Category: Drum Samples

Q&A with Latvian Beat Maker PRGMAT Beat-Tapes

Image audio/video Sentiment LP Beat-tape by PRGMAT Self-made lowkey lo-fi daydreamer and crate digger.. today’s Q&A we catch up with Latvian beatmaker PRGMAT following the release of his latest Beat-tape “Life Choices” which you can peep on the soundcloud link provided below, please share! Q. MRCPROMO: Peace PRGMAT where exactly are you from? A. PRGMAT: Waddup, I come from Riga capital of the small Eastern European country Latvia. Q. MRCPROMO: How did you get started? A. PRGMAT: As I can remember.. I was digging for Lord Beatjitzu ultra rare tapes, which was quite a pain in the ass at...

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J Dilla Inspired Techniques 8 Video

J Dilla Inspired Techniques by VerySickBeats In this vid, we examine a one of my all time favorite beats from the legendary J Dilla where he uses a slick variation in his drum pattern. Dilla could play drums and it’s evident in his drum programming especially during the time he was mainly known as Jay Dee. The technique is demonstrated on my MPC 2000xl but the concept can be transferred to any hardware or software. This is only one of many J Dilla techniques, but if you listen to his production on Busta Rhymes song called “The Shining” from...

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Damu The Fudgemunk Video Interview “Rhythm Roulette”

  The good folks at Mass Appeal caught up with Damu in Brooklyn, NY at the Fat Beats Studios in late 2013 to talk about drums and shoot this great interview. Those familiar with our “Rhythm Roulette” series are in for a treat and those new to this grab a seat, strap in, and take notes. We kick off 2014 with a special installment with DC’s own Damu The Fudgemunk. Repping his Redefinition Records, Damu stops by Fat Beats and hits up their drumkit to school us on his history and process when it comes to putting together beats...

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Producer Confidence Opens The “School Of Confidence” Online Beat Training

  Since man first cracked two sticks together, then tightened an animal skin over a log, rhythm and music have been the universal language for mankind. From aristocrats to commoners music soothes the soul and sparks our emotional imagination. Today hip-hop music is one of the most influential forms of music on the planet. Globally defining how we think, shop, dress and live! Today’s music producer embodies a combination of resources to create music; including deejay / selector, drummer and orchestral skills. Holding his new 250MB SCSI Zip Drive from Big Noise MPC in the picture above, Confidence can...

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DJ DN3 “Drum Collection Vol.01″ Exclusive Release by Big Noise MPC ~ Hip-hop Drums

Hip-hop Drum Samples: Big Noise MPC is proud to announce the exclusive worldwide release of DJ DN3’s drum sample kit titled “Drum Collection Vol.01“. This drum kit comprising some of DJ DN3‘s favorite sounds was accumulated over the course of a few years. Some sounds were lifted and crafted from some vinyl. Some are raw chops, some are EQ’ed to DN3’s taste. These hip-hop drum samples were used in Fruity Loops, the Akai MPC 1000, and the Native Instruments Maschine respectively. This amazing kit features an array of thumpy kicks, tight snares, claps, crispy hi-hats, percussion, crashes and a...

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