Beat Haiku: “War Of The Pride”
JLBarrow • January 22, 2011 • 1 Comment

War of the Hearts Bass Pads made of "Stronger Than Pride" End of "Pretty wings" In my rather pedestrian way I've explained what comprises the instrumental below. There

Bloggin 4 Beats: Indecent Proposal
JLBarrow • July 10, 2009 • No Comments

For the last day of Maxwell Sample  week I couldn't decide which beat to end with so I'm dropping both of them. The first  one  I made sampling "The Proposal

Bloggin 4 Beats: Sumthin Sumthin
JLBarrow • July 09, 2009 • No Comments

Sometime ago I had an idea to do a mixtape full of beats based on all the songs from the Love Jones Sountrack. It seemed like a fitting

Bloggin 4 Beats: Bad Habits
JLBarrow • July 08, 2009 • No Comments

For the next installment of Maxwell Week I flipped arguably the best song on Black Summer's Night, "Bad Habits."  I affectionately dubbed it, "Drag Em By The Hair." When you

Bloggin 4 Beats: Broken Wings
JLBarrow • July 07, 2009 • No Comments

This isn't the first Maxwell beat I've done but it is the most recent. On a whim I decided to grab his first single off of Black Summer's Night, the

Bloggin 4 Beats: Maxwell Week
JLBarrow • July 06, 2009 • No Comments

This week on I will be debuting a new beat everyday sampling Maxwell to coincide with the debut of his new album Black Summer's Night. To kick things off I

Bloggin 4 Beats: Neo Soul Orgy
JLBarrow • June 19, 2009 • No Comments

I have a weakness for sampling neo soul (which is probably why I like the deep, filtered bass of J-Dilla productions so much). For this beat I layered Jill Scott,

Bloggin 4 Beats: Remixing Alicia Keys
JLBarrow • October 06, 2008 • No Comments

I'm a little geeked about this one cuz I actually played the bassline out on my keyboard. My PC keyboard, the Microsoft one. Yeah. Letters G and J