Mixing Hip Hop Beat

How To : Mix a Drum & Bass track with a Hip-Hop track

Wonder how to become a great DJ? To be a good DJ you need to understand the concepts of mixing tracks, adding cool effects, and of course you need a good sense of rhythm to line up the beats. This how to video explains how you can mix a Drum and Bass track and a Hip Hop track. ...more

How To : Mix Hip-Hop

Learn the structure of Hip-Hop music and how to listen to the beat to know where to mix in while DJing.

How To : Use Virtual DJ to mix hip hop in a club setting

When you're mixing in a club setting, you never want the crowd to stop dancing. Learning how to properly crossfade songs is key in keeping the beat bumping. Master the technique of blending in this video tutorial. Download a free trial of Virtual DJ and start mixing. Part 1 of ...more

How To : Play hip hop beats on piano

Our synth expert, Ryan Larson, will explain the basic sequencing process step by step, including how to use samples, setup and create loops, choose and add effects to tracks, record instruments like a thumping bass drum, crisp hi hat cymbals, tight snare hits, and other percus ...more

How To : Create a hip hop beat using Reason

Here's a free tutorial from Beat Tutorials showing you how to create a hip hop style beat in Reason. This is a great tutorial for anyone who has never touched a keyboard to advance users who want a few tips. Part 1 of 3 - How to Create a hip hop beat using Reason. Part 2 of 3 ...more

How To : Make a hip hop beat in FL Studio

In this video we learn how to make a hip hop beat in FL Studio. First, load up your drum sounds from the browser to the interface. After this, change the hits on the drums to make the beat sound different. Edit how high the volume is on the snare drum and then change the ghost ...more

How To : Compose a cool hip hop beat in FL Studio 7

This four part Fruity Loops tutorial shows you how to compose a cool hip hop beat from scratch. Learn how to produce a hip hop beat starting with the drums, then adding melody, then strings, and finally the layout all within FL Studio 7. If you want to produce your own hip hop ...more

How To : Make a hip-hop beat in Fruity Loops

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a hip-hop beat in Fruity Loops. When you first open this up, you should download a hip-hop beat package from Lil' John that has 170 different types of beats in it. From here, open these up and start to load them onto the screen. You won't ...more

How To : Compose a hip hop beat in Fruity Loops

In this video we learn how to compose a hip hop beat in Fruity Loops. First, go to the website www.class4beats.com and download all the samples and plugins. Once you have these downloaded you can use them in Fruity Loops. Play around with the different sounds that you have in ...more

How To : Make a scary hip-hop beat

In this video, we learn how to make a scary hip-hop beat. Start with a normal beat and then make a high pitched sound followed by a deeper sound. Use a deep treble as you continue to play the song and then add in creepy tones that you find in the different areas of the program ...more

How To : Compose an orchestral hip hop beat in FL Studio

This audio production software tutorial shows you how to compose a hip hop beat in FL Studio using orchestral elements and instruments. Give your hip hop tracks a melodic quality with orchestral instruments as shown in this FL Studio tutorial. It will help if you already know ...more

How To : Compose & create a hip hop beat in FL Studio 7

This video shows you the process of composing a hip hop beat in FL Studio, Fruity Loops, 7. Pav takes you step by step through the process he used to create the beat. Follow along to see how to create his hip hop beat in FL Studio 7 and hopefully learn enough to make some of y ...more

How To : Compose a Chinese hip hop beat in FL Studio 7

Pav shows you how he composed a Chinese hip hop beat in FL Studio 7. You will need to know how to use Fruity Loops since this tutorial just breaks down how the beat was created, and not the actual steps by step procedure. But, if you want ideas on how to compose a Chinese hip ...more

How To : Construct an emotional hip hop beat in FL Studio

This is a music production software tutorial on how to make an emotional hip hop beat using Fruity Loops. You will learn how to start by creating the melody, then adding drums to produce an emotional sounding hip hop beat in FL Studio. The tutorial uses edirol orchestral and t ...more

How To : Create an emotional hip hop beat in FL Studio

This music production software tutorial shows you how to make an emotional hip hop beat in FL Studio. Leran how to use different drums and patterns as well as the piano and strings to create a melodic hip hop track within FL Studio. The tutorial only shows you how to compose t ...more

How To : Mix a Reggaeton beat

Want to mix and scratch like a professional DJ? To be a good DJ you need to understand the concepts of mixing tracks, adding cool effects, and of course you need a good sense of rhythm to line up the beats. This how to video explains how to mix a Reggaeton beat. Reggaeton is a ...more

How To : Use EQ & compression to your beats in FL Studio

How to Use EQ and Compression With Your Beats in FL Studio Nick from Prime Loops shows us how to use EQ and compression effects to add flair to a beat. Dovetailing off a previous tutorial that showed how to create a beat, this step-by-step instructional video shows what button ...more

How To : Move like a hip hop dancer

This video is for true beginners with no hip hop dance experience. People with no dance skills come to me all the time wanting to learn how to dance. In addition to classes, I teach private lessons, mostly to guys who don't want to look dumb when they go to a dance with a girl ...more

How To : Beat juggle

Learn the theory behind beat juggling and how to beat juggle in your DJ sets even if you aren't a turntabalist or Hip-Hop DJ. Part 1 of 8 - How to Beat juggle. Part 2 of 8 - How to Beat juggle. Part 3 of 8 - How to Beat juggle. Part 4 of 8 - How to Beat juggle. Part 5 of 8 ...more

How To : Make a dirty south / crunk rap beat in Reason 4

Dirty south hip-hop has become the most commercially viable genre of rap over the last decade, and it is great stuff to party to. Watch this video to learn how to capture some crunk magic by producing a dirty-south-style bass beat using Reason 4. Get the samples and a written ...more

How To : Make a beat in Apple GarageBand

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a beat in Apple Garage Band. First, load Garage Band and then load a beat onto this. After this, you can find a melody by using the different bars on the left, to change the sounds and create different effects with the music. Use the bars ...more

How To : Sample drum beats in FL Studio 9

Sampling, beat making, whatever you wanna call it, its been done for years since the beginning of Hip Hop and Rap back in the 80's. Artists like Tupac, Biggie, Mos Def, and others defined the times of their generations rapping over beats. If you're interested in making your ow ...more

How To : Hip hop dance like a professional

Make your transition into the Hip-Hop world a tad smoother with help from this free lesson. Hip-hop dance is a form of dance that can be seen on the streets or in the studios, and its incredibly important to listen and move with the beat of a song. Discover the importance of p ...more

How To : DJ the butterfly scratch

This video is made by a "DJ" with two turntables and a variety of musical equipment. He is showing how to do the "butterfly scratch" which is a type of scratch that DJ doES on vinyl records to create certain sounds while mixing records together. It is often heard in hip hop so ...more

How To : Do the rocking clubbing dance move for beginners

So you think you can dance? Well sorry honey, but we're here to tell you that your over the top worms and butter churning don't exactly count as hip, impressive dance moves. But fear not; this video will teach you one of the simplest ways to get started dancing like a pro. Th ...more

How To : Setup DJ equipment

How to become a professional DJ with these hip-hop DJ techniques; get expert tips and advice on how to use mixing equipment and turntables to DJ for a party or night club in this free instructional video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Setup DJ equipment. Setup DJ equipment - Pa ...more

How To : Make basic beatbox sounds

Try beat boxing to make percussion sounds using only your mouth. Follow this Howcast guide to learn how to make basic beatbox sounds. You Will Need * Rhythm * A mouth Step 1: Create a kick drum Make the kick drum sound by expelling pressurized air through your mouth. At the ...more

How To : Make a simple crunk beat in FL Studio

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a simple crunk beat in FL Studio. First, go to Sound Station and find the plug-ins. Now, you have to make a nice beat. Use the different sounds in Fruity Loops or whatever else you have to import in and then tweak them. Use different inst ...more

News : DJ your wedding with an ipod

So the fiance and I cannot imagine spending upwards of $500 on a DJ for our wedding when we have tons of perfectly good music on our computers. And the cross-fade feature... Genius! I'm a little bit nervous about leaving our dancing fates up to the iTunes gods, but apractical ...more

How To : Compose Chinese hip hop style beats in FL Studio 7

This audio production software tutorial shows you how to compose Chinese style hip hop beats in FL Studio 7. You should already know how to use Fruity Loops since this tutorial only breaks down how to create the Chinese hip hop beat and not the actualy FL Studio steps used.

How To : Make rap and hip-hop beats

Rap music starts with a great drum beat which is the heart and soul of the track. Learn how to make music beat by beat in this free music production video series from a music studio owner and producer. Part 1 of 19 - How to Make rap and hip-hop beats. Make rap and hip-hop beat ...more

How To : Use the Akai MPC 4000

In this tutorial video, learn how to get started using the Akai MPC 4000 drum machine. Our expert music producer will give you a tour of the basic interface for the MPC, and then show you how to load, chop, and slice samples, layer a beat, use the sequencer, and create a basic ...more

How To : Use a MPC drum machine

In this tutorial video, learn how to get started using the Akai MPC 2000XL drum machine. Our expert music producer, Amir Tauheed, will give you a tour of the basic interface for the MPC, and then show you how to load, chop, and slice samples, layer a beat, use the sequencer, a ...more

News : World Renown Beatbox-Flute Subway Busker

Beatboxing flutist, Greg Pattillo, burst onto the YouTube scene circa 2007, racking up over 20 million views for his performance videos. Patillo has garnered world recognition for his skills, as well as attention from the New York Times: "Greg Pattillo may be the best person ...more

How To : Produce and mix hip hop drums in Avid Pro Tools 9

Produce and mix drums using Pro Tools in this video tutorial. Pro Tools is used in this project to begin with several drum tracks, add effects, add compression and mix down to a final stereo drum track all within the Pro Tools software environment.

Vidify : The Best Automatic Video Editor App for the iPhone

There’s a race on to see who'll be the Instagram of moving pictures. This makes sense, since many of our phones are clogged with video that, so far, no one is going to see. Wouldn’t it be great if there were a simple app that could take our video content, edit it for us, and t ...more

How To : Program a Roland TR-808 drum machine

The Roland TR-808 drum machine is one of the most important modern instruments, forming the backbone of both hip-hop and electronic music percussion. If you have gotten your hands on one, you're a lucky devil, but you have a long way to go before you can unlock it's true poten ...more

How To : Dance Bollywood style

Bollywood dance is any dance from an Indian film. These dances have traditional Indian influences mixed with hip hop moves. Bollywood dancing is a fun way to get a great workout. Learn the easy dance steps and burn off some excess calories at the same time with this how to video.

How To : Do a basic jive dance step

Begin with your feet together. Jive dance is very bouncy. So, all of your steps should have a bounce in them. You will also be placing the emphasis on the "and" of each count. Hop on your right foot and bring your left knee up on and. Step back on one. Hop and bring your knee ...more

How To : Perform a Jabbawockeeze freestyle

Hip-hop dance is one of the most energetic and possibly coolest form of dance that is out there. There are many different moves that can be done and with the right ones mixed together, can create an awesome looking dance routine. In this quick tutorial, you'll see what it take ...more

How To : Beatbox the Classic Snare Sound

If you've seen my basic sounds tutorial (and if you haven't, you should!) you'd know a rimshot sound instead of a snare. The classic snare, while considerably more tricky, is far more versatile. What's it sound like? The classic snare is similar to the word "poof" if said wi ...more

How To : Beatbox Tutorial - The Basics

This video teaches the bare basic sounds and gives you some beats to practice. Online metronome - http://www.metronomeonline.com/ To make the sounds Kick drum -- Make a "buh" sound. It's like saying "boo" without the "oo". Build up pressure behind your lips to make it loude ...more

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