Daily Archives: October 12, 2010

Introducing…Lyrically Twisted [MUSIC]

Just saw my man Lyrically Twisted from Cali tweet about his new verse over Kanye’s famous “Touch The Sky” production.

Being one of the original Music Without Labels artists a year or so back, we have seen some awesome music come from this guy right here. His lyrical flow is absolutely insane over the beat with such intense speed. On top of all that, he also just released a new promo mixed tape for FREE entitled, “The Introduction Mixtape” and we encourage you to click the link below to check that out. For now here are a couple tracks off the new album for you to enjoy. I’m gonna kick it off with that old school feel:

In The Lab

Dear Seasons

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Interview with Vito Banger of Nappy Roots – What’s New!

We got the chance to talk to Big V at their stop in Alma, Colorado for the THC Music Fest. V has got some seriously sick shit in the works right now. You definitely don’t want to miss out.

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We also got to interview Nappy Roots members Skinny Deville and Fish Scales. Look out for those in the very near future. These guys are awesome.

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5 Practical Ways to Improve Your Guitar Playing

I don’t even play guitar, but this tutorial still made me wanna be better at it. It’s definitely good stuff to think about. I might just start playing now that I learned some new tips.

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Like many guitar players, I’m self taught. While I believe that we autodidacts develop a degree of independence and creativity in our approach that eludes some schooled players, the cost of this is that we also tend to develop an impressive array of bad habits.

While some “bad” habits and unconventional techniques can be the very things that endow us with a unique style, others are the barriers that prevent us from realising our musical ideals.

With this in mind, I’d like to share with you five practical, personally tried and tested ideas to revamp your playing by re-examining the rudiments of how you connect and interact with your instrument.

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Great Audiotut – How to Process Vocals for an Amazing Professional Sound

If you have Pro Tools or Logic and are at an intermediate level in terms of audio processing, this is an awesome tut for you.

Persuading a problematic vocal recording to play nicely with the rest of your mix can seem like a futile task. Well-recorded vocals and poorly-recorded vocals both need to be correctly prepared, and the processes we’re going through today will help you turn your untreated vocal take into a polished and commercial sound.

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Introducing…Guerrilla Jazz [MUSIC]

Got some funky Jazz/HipHop comin’ to you here with Guerrilla Jazz, from Maui, Hawaii and currently residing in Denver, Colorado. The Jazz also attended the 2010 Summer Solstice Reggae Rally along with the other hit reggae group, Apex Vibe. As far as reggae is concerned, Guerrilla Jazz plays a clear role in setting themselves apart from typical reggae bass tones and reverting more towards the jazz feel while incorporating a smooth reggae lyrical flow. Click to purchase their new album, “Everywhere But Now”

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