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DON’T SLEEP: Memorecks “Ninja Turtles”, “Roland Juno 6” & “Live Set 1.17.2013” [BEAT VIDEOS]

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First Memorecks beat video features him banging out a “Ninja Turtles” routine on a lime green Akai MPD 24, the next is Memorecks on a Roland Juno 6 with drums provided by Ableton & the last is a recent live set with Tyler Nelson on sax while Memorecks played beats live using a Korg microKey, Novation Launchpad, Maschine Mikro and an iPad running Lemur controlling Ableton Live. Enjoy…

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DON’T SLEEP: Memorecks “It Ain’t Hard To Tell (Live Remix)” [BEAT VIDEO]

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Memorecks pulls out his trusty Akai MPD 26 & Ableton to make a live remix of the Nas classic “It Ain’t Hard to Tell”…

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DON’T SLEEP: Nate OG “MPC VS MASCHINE BEAT TAPE” [BEAT TAPE]

Half of these beats were made on an Akai MPC 1000 and the other half were made on a Native Instruments Maschine Mikro. Can you tell which slaps are Maschine ones? Do you know the sound of an MPC beat when you hear one? Play the game along with the rest of us then…

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DON’T SLEEP: Myke Forte “MPC2500 Session” [BEAT VIDEO]

The homie Myke Forte had an Akai MPC 2500 video shot by Kosyne for Akai of him for a contest. Don’t sleep on this as it’s the 5000th post in the life of Producers I Know. Here’s to 5000 more and another 30 months…

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DON’T SLEEP: MAARTN x Jack Terrer “Boom Bap Duo Beat | MPC 2000 XL | MPC 1000 | Akai S950 & S900” [BEAT VIDEO]

MAARTN and Jack Terrer made a beat video together. Jack Terrer on the samples and he mastered the beat. MAARTN did the drums and that one horn sample & the scratches. Jack Terrer uses the Akai MPC 1000 & S950 and MAARTN uses the Akai MPC 2000 & s900. Don’t sleep…

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DON’T SLEEP: Linus Stubbs “Real Talk Stabber” [BEAT VIDEO]

Here’s Linus Stubbs banging out a beat live that he’ll more than likely be using for an upcoming Def Letter track on his Akai Pro MPD 32…

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DON’T SLEEP: BMB AKA SPACEKID AKA WayneTweed ”Go ILL” [BEAT VIDEO]

So…essentially the homie Beat-Maker-Beat (BMB) rides around St. Petersburg during the summer in a car full of beat making equipment while someone records him playing slaps off of his upcoming album. That Akai MPD 32 sure is getting a workout. Hey Soulection (Joekay!) Pick up this album! Don’t sleep…

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