Category Archives: Producers
Firstly, I just want to say what a great opening line this is…
“It’s rainin Alize, I’m floatin’ through the Holland Tunnel swerving'”
Ski must have really put some compression on those drums, because they put some serious knock into the track.
Janet Jackson: Funny How Time Flies (original track – sample appears around 1.20 mark)
After hearing the original, you’ll see how much work Just Blaze had to put into overdubbing the drums and bass.
He did a great job chopping up the sample so cleanly.
I Got Over Love (chopped & pitched up) – apologies in advance, obviously I couldn’t chop it up like Just Blaze did!
When I first bought Welcome To Detroit, I got stuck on Shake It Down.
The chords and the way the beat drops was impressive, but I especially Read the rest of this entry
One of my favorite Sade records, I Will Be Your Friend.
I like how 40 flipped the Sade sample for Drake: Free Spirit. Especially the way it’s filtered so it’s almost unrecognizable, really impressive stuff.
It sounds like the loop plays in reverse throughout the track, then at the end it plays normally. The pitch is slightly lower than the original.
I’ve always wanted someone to loop this intro up though.
Other good Sade samples:
MF Doom: Doomsday (Kiss of Life)
Producing an album is similar to making a movie.
The producer works with the artist to make a cohesive sounding project from start to finish. In the film world the Read the rest of this entry
3 records from Pharrell, Magoo & Timbaland’s group Surrounded By Idiots have been released from the vaults!
Personally, as a full time Neptunes and Timbaland fanatic, I was hyped to hear that they’re Read the rest of this entry