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Here's my problem: Every single guide I find online, in text, or youtube, or even here on gearslutz on "how to mix old...

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IM WHO YOU THINK 36 minutes ago
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Hello, does anyone here own the Rx950 plugin by...

Hip Hop Head
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conanb 44 minutes ago
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It’s never been about the gear. It’s about the driver, not the car. Everyone has the same plugins and DAWs. No fancy new...

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boombapdame 16 hours ago
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Hi! I have used the MPC1000 since it came out in 2003?? Or so and i really love it. At some point i installed JJOS. Simple....

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conanb 19 hours ago
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Hi guys, So I have been really into this vocal distortion that some of my favorite artists are using. I believe it is a form...

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Subverter 1 day ago
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After starting and buying (all I still own) from reason, Cubase, studio one, ableton 11, bitwig, I made the switch to fl studio. ...

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boombapdame 1 day ago
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I've scoured Splice and downloaded a bunch of hip hop sample libraries, but I can't seem to find this kick sound. I must be...

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boombapdame 1 day ago
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hi! so: Over the years i collected many drum samples from different drumkits, be it splice, reddit or from the stash of other...

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ghostman 3 days ago
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I haven’t been on Gearspace in a long time but now I am getting back into music. I will be purchasing a Warm WA87 R2 in a...

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chessparov2.0 3 days ago
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Yo! For those of you that enjoy my first free instalment of one shots. I have put together a 7 gb pack of breaks, fills,...

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bleep 3 days ago
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I rely quite a bit on this plugin, but I only really use it's downsampling feature (before finding it I'd literally export every...

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Mason 1 week ago
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I am looking to put together a reference set of great mixes for that genre. Really only recent releases from the last 2-3 years....

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ghostman 1 week ago
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Hey guys, does anyone remember those synths used by Jodeci on there first album, i just love that lead synth patch and bass...

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krokodile63 1 week ago
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Hi everyone. I'm just curious to know exactly.. Does anyone know what midrange frequency is prominent in the 3A comp. I'm...

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Therealnormz 1 week ago
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Hi guys, Not sure if I'll get any responses for a post like this. But yeah, I'm wondering if Graham Cochrane's 'Total Home...

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Left Headphone 1 week ago
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I am working in ableton and would really like to know how to get my drums to stand out and punch like these do Is it just...

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poserp 1 week ago
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Hey, I was wondering if anyone’s used the neve 535 500 series comp and how they like it on vocals or mix buss with stereo?...

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GrammynOut2 1 week ago
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I have a bunch of floppies that I want to transfer to a computer. Lots of custom sounds. What can I do? Any ideas? Thanks...

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tdot 1 week ago
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Anybody have any idea what synths mannie fresh uses? I heard in the early days he used casios.

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madehumble 1 week ago
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I was a bit curious. Who uses this software ??? (or "why do I always feel like I'm the only one using it in the music...

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tomwatson 1 week ago
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Hey Im a new producer and I sent some of my beats out to a big time rapper and they say they want to buy an exclusive beat. How...

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tomwatson 1 week ago
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Helllo I heard many interviews and videos from 90s that sound like in this video below. What microphone and gear been used to...

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drfog 2 weeks ago
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Hi there its just a small gripe i have, im doing drums on the mpc and I have found that with doing quaver beat hats or semi...

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Madoser 2 weeks ago
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Hello, I'm interested in adding a standalone drum box that's geared towards hip hop sounds. I already have a sampler, and am not...

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Headphones 2 weeks ago
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How many of you guys have owned a keyboard workstation? 1. Which one did you own? 2. How much did it cost? 3. Did you like...

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nickknack 2 weeks ago
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hi! so: I saw a lot of my favorite artists use the Tube-Tech Cl1b, and after trying it out for a week im absolutely loving its...

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GrammynOut2 2 weeks ago
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Ok so I spent today going through some of my VSTi soundbanks. Still yet to release my first beat for public listening, but I'm...

JC Biffro
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KrisMiller1982 2 weeks ago
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I've been searching for vocals mic for a while now. U87 seems to be perfect decision but expensive. I saw u87 clone on eBay from...

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Progger 2 weeks ago
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Hello! How to mix brass and 808 or sub like in this track https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HSvXCfGa3nA I hear full range low...

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nyrizzie 2 weeks ago
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Hi guys I know this is a kind of never ending topic. Cause you can talk about it all day. But anyway I throw the question in...

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ghostman 2 weeks ago
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sup yall, i've been trying to replicate the particular swing from my SP on my MPC's (60 & 2000) and other drum machines, but...

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DAH 3 weeks ago
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Somebody is selling original reel on eBay Tupac Shakur 2Pac Original Master Tape "All About You" - eBay (item...

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DJTOPCAT 3 weeks ago
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Just wanted to share some quick thoughts. I turned 51 today so I'm waxing philosophic. Most of the people on here, I'm...

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boombapdame 3 weeks ago
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Man I go to sample something from splice and I get depressed that the little 15 second loop sounds better than anything I’ve...

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normanrichardson 3 weeks ago
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I thought this was "gearspace". I want to see a massive MPC collection!

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illynoise 3 weeks ago
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In sessions with multiple producers/laptops, how is everything synced up? I see lots of hip hop sessions with multiple producers...

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DontCareBear 4 weeks ago
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title pretty much says it im looking for high quality & copyright free A) isolated stems of a variety of instruments B)...

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MikeMeloni 4 weeks ago
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Are there any users here? If so curious to your experience with this Microphone.

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Chace 4 weeks ago
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hey all. does anyone know of good places to find 'old' samples to chop for hip-hop production. preferably public domain or...

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poserp 4 weeks ago
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- apologizing in advance lol, I didn't realized I wrote this much. I’ve been working with recording and mixing vocals for...

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XHipHop 4 weeks ago
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ThemMachines 4 weeks ago
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Hello all. I write, produce and perform primarily hip hop/rap and am in the market for a mic and pre amp for a new studio we’re...

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nadpitt 4 weeks ago
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I usually record 2 doubles of my verse then add voice overs. My friend told me about waves doubler and that it could save me a...

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Greg Savage 4 weeks ago
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Hi all, just wanted to know what everybody's opinion is on Fredwrecks music productions? what songs do you like which are not...

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deuc647 4 weeks ago
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Tony Maserati mixed the “Checkin’ Out Tha Ave” single. If any Slutz from this era of Hip Hop have any stories, etc. share...

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boombapdame 4 weeks ago
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which is better cubase or sonar cakewalk. this decision will go with me choosing mac or pc, but as far as the software goes which...

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tdot 4 weeks ago
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Hi ! I know there are no right or wrong answers to this question, but it would have been interesting to see how people in here...

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markmann 4 weeks ago
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I am working on a drum loop library and I'm looking for three people who have experience producing hip-hop who wouldn't mind...

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poserp 28th October 2021
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Hi, I saw a lot of posts regarding his vocal chain on his later recordings. Does anyone have any info on his vocal chain from...

Geo Tungz
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nd33 26th October 2021
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Was listening to some reference mixes for my project and I was wondering. How do engineers get wide powerful crisp HD sounding...

Richie Buz
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simon.billington 24th October 2021