Nodfactor.com caught up with the legendary Pete Rock and DJ Green Lantern to discuss their song from NY’s Finest, “Don’t Be Mad.” In the process I got them to share their views on samples, remixing, filtering, and everything under the sun. Watch parts 1,2, and 3 below.
Part 1, The Making of “Don’t Be Mad,” Classic Drum breaks and When to clear samples
Part 2, Making “We Roll,” Truncation, TR-808s and new sounds
Part 3, What makes a remix great and the influence of “Shut ‘Em Down”