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August 31, 2009

Portable - AUDIO production / BEAT MAKING programs, Applications (PRODUCERS HEAVEN)


Peace World, 1st I would like to say sorry for the delay in posts the past few weeks. I have actually had this post parked in Draft-mode for a week and just have not had the proper time to dedicate to the internet. Usually I wouldnt even mention that and just post when I post but the reason for my brief hiatus and this post have A Common Factor. "The DrumLove" hahaha.

1'st A little scatterbrained back story if I may, (yes you may: says my imaginary responsive reader board of directives) Those who know of me or this website based on my music as "Dutchmassive" would or rather should know that I got into the emcee / producer game while I was in the Marching band Drumline. What you may not know is a few years back A Local (Tampa Bay) Producer / DJ / Graphic Artist / Computer Genius by the name of Ran Knaff (professionally known as RANMECCA) held of few producer based showcases named "DRUMLOVE"

Being A Tampa Artist, I was asked to perform at one of these showcases and by doing so I put together A 34 minute Beat Set which showcased my production ranging from 2000-2007 - Had some random old joints, stuff from my still Unreleased "Music 2 Sleep To" project and a few others..... So nearly 9 months later I put together A Instrumental Mini Project for the website / Radioshow "BTS RADIO" which was Andew Meza's show.... which featured my man Samiyam, and a grip of other producers who has since gained alot of momentum - Flying Lotus Eric Lau, Ras G, pretty much the Brain Feeder Collective. Anywho, I sent the project to Andew and he turned it down and didnt want it for BTS, so I sent it out to a select few people and it ended up on Every Blog and website, The 1st to feature it was my man Frank fom RAPPERSIKNOW.COM the same Day it was on FORMATMAG.COM and then it just took off from there, DJ's were playing it during there live sets, Radio shows etc........

A few months ago, RANMECCA hit me up because of an program/App he was creating for the I-phone - The DRUMLOVE APP. which I beleive will be launched very sooon. So In the Spirit of Audio productions transition from huge machines to now becoming staples of society on cellphones and video game consoles, I put together A Small post of A few cool apps/programs....... (IF YOU KNOW OF ANY OTHER ONES, LEAVE A COMMENT OR SHOOT ME A MESSAGE AND I WILL UPDATE THIS POST) which brings us to the reason I havent been on keeping up with the HSH or internet as a whole for that Matter.


So until then, Enjoy the 1st Installment, I want to give a shout to my mans N them, RAN, Mishoo, Intact! Buff1, ErockA, SPON (I got you next Duko), Sandman & Dynasty, Dj Fisher, Muneshine!, Illmind, Pk The Gift, Slop, Funkghost, Laws, my man K Skills (kaydee) and my family Majik Most & Celph Titled (get ready for Long overdue Equilibrium Reunion produced by the legendary BUCKWILD!)

"THE DRUM LOVE" EP - Produced by Dutchmassive by dutchmassive

THE DRUM LOVE EP - All tracks produced by Dutchmassive / All Additional sound editing, mixing, & Engineering by Dutch Also.

Sidenote: The one beat that plays while the "reporter" speaks to Dj Premier is Obviously A Dj Premier beat.

Feel free to download this. Blog it, Bulletin it, message boards etc......




Music has always been something that everybody wants to be a part of and seeing as the new Sony PSP is about to drop what better to go with it than a collaboration between Rockstar games and world renowned producer Timbaland. Beaterator puts a music mixer into your hands and lets you chop up all kinds of wacky Timbaland-esque grooves, samples and chops. Beaterator will drop on September 29th, 2009 in North America and on October 2nd, 2009 in Europe. Check for more info here


Wacom nextbeat

Wacom, best known for their pen tablets and displays, have come out with their first foray into music equipment with the nextbeat – an instrument for creative DJs. Featuring 2 turntables, a 2-channel mixer, a sampler and an effector it even allows for a detachable portable unit allowing the DJ to move around while communicating with the nextbeat’s base wirelessly.

The nextbeat went on sale this month in Japan and Europe. No word yet on whether it will be available in North America. Meanwhile, Wacom’s setting up promotional events for the new device at WIRE09, (Japan’s largest dance music festival) on August 29, BPM (Europe’s biggest DJ and performance show) on October 3 & 4, and Amsterdam Dance Event on October 23 & 24.



DJ HERO™ Overview

The makers of Guitar Hero introduce an entirely fresh and innovative way to experience music. DJ Hero features an amazing variety of music across genres – tracks that you love and reflect who you are. Using an authentic turntable controller, you will spin and scratch more than 100 songs into unique mixes and become the life of the party. Get ready for a whole new phenomena in music.

  • Access Unprecedented Music Variety: Mix and scratch over 100 individual songs, highlighted in over 80 exclusive new mixes that blend genres of music, including hip-hop, electronica, R&B, Motown, pop, and rock. DJ Hero brings the hottest artists including: Black Eyed Peas, 50 Cent, Justice, Marvin Gaye, Beastie Boys, N.E.R.D, and more.
  • Experience Music in a Revolutionary Way: The DJ Hero turntable controller immerses you into authentic DJ culture allowing you to scratch, cross-fade, and beat match. Customize your mix with a variety of effects and samples transforming a face in the crowd into the life of the party.
  • Rule the Hottest Parties: Where Guitar Hero brought gamers into the world of rock ‘n’ roll, DJ Hero brings you into the hottest scenes around. Party in venues reminiscent of real world locales from around the globe including an ultra plush and sexy Hollywood Hills style mansion to an open air beach club in Ibiza.
  • Party with Your Friends: Features online and offline multiplayer competitive and cooperative modes.

In-Game Talent Revealed

  • DJ Shadow
  • DJ Z-Trip
  • DJ AM
  • Grandmaster Flash

Artists Revealed

  • 50 Cent
  • Beastie Boys
  • Beck
  • Bell Biv DeVoe
  • Benny Benassi
  • Billy Squier
  • Black Eyed Peas
  • Blondie
  • Boogie Down Productions
  • Chuck Brown
  • David Bowie
  • Dizzee Rascal
  • Eminem
  • Eric B & Rakim
  • Eric Prydz
  • Foo Fighters
  • Foreigner
  • Gary Numan
  • Gorillaz
  • Grandmaster Flash
  • Gwen Stefani
  • Herbie Hancock
  • InDeep
  • JAY-Z
  • DJ Jazzy Jeff
GRAMMY™ Award winning hip-hop and R&B record producer, actor and world famous DJ, Jazzy Jeff, will ascend to the virtual stage this fall in the highly anticipated video game DJ Hero™. In addition to joining the distinguished rank of playable characters that will appear in the game, DJ Jazzy Jeff will shake the room and bring the party to life with his own set list featuring two exclusive mixes hand created by the legend himself – Tears for Fears “Shout” vs. Eric B. & Rakim “Eric B. Is President” and LL Cool J “Rock the Bells” vs. The Aranbee Pop Symphony Orchestra “Bittersweet Symphony.”

Expanding upon the revolutionary easy to pick up/challenging to master gameplay mechanics developed and refined in Guitar Hero®, DJ Hero delivers an all-new interactive music experience that allows players to rule the party and not only experience, but to hear music in an all-new way. With over 100 individual songs, highlighted in over 80 unique never-before-released mixes that blend genres of music, including hip-hop, R&B, pop, rock and electronica, DJ Hero delivers the most diverse and international collection of music ever assembled in a music game by incorporating anthems from legendary artists. Created exclusively for DJ Hero, the turntable controller immerses fans into the authenticity of DJ culture and a sea of music as they utilize and master various DJ techniques including scratching, blending, cross fading and sampling, while leaving room for creative expression with a variety of effects and player chosen samples and scratches, transforming a face in the crowd into the life of the party.

For more information about DJ Hero, please visit djhero.com. For more information on DJ Jazzy Jeff, please visit djjazzyjeff.com.
  • Jurassic 5
  • Justice
  • Kid Cudi
  • LL Cool J
  • Marvin Gaye
  • N.E.R.D.
  • Public Enemy
  • Rick James
  • Tears for Fears
  • Zombies
  • The Aranbee Pop Symphony Orchestra
  • Gallery

DJ HERO - Grandmaster Flash - Turntablism
DJ HERO - Grandmaster Flash - Hands Raised
DJ HERO - Grandmaster Flash - NYC
DJ HERO - Grandmaster Flash - Load Screen
Jazzy Jeff DJ'ing
Jazzy Jeff Spinning
Jazzy Jeff Scratching
Dj Jazzy Jeff Concept Art
Working the Crowd
Scribble Scratching
DJ Shadow on deck
single player
shadow am
  • hands up
  • co-op
  • Controller
  • Controller
  • Controller


- Here’s a sweet little time killer, have you ever wanted to make your own beats? Well with this app Beatmaker now you can. Beatmaker is an awesome time killer I personally have this app and recommend to everyone, it’s fun to play around with and fairly simple to use. Once you get a beat going it gets very addictive and you can import you beats into your PC as an MP3 files. The beat possibilities are endless and with your music library sampling music is easy. This is a gotta have for any music e





ntua's Beatmaker - Using BeatPack and AutoChop

Demonstrating the Auto Chop feature in Intua's Beatmaker application for the iPhone and iPod Touch.

The sample is a .wav sample hosted on my computer using Intua's BeatPack application. For a more detailed description, visit http://myob.ringfingerup.com

Make your own beats on the iPhone? Who knew?