Hydrosonics-JH “Home Bass”
JLBarrow • March 17, 2008 • 1 Comment

Name: JH Age: 22 Representing: Virginia Side hustle until first placement:Network Administrator Contact: Key Tracks: "Take Me Home," "Father Forgive Me" When did you first start producing and with what equipment? I

Off The Books:Producer Wendell Hanes makes “30 Grand in 30 Seconds”
JLBarrow • March 17, 2008 • No Comments

Record industry in a slump? There is more than one way to skin a beat. At least that is what award winning producer and composer Wendell Hanes says in his

Tempted to Touch: Fondle your iPod with Mixmeister Scratch
JLBarrow • March 14, 2008 • No Comments

Cumberland, R.I – Now DJs can rub one out on the go. MixMeister, the world’s leading developer of software products for the DJ market, announces MixMeister Scratch – the

Nike, Rane and Serato make exclusive Air Force 1
JLBarrow • March 10, 2008 • No Comments

As part of the Air Force 1’s silver anniversary, Nike collaborated with cutting-edge partners Rane and Serato to create a special edition AF1 and White Scratch LIVE package. The

King Me
JLBarrow • March 07, 2008 • No Comments

In my former life as Editor of Scratch magazine I picked an up-and-coming producer out of a box of hundreds that I thought was illmatic. His name was King Karnov.

Made You Look: Blind DJ Uses Serato
JLBarrow • March 05, 2008 • No Comments

In an up-coming issue of GIANT magazine, Philly's DJ Touchtone explains how he uses Serato, the popular mixing software, to rock parties even though he is blind. "We put all the

The Away Team will eat your food…
JLBarrow • March 05, 2008 • 3 Comments

Producer Khrysis and MC Sean Boog, collectively known as The Away Team, dropped their sophomore album, Training Day. The first single and video “Greedy” is already

5000 Whats???: AKAI’s Latest MPC
JLBarrow • March 05, 2008 • 1 Comment

Six years after dropping the MPC 4000 and months after the portable MPC 500, AKAI Professional has unleashed a new beast. Featuring a 20-voice, 3-oscillator analog synthesizer with arpeggiator and

Smirnoff gets “Criminal Minded” with DJ Premier and KRS-One
JLBarrow • March 05, 2008 • No Comments

NEW YORK, In February the makers of Smirnoff vodka launched an exciting new Smirnoff Signature Mix Series, a campaign pairing three acclaimed rappers with contemporary beat- maestros to

Things Fall Together: The Roots preview new album, Rising Down
JLBarrow • March 05, 2008 • No Comments

Last week ?uest Love and Black Thought packed a few lucky reporters into a room at Battery Studios in NYC to hear The Roots new CD, Rising Down. Talib Kweli, DJ