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Response to Hip Hop Emcees, Producers, And Fans Feb. 7th, 2014 @ 04:14 PM Reply

At 2/7/14 12:14 AM, Teqneek wrote:
At 2/4/14 07:39 PM, Dread-Fox wrote: Hey there guys. New arrival.

I'm looking to start out as a general rapper, and I was wondering if anyone could recommend a good setup for a recording mic and everything. What do all the rappers around here use in terms of vocal-recording hardware (oh, and software too)?

The equipment would go in a room which is a sort of isolated study away from the rest of the house, it's the most soundproofed part.

So yeah, beginner in the game asking for some advice on how to start out. If anyone could direct me to some actual products, then that would be ace. Please let me know if there is another more specific thread for discussion on audio equipment and stuff. Peace.
Welcome to the hip hop community homie! IBe suere to check some artists out and drop some reviews, and we'll return the favor with your uplaods. But anyway, back to the topic at hand,,,

I'm upgrading my laptop and mic soon, but I've been using a Blue Yeti USB mic. $100 at Best Buy a year ago, and you can probably find one cheap online nowadays. It's always been faithful to me, and I'd recommend it if you're tight on funds, yet want decent sound.

And I use Samplitude as my recording program. It's by Magix, and nobody knows what the hell I'm talking about when it gets brought up in conversation. But I love it and I hope I can transfer it over to my new laptop when I get it.

Respect man, thanks a lot for the info. Until I can get my hands on some gear, I'll be certain to explore and comment on some tracks, the community here seems inviting and helpful.

I've been reading around and found out that the Blue Snowball is also a good USB mic for vocals. I can't honestly say that I've heard of Samplitude: most people on other sites and forums mainly point towards Audacity and Adobe Audition.

Thanks again, Teqneek.

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Response to Hip Hop Emcees, Producers, And Fans Feb. 8th, 2014 @ 03:17 PM Reply

At 2/7/14 04:14 PM, Dread-Fox wrote:
At 2/7/14 12:14 AM, Teqneek wrote:
At 2/4/14 07:39 PM, Dread-Fox wrote: Hey there guys. New arrival.

I'm looking to start out as a general rapper, and I was wondering if anyone could recommend a good setup for a recording mic and everything. What do all the rappers around here use in terms of vocal-recording hardware (oh, and software too)?

The equipment would go in a room which is a sort of isolated study away from the rest of the house, it's the most soundproofed part.

So yeah, beginner in the game asking for some advice on how to start out. If anyone could direct me to some actual products, then that would be ace. Please let me know if there is another more specific thread for discussion on audio equipment and stuff. Peace.
Welcome to the hip hop community homie! IBe suere to check some artists out and drop some reviews, and we'll return the favor with your uplaods. But anyway, back to the topic at hand,,,

I'm upgrading my laptop and mic soon, but I've been using a Blue Yeti USB mic. $100 at Best Buy a year ago, and you can probably find one cheap online nowadays. It's always been faithful to me, and I'd recommend it if you're tight on funds, yet want decent sound.

And I use Samplitude as my recording program. It's by Magix, and nobody knows what the hell I'm talking about when it gets brought up in conversation. But I love it and I hope I can transfer it over to my new laptop when I get it.
Respect man, thanks a lot for the info. Until I can get my hands on some gear, I'll be certain to explore and comment on some tracks, the community here seems inviting and helpful.

I've been reading around and found out that the Blue Snowball is also a good USB mic for vocals. I can't honestly say that I've heard of Samplitude: most people on other sites and forums mainly point towards Audacity and Adobe Audition.

Thanks again, Teqneek.

When you say that your study is the most sound proofed part, is it a 'dead' space? By this I mean, do you have anything lining the walls to stop your voice reverbing in an ugly way? That's what professional vocal booths do (the reason for them), to create the most controlled pure vocal sound. Because, as important as choosing a mic that suits you and your needs, its important to have a good space to record in. Many bedrooms will have ugly resonating frequencies if you just rap openly in them. And the more high end the microphone you get, the more likely this is to be picked up. There are cheap ways about this though (the internet is littered with pictures and advice on how to acoustically dampen an area). Studios will usually spend a lot on specially designed boards on walls to dampen a space. But some people recommend just coating areas in doonas. Big thick sweaty doonas. Like, you can make a dead space, by kinda draping it over your head, the mic and the mic stand. Or if you have a closet, you can place a mic inside, and line it with doonas. I've heard of some people going crazy layering rooms with blankets all over them walls.

Anyways. These links may help yeah.
This is a great Aus producer (worked with some of the best in US hip hop) showing how to make top acoustic boards with insulation foam. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2ufZbS_0Qc&list=UUS6ZpiVt-SZbBTjdVypPZwA&feature=c4-overview

This is a product that I haven't tried, but looks a cheapish, easy way to get a nice space.
https://www.vocalboothtogo.com/acoustic-and-soundproofing-products-vocal-booths/acoustic-%28sound%29-blankets-for-sound-absorption---producer%E2%80%99s-choice/large-sound-blankets-producers-choice-w-grommets.black-white/8-27#ja-pathway

If anyone has read this, felt I didn't explain that the best, please chip in. Sometimes I'm not quite right on the terminology.

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Response to Hip Hop Emcees, Producers, And Fans Feb. 15th, 2014 @ 12:39 AM Reply

Imma be uploading tons of stuff on youtube in the next few weeks, so be on the lookout. Imma start with all my batshit crazy songs, such as Lotion and Doo Doo, * and of course- Black Moses.

And Milk Dud
And Flojay Simpson
And Flobama
And last but also least... DSnuts

Plus I won another contest and I'm deep into my upcoming album.
Hooray me.

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Response to Hip Hop Emcees, Producers, And Fans Feb. 19th, 2014 @ 02:54 AM Reply

  • Worst Mistake
    Worst Mistake by Luke

    Isaac Boyle - Worst Mistake

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Off an upcoming mixtape called CRY BABY. Just some raps where I bitch about things and stuff.
Here's the first track, more will be coming in time. I'm really focused on this side project me and two other emcees are working on.

Leave a review on the audio page please!


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Response to Hip Hop Emcees, Producers, And Fans Mar. 3rd, 2014 @ 11:41 PM Reply

So, from what I've heard around in the NGHH rumour pool, Teq will be hosting this year's CLAB. Any chance of a NG Sample Battle this year, Teq? We haven't had one since 2012....

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Response to Hip Hop Emcees, Producers, And Fans Mar. 9th, 2014 @ 05:19 PM Reply

anybody looking for a beat to use?

i'll upload my track later tonight.


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Response to Hip Hop Emcees, Producers, And Fans Mar. 26th, 2014 @ 01:26 AM Reply

Hey yall, I've notice that there's a lot of Artists on this site. If you wanna talk about the music you like, then check out this page. All we do is talk about Hip-Hop, whether it's new or old. Feel free to join, and if you don't like it, I can just un-add you!
Hopefully I can be an active member of newgrounds as well! I'm homies with veteran, E.T (aka. Chalky White.) So Thanks yall!

https://www.facebook.com/groups/RealFlowDebates/


AMAZING HIP-HOP TALK GROUP: https://www.facebook.com/groups/RealFlowDebates/

JOIN NOW!

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Response to Hip Hop Emcees, Producers, And Fans Mar. 26th, 2014 @ 03:56 PM Reply

I'll join in. I'm a fan, and a producer.(creator) I have one or two really old tracks on NG that are hip hop, some are electronic, some other. Haven't uploaded any new stuff in a year or more. Newer stuff is on the way, tho, once I get some verses recorded over it, and uploaded. I'm taking Audio Production at college at the moment to refine my skills.

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Response to Hip Hop Emcees, Producers, And Fans Mar. 29th, 2014 @ 06:17 PM Reply

At 3/26/14 03:56 PM, WallofYawn wrote: I'll join in. I'm a fan, and a producer.(creator) I have one or two really old tracks on NG that are hip hop, some are electronic, some other. Haven't uploaded any new stuff in a year or more.

Thats awesome. Hope to see some your work bro


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Response to Hip Hop Emcees, Producers, And Fans Apr. 1st, 2014 @ 06:36 AM Reply

omfg I FOUND MY HOMEE!!!, i belong here ladies and gentlemen XD glad im able to join you guys

Im vicious vice aka reddevilx and i was wondering how guys here feel about the song i made called cruel reality

  • Cruel Reality
    Cruel Reality by RedDevilX

    This is a rap i made about how fucked up the world around me was & how im a handle it

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if any more ppl would like to review it i would love u guys for forever XD i was blessed enough to have tom put it up on the front page last week and for that i am enternally grateful .... Ng has been my home since i was a kid this place is just too epic for me to stay lurking in the shadows for any more time XD


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Response to Hip Hop Emcees, Producers, And Fans May. 5th, 2014 @ 02:46 AM Reply

much love to all the new guys!
for real hip hop is universal like afrika bambatta said, i believe that. keep making and posting shit even if ur not sure about it!

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Response to Hip Hop Emcees, Producers, And Fans May. 23rd, 2014 @ 11:46 AM Reply

Hey people's. This is my debut EP. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated as I attempt to progress skillwise before I put anything else out. Also, I'm from Australia, so for the American's on here the accent may sound a bit weird, but hopefully that won't deter ya.
https://cautiouskieran.bandcamp.com/

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Response to Hip Hop Emcees, Producers, And Fans May. 23rd, 2014 @ 04:12 PM Reply

I'm just asking out of curiosity:

For all the MCs and Producers out there, who are your inspirations?


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Response to Hip Hop Emcees, Producers, And Fans May. 27th, 2014 @ 12:25 PM Reply

At 5/23/14 04:12 PM, CiviLies wrote: I'm just asking out of curiosity:

For all the MCs and Producers out there, who are your inspirations?

My Mum.
Intellectual pursuits.
Fucked shit I seen on the world news.
Wack rappers.

... It's not easy to pin done something specific, when it's all so broad and diverse. I try and keep it diverse musically, so that what I'm listening to or am inspired by never gets stale. In that sense, I like searching for fresh shit. Like artists on Stones Throw who are mad productive and creative, like Jonwayne and Homeboy Sandman. They are mad inspiring.

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Response to Hip Hop Emcees, Producers, And Fans Jun. 8th, 2014 @ 01:08 PM Reply

yea i got big love for stones throw and the whole LA beat scene

Pro-Era
Flatbush Zombies
Underachievers
Metro Zu
Space Ghost Purrp and the whole Raider Klan

theres alot of dope new artists right now

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Response to Hip Hop Emcees, Producers, And Fans Jun. 20th, 2014 @ 12:17 PM Reply

Check out my Beat.

Use it for your Bars :D

-Incredible beat.
-Use at any time

Check me out : http://furyx33.newgrounds.com/follow

Much more to come!

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Response to Hip Hop Emcees, Producers, And Fans 1 month ago Reply

At 5/23/14 04:12 PM, CiviLies wrote: I'm just asking out of curiosity:

For all the MCs and Producers out there, who are your inspirations?

DJ-Delinquent was my main inspiration when I was first starting out.

Without him, I wouldn't have gotten into Hip Hop and also wouldn't know how to scratch correctly.

Nowadays it's a cross between Stoupe the Enemy of Mankind (of Jedi Mind Tricks fame) and DJ Shadow.

Stoupe because of his sample sources and Shadow because of the way he combine multiple samples on his 1996 LP 'Endtroducing...'

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Response to Hip Hop Emcees, Producers, And Fans 1 month ago Reply

At 6/20/14 12:17 PM, FuryX33 wrote: Check out my Beat.

Use it for your Bars :D

-Incredible beat.
-Use at any time

Check me out : http://furyx33.newgrounds.com/follow

Much more to come!

Left you a review.

I hope you use your new found knowledge properly.

LOL

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Response to Hip Hop Emcees, Producers, And Fans 1 month ago Reply

I'm not Hip-Hop person, but Nujabes's production was masterpiece
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z-tTmSY4m4M

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Response to Hip Hop Emcees, Producers, And Fans 2 weeks ago Reply

I'm just gonna promote some of my favorite hip hop tracks from Soundcloud

Visions by Neptune
2k09 by soh yung
Decay by jfkillem
The Dark Crystal by HYTEK
Ctrl Alt and $moke by Wills Beats


R O A $ T D U C K - Soundcloud
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