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Rap + Hip Hop engineering and production

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24th November 2017
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This thread is for showing your mixes, asking for advice on a mix, etc. Do Not Start a Thread Asking For People To Check Out...

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j.hexx 1 week ago
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After seeing threads about "Who's your favorite producer" and "Best Beats of 2013". I've decided to try and...

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Bungle 30th September 2017
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As some of you may know... for the last 15+ years, I have worked very closely with a lot of rappers/ producers, and have been the...

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DozerMayne 27th March 2016
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One thing ive noticed while i was going through some of my beats is that most if not all have no intro, let alone bridges or...

Malt Liquor Bum
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jikky 1 hour ago
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Anyone else have these issues with sequencing drums in Logic? Compared to FL and other programs I find its sounding as good. Ive...

Chase Orion
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vxnylrules 6 hours ago
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Hey Guys, I'm looking at the Akai XR-200 drum machine to make beats for my production music and take some load off of my CPU....

Danny Scott
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Danny Scott 8 hours ago
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Hey all, first let me say I am still a rookie at all this haha. I’ve been recording my own vocals for hip hop since the...

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IkennaFuNkEn 9 hours ago
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Hey there Anyone know how the sound, on the „hat“, is called? Bells??? YouTube Thanks.

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3rd Degree 14 hours ago
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Hello,all. I recently got a gig as an engineer/producer at a local record company.I am experienced at mixing variuos styles,but...

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illsoulprod 14 hours ago
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Hi there Can anybody identify the drummachine used on this track? 808? YouTube Thanks

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NewAllianceEast! 15 hours ago
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What's up GS fam, So I've been mixing for some while now, and I achieve decent mixes , but there's always room for growth . I...

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vxnylrules 19 hours ago
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Right at 0:52 what synth is that?

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marcioz 1 day ago
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Hello Fellow Gearslutz, Here's the full pack of Kicks, Snares and...

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Joao B. 3 days ago
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Hi Sluts, I have not been doing this for long and some one i know listened to some of my tracks and told me they had no...

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thermal 3 days ago
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Aperez18 4 days ago
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Hi guys, I was looking to see if anybody is willing to share how they achieve BRIGHT mixes without sounding harsh? Bright yet...

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varun213 5 days ago
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curious who mixed this? the 808 is crazily present. yet to load it in to the sequencer and have a look at where the energy...

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Sagicorn35 5 days ago
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Hi, I'm going to be recording a 90's style, jazz breakbeat Hip-Hop track for a university assignment. I'm taking influence...

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viewing 5 days ago
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thermal 5 days ago
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Example: Sonics discussion. If you were tasked with achieving a similar tone to...

Nobi S.
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b0se 5 days ago
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When producing music with 808s, is there a preferred key signature to use for the 808s to really knock? I've read that certain...

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Tyler Dopps 1 week ago
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Recently I've been into Greg Kurstin productions for Sia, Adele or Zayn and Sam Smith, where he uses, according to himself, drum...

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Chad Sterling 1 week ago
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I'm trying to make a bass similar to Jay Rock's Vice City track. Starts at 17 seconds if the video doesn't load at that...

henry woodes
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henry woodes 1 week ago
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I'm not in an ideal space to lay down vocals, so I'm looking at learning producing, with a focus on learning piano as my long...

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FreshProduce 1 week ago
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I've tried the search function but can anyone explain the difference in these models besides the obvious keys vs. Pads. Do they...

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analog greg 1 week ago
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For example Seth Firkins, great techniques in his sound on sound interview. But I'm looking for more different approaches.

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DAH 1 week ago
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So, before someone jumps on here and tells me this is a horrible idea, understand my situation and understand I am aware that...

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ThorntonStrolia 1 week ago
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Want to start recording music in my apartment, downtown. I'm thinking about the SM7B as it seems to be the most recommended, but...

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cnyk 1 week ago
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CJ Mastering 1 week ago
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Hi everyone I’m making this threat in hopes someone can help me & give me some tips. I’m wanting to know how do rap...

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b0se 1 week ago
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Is there a controller that talks to all the software we deal with? From DAWs like PT/FL/Ableton to DJ s/w like Traktor and...

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jammybastard 1 week ago
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I need help achieving modern sound. . all advice appreciated I'm interested in what makes Gucci Mane's mixes have their...

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vxnylrules 1 week ago
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Just got on of these. The screen does not light up when I turn it on. I can see stuff on there but just barely. It shipped over...

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boombapdame 1 week ago
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Apologies if this has already been posted... But I just saw this and it is f**cking...

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earwolf 1 week ago
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peace everybody, hope u all had a great thx giving......! quick question, was wondering where the best place to access (other...

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Godson 2 weeks ago
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EvilRoy 2 weeks ago
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Hey Guys, I know this topic was discussed some times here but the threads are older and maybe there are more...

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Notron Fan 2 weeks ago
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ive been wanting to get stuff to make beats for years and now im finally going to start getting the stuff i need. i mainly am...

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nizzaaii 2 weeks ago
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Yo! As per the thread title, I need some top quality strings, keys and brass for hip-hop track production. They don't have to be...

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b0se 2 weeks ago
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I have waves JJP vocal plugin chain, EKramer VC vocal plugin chain, and CLA vocal plugin chain's... all from waves. this is one...

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skiff 2 weeks ago
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Hey guys I'm new to this website. I tried searching desperately before posting but it seems every post I come across is already...

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kayranse 2 weeks ago
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what software effect amps are you guys using to warm up your sounds? are you guys using different ones on different...

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soundnarcotics 2 weeks ago
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I've been loving Kingsway Music samples for a while now but just went on their website to buy one of their new packs and saw a...

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soundnarcotics 2 weeks ago
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Not samples from a Linndrum (LM-2) or Linn 9000...a real Lm-1 kit. Thanks.

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Nilzner 2 weeks ago
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CJ Mastering 2 weeks ago
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hey everybody....this is a two part question.....would appreciate any input in correspondence with 1 and/or 2....... so I'll...

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SEED78 2 weeks ago
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Does anyone know what instrument the strings are from in this song, and if there are any Kontakt libraries of it...

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IkennaFuNkEn 2 weeks ago
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Hi, i bought an MPC 4K, got it today and it had some issues with the LCD, I sorted it out which was an problem with the ribbon...

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Raheem Sabastian 2 weeks ago
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alexkidd401 2 weeks ago
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Yo, how are you guys doing? I got my eyes on the new Native Instruments Maschine MK3 and maybe want to buy it once I can...

Hip Hop Head
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stylesforfree 2 weeks ago
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What up GS, My name is David and I got a question for ya'll and was hoping someone would be able to help me out. I've been...

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Cabrone 2 weeks ago
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I really love Dub music from the 70's - Black Ark, Studio One style music. The tempos on the riddim's seem so accurate and...

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mildewman 2 weeks ago
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Hey all, I’ll write to a particular beat, and then ill record my vocals to it. Well after awhile I’ll just completely remove...

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newguy1 3 weeks ago


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