Crate Cuts Expansion Finger Drumming Maschine + MPC Review

Crate Cuts is the latest hiphop Maschine expansion by Native Instruments. It's a finger drummers dream (both beginner & intermediate). I show case the drums & what it can do on both famous drum samplers (the Maschine Plus & AKAI…

The Worst & Best Black Friday VST Plugin & Gear Deals

Black Friday deals are ending soon. So I'm doing a summary of the best & worst deals. This is video is a bit "different" from everyone else. Most people want to lie & make money off their affiliate. I'm not…

Finding the Right Laptop for Music Production

How to find the right laptop for music production is a difficult process. Allow me to break it down to you simply. I talk about Apple's MacBook Pro series (current generation only), Razer, Lenovo, & other popular laptop brands. Quick…

Cheap Black Friday VST Plugin Deals[Plugin Boutique]

Black Friday deals for VST plugins. This is a good list of music software that's "cheap" in price but adds extra value to your music! I focus mainly on deals from Plugin Boutique (which is my favorite website for software…

Busy Works Beats Plugin? Hermes Synth VST Review

A video review of the Busy Works Beats VST plugin called "Hermesynth". It's a rompler synth sort of in the same veins as Nexus. It has a R&B vibe to a lot of the presets & surprisingly vectorial (HD resizable…

Guitar Center files for Bankruptcy

A tech news video about the music store Guitar Center filing for chapter 11 bankruptcy! Do you think they will survive thru the holiday season? Honestly, Black Friday isn't necessarily about "making a lot of money". As many of those…

AKAI Force 3.0.5 Tutorial - How To Chop Samples (Hip hop)

An AKAI Force tutorial video about how to sample in the latest firmware version 3.0.5. This is a detailed walkthru from start to finish. Sample chopping with this standalone unit is a dream come true! However, it's much different than…

MPC ONE - Melody & Chord Progression Tips(Basic/Advanced)

A MPC One tips video about how to create melodies & chord progressions. AKAI gave us some great tools in version 2.8 like the ability to combine arps with progressions, notes, etc.. This adds a bit more depth when making…