Thursday 23rd February 2017,
BBOY TECH REPORT

Producers

Exclusive Interview – The Present Elders

Exclusive Interview – The Present Elders

I’ve watched The Present Elders online as they’ve embarked on their street performances with a gang of electronic instruments. As they fill the air with their brand of electronic grooves folks gather around and take notice. Being from Chicago myself and having a certain “Chicago’s hiphop underground” thread in common with Radius & Brother El  I [...]

February 19, 2017 Corry Banks Artists, Interviews, Producers 0

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Mark Verbos of Verbos Electronics at Knobcon 2016

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Mark Verbos of Verbos Electronics at Knobcon 2016

Let’s chop it up with Mark Verbos! I’ve always been fascinated by makers and the making of things. So much in fact that I earned an electronics associates degree back in the 90’s. Heaven only knows I should have parlayed that knowledge and skill into building and manufacturing my own eurorack modules. But my heart has [...]

October 14, 2016 Corry Banks Interviews, Maker, Manufacturers, Producers 0

SoundsandGear.com Interviews BboyTech

SoundsandGear.com Interviews BboyTech

My guy from SoundsandGear.com, Saint Joe, invited me onto his channel for an interview. The interview turns out to be a 6 part video interview series. We chop it up about so many topics. It’s pretty much a typical conversation for us. But in the context of an interview it’s a look behind the scenes of all [...]

September 27, 2016 Corry Banks Interviews, Producers, Sound Designers 0

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with The Legendary Louis “BreakBeat Lou” Flores

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with The Legendary Louis “BreakBeat Lou” Flores

BreakBeat Lou is a pioneer in the breaks and beats game. His name is synonymous with the Ultimate Breaks and Beats (UBB) series of vinyl. UBB hit the streets from 1986 – 1991 on Street Beat Records. There has been a paradigm shift in hiphop music and hiphop production. It seems that music production tools [...]

June 23, 2016 Corry Banks DJs, Interviews, Producers, Sound Designers 0

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with Darrell “Digga” Branch

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with Darrell “Digga” Branch

Darrell “Digga” Branch is known as the “producer behind such acclaimed songs such as Many Men by 50 Cent, Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop by Young Gunz, Dopeman by Jay-Z, Open Off My Love by Jennifer Lopez and more.” In his time in the music business as a producer he’s become so much more than a [...]

December 2, 2015 Corry Banks Interviews, Producers 2

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Andrew Kilpatrick of Kilpatrick Audio

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Andrew Kilpatrick of Kilpatrick Audio

In the world of modular synthesis the population of makers seem to be growing immeasurably.  Conversely, the modular synthesis community of collectors, buyers and enthusiasts seem to be enamored with all things eurorack modular. The seen really has a cool “indie hip” vibe that reminds me of ’90’s underground hiphop purely based on its cool niche. Even [...]

October 15, 2015 Corry Banks Interviews, Inventors, Manufacturers, Modular Synths, Producers 1

Exclusive Interview with Daedelus of Brainfeeder

Exclusive Interview with Daedelus of Brainfeeder

Back in 2014, at MoogFest in Asheville, NC., I was able to capture some pretty cool footage, experience some really cool technology and meet some even cooler folks. Daedelus is one such cool individual with whom I had the pleasure of chatting it up  with during MoogFest 2014 as he prepped for his performance later that [...]

June 22, 2015 Corry Banks Artists, DJs, Interviews, Producers, Video 0

SPOTLIGHT on Producer ‘Hooligan’ of Polar Entertainment

SPOTLIGHT on Producer ‘Hooligan’ of Polar Entertainment

Hooligan Remixes by Hoolig@n About a month ago I noticed my man J Rawls mentioning an up and coming producer on his label Polar Entertainment. The cat’s name is Hooligan. I went to Hooligan’s bandcamp page and though the kid was fresh so I figured we should feature him and let you all get to [...]

April 7, 2015 Corry Banks Interviews, Producers 1

Pre NAMM Interview / Discussion via SoundsAndGear.com with BBoyTech and Upright

Pre NAMM Interview / Discussion via SoundsAndGear.com with BBoyTech and Upright

So, at our recent venture into the synthiest (yes, ‘synthiest’ is a word in the world of synth-geekington) NAMM in years, Saint Joe from SoundsAndGear.com decided he’d do a little interview with myself and producer/beatmaker Upright. Here are the results if you haven’t already seen the video. I dont know… could be the beginning of something cool [...]

February 6, 2015 Corry Banks Interviews, NAMM, Producers, Winter NAMM 2015 2

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