from: Los Angeles, CA
snapshot: Blues, Jazz, and Funk from my father, Psychedelic Rock from my mother. A Hip Hop head since the second grade when I bought Enter the 36. Had the opportunity to play clarinet at Carnegie Hall in New York, but nothing has grabbed me like making beats.
tools of choice: Maschine, SP-404sx, Macbook
from: San Francisco, CA
snapshot: I roam forgotten worlds and lost galaxies to find lost chords and ancient wavelengths. While I lead a lonely life I stay in contact with the human civilization through letters in the form of cassettes.
tools of choice: I speak synthesizer and am fluent in samplers
from: Oakland, CA
snapshot: northern bay Area native doin' this for a minute. im rooted in that 90'-96' sh*t, tho when it comes to the beats i try to be versatile in my approach.
tools of choice: Maschine MK2, Protools. shout out to the MPC 2000XL, the ASR10, and the EPS, all which ive used in the past.
from: San Jose, CA
snapshot: producer and multi-instrumentalist. when he's not digging in the jazz and international bins, he's enjoying long walks on the beach (preferably at dusk) with his wife and daughter.
tools of choice: MPC 2000XL, chekere, sticks, blocks, agogo, tambourine, bells, shakers, finger snaps, hand claps, and other assorted percussion.
from: Salvador, Brazil
Snapshot: Dr. Drumah is the stage name of the Brazilian drummer and beat-maker Jorge Dubman. His main focus is jazz-rap, creating beats influenced by the great beat-makers of the nineties, adopting a boom-bap production style. His research into samplers include jazz classics, soul and Brazilian music.
tools of choice:
FL Studio, MPC1000 and SP-303
from: Lower East Side, Manhattan
Snapshot: After enjoying a fun career in Hip Hop as the crazy half of the 2 Hungry Bros (producing for mcees Homeboy Sandman, Fresh Daily, 8thw1, P.SO, Likwuid, LIFE LONG, Creative Juices, Johnny 23 crew, and many more) the ambitious beatmaker, Deep ventured into Beat Tape Scene in 2015. Deep has enjoyed much praise and love and continues to entertain with his edgy experimental boom bap sound...