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
Marketing Your Music Using YouTube Videos
When you are an artist or band trying to promote your music you have to do things that build a relationship with your fans. Every musician should have some music videos of their songs to help their brand.
The number one way people like to consume music is through music videos so it makes sense to take advantage of videos to better market yourself. Check out these tips to help you get the most out of your YouTube music videos.