to have such power and versatility, iOS devices have catapulted us into a space age [...]

September 15, 2012 Corry Banks Apps, Beat Makers Tool Kit, Beatmaking, Technology 0

BEAT MAKERS TOOL KIT: 5 Drum Sample Kits You Need

BEAT MAKERS TOOL KIT: 5 Drum Sample Kits You Need

If you are a beat-maker you may be aware of the varying opinions on whether or not one should buy drum sample kits. Some are very serious when it comes to such things, going so far as to question ones authenticity if one chooses to buy drum sample kits rather than digging for and sampling [...]

August 5, 2012 Corry Banks Beat Makers Tool Kit, Beatmaking 4