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#1 Ligerwoods

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Posted 07 April 2012 - 07:10 PM

Here's a track I made in 2001. Made it on a digital 8 track. Now that I have a 62 and serato, I really want to try to do a song like this live.

Check it out:
http://soundcloud.co...lcohmist-golden

#2 Supacuts

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Posted 07 April 2012 - 07:44 PM

View PostLigerwoods, on 07 April 2012 - 07:10 PM, said:

Here's a track I made in 2001. Made it on a digital 8 track. Now that I have a 62 and serato, I really want to try to do a song like this live.

Check it out:
http://soundcloud.co...lcohmist-golden

Right. First of all, phat track! Second, can't you get the stems from your 8 track and bust it live?

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Posted 09 April 2012 - 11:39 AM

Can't wait to hear some of your new tunes. Dope track!

#4 Steady J

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Posted 09 April 2012 - 02:04 PM

man I love that ol skool flava!

#5 Ligerwoods

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Posted 09 April 2012 - 04:58 PM

View PostSupacuts, on 07 April 2012 - 07:44 PM, said:

Right. First of all, phat track! Second, can't you get the stems from your 8 track and bust it live?

I don't have any of that equipment anymore. I do however still have the original LP's, so I'll resample from those and try it out.

Thanks for the love. I made this a long time ago. I've taken a lot of time off, but have been practicing a lot for the last year. Now I'm getting new equipment to see what I can do with it.

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Posted 09 April 2012 - 05:55 PM

before i knew a thing about samplers and drum machines i always assumed all hiphop was made live on the turntables.

how far do you want to go to performing it live? set up loops in advance or live loops? i don't have a clue how you would do it but i'd love to see it done, it's a solid tune.

#7 Ligerwoods

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Posted 09 April 2012 - 06:55 PM

I made the original on a Digital 8 track. Didn’t have any samplers or Drum machines. Each track recorded directly from mixer and TT. Then just layered all of the tracks. I had no idea what I was doing. I probably did it the hardest, most manual way possible…lol

Now that I have a 62 I want to try it live. Here’s what I think I’ll need to do it. Won’t really know till I try it out though, which will be pretty soon. Here’s a breakdown.

Tracks: I’ll play with all of these instrumentals. I’d like to add a juggle in there, probably of the mad crew beat, cause its sick. OR maybe come clean, cause its so iconic.

The backing track is called ‘Thug Music’, from this: http://www.undergrou...music/ALC001LP/
Fat Joe - Flow Joe
Jeru - Come Clean
KRS - Mad Crew

Samples: I’ll probably want to have an a acappella and a backing track version of each

KRS ONE – Mad Crew - http://www.youtube.c...swfwPmtvw#t=44s
See this is what I’m sayin, and I know you don’t see this
Fat Joe – Flow Joe – http://www.youtube.c...alp3jzyOOQ#t=20
Bust it, check it
Jeru – Come Clean - http://www.youtube.c...5dOCSBBEI#t=49s
I’m a true master, you can check my cred

Scratch samples: Ahh yeah, ahhhhhh

I’ll probably remove the ‘all that scratchin’ from the middle, and try to replace it with a proper but different ‘verse’. I like the beginning and the end, the middle is kinda meh.

In the og song, I have a lot of samples playing over each other. No clue if I’ll be able to get that same layering live, it’s one of my favorite parts of the og.

Thanks yall! I’ll post all of my progress as I try to put it together!

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 05:38 PM

i did this on an 8-track too, no samplers

http://soundcloud.co...ze/unda-control

#9 Ligerwoods

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 05:51 PM

that was really good.

#10 Steady J

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 06:26 PM

View Postscratchrobot, on 10 April 2012 - 05:38 PM, said:

i did this on an 8-track too, no samplers

http://soundcloud.co...ze/unda-control

That was ill!
Those chirps and twiddles were sick yo!
Love the Poor Righteous Teachers sample too.

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 01:59 PM

View Postscratchrobot, on 10 April 2012 - 05:38 PM, said:

i did this on an 8-track too, no samplers

http://soundcloud.co...ze/unda-control

Dope. I rarely ask this sort of thing, but what is that scratch at 2:29? Is that twiddles? Sounds crazy precise.

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 04:21 PM

View PostJam Burglar, on 11 April 2012 - 01:59 PM, said:


Dope. I rarely ask this sort of thing, but what is that scratch at 2:29? Is that twiddles? Sounds crazy precise.

haha no it was a Euro Scratch done on a Hak 380, i don't even know what twiddles are, i mostly do stabs, chirps, and crabs and some basic transforms...im not too technical of a DJ.

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 05:51 PM

View Postscratchrobot, on 11 April 2012 - 04:21 PM, said:


haha no it was a Euro Scratch done on a Hak 380, i don't even know what twiddles are, i mostly do stabs, chirps, and crabs and some basic transforms...im not too technical of a DJ.

Word. That was one of those cuts I never even bothered to pay attention to. Sounds dope as hell though. Twiddles are just two fingered crabs.

Personally I would rather hear somebody like you who has a mastery of pitch and timing than somebody who's ultra-technical. I mean, sure, if you can be both like D-Styles that's cool, but I still like listening to old Jazzy Jeff and stuff like that. It's not what you can do, it's HOW you do what you can do.

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 06:10 PM

View PostJam Burglar, on 11 April 2012 - 05:51 PM, said:

Personally I would rather hear somebody like you who has a mastery of pitch and timing than somebody who's ultra-technical. I mean, sure, if you can be both like D-Styles that's cool, but I still like listening to old Jazzy Jeff and stuff like that. It's not what you can do, it's HOW you do what you can do.

yeah i agree, i don't know if u ever heard of DJ Whiz Kid but he was the one that made me wanna buy turntables and start off very basic and clean before getting into the more complicated stuff.

U can hear the Jazzy Jeff, Cash Money and Aladdin influences on this track wich i made in '97 using only DAT to record.



Ok no more self promotion..jk

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 08:11 PM

Man I must say, I love the simplicity of those cuts. Babies, drags stabs and transforms. Right up my alley.
Thanks for posting



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