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DJ Quik on SP1200, MPC60, & MPC3000

Quik speaks very eloquently about 3 of the samplers he's used throughout his professional career.

Producer: 
DJ Quik

J.Troup - Equipment Overview

J Troup explains the equipment he uses for making music

Producer: 
J. Troup

AXIS-SIDE 3 TOUR

Quick tour of side 3 studio and axis previews a new track!

Producer: 
Real Talk Beatz

Winter NAMM 09 Open Labs Booth Feat. Denaun Porter

A-list producer Denaun Porter (a.k.a. Mr. Porter, Kon Artis) gave a performance and demonstration at the Open Labs booth during the Winter NAMM Show, 2009. A member of internationally acclaimed hip-hop group D12, Porter has also produced for Snoop Dogg, Method Man, The Game, Xzibit and many others. Porter explains how he uses his Open Labs gear, and why Open Labs is the new standard. Mr. Porter's personal sound library is available in the Open Labs Gen5 MiKo LXD, NeKo LX-5 and NeKo XXL.

Producer: 
Mr. Porter

Chad in the studio

Chad (The Neptunes) in the studio

Producer: 
Neptunes

Tim & Bob Talk About the NeKo

The multi instrumentalist, Grammy winning production team of Tim & Bob have solidified themselves as the most consistent urban duo producers for 14 years running. With two Grammy wins and multiple award nominations, they consistently raise the bar. With artists they have discovered, record deals acquired and hit albums they have executive produced; they have redefined the business model. For more information, please visit our website at openlabs.com

Producer: 
Tim & Bob

Just Blaze Gives the Goods on Gear

Just Blaze talks about studio gear.

Producer: 
Just Blaze

DJ Khalil Reason 4 Demo Part 1/2

Khalil talks about using reason.

Producer: 
DJ Khalil

Fredwreck's Tools of the Trade

Fredwreck shows us the tools of the trade for making West Coast beats, rhymes and rhythms.

Studio gear:
-Rhodes piano
-ARP String Machine
-E-mu SP-1200
-Sony C-800G Microphone
-Oberheim OB-8
-Akai MPC3000
-Mu-Tron pedal
-Fender Precision Bass
-Vocoder
-Minimoog
-Roland SynthPlus
-Hohner Clavinet
-Sequential Circuits Pro-One
-ARP Pro-Soloist
-Sequential Circuits Prophet-5

See more at westcoasttheory.com.

Producer: 
Fredwreck