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    out of the 3 I definitely think Baptize is my favorite for sure, but this is cool too and I’m super excited to see what the rest of the album sounds like

    good catch, I fumbled that one. I can’t edit the title anymore but if @piz could that’d be dope

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      All 3 singles for this project have been dope. On first listen I don’t love this one as much as the other two but still dope.

      You’re missing Benji. and EARTHGANG in the title for some reason.

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        This is hard, you got any other recommendations for Snootie Wild?

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          seriously this shit is so dope, Boldy easily dropped two of the best albums of the year somehow

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            This album is insane. I can’t help but think it’s been considerably held back by still being a Bandcamp exclusive (besides physical copies.) The intro alone is absolutely phenomenal.

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              If an artist he brings to Island Def Jam that he wants to sign to GOOD is rejected, he must offer that artist to other Universal labels first

              idk why but this sounds so strange but also not strange at all to me

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                Although Bonobo isn’t really hiphop, he’s a damn good producer that makes some wildly amazing music. This article is full of wonderful tips and techniques for experimenting with sound design and making your tracks sound more like your own.

                This one is specifically about Ableton, but I’d imagine the processes can be easily translated into whichever DAW you work in. Bonobo details some really great tricks he uses in his own work, definitely worth a short read.

                If you’re not familiar with Bonobo, here are some of my favorite tracks of his. He makes some beautiful, chill music.

                Stay the Same feat. Andreya

                Prelude + Kiara

                Break Apart feat. Rhye

                Sapphire

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                  Thanks for asking, here we go! I take the old school sampling approach, no thinking no planning just feeling the music and letting the sample decide where the beat is gonna go. Started off digging on the internet but now I’m getting samples off vinyl as well, also getting to work more and more with some bands/musicians to sample their music for my beats, fun as fuck and I’m able to actually use those samples without having to worry by splitting some royalties with them! Actually started off writing and rapping a lot but moved to producing as it just fits my personality a lot better, and now I’m basically an addict for good samples. I use FL but it really doesn’t matter what you use, and there’s no bad parts to producing to me, I love the digging, I love the crafting and I love the mixing. And as off why I do this, pure passion for the music, I couldn’t imagine my life without Hip-Hop, it’s the only constant factor.

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                    I produce just as a hobby, but don’t want to link my music much on this site since I’m the admin and all. Thanks for posting this though, it’s good to have some solid posts for new users to be able to contribute to when they join.

                    I make music that is both sample based and use plenty of weird synths on top of it. I’m really into finding new ways to manipulate weird sounds and generally just experiment. Love me some Synplant synths that are heavily processed multiple times over.

                    I usually start with the drums, which I need to improve on anyways, but adding those first gives me a sense of how I want the track to sound from the start so I can begin layering a melody and chords and what not.

                    My primary DAW is Ableton Live 10, but I also own Logic Pro X and use Reaper sometimes depending on my mood. I tried switching to Logic as my main DAW a few weeks back but Ableton’s workflow is just unmatched for my needs.

                    I should work on making my tracks more “emotional” just to express myself more, but for the most part I just make things that sound weird and interesting to me. I don’t rap, but I’ve thought about doing it in the future once I get better at producing a bit more, though I don’t think my voice would work too well in hiphop so I might not, we’ll see one day I guess.

                    Every step of the process is fun in my opinion, but if I had to choose one thing it’d definitely be experimenting with sound design. I don’t really have a least favorite, though I could definitely work on my mixing/mastering and arrangement a bit more instead of relying a bit too heavy on reference tracks. With practice I’ll build more of those skills though.

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                      Hard agree for Wayne

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                        Wayne

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                          it probably has to do with hits. i mean i personally can’t compare music between those two, i like em both. but hey, art is subjective, so all these GOAT list and awards aren’t really that important. music is music at the end of the day.

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                            I never knew what this dude looked like ha. Not what I pictured

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                              I’ve probably listened to Meet the Woo 2 and Funeral the most out of this year. Good tapes to throw on and go for a run or some shit

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                                it’s a shame he lost the one beef that mattered most

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                                  yo this is gonna be crazy I hope they got some heat in store

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                                    Game has so many great tracks, too bad he name drops on basically every song he makes. Shit’s mad tacky

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                                      Meek wins (most) beefs to be fair

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                                        this whole video is wild in the context of his situation

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                                          Tekashi is so obnoxious. I wish I had anything more constructive to add tbh.