Our latest featured artist hails from T.Dot aka Toronto and is a talented DJ that has been creating a buzz on the music scene for quite some time. If you are unfamiliar with his work, let us formally introduce you to the talented "DJ Shoestring".
IndeProducer had a chance to catch up with one of New York's finest rappers, but we're not talking about NYC. We're talking about country boy from upstate New York: Meet Matt Johncox. But don't be fooled by the "country boy" persona... the man can spit. Whether it's a laid-back flow, or spittin in double time, Matt has a unique delivery that has New York listening, from the clubs to the country-side, we want to introduce you to Matt Johncox.
FL Studio VS. AKAI MPC
Which is Better: FL Studio vs. MPC?
Over the last 12 years I have used both FL Studio and the AKAI MPC 3000 to program drums. Although I tend to lean more towards the MPC on a lot of my projects, I still use FL Studio when I have a tight deadline.
Before I get into the ratings, I want to be clear that FL Studio & Akai’s MPC have similar functions… FL Studio is a complete DAW (Digital Audio Workstation), whereas the MPC is a piece of hardware that is a drumpad/sampler.
Every once in a great while do you hear a sound that will stick to your ear drum, a sound that will manipulate and inspire your every thought, action, and feeling throughout the day. Well take that sound and embed it into your ear drum every day, & you must be listening to music from "The Cratez". You've seen and heard these talented young producers all over the web, from Youtube to soundclick, RocBattle to Twitter. You probably heard your favorite rapper on one of their beats. You probably heard a dope beat of theirs while you were in the studio. Or, you probably were researching beat selling sites & most definitely came across The Cratez!
|The Best Producers And Beat Stores in 2014|
The internet is full of marketplaces that sell rap and hip hot beats. It seems like you buy beats online everywhere you turn. You go to Twitter, you get flooded with “buy my beats” or “best beats online” tweets. You go to youtube, and you have “how to sell beats” tutorials. It seems like everyone is selling beats online these days.
There are a lot of places to sell your beats
“Be a music producer, not a beat maker”
1)“Music Producer”- “A producer of music”-composer and music painter- his DAW is his canvas
"A beat maker“ learns how to make a beat” with some drums and percussion, and free software
2)“Music Producer”- creates quality instrumentals that have an identity all to themselves, and the vocals add depth, breadth, and a story to that identity.
"A beat maker"- creates sounds that are added to drums
3)“Music Producer”- Is passionate about every instrumental that he/she composes, from the start of