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Soundcloud Sessions 19: K15, Pomo, The Lox, The Outside and more
From K15's house / techno epic 'Look (Beyond You)' to the LOX's heartfelt takeover of the 'Santorini Greece' beat by Bink (for Rick Ross); and from the joyous almost disco sounds of Pomo to the heavy rock-with-a-message of The Outside, Soundcloud Sessions 19 has you covered.
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The world of music making is full of esoteric words, phrases, acronyms and abbreviations, some of the more frequently used ones are explained here.
ADSR envelope – Acronym. For ‘Attack, Decay, Sustain, Release’, the four parts of a waveform. Essential to understand if you want to not only sample or play sounds as they are, but also manipulate and tailor sounds from drum hits through to synthesizers: Attack time, the time of the initial increase from zero to peak, starting from the key being pressed.Decay time, the time taken for the following decrease from attack to the sustain level.Sustain level, the level of the main sequence of the sound’s duration, this is until the key is released.Release time, the time taken to go from sustain level back to zero once the key is released. Analogue – Non digital / pre digital processes and equipment. An obvious example of analogue technology is tape.
ASIO – Abv. For Audio Stream Input – Output, a very popular, very useful audio driver often used t…
Featuring hip hop superstars including Jeezy, J Cole and Kendrick Lamar to Black Milk; long time The New Beatmaker alumni K15, Walkingshoe, Evil Alex and Cor Stidak; to newer additions to the TNB Family including Ashes and Dreams and Optic.
1'Smells Like Fun' by Lee TNB AKA Monkey Mind2'Soul Food' by Fabolous & Jadakiss3'Power' by Rapsody feat. Kendrick Lamar and Lance Skiiiwalker4'American Dream' by Jeezy feat. J. Cole & Kendrick Lamar5'Venetian Humidors' by CORSAIR RADIO (Cor Stidak & RaSun the SolBruddha)6
MIAMI, FL, USA: physical hardware touch technology and cutting-edge software specialist Touch Innovations is proud to announce availability of XG — a stunning see-through, all-glass design demonstrating its most luxurious touch screen system yet — as of January 3…
Wowing wherever with a seamless bezel-free design, an all-glass body, and a 39-inch see-through PCAP (Projective Capacitive) touch display supporting 10 simultaneous touch points, XG is quite unlike anything anyone has ever seen (or touched), truly exuding that special ’XG’ factor! For this unique combination of function and finesse makes it a perfect fit for impressing clients and audiences alike in almost any fixed location scenario, performance-based or otherwise — on stage, including high-end clubs’ DJ booths, and elsewhere, from hotel lobbies to mall kiosks and museums to showrooms, with much in-between and beyond, such as gaming events and even upmarket restaurants. Realigning performance and infotainment control possib…