News: MixedByAli And These Throwback Mixes Are Greatness

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  MixedByAli doesn’t sleep. He works. And enjoys every bit of what he does. The Grammy Award winning Engineer & Mixer has been behind the boards of TDE’s biggest records and numerous studio sessions that came with them. Recently, the multi-faceted Ali liberated 2 DJ sets of throwback TDE material. 10 years and 30 albums …

News: 9th Wonder “Rhythm Roulette”

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  I’ll be honest on something here for a minute. When it comes to full on producing…The beat machine, the sampling…drum kits…claps… I like a lot of producers. I really do. But to ME, there is no one that makes beats like 9th Wonder. “…ORIGINALITY ESPECIALLY IS BIG IN HOP HOP… NO BITING… NO JACKIN’ …

Article: The Impact Of Last Minute Pro Tools HD TDM Upgrades And Avid’s Planned Obsolescence

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  “Anyone who knows me well will be aware of my dislike of planned obsolescence and with regards to Avid hardware the deliberate killing of the Pro Control Surface for Pro Tools 11 onwards was one particularly painful experience Avid dealt at 11’s release. Along with Avid’s announcement for the discontinuation of support for Pro …

New Music: Jay Cornell “Time”

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  “…I love producing because ALL I DO is listen to music…like I literally have my headphones on all day. I think its dope to hear artists me and my friends listen to rapping/singing on my beats…”   PX, meet Jay Cornell. The Michigan born, D.C. transplant drops his latest self produced record “Time.” Also, …

Article: Pharrell To Be Artist In Residence At NYU Tisch

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  Looks like Skateboard P is gonna make a school get lucky.   “Things are about to get “Happy” at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. The Grammy-winning singer, rapper and producer Pharrell Williams has been named artist in residence for 2015 at the prestigious arts school. The residency will kick off with …

News: Metro Boomin Bring Us More

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The age game changes with each generation. At 22, I was just coming into being “grown”, playing Madden all day (LITERALLY), occasionally hitting up clubs and going to a lot of house parties. That was my life at 22. Don’t get it twisted though. I’ve been at this DJ life since my sophomore year in …

Producer’s Xchange x A3C 2015

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It’s that time of year again – producers, engineers, songwriters, and artists are coming from all over the nation to attend A3C’s 11th annual conference. If you missed it last year, you can read our recap here to catch up. This year they are featuring workshops and panels at the A3C Pro-Audio Center – located …

News: Rhythm Roulette w/ @manniefresh

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  “Rhythm Roulette is back with four brand new episodes live from The Sprite Corner in New York City. Mannie Fresh, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Exile, and Just Blaze treated fans to an exclusive experience, inviting them to watch as they took our Rhythm Roulette challenge live, followed by an in-depth Q&A session hosted by Young …