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Beat Konductaz

DON’T SLEEP: Beat Konductaz DC x Theory “Theory On Reason 4 Using No Samples” [BEAT VIDEO]

Theory breaks down how to make a beat form the ground up with 7 different elements using software and a keyboard with no samples in Reason 4 for the good people @ Beat Konductaz. He also plays one of his beats from The Beat Tape Project’s “Smooth Grooves Beat Tape”. Don’t forget about his new beat tape “Filtered Soul” as well. Don’t sleep…

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DON’T SLEEP: Beat Konductaz DC x Grussle “Beat Konductaz Lounge Series: Grussle” [INTERVIEW]

Beat Konductaz conducts an in depth interview with Grussle of Inner Loop Records who’s a winner of the VA Beat Konductaz event. Don’t sleep on it…

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DON’T SLEEP: Beat Konductaz DC x Grussle “Producers Showcase: Grussle (2.29.12)” [BEAT VIDEO/LIVE FOOTAGE]

This particular Beat Konductaz DC sponsored live producer showcase for Inner Loop Records’ inhouse producer Grussle AKA E-Minah happened on Wednesday February 29, 2012. This was a true DJ/producer listening party/session featuring Grussle performing a live set by banging out instrumentals on his MPC while incorporating his turntables and mixer to cut, mix & scratch all throughout his set. Grussle delivered an amazing showcase of slaps and he even brought out the homie Tef Wesley to spit some bars. Salute Beat Konductaz DC for the footage and the extended fam @ Inner Loop Records…

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DON’T SLEEP: Beat Konductaz DC x P.G. “P.G. Makes A Beat From Scratch” [BEAT VIDEO]

DMV area DJ/beatmaker/producer P.G. does a quick breakdown of his creative process when making a beat from scratch including his particular techniques and software/hardware of choice. Don’t sleep on this…

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DON’T SLEEP: Beat Konductaz DC x Hec Dolo “Hec Dolo Makes A Beat From Scratch Using Logic” [BEAT VIDEO]

Hec Dolo takes us step by step through his production so we get some insight to his creative process. He starts with a soul sample and a turntable and the rest of the process involves Logic Pro. Don’t sleep on this. Peace to Beat Konductaz and the homie Hec Dolo for sending me this…

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DON’T SLEEP: Beat Konductaz DC x LogikBomb “LogikBomb Makes A Beat From Scratch Using An Akai MPC 2500 & Turntables” [BEAT VIDEO]

The good people at Beat Konductaz DC showcase the homie LogikBomb as he demonstrates the creative process behind him making a beat from scratch. LogikBomb creates his slaps using an Akai MPC 2500 and a turntable. He also employs source material from a piece of Weldon Irvine vinyl. LogikBomb’s “Soul Sequence Vol. 1”just dropped yesterday as well…

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DON’T SLEEP: Beat Konductaz DC x DJ J-$crilla “Makes A Beat From Scratch/Breaks Down One Of His Beats” [BEAT VIDEO]

If you’ve spent any considerable amount of time reading and/or following Producers I Know and you don’t know who the homie DJ J-$crilla is then I feel sorry for your mothers. Inner Loop Records’ J-$crilla breaks down how he made a beat from scratch on video for the good people of Beat Konductaz DC. Don’t sleep…

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DON’T SLEEP: Beat Konductaz “D.C. Metropolis Episode: 2012 Remixes Beat Battle (12.21.2011)” [BEAT VIDEO/LIVE FOOTAGE]

The Beat Konductaz is a showcase created to display the talented producers, beatmakers and DJ’s in the Virginia, D.C., Maryland area (DMV). This episode is the Beat Konductaz Head to Head Battle NoVa Bracket featuring Grussle AKA E Minah, DJ Bilingual, Son Of A Beats and Hansy Switch Serpas. Each battled live on stage on December 21st, 2011 in what we call the 2012 Remixes Beat Battle. The winner moves on to the next round. Don’t sleep!

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DON’T SLEEP: Judah Beats “Beat Konductaz DC” [BEAT VIDEO]

Here’s an interview and beat playing session featuring Judah of Strange Music who’s a well known producer from the DMV area as well as one of the best in the game period. I tried to tell folks about that Barbra Streisand x Kris Kristofferson “A Star Is Born” record back in the days, mayne! Look out for Judah’s beat on the upcoming Digital Hustle “The Ghostface Beat Tape Project” dropping tomorrow. Don’t sleep!

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DON’T SLEEP: Grussle AKA E-Minah “Beat Konductaz DC” [BEAT VIDEO]

Inner Loop Records inhouse producer/beatmaker & DJ Grussle (AKA E-Minah) makes a slap using an Akai MPC 2500, turntable and what looks like either FL Studio or Ableton for Beat Konductaz. Grussle is also one of the producers that will be on the upcoming Ghostface Beat Tape dropping via Digital Hustle on December 24th, 2011. Don’t sleep!

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