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Rane ONE DJ Controller! A Hip Hop Mix Review

The Rane ONE is the first DJ controller geared towards Serato users. Hip Hop DJ's have begged companies to come out with a 2 channel controller. Rane enters the chat & gives us a high end (HIGH QUALITY) machine for the culture! However, is it exact what we wanted? Leave a comment below!

get it here (affiliate link that supports the channel at no additional cost to you)
https://www.zzounds.com/item--RNEONE/...

A the beats used in this video were made on the AKAI MPC Live ii

check out my review here
https://youtu.be/kfB4v_tQTqc

0:00 quick DJ mix
2:51 quick intro

Producer: 
DJ Ave McRee

Roland Verselab MV-1! A Hip Hop Producer Review

Roland Verselab MV-1 review from a hip hop producer's prospective! It's an all-in-one $700 MSRP drum sampler, sequencer, synth, & vocal recording standalone unit from Roland. It has eight tracks, multiple effects, tons ofpresets (using the Zen Cores engine!), & tons of drums. You can import your own drums too via SD card or thru the utility options (storage mode). The biggest up side is the built-in mic. It's not the best quality but it's usable! However, it has an XLR port on the back & phantom power (if you plug it up to a power outlet).

Producer: 
DJ Ave McRee

How To Build A Home Studio For Under $200 | Budget Recording Studio Setup 2021

Build a quality home studio setup using name brand equipment for under $200...here's how to do it. I've been producing music for over 15 years now and in that time I've watched as home studio gear that used to cost thousands has become more and more affordable. I wish I could have gotten my hands on this home studio setup when I first started.

Complete Home Studio for Under $200:

Sit Stand Desk: Get your FlexiSpot Desk here (Get $15 OFF) - https://bit.ly/3pshzsL
Audio Interface: https://amzn.to/3blwIIE
Studio Headphones: https://amzn.to/3pZ9Mmh
MIDI Keyboard: https://amzn.to/3hUkK9T

Producer: 
Adam Ivy

Dr. Dre & MF Doom Inspiration AKAI MPC LIVE & Maschine Plus Stream

Live Stream talking about Dr. Dre in the hospital & the passing of the hip hop legend MF Doom! Let's show our appreciation for both & I'll try to cook up something on the AKAI MPC LIVE II. I might jump on the Maschine Plus too for the culture.

Support the stream: https://streamlabs.com/avemcree1

get the MPC Live ii retro edition here
https://www.zzounds.com/item--AKAMPCL...

0:00 intro & chat shout outs
6:37 chat talk
41:48 first beat attempt (ended up trashing it)
1:03:04 first beat sort of finished before scrapping
1:05:48 2nd beat attempt

MY 2021 STUDIO DESK TOUR for LIVE STREAMING, MUSIC PRODUCTION AND CONTENT CREATION

Here’s my 2021 #livestream #musicproduction #contentcreator Desk / Studio setup. I took my awhile to get this setup the way I wanted but I works great!

Inspired by this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9hWvN...

HENNY’s 2021 STUDIO SETUP: (Affiliate Links)

Ecamm Live: https://www.ecamm.com/mac/ecammlive/
Husky Desk: Husky 62 in. Adjustable Height Work Bench Table ...www.homedepot.com › ... › Workbenches
Viozon Mounts: https://amzn.to/3hLbq8a
Falcon Eyes 18TD Light: https://amzn.to/3baSjDj
Deity S Mic 2: https://amzn.to/3pQjnf7
Sony ZV1: https://amzn.to/2MDypH1

Producer: 
Tha Bizness

Best & Worst VST Plugins(Synths & Effects) of 2020!

The "Best & Worst' series is back. Let's talk about VST plugin (Synth's & Effects) that are good & bad! Every does "Top 5 best VST's" or "5 Plugins You Should Own" video. I'm turning it up a notch and speaking the truth. All the plugin in this video work on both Windows & Mac (in all DAW's). Also, check my playlist for full reviews because I'm not previewing everyone of these in this video. Let me know which is your favorite & non favorite of 2020.

check out the review here
https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLA...

0:00 intro
1:20 Busy Works Beats Hermes Synth

Producer: 
DJ Ave McRee

5 PLUGINS for Next Level Vocal Mic Tone

5 mixing plugins to level up your rap vocals with ANY microphone!

►DAW Presets & Templates:
*NEW* Divine Mixing Vocal Chains SR (StudioRack): https://bit.ly/vocal-chains-sr
Divine Mixing Vocal Chains V3 (Waves): https://bit.ly/vocal-chains-v3
Divine Mixing Vocal Chains LE (Logic Pro X): https://bit.ly/vocal-chains-le
Divine Mastering Chains (Waves): https://bit.ly/mastering-chains
Divine Mixing Waves Template (Logic Pro X, Cubase & Pro Tools): http://bit.ly/waves-template
Divine Mixing Template One (Logic Pro X, Cubase & Pro Tools): http://bit.ly/template-one

Producer: 
Sean Divine

Arturia V Collection 8 + AKAI MPC Live ii = Fire Beats(VST)

Arturia V collection 8 adds 3 new plugins & updates the older iterations. I'm making beats using the AKAI MPC Live ii & the MPC software. it comes with 28 instruments (which are emulations of vintage hardware). The biggest pro of having a collection like this is the quality presets. However, the only real con is the massive CPU hit (if you have an older quadcore processor). I have the latest Intel core i7-9750H hexcore 12 threads laptop from Lenovo (model # Y540). So my computer can handle it without an issue. Tell me how you feel about it? Is it worth it or nah? Leave a comment below!

Producer: 
DJ Ave McRee

Facebook Launches Collab App To The Public | Why YOU Need To Jump In NOW!

The Facebook Collab App is finally available to the public and could breathe new life into the once popular social platform. Over the past couple of years Facebook has been a dying platform when it comes to fan page organic growth and reach. With TikTok, SnapChat, and Instagram pushing content much more effectively for creators Facebook now jumps in the ring with a plan to capture the attention of it's music creators yet again. Will new stars emerge from this app? Could that be you if you get in early and take over? Here's what I think...

Producer: 
Adam Ivy

HENNY’S FAVORITE GEAR 2020!!!

Here’s my list of my FAVORITE 20 items I’ve used or worn in 2020. I can truly vouch for each and every one of these items and I love each of them!

Table of Contents:

0:00 - Intro
0:58 - My Favorite Content Creator Tool 2020
2:14 - My Favorite Accessories 2020
6:10 - My Favorite Audio Gear 2020
9:09 - My Favorite Minimalist Gear 2020
13:27 - My Favorite EDC Gear 2020
16:29 - My Favorite Live Streaming Gear 2020
19:20 - My Favorite Travel Bag 2020
23:43 - My Favorite Apps 2020
24:57 - Outro

Henny’s Favorite Things (Affiliate Links):

Producer: 
Tha Bizness