How J Dilla humanized his MPC3000by Vox 8 months ago
J Dilla made his MPC3000 musical.
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There's a halo of reverence around J Dilla, a producer and beatmaker from Detroit who made some of the most fascinating and influential beats in hip hop history. Before his early death in 2006, J Dilla worked with countless artists and producers - from Erykah Badu and Janet Jackson to Busta Rhymes and Madlib - and developed an off-kilter style of rhythm and sampling that transcended the machine he used to create music, the Akai Midi Production Center, otherwise known as the MPC.
Spotify Playlist created by Okayplayer: https://open.spotify.com/user/okayplayer87/playlist/0Xd9a6zJMMYLURcINKVkQd
Brian "Raydar" Ellis' music: https://soundcloud.com/raydarellis
Compiled list of Dilla samples: https://dilladata.wordpress.com/
Redbull Music Academy: http://www.redbullmusicacademy.com/lectures/questlove-new-york-2013
Don't Cry breakdown: https://tinysubversions.com/essays/dontcry/
Why J Dilla May Be Jazz's Latest Great Innovator via NPR: https://www.npr.org/sections/ablogsupreme/2013/02/07/171349007/why-j-dilla-may-be-jazzs-latest-great-innovator
Waajeed breaks down Dilla samples: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpigwriKVfrYf-_90KMHFIA
History of the MPC: https://reverb.com/news/a-brief-history-of-the-akai-mpc
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