Official Trailer For 808: The Heart Of The Beat That Changed Music

shockwepic_808docutrailer1The first official trailer for 808: The heart of the beat that changed music was just released. The 808 documentary features appearances and commentary from our own Hank Shocklee, Arthur Baker, Pharrell, David Guetta, Phil Collins, Lil Jon, Afrika Bambaataa, Norman Cook [Fatboy Slim], Rick Rubin, Diplo, Goldie and more.

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808′s Changed The World – Upcoming Documentary + Free TR-808 Drum Samples

shockleewebpic_808dayHappy 808 day, with a salute to all the producers around the world who have ever used an 808 in their beats, we present this teaser of the soon coming Arthur Baker, Alex Dunn and Luke Bainbridge documentary, ‘Planet Rock and Other Tales of the 808′ which features our own Hank Shocklee alongside a crazy cast of your favorite producers. The film is due out 2014.

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This Week’s #freesamplefriday Roundup

Producers, you know how we do! Here’s the latest selection of freeware, sounds, loops and more to get your musical inspiration going. Defend the art of great music making and creativity! We want to hear you!

Let’s get to it!

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This Week’s #freesamplefriday Roundup

It’s the last #freesamplefriday edition of 2011…thanks to all music producers, beatmakers, sound designers, DJ’s and audio experimentalists who’ve participated, sent over their links and have shouted us back with feedback throughout the year. More free audio samples, loops, VST’s and goodies are coming in 2012. Stay tuned and keep making music!!

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Pay What You Want For Reason 6 – The Start Of A New Era In Audio Software?

Today in a stunning move, Propellerhead has announced a ‘Pay What You Want’ model for Reason 6 which is set for release next week. Owners of Propellerhead’s Record-Reason Duo for a limited time will be able to choose what to pay for their Reason 6 upgrade.

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Exclusive BOMB SQUAD Signature Patches Featured in Reason 5!

Hey producers, beatmakers and sound designers – the new Reason 5/Record 1.5 is finally out featuring exclusive BOMB SQUAD signature patches by Shocklee.  A collection of snares, drum loops, hi hats, claps, noises & fx and more. Built lean and mean, use them how you please – layer em, tweak em, rip em to shreds and put em back together with the awesome Kong Drum Designer.  Kong is a beast! and rest of the goodies inside the upgraded Reason 5 and Record 1.5 don’t disappoint either.

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