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YouTube You can hear it clearly at 2:08 or so. Is this an 808 tuned high layered with the sampled acoustic kick?

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Fanu 2 hours ago
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After listening to Nicki Minaj’s new Queen album multiple times on iTunes I am still amazed at the vocal clarity on that album....

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madehumble 7 hours ago
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What's good? I like looking at these gearslutz polls to see what other people do and use to create their music. I did not find a...

Hip Hop Head
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YourBestFriend 19 hours ago
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JanZoo 1 day ago
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Peace everybody....! So, the lighting port (?) on the back of my maschine got effed up, it’s bascially slightly broken. It’s...

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thebreaksnyc 1 day ago
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Instrumental IDK - Trippie Redd's Freestyle - Instrumental by IDK | JAY IDK | Free Listening on SoundCloud Song:...

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ghostea 2 days ago
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Trap is boring, and no one is really listening to that lame genre anymore except old people trying to be young. Boom Bap is...

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barryfell 3 days ago
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Gunz 101 3 days ago
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This question is more for those who produce modern hip hop. I am trying to learn different strategies for mixing drums. My...

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kcorstel 3 days ago
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Anyone owns both and care to comment? Sound, time, anything else. Thanks!

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con_thafam 3 days ago
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I know there’s tons of threads on this and it might seem like a dumb question. Id just like to confirm as I’m new to sampling...

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Goa-Dubs 4 days ago
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Really need some pointers on how the 808 sub was created in the attached file - (Drum stem from Ariana Grande God is a Woman)....

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Fanu 4 days ago
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I recently got a MPC Studio Black with MPC 2.0 software, and am trying to figure out a good work flow to use it with Presonus...

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PHG 4 days ago
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markelje 5 days ago
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Just wanted to know about chord progressions in hip hop music. Do you guys who produce use chords to create a track? Or do you...

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atma 5 days ago
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Been lurking in hear for years. Always lots of good info. So thanks for all of your posts guys. So anyways, I’ve always been...

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LoFizle 5 days ago
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can I use any of these effects to act as a noise gate? I know expanders can do it but I also don't see an expander in the box....

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skoolafish 5 days ago
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Hi folks. Imagine you were sitting in a boardroom of an audio hardware and software developer. They ask you "what does the...

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TRSC 6 days ago
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I enjoy the album for the most part, but the I dont really like the style mixes. A lot of clipping on most songs that come with...

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DAH 1 week ago
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Thought this might be of help to some SP owners whose units are noisy. My SP 1200 was noisy as heck on almost all its outputs,...

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Fanu 1 week ago
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Hi There ! i have bought a Akai Mpk mini Mk 2 a while a go and used the OG cable to tweak around the pad note settings in the...

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Resu95 1 week ago
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Hey guyz, Im trying to find a song that goes back before the year 2010 ,cant remember exactly when probably between the year...

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Helyan 1 week ago
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Just looking for some input from someone who has upgraded from 8 to the new Pro version. I think I have an understanding of most...

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mixedbymatty 1 week ago
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ENTITY180 1 week ago
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theseaofchaos 1 week ago
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Hello all, There are pretty a lot of itb mixing while using outboard gear on gearslutz, but they mainly are from 2005-2008. So...

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PettyCash 1 week ago
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Im looking at a possible MPC2000XL to go with my older Akai S3200 as a hw sequencer/sampler Does the MPC2000xl have a...

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Goa-Dubs 1 week ago
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Hey music world. (Avid HD Omni/ Pt HD 10.2 Native/ Mac Pro 1/ Maschine) I recently purchased a dangerous 2 Bus LT set up as...

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franktree 1 week ago
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Does anybody notice that it seems some trap producers have trouble producing outside the genre? Mike Will has been able to do...

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NewAllianceEast! 1 week ago
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Hi, I'm evaluating the purchase of my first synthesizer. my idea is to have a synthesizer that can generate bass sounds similar...

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Rodrigo_Piah 1 week ago
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Hey gear people So I’m confused between the new Arturia MiniBrute 2s or buying a Moog mother 32 with a Arturia keystep to...

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stylesforfree 1 week ago

Which new MPC should I get if I don't need a standalone MPC? If I need the features of an MPC X as far as integration with the...

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v00d00ppl 1 week ago
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I want to add an fx unit, to run MPC3000 samples through. Can this be done with the SP404, without resampling into the SP404?...

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Goa-Dubs 1 week ago
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Ive been recording a lot of vocalist who like to punch inhere and there. I was wondering if you guys have any advice on how to...

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bino_5150 1 week ago
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Vocal booth at about 2:05

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musaee 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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tdot 1 week ago
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I have been literally freaking out from last two days.Kicks on these songs are so loud ,"In your face" , and the body...

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_._ 2 weeks ago
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Hey, I really want this exact sound from this song, it sounds like a music box/xylophone and it first appears at 0:06...

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LovePlastic 2 weeks ago
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stinkyfingers 2 weeks ago
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On multiple occasions I noticed I have really hard time enjoying the song due to the mix. Id say it: Left me confused,...

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jono_marko 2 weeks ago
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ENTITY180 2 weeks ago
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I really like the vintage feel to Droogs vocals What are some techniques to get that sound Also, i notice alot of his beats...

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liotta soda 2 weeks ago
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Hi guys, Fl studio 20 has finally included a feature where you can change your time signature at any moment within your song...

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musaee 2 weeks ago
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Heyo its me again, yeah I know you'll probably rage at me for making a thread about the more-or-less same topic twice... But...

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Captain 8 3 weeks ago
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how are 40 and gadget getting the vocal to sound soo smooth? like when the vocal comes in every time the transient is really...

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CJ Mastering 3 weeks ago
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Yo! Looking for info on how they got Kanye's detuned voice on 'I Thought About Killing You' to sound so good. I feel like I know...

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AdamBlumMusic 3 weeks ago
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The effect on the drums in the intro. What is this and how is he achieving this futuristic effect? YouTube...

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bgrotto 3 weeks ago
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I realize asking this question here will make most people say "neither".. But I'm on a budget.. And I know I'll get the...

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BezowinZ 3 weeks ago
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25 Tracks...Side A=Rap, Side B=RnB. What are you guys thoughts on the Verses, recording, mixing, production, etc......? From...

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GrammynOut 3 weeks ago
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Bstars 3 weeks ago


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