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Tha Trickaz - Live on the Akai MPC1000
Friday, February 20, 2009
Tha Trickaz (Dj iRaize & Pho) performing real time drumming on the Akai MPC 1000. [MORE]

Akai MPK25 Product Overview Video
Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Product Specialist Eric McGregor demonstrates the newest member of the MPK family, the Akai MPK25. The Akai Professional MPK25 is a portable keyboard controller with MPC production controls. Based closely on the MPK49, the first keyboard ever to feature MPC pads, the MPK25 scales down the keyboard by 24 keys and retains the utility, capability, and flexibility that makes the MPK49... [MORE]

Your Mashup Is Probably Legal
Tuesday, February 17, 2009
This article was written by Ben Snyder. Earlier this week the Center for Social Media, a project at the School of Communication at American University in Washington DC, released guidelines on fair use practices for video. These guidelines provide valuable insight as to what is and isn't allowed under the fair use statue in Copyright Law as well as shed light on how the... [MORE]

Trading Beats, Songs and Services in Hip Hop
Sunday, February 15, 2009
In this video Ethan Holben, Vice President of Fat Beats Records, discusses trading in the record industry (especially hip hop) and discusses how artists can intelligently trade beats, songs, and services to help gain valuable exposure for themselves. Ethan Holben is Vice President of Fat Beats Records. [MORE]

Egadz Live on the Akai MPD32
Saturday, February 14, 2009
This beatmaking video features Egadz live on the Akai MPD32. The video is absolutely live, there are NO LOOPS or background tracks. All sounds are programmed onto the pads and played in real time. Filmed with a direct in to the camera, no cuts. This is EGADZ's reinterpretation of "What We Are Destined To Do". Directed by Patrick... [MORE]

Regressive and Reflexive Mashups in Sampling Culture
Friday, February 13, 2009
Grandmaster Flash on the Wheels of Steel some time in the early days of hip hop. This article written by Eduardo Navas examines the remix and mashup in sampling culture. Posted at Remix Theory. Today, sampling is practiced in new media culture when any software users including creative industry professionals as well as average consumers apply cut/copy & paste in diverse software... [MORE]

How Vinyl Records Are Made Part 2
Friday, February 13, 2009
This video by the Discovery Channel called "How Vinyl Records Are Made" is for all the crate diggers out there. Part 2 of 2. [MORE]

Strategies for Creating a Hip Hop Production Company
Friday, February 13, 2009
In this discussion, Loyola University, New Orleans music business professor and entrepreneur George Howard advises student Kelvin Brown on the formation of his hip-hop production company, Third Shift Entertainment. Howard describes the three major types of business entities (sole proprietorship, corporation, and limited liability... [MORE]

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