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DON’T SLEEP: Knocksteady x Taurus Scott “Traktor x Maschine x S4 x Kaoss Pad Quad” [BEAT VIDEO]

The Beat Fanatic homie Taurus Scott did a live beat set for Knocksteady using his Native Instruments Maschine, Traktor, a Korg Kaoss Pad Quad and an S4. Don’t sleep on this…

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DON’T SLEEP: Boon Doc “Making A Beat With Neo Soul Keys 3X” [BEAT VIDEO]

Our homie Boonie Mayfield AKA Boon Doc demonstrates the new add-on “Neo-Soul Keys 3X” for use with the free Kontakt 5 Player available via Native Instruments. He plays it and makes a beat with it to further demonstrate it’s versatility. Remember that Kontakt 5 Player is totally free and you get the Suitcase, Stage & Wurli (Wurlitzer) packages with “Neo-Soul Keys 3X”. Don’t sleep on it…

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DON’T SLEEP: Tommy Tench “The Pad: Part 6 – When I’m Gone” [BEAT VIDEO]

Here’s yet another installment in Tommy Tench’s “The Pad” beat video series where he makes beats on camera with his customized Maschine then he gets busy on the turntables as well. Don’t sleep…

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DON’T SLEEP: “Mostly Robot: Behind the Scenes of Sónar 2012” [MINI DOCUMENTARY]

Native Instruments sponsored the supergroup Mostly Robot and this exclusive behind the scenes video features interviews with Jamie Lidell, DJ Shiftee, Jeremy Ellis, Tim Exile, Mr Jimmy and visual collective Pfadfinderei. Mostly Robot’s debut performance at Sónar features scores of festival goers who witnessed the birth of a brand new electronic supergroup. Don’t sleep!

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DON’T SLEEP: Memorecks “European Beatdowns: Antwerp, Belgium” [BEAT VIDEO]

One again Memorecks decides to go ham on his Machine Mikro in public. He does a live routine for the camera out in Antwerp, Belgium. Don’t sleep on Memorecks and don’t forget that the Native Instruments Maschine had a price drop and the Maschine Mikro only costs $249 now. We’ll be bringing you more of Memorecks’ “European Beatdowns” series as they become available. Don’t sleep…

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DON’T SLEEP: Memorecks “European Beatdowns: Amsterdam (Maschine/Ableton Live)” [BEAT VIDEO]

Watch Memorecks throwdown on a Maschine Mikro live with samples and instruments from Ableton Live in an Amsterdam train station. By the way, the Native Instruments Maschine dropped it’s price point down to $399 and the Maschine Mikro only costs $249. Just sayin’…

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DON’T SLEEP: Tasherre D’Enajetic “30 Mins w/ Maschine (7.11.2012)” [BEAT VIDEO]

After going about a month without making  a beat the homie Tasherre D’Enajetic spends a half hour going through the beat making process with his Maschine. Apparently the live record feature affected the sound quality but this is a good watch just to see someone else’s production process and their personal approach to beatmaking. Don’t sleep…

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