Ness Beats Interview on The Producergrind Podcast. Shout out to Ness for stopping by the office to have a talk with us and drop some knowledge on the community. He talked about signing to A Boogie (High Bridge) while going to College and some of the struggles that came with wanting to grow his career and get placements while still being a responsible student, getting good grades, and finishing school. We also talked about some of his personal challenges including losing motivation to make beats sometimes, dealing with social anxiety & more. We also talked about the New York music scene, specifically Rochester NY where Ness is from. He shed some light on 2019 Rochester rappers that he believes in including Lil Wes & more.
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0:35 Rochester, NY In Da Building
3:02 Effects Of Using Samples
4:48 Being Signed To A Boogie’s Label HighBridge
– Being Taken Advantage Of
– First Time Doing Business In The Industry
9:44 Being A Producer In College
– Why Not Drop Out?
– Chasing Placements and Balancing Work
– Exposed to Different Fields
15:30 Loosing Motivation to Make Beats
– Ways To Get Inspired
– Favorite VST’s
19:40 Current State Of New York Music Scene
26:16 Characteristics For An Artist To Have
27:27 Thoughts on 6ix9ine as an artist
31:11 Role Of A Producer
36:33 Why Not Take The Online Producer Route?
38:21 Ideal Vision For Your Career?
40:40 Being a Homebody and Not Wanting To Go Out
– Discussion On Anxiety
– Effects Of Social Media
48:13 Ness’s Placement W/Russ
49:48 Why Is Music Dumbing Down Or Is It?
– (54:35) Garbage Plates *Some Rochester Food Dish
– (56:35) New York Pizza
– (57:18) Slicex Vs. Serato Sampler
– (57:55) Gross Beat
– (58:31) SuperBowl
– (59:00) College
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