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I know this is bad practice from what I have heard and in theory it definitely makes sense. My case is this though..I make...

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kasami08 11 minutes ago
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If I buy the MPC Software 2.0, can I control it with the 2000xl or 2500 hardware? Or do I have to have one of the newer model...

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Monotremata 30 minutes ago
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i know theres alot of vst's out there and they are pricey especially when you need several. Which vst's are gonna give me the...

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MCDerbuss 41 minutes ago
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As a producer, do I really need to make my beats loudness similar to mainstream tracks? Personally, I don't because I think my...

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JR Mastering 5 hours ago
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So, just as we were on the verge of saving that trainwreck of a thread, things got outta hand again. I'd LOVE to hear some of...

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unitymusic 10 hours ago
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How do I achieve this vocal effect from 0:03 to 0:08? I hear it on a lot of contemporary records where there seem to be lower and...

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elegentdrum 17 hours ago
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So i had a Yamaha motif back in the day and sampling on that thing was amazing, so full and rich as well as depth and clarity(was...

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atma 17 hours ago
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Currently tracking mostly urban vocals (rap and r&b) U87ai >blue Robbie>wa76>eqp-wa>pure2>daw. Trying to...

rollin weight
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Dayo 1 day ago
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I just ordered my first beat tag and am excited to use it. Which parts of the song should I put it on to avoid piracy? How many...

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chris carter 1 day ago
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hi everybody! i'm new to this board but I am fascinated as it seems to be the best board i visited yet! very polite &...

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ginsuthaironchef 1 day ago
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ginsuthaironchef 1 day ago
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Hey guys, For those of you who have used the heavy hitters like the 800g, how does the copperhead compare sonically? I...

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Krush411 1 day ago
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His stuff is INSANE. One song really caught my attention -- "BRB", mainly the intro keyboard sound and arp. I know it...

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atma 1 day ago
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So, The Weeknd has come out again to prove himself as most likely the most interesting pop artist to come out in the last 15...

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sfilipee 2 days ago
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Greetings, I just got put on to the MPC Black, has anyone else gotten this? It looks delicious and I am definitely looking at...

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Acidizer 2 days ago
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hi I'm trying to re-create a 90's style studio but i like to work with the digital equipment too. The computer is more for...

Olskool Bwoy
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Martel80 3 days ago
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(Pretty sure this is in the right topic, might not, feel free to tell me if it is and I'll delete this thread and repost it in...

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Lando Calrissian 3 days ago
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I need a hardware MIDI sequencer to use with Ableton Live. That is: Live would be handling all the audio and plug-ins while a...

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bxt403 4 days ago
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Out of the blue, I've been trying to find that song. Can't really remember how the melody goes but I'll know if I hear it...

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AleyG 4 days ago
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Hopefully someone can help as this issue has been driving me nuts! I've currently been recording an artist out of my home...

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audiosensi 4 days ago
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Hey Gearslutz I am considering to buy one off the emulations of SSL E channel. But I have no experience with real SSL console...

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Melvin III 5 days ago
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MixingChamp 5 days ago
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I APOLIGIZE TO ANYONE WHO FEELS READING THIS THREAD MADE THEM STUPIDER if you have the time please take a moment to read what...

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atma 6 days ago
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Has anyone watched this yet? It has more footage of Dr Dre actually working in the studio and speaking candidly in interviews...

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Quetz 6 days ago
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Goa-Dubs 6 days ago
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The genre is stagnating. It’s amazing how the sonic palette of hip hop has stayed much the same in the last couple of years....

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mp3 1 week ago
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Syrtis 1 week ago
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Is there way to explode individual tracks while exporting audio in song mode?

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CJ Mastering 1 week ago
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Hey since someone I bought a weissklang v17 (very very good micro plug on my sound card audient id 22 but I would like to push...

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goldjungen57 1 week ago
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Hey Guys, I'm currently working on a project and the artist really wants a bass sound similar to Kanye's "Ni**as in...

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Bgtheengineer 1 week ago
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I want to thank the internet for all this misinformation surrounding the ASR-X. Thanks to that I got one for the price of a SM 58...

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Lazer Toms 1 week ago
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I spend most of my time with lndustrial, Acid and Goa trance genres as well as weird modular stuff... but I'm an old time 90's...

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PHG 1 week ago
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I work with an engineer and he prefers to add a little compression to every single instrument saying he has more control over the...

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varun213 1 week ago
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Hello Hip Hop Slutz. I am getting the notion to get into vinyl and possibly other turntable rigs again after many years away...

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jm2c 1 week ago
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Hey, was listening to outkast aquemini the other day... something I pull out occasionally, and for the first time I noticed the...

Edward Shnapper
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Scratcher 1 week ago
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All of DJ Mustard's synth lines are so barebones simple but they sound so freakin fat? How does he do it? I can never seem to get...

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mattg082 1 week ago
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mike912 1 week ago
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Ok we all know the other method to slaving Pro Tools to the MPC requires us to make a pre roll of 1 bar to give the MPC and Pro...

Adonis Martine
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J Gabriel 1 week ago
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So, I have this grungy loop from originally about 10 years ago, that I wanted to recreate from scratch into a full track (please...

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atma 1 week ago
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Need some help deciding between getting the MPC Studio Black or a roland SP404. Im looking to use the sampler to make and produce...

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killa ego 2 weeks ago
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FreshProduce 2 weeks ago
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amen 2 weeks ago
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Hey Slutz, this one is about those albums/songs that sound so damn good in some aspect. Share the diamonds of hip hop...

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jlgrimes11 2 weeks ago
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I'm pretty new at mastering and I cant quite get it to sound like I want it to. It always sounds overlimited and squished!...

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jlgrimes11 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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jlgrimes11 2 weeks ago
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What were some of the sound modules used in No Limit, UGK, Wreckshop, Slip and Slide...etc. songs back then?

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jlgrimes11 2 weeks ago
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I'm new to audio engineering and I'm trying to get a similar autotune sound like in the song I've listed. Can anyone guide me on...

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Melvin III 2 weeks ago
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these are pretty much my favorite hip hop vocals ever... allegedly recorded in the control room with a handheld. what do...

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musaee 2 weeks ago
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does anyone know how to make the bass sound he breaks down here around :50 seconds

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soundnarcotics 3 weeks ago
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Has anyone every tried to program Wash D.C. style Go-Go beats? If so, have any tips you'd like to share? Still haven't nailed...

Animal Rescue
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Shobiz 3 weeks ago


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