DOWNLOAD MY LOGIC COMPRESSOR PRESETS

Sunday, 28 June 2009, 9:00 | Category : Logic Presets
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Most producers put compression on all of their drum sounds to give them a punchier, fuller, more in yo’ face sound.  If you don’t have the money to get the track mixed by a pro and your mixing skills aren’t up to par, then when you finish your track, load up some of these presets, […]

ONLINE CRATE-DIGGING! RARE SAMPLE ARCHIVES ONLINE

Thursday, 25 June 2009, 9:00 | Category : Tips and Tricks
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If you’re looking for old, classic, rare songs to sample from, you got to check out the crates at Blaxploitation Jive.  They got tons of random old school soul, funk, r&b, and jazz records uploaded to their site.  How dope is that?  You can go crate-digging through somebody’s record collection, find a new kick drum […]

HELPFUL SITES FOR LOGIC USERS

Saturday, 20 June 2009, 9:00 | Category : Tips and Tricks
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When I switched to Logic Pro a couple years ago, I spent like 2 weeks watching internet tutorials before I even started making beats.  Bottom line is: when you start using new programs/software, you’re gonna need answers to your questions.  If you’re using Logic, you’re gonna be spending alot of time on these sites…..so get […]

DOWNLOAD MY ROCK PAPER SCISSORS KIT

Tuesday, 16 June 2009, 9:00 | Category : Free Drum Kits, MY Drum Kits
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When it comes to production, you can never have enough drums.  Alot of the big time producers have full time staff members who spend all the day finding, editing, and tweaking new drums for them to use in their next beat.  Even though I might not necessarily need more sounds, i’m constantly stockpiling……just in case.

LIST OF FREE VST PLUGINS

Friday, 12 June 2009, 9:00 | Category : Tips and Tricks
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If you want to develop your own sound, finding some free VST effects and/or instruments on the web will help give your “ish” something different.  VST’s are virtual instruments/plugin fx that are usually not standalone but rather they need to be opened up in a sequencer or host.  There are unlimited options out there…..you just […]

IMPORT FREE SOUNDFONT FILES INTO EXS24

Monday, 8 June 2009, 9:00 | Category : Free Drum Kits
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While surfing the internet for new sounds, I stumbled on a music production forum and the following post: “EXS24 can import .sf2 (Soundfont files) on its own.  Put the .sf2 file into ~/Library/Application Support/Logic/Sampler Instruments/.  Start Logic, insert EXS24 in an instrument channel, load up the soundfont2 file, and EXS24 will convert it to .exs […]

BEST SITES TO DOWNLOAD FREE EXS24 INSTRUMENTS

New sounds always spark my creativity.  So whenever I feel like i’m the suckiest producer in the world, I start scouring the internet for new sounds.   Of course you can shell out some doe and buy some samples but there are a bunch of sites out there that offer free samples as well.  And […]

DOWNLOAD MY FAT KIDS KIT

Thursday, 4 June 2009, 9:00 | Category : Free Drum Kits, MY Drum Kits
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Here’s another kit to add to your collection.  If you’ve downloaded any of my other kits from DownloadMyDrums, you can probably tell that “me like-y” distortion.  When I’m layering my kicks, i’m always striving to give them some personality and a simple distortion plugin always seems to do the trick.  Sometimes my kicks in the […]

DOWNLOAD FREE EXS24 INSTRUMENTS

Monday, 1 June 2009, 9:00 | Category : Free Drum Kits, Tips and Tricks
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Here’s a great site where you can download a bunch of free exs24 instruments.  It has a bunch of classic drum machines; the Oberheim OB-Xa, the Linndrum LM2, the Korg DDD-1, the Korg Polysix (which I love),  the Oberheim DX, the Cheetah MD16, and the Oberheim Matrix 6; all available for download in EXS24 and […]