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


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…


DON’T SLEEP: Hezekiah “Hezekiah Making Beats In The Studio Oct 29th, 2012” [BEAT VIDEO]

Hezekiah of 3Crates Productions live from Little Africa Studios chops of a jawn from Blue Magic’s “Mystic Dragons” using Native Instruments Kontakt and it comes out hella nice. I  just downloaded his latest batch of beats this morning and if y’all want that work contact Hezekiah @ 3crates[at]gmail[dot]com for beat availability, a link to his latest beat batch or pricing. Serious inquiries only please…



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…


DON’T SLEEP: Tasherre D’Enajetic “Enstrumental 7 (NI Maschine, Ableton Live & Novation Remote SL MKII)” [BEAT VIDEO]

Here’s yet another beat video from PIK regular Tasherre D’Enajetic. This one is called “Enstrumental 7” and all the gear he used is listed in the title of the video itself. Don’t sleep…


DON’T SLEEP: Honors English x Needlz on Maschine [PROMO VIDEO]

Here’s Needlz and Honors English discussing their creative process and the role Native Instruments Maschine has had in it and the creation of their album “State Of The Art” (pretty sure FWMJ had something to do with that cover art). Don’t sleep on this…


DON’T SLEEP: Native Instruments x Jeremy Ellis “New Maschine Generation” [BEAT VIDEO]


Jeremy Ellis rocks a set on the new Maschine Generation and the new Maschine Mikro Generation. Both of which drop on October 1st, 2012. Don’t sleep…


DON’T SLEEP: Tommy Tench “The Pad: Part 7 – Heat It Up” [BEAT VIDEO]

Here’s the latest installment of Timmy Tench’s ongoing beat video series “The Pad”. Don’t sleep on it…