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David “Gldnmnd” Hicks is a Beatmaker and Hip Hop culture participant/supporter based in the United States. On The Rec Show Podcast, Gldnmnd interviews Beatmakers/Music Producers/Composers from around the world, hearing stories of beat culture, musical journeys (past and present), musical exposures and music technology. Topics include music genesis, inspirations, music superheroes, Digital Audio Workstations vs. Analog gear, Discographies, Local Beat Scene/community views and more while listening to each guest’s instrumental music compositions. Tap In!

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David “Gldnmnd” Hicks is a Beatmaker and Hip Hop culture participant/supporter based in the United States. On The Rec Show Podcast, Gldnmnd interviews Beatmakers/Music Producers/Composers from around the world, hearing stories of beat culture, musical journeys (past and present), musical exposures and music technology. Topics include music genesis, inspirations, music superheroes, Digital Audio Workstations vs. Analog gear, Discographies, Local Beat Scene/community views and more while listening to each guest’s instrumental music compositions. Tap In!

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Beats, Country Scenes and 1,350 Miles

6/8/2024
“Ayo…Send us a DM” What if a simple road trip could transform the way you experience music? This episode marks the triumphant return after a brief hiatus, enriched with stories from a cross-country drive from San Antonio, Texas, to Southern California. We introduce an exciting new interactive feature—fan mail—where you can text us directly with your thoughts and encouragement. We also dive into the latest albums like "Corner Shop Cowboys" by Asar and Lo-Tek, delve into the unique production styles of Telly McLean's album, "Mia Wallace Loves Red Apple Cigarettes," inspired by Quentin Tarantino films. Ready to uncover hidden gems from the beat scene? This episode features highlights from Philth Spector and Killer Kane's gritty "Face Off," and heartfelt tributes like "Donutsss with 3S's" by eu-IV, Tatzumakiii’s “DAiiiFUKU 大福餅”, Iman Omari’s 404 Day Beat-tape on Untitled App, Tuamie’s “Written Prescriptions”, Coldfingerz “Memory Cards” Ali Wan Kenobi’s “Kenobi Express 6”, The Kid Flames’s “The Time Your Given”, Spirits! by Impreshn and Ohricky and more! Finally, we wrap things up with reflections from our cross-country drive, emphasizing the cultural landscapes we encountered and the timeless beats that accompanied our journey. Tune in for a celebration of beat makers and a musical exploration that promises to inspire and move you. Support the Show. Edited, Mixed and Mastered by Gldnmnd Podcast Website Link: The Rec Show Podcast NEW!!! TheRecShowPodcast Music Playlist Available Here

Duration:01:58:21

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The Hidden Dojos of Beat Production Explored

4/30/2024
“Ayo…Send us a DM” Fresh off a beatmaking sabbatical and bursting with gratitude for the rhythm wizards that keep our community's heart beating. Ever wondered what it takes to elevate your beatmaking game from the bedroom to the big stage? This episode shines a light on those secret training grounds, like the FlipABeatClub to Sample Rumble, where skills get honed and beats get sharper. I'm sharing my own adventures in these musical dojos and discussing why your support through follows, shares, or snagging some merch fuels these sonic sanctuaries. So who are the shakers and movers of our beatmaking universe helping you sharpen your preverbal iron sword? Sample Rumble - @SampleRumble IG & Discord Link - discord.gg/tEy4ASqe Flipabeatclub - @Flipabeatclub IG & Linktree Link - linktr.ee/flipabeatclub Koala Creative Community Link - Linktr.ee/KoalaCreativeCommunity Today's Future Sound & Global Beat Cypher Link - Soundcloud.com/TFSGBCX Duckworld808 - @Duckworld808 on IG & Linktr.ee Link - linktr.ee/duckworld808 Duckworld_Chicago - Duckworld_Chicago on IG & Linktr.ee - linktr.ee/duckworldchi Beatmakers_Toolbox - Beatmakers Toolbox on IG The Beat Cast - @TheBeatCast on IG & TheBeatcast Website Link Dibi Flip Sessions - DIBIA$E on YouTube & Discord Link Education and Bass - @Educationandbass on IG & Website Ski Beatz Dojo “Smackpack Challenges” on IG & Smackpack Challenges Loop Sessions - Loop Sessions on IG with chapters in DMV, Toronto, Los Angeles & London Before we part ways, I'll leave you with a burst of positivity and a reminder to link up on social for more groove-packed interactions. If you liked this episode consider Like -> Subscribe -> Leave a comment -> Support #Countyablessingsnotyaproblems Support the Show. Edited, Mixed and Mastered by Gldnmnd Podcast Website Link: The Rec Show Podcast NEW!!! TheRecShowPodcast Music Playlist Available Here

Duration:00:19:42

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Burn The Topiary

3/25/2024
“Ayo…Send us a DM” Our esteemed guest is Burn The Topiary a Ontario, California Beatmaker/Producer. A veritable maestro in the art of rhythm, unveils the layers of personal expression and authenticity that have shaped his musical identity. Together, we reminisce about the therapeutic power of beats, the nostalgic '90s era that ignited our passion, and how the tapestry of our lives—complete with family influences and a colorful musical past—interweave to create the unique soundscapes that define us. Through engaging discussion, we affirm music as a sanctuary for self-discovery, a space where conformity holds no sway and individuality reigns supreme. The narrative sways to the pulse of adaptability in the music world, touching on the renaissance that the COVID-19 lockdowns spurred within us. The conversation shifts like a melody, from the tactile strings of traditional instruments to the synthesized heartbeat of hip-hop and electronic beats, chronicling the birthing of four distinct albums in rapid succession. Tales of personal growth during the pandemic underscore the essence of maintaining a rhythm of creation amidst life's cacophony. We share the wisdom found in the Love Supreme collective's companionship and the boundless opportunities the global beat scene offers, highlighting the transformative power of crafting music on mobile devices and the excitement of upcoming events and album releases. Concluding our melodic conversation, our guest and I reflect on the importance of nurturing curiosity and embracing continuous learning in the craft of beat making. We highlight the joy of connecting with like-minded souls who inspire us to push the boundaries of our creativity. We nod toward the anticipated A Love Supreme California compilation album, a beacon of new talent ready to resonate through the airwaves. This episode is a tribute to the creative spirit that propels us forward, a call to fellow Beatmakers and music lovers alike to celebrate the soundtracks of our lives. Join us, and let the beats guide your journey to the core of your artistic essence. Intro Music: "Common - The Light (Jewel Flip)" from Jewel Flips Vol.3 by Brown Jewel (Listen Here) Featured Music: From Burn The Topiary's Bandcamp Discography Connect on Social Media: @Burnthetopiary Website: Burnthetopiary.Bandcamp.com Follow A Love Supreme California on Instagram and Youtube Support Burn The Topiary's Album "Common Ground" Fundraising Efforts for which directly supports Shelters supporting battered women and children Here Listen to Episode 098 - A Love Supreme CA (Special Edition) Here Support the Show. Edited, Mixed and Mastered by Gldnmnd Podcast Website Link: The Rec Show Podcast NEW!!! TheRecShowPodcast Music Playlist Available Here

Duration:01:19:16

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Matt.E.J (Founder, Organic Beat Sessions)

3/3/2024
“Ayo…Send us a DM” Step into the beat-laden universe of Matt.E.J, founder of Organic Beat Sessions, who brings the vibrant LA beat scene into your headphones with his journey from freestyling maestro to beat-making virtuoso. Our chat traverses the landscape of Matt.E.J's musical evolution, from the punk rock and hip-hop infused streets of South Bay to his current resonant projects "The Warm Up" album and "Kitty Funk." Each beat and bar reveals the intricacies of navigating collaborations and the pulsing heart of live performances, offering an intimate look into the life of a creator deeply embedded in the culture. Our sonic exploration doesn't stop at the artist's tale; it's about the essence of music creation itself. Matt.e.j peels back the curtain on the production process, sharing indispensable nuggets for up-and-comers, from the seduction of gear acquisition to the alchemy of turning a four-bar loop into a full track. Listeners get a rare peek into the communal spirit of beat-making, where shared samples and late-night sessions with fellow artists ignite the spark of inspiration, showing that the journey of a Beatmaker is never a solo ride. As the rhythm winds down, we pay homage to the San Pedro community and the support systems that keep the music playing. Balancing the rigors of daily life with the pursuit of passion, Matt.e.j's story is a testament to the unwavering dedication it takes to craft the beats that make our world turn. So tune in and let the rhythm take you—this is not just a podcast; it's a gateway to the pulse of the beat-making community. Intro Music: "Rubato Love" from YHWH is LOVE by Jahari Massamba Unit (Listen Here) Featured Music: From Matt.e.j's Soundcloud and Bandcamp's Discography Soundcloud & Bandcamp Connect on Social Media: @matt.e.j Website: https://www.instagram.com/matt.e.j/ Follow Organic Beat Sessions on Instagram and Youtube Support "Pass The Dutch Compilation Tape" & Fundraising Efforts for Dutchyyy aka Dutchmassive Here Support the Show. Edited, Mixed and Mastered by Gldnmnd Podcast Website Link: The Rec Show Podcast NEW!!! TheRecShowPodcast Music Playlist Available Here

Duration:01:27:38

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King John-ILL

2/25/2024
“Ayo…Send us a DM” Season four comes roaring in with the indomitable King John ILL, a beat-making maestro whose rhythms and grooves are as royal as his title suggests. We peel back the layers of his artistic identity, from the genesis of his kingly name to the Instagram flip videos and Donut Lounge clips. Sit back and soak in the origin story of a Beatmaker who transcends the ordinary, crafting beats that resonate with the soul of New York's bustling soundscape. Lose yourself in tales of vinyl hunts and melodic discoveries, where J Dilla's beats meet D'Angelo's soulful echoes. The journey through his musical influences is a kaleidoscope of sound, from childhood jams to the transformative power of live performances. King John ILL and I weave an audio tapestry that charts the evolution of our production skills, celebrates the cultural touchstones that inspire us, and honors the craft of sampling that stitches the past to the present. As the beat goes on, we tackle the realities of juggling the music grind with life's relentless tempo. King John ILL opens up about the challenges and triumphs of bringing original music to the stage, and the grit it takes to keep the creative fires burning. Whether you're a fellow Beatmaker looking for camaraderie or a music lover craving a fresh beat, our candid conversation promises to be the perfect accompaniment to your day. Join us on this rhythmic odyssey that's sure to spark your inspiration and get your head nodding to the beat of our stories. Intro Music: Sober Thoughts by $aveme from BOOTED by Untalented Tapes Episode Music: All music heard from King John ILL's Bandcamp Discography Available Here Find King John ILL: @djkingjohn_ill Website: https://linktr.ee/kingjohnill Watch King John ILL's Donut Lounge Beat Set Here: https://tr.ee/zDKqmIM9MB Support the Show. Edited, Mixed and Mastered by Gldnmnd Podcast Website Link: The Rec Show Podcast NEW!!! TheRecShowPodcast Music Playlist Available Here

Duration:01:31:58

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Jetlag Trav

2/18/2024
“Ayo…Send us a DM” Ever pondered the creative spark behind an electrifying bass line or the texture of a well-crafted beat? Jetlag Trav, the gifted bass guitarist and Beatmaker, joins me for a no-holds-barred conversation. We navigate Trav's artistic voyage from his formative albums to the live gigs that have crowds buzzing throughout California. He unfolds tales of his youthful escapades, his synergy with the A Love Supreme CA collective, and the raw energy he injects into every rhythm. Meanwhile emphasizing the sheer delight of musical exploration and the significance of fun in the artistic process. Strap in for a ride through the symbiotic world of creativity and community as Jetlag Trav and I spotlight collaborators like Blkgod9, TeedotEinsof, Thxk U, Dom Cruz Enlightenment Pics, who've amplified our recent endeavors. We peel back the layers of our journeys, discussing the careful balance between savoring the creative journey and pursuing triumph, while dishing out pearls of wisdom to the next generation of artists. Our chat is a hearty mix of life lessons and laughter, as we recollect post-lockdown reunions and the simple joys that punctuate our lives, from ramen runs to record store raids. Finally, Jetlag Trav shares a snapshot of his college days, his stint as a performer, and his nascent entrepreneurial endeavors, expressing a heartfelt thanks for the backing he's received and teasing what's brewing on the horizon. Together, we tackle talks of travel, self-improvement, and the compelling impact of positive self-talk. With an episode brimming with passion and the unifying language of music, this is your backstage pass to the minds and melodies of Jetlag Trav. Intro Music: "Himothy" from THEN/NOW by purp (Available Here) Featured Music: Music from JetlagTrav's Discography (Available Here) Social for K'Luv aka THE GO: @JetlagTrav Website: JetlagTrav.Bandcamp.com Tap into A Love Supreme California: https://www.instagram.com/alovesupremeca/ Support the Show. Edited, Mixed and Mastered by Gldnmnd Podcast Website Link: The Rec Show Podcast NEW!!! TheRecShowPodcast Music Playlist Available Here

Duration:01:28:18

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K'Luv aka The Go

2/4/2024
“Ayo…Send us a DM” Strap in for a symphony of stories as we welcome the extraordinary K' Luv aka THE GO Musician, Producer, Controllerise OG from the heart of Atlanta's music scene, to share his melodic journey from a trumpet-toting teen to a beat-making maestro. This episode is a rich tapestry woven with the sounds of a life dedicated to music, stitched together by family, cinematic scores, and an unshakable community spirit. K'Luv aka THE GO takes us on a tour through the influences that have shaped his unique sound, from the soulful Ohio music scene to the gritty grind of Atlanta, where every beat tells a story. From early excitement over beat contests that push the envelope to the joy of an E-40 placement, this session pulses with the vibrant heart of an artist's milestones. We talk about how the evolution of technology has enhanced creativity and fostered connections within the beat-making community. K'Luv aka THE GO opens up about the challenges and soul-searching that come with putting your art out into the world, reminding us that it's the passion and individuality behind the music that truly makes it shine. The episode crescendos as we pay homage to the artists who ignited our creative sparks—Prince's electrifying presence, the boundary-pushing sounds of progressive rock, and the innovative spirit of early electronic music. K'Luv aka THE GO recounts how these legends have influenced his current projects, including 'FreeDem Music' and 'StyTnd Vol. 1,' , 'A Wonky Wonderland(Season 1) and the profound impact they've had on his approach to crafting beats. Tune in for a session that's as much about the love of music as it is a nod to the power it has to inspire, heal, and bring people together. Intro Music: "Rinse & Repeat" from Rinse & Repeat by Pootie & Nothing_Neue (Available Here) Featured Music: Music from K'Luv aka THE GO's Discography (Available Here) Social for K'Luv aka THE GO: @kluvakathego Website: https://linktr.ee/kluvakathego Tap into Controllerise: @Controllerise Support the Show. Edited, Mixed and Mastered by Gldnmnd Podcast Website Link: The Rec Show Podcast NEW!!! TheRecShowPodcast Music Playlist Available Here

Duration:01:32:16

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Beat-Tapes of 2023 (Extended Edition)

1/28/2024
“Ayo…Send us a DM” Welcome to the first episode of Season 4 in 2024. There’s so much music out there that I had to come back and give yall another episode of some of the best beat-tapes & instrumental albums I heard in 2023. So press play, sit back relax, count ya blessings not ya problems and vibe out with us. Tracklist (Played in order) Sunset Drive by Kreativ from Chillhop Esstionals Spring 2023 Kilroywash3r3 - Samsung S20 from Summer 2023 by Lost Number Beat 30 from Beat Tape 2023 #4 from K-B U Took Took Much - Kutmah - One Steep Hill Looking West by Kutmah Stationary from Peanut Butter Beats by FatGyver We belong together from soulslike 🪩 by proud palms Foggy streets from BThe1ne - “a bunch of beats from my collection by BThe1ne 1974 from The Zone Out Beat-Tape 2023 by Antagonist Dragonspit Rufff. From Polaroid IndescribableNDY Florida from Florida & Remixes by Oxydz Float from Lift[d] by K Kudda Muzic Fancy Clown (Ghostlife Remix) from Madvillian Remixes by Abstract Orchestra Love After All from Love After All by L-Ament Tomfoolery from Beat Tape 39. by your best friend jippy 222_beats from 222 by DJ Basta Life Signs from EPS Gritty Bits Volume One by Jeff Jabz Pernorama from Galaxy Dreams by Mr. Backside Side B from Joantz: Pack Two by Special Berriez Ancestral Laser Beams from Life Force by Eahwee Temps from Aurès 1954 by Shitao Nord wav. From Nord Wav. By Midan & Tohaj Stormmy from Big Boss by Eu-IV Jungle Developements from Good Vibes / Bad Vibes by Oh No Justoneloopaway from 202dreems by Ohricky Ytpipofunni from Exkursions by Jesse Rack$on He Who Remains from Vol. 33 by Fuchi Jungle Walk from The Tatami Room by Lonelier Dwntha_RbbtHole from Mia Wallace Loves Red Apple Cigarettes by Tellymclean Brought To You In Part By! From High Tide by Yo Cisco Kid B Side Culture Power45 Beattape from Beat-Tape Session 1 by Culture Power45 My 1st Love from A Love Worth Trusting by Ohkaywhy Side B (Q No RAp Name & Philth Spector) from Color Sound Experiment Inflation from Canyouhol’these?? By TellyMclean God Given from Jewel Flips Vol. 1 by Brown Jewel Pan Lo (Knite) from Motel 6 by Sunday Dinner Records Osmium Reign from Back From Outwhere by Abstract Butta Fingas Word to Mother from Looper Vandros by Shepard Fresh Cut Flowers (Billy Woods) from Wino From Another Planet by MarQ Spekt NTRLD from My Country Cousin Tape by OG Yasuke Shonen’s reign ft. Shonen Ultra from resonance. (Ext) by Blkgod9 A Keynote on Culture Care from Culture Care (Evolving Portals) by Dutchyyy On That Jazz from Expressions by Whknws. Downs Got Up from Everybody Good? By Black Milk Support the Show. Edited, Mixed and Mastered by Gldnmnd Podcast Website Link: The Rec Show Podcast NEW!!! TheRecShowPodcast Music Playlist Available Here

Duration:01:43:59

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Beat-Tapes x Instrumental Albums of 2023 EoY Edition

12/31/2023
“Ayo…Send us a DM” On the final episode of 2023, Gldnmnd spins some of this year's most gripping beat tapes and instrumental masterpieces. The final notes of 2023 will echo through your speakers. No time for idle talk; turn the volume up on the tracks that have shaped your year and will still knock throughout 2024. All the beats and Artist listed for you below. Happy New Year 2024!!! Episode 114 Apple Music Playlist: https://music.apple.com/us/playl Support the Show. Edited, Mixed and Mastered by Gldnmnd Podcast Website Link: The Rec Show Podcast NEW!!! TheRecShowPodcast Music Playlist Available Here

Duration:02:01:15

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The Power of Diverse Influences: A Conversation with Flobama

12/17/2023
“Ayo…Send us a DM” For episode 113, ever wondered how a beat maker infuses the traditional sounds of live drums with modern synths? Join us, as we spend an enlightening hour with Flobama, a versatile beat maker and live performer from Austin, Texas. His journey, from creating unique beats to becoming an educator in the music industry, is an inspirational tale of creativity and perseverance in a highly competitive field. Our conversation traverses different aspects of music, drawing on influences from classical to hip-hop. Recounting his own journey into music, we delve into the transformative power of diverse influences, including Tribe Called Quest and Blackalicious, that ignited his passion for hip-hop. We also discuss the profound impact of social media on the music industry, teasing apart its potential as a tool for promoting music rather than purely a career path. This episode also spotlights the stories behind Flobama's music, from his childhood in Japan, to beat-tapes like "Vol 1", "Strong Style Slaps", "H-E-Beats," and his recent release, "Happy Accidents". We talk about his experience working with a management team . We wrap up with a focus on Flobama's expertise in the intriguing world of finger drumming and sneak a peek into his future plans. This is your chance to delve into the mind of a creative Beatmaker, Collaborater, Educator, Live Performer and more. Intro Music: Pass The Dutch by Les Lockheart, matt​.​e​.​j, pres​.​morris, tvkii, whknws_ from Organic Beat Sessions Available Here: Featured Episode Music from Flobama's Music Discography (Available Here) Social Media: @flobama91 Website: https://linktr.ee/flobama Support the Show. Edited, Mixed and Mastered by Gldnmnd Podcast Website Link: The Rec Show Podcast NEW!!! TheRecShowPodcast Music Playlist Available Here

Duration:01:22:25

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Beats, Therapy, and Hip Hop: A Conversation with Philip Drummond

12/3/2023
“Ayo…Send us a DM” Ever have a beat that just wouldn't leave your head? That's the power of music, and today, we're taking a deep dive into the world of beat making and its therapeutic benefits with our guest, Philip Drummond. Also known as Dr. Egon, he wears many hats - a beat maker, DJ, psychologist, and the director of the non-profit organization, Today's Future Sound. Together, we explore how beats become the lifeblood of hip hop, the subtle art of creating the perfect beat, and the global influences that shape our music tastes. Through the lens of his personal journey, Philip Drummond shares how beat-making has resonated with him on a deep emotional level, especially during challenging times. We discuss the cathartic process of creating music and its potential to heal, as exemplified by programs like Tilly's Future Sound. This program uses beat-making as a tool for therapy and community building, offering an outlet for expression to at-risk youth who may not otherwise have such opportunities. We also touch upon the importance of therapy in society, exploring both traditional and online methods, and how these can lead to better self-understanding. But it's not just about the beats. We celebrate the culture of hip hop, the influence of the underground scene, and the role of events like beat battles in fostering a thriving community of artists. Get insights into Philip's 365-day beat making challenge and hear firsthand about the grit and grind behind each beat. Lastly, we discuss the ongoing fundraising efforts for Today's Future Sound and how you can contribute to their mission. So, plug in your headphones, let that beat drop, and join us for an exploration of the sounds that shape our world. Consider Donating during Today's Future Sound Annual Fundraiser 2023 Here: bit.ly/TFSAF24 Buy Merch Here: https://todaysfuturesound.bandcamp.co... Subscribe to Todays Future Sound YouTube Channel: / @uckf9nzjs5s5a8vcnpqjclda Read "The Healing Power of Hip Hop - The Intersections between Race, Ethnicity & Culture" Here: https://www.amazon.com/Healing-Power-... Buy Music for Inclusion and Healing in Schools and Beyond: Hip Hop, Techno, Grime, and More Here (apply Discount Code AAFLYG6 for 30% off: Support the Show. Edited, Mixed and Mastered by Gldnmnd Podcast Website Link: The Rec Show Podcast NEW!!! TheRecShowPodcast Music Playlist Available Here

Duration:02:31:26

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Brooklyn Beats: The Cryptic One Story

11/20/2023
“Ayo…Send us a DM” Unwrap the wisdom of Brooklyn-based music producer, DJ, and Centrifugal Force record label owner, Cryptic One. With over three decades honing his craft, Cryptic reveals the profound insights he has gleaned from his journey in the music industry. From his involvement in the Atom's Family collective, to his work on the documentary Adult Rappers, and even his role in human rights protests, Cryptic's experiences are as varied as they are enlightening. A graffiti writer turned full-time musician, Cryptic One weaves a tale of personal evolution and creative growth. He graciously shares how his journey from navigating the delicate balance between business and art to becoming a music producer and record label owner, shaped the artist he is today. He dives into his creative process, a masterful blend of record listening, keyboard and bass playing, and beat sketching. It doesn't stop there - Cryptic unveils his unique approach to merchandising, show planning, and his exciting upcoming projects. This episode is teeming with insights. Get a taste of Cryptic One's unique perspective on the importance of connecting with fans, fair compensation for artists, and the impact of communities like Sidechain Society. From reminiscing about his father's record collection to discussing his latest album and the metaphor it stands for, this conversation unearths both the roots and the heights of Cryptic One's musical journey. Tune in to this heartfelt conversation, take away a newfound appreciation for Cryptic One and the world of hip hop. Cryptic One talked about a few of his albums 'PIRATA', 'The Anti-Mobius Strip Theory', 'FYSM' and more. He left crazy jewels, inspiring words for Beatmakers and detailed what's in store for the rest of 2023 & 2024. Cryptic One's Gems: 1. Be Yourself 2. Fail Forward 3. Watch 'Adult Rappers' Documentary Intro Track: Music from "U & I" & "Fin" presented by COLDFINGERZ Available Here: https://icecoldfingerz.bandcamp.com/album/just-landed Featured Music: All music played from Cryptic One's Bandcamp Discography Available Here: https://crypticone.bandcamp.com/ Social Media: @Cryp_Uno Website: https://linktr.ee/cryp_uno Support the show Support the Show. Edited, Mixed and Mastered by Gldnmnd Podcast Website Link: The Rec Show Podcast NEW!!! TheRecShowPodcast Music Playlist Available Here

Duration:01:52:21

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DJ Basta & RootsandBranches.Org

10/30/2023
“Ayo…Send us a DM” On Episode 110, today's guest hails from Oakland, California. He's a Educator, DeeJay, Beatmaker, Live Performer, Audio Engineer, Multi-Media Artist, Father MacArthur Maze Crew Member and more. Please welcome DJ Basta with RootsandBranches.Org to the show. Enjoy and be sure check the links below! During this episode, we chopped it up about his music journey, inspirations, aspirations and more. His Father was a big influence in his world music discovery at a young age, test them on their knowledge and taking them to music concert. His Mother is his influence of fusion jazz and acoustic music. He started playing drums in punk bands then transitioned in to DeeJayin. Then at 14 years old, he had a Bar mitzvah and started buying music and started learning how to scratch. He then started experimenting with music with Reason software and a midi keyboard after being an Engineer and using Pro Tools. In 2009, he began getting serious. He link with a crew called "Chosen Few" Unjust was chopping vinyl on a ASR10 and spoke the Dilla-ism. Opio and Pep Love influenced him and opened up a world to him where he couldn't help but create music. He was a witness to the well-known Los Angeles Beatmaking Event called Low End Theory as well as the Smartbomb Beat Community. He names his Beatmaker/Music Producer Superheros like Roger Troutman, Lee "Scratch" Perry, Grandmaster Flash, J DILLA, Tony Allen, Joao Gilberto. DJ Basta talked about a few of his albums '222', 'Roots & Branches Record Box' and 'QQQ'. He left crazy jewels, inspiring words for Beatmakers and detailed what's in store for the rest of 2023 & 2024. DJ Basta's Gems: 1. Don't close yourself off from new information or techniques 2. Speak with sound, not words 3. Read Wax Poetics Magazine & Subscribe 4. Read Songs of the Unsung - The Music and Social Journey of Horace Tapscott by Horace Tapscott 5. Be intentional with your art/music 6. NEVER DEVALUE YOUR ART Intro Track: Music from "Hip Hop 50 The Beginning" presented by Afro Bluu & Available Here: https://afrobluu.bandcamp.com/music Featured Music: All music played from DJ Basta's Bandcamp Discography Available Here: https://rootsandbranches.bandcamp.com/music Social Media: @RootsanBranches Website: linktr.ee/rootsanbranches Support the Show. Edited, Mixed and Mastered by Gldnmnd Podcast Website Link: The Rec Show Podcast NEW!!! TheRecShowPodcast Music Playlist Available Here

Duration:01:29:16

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Beatversations with B4Lasers & ‘Growing Painz’ Album (Special Edition)

10/12/2023
“Ayo…Send us a DM” On Episode 109, today's guests is an multi-event coordinator for Beatmakers Toolbox, Flipabeatclub (Chicago), Duck World Chicago, Unique Studio CEO, Beatmaker, Engineer, Digital Artist, overall amazing mutant reppin Wisconsin/Chicago Illinois B4Lasers. During this episode, we chopped it up about his new instrumental album "Growin Painz" will playing snippets off the album which is available for Pre-Order now (Link Below). We discussed what the experience was like creating this album, guest features, the artwork and meaning behind this soulful project. B4Lasers detailed what's in store for the rest of 2023 into 2024 (You Hearrrrd). Featured Music: Various tracks from the DA MONTHLY DUCKTAPE VOL. 4: Mudgee - found pennies 87th - Mr. L.Y.G. D-Ski The Illeagle - Antenna ft. K Dot Shamdax - Allen Nights Mr. Watson - skyline Complex Theory - thoughts of elenor PersyNotes - Ignat Soul B4Lasers - crunchy lofi goodness EzWeb2004 - YDKWYTA Bei-Fi - Hopeless PROT - spirit of summer EssP404 - dat footwork Donjuandesparko - blackjack Drew Kid - can[not]deny.the.truth Lucuana Dian - Island Lyfe PROT - first to steal your heart... D-Ski The Illeagle - The Mfkn Machine Donjuandesparko - dub zero marcus.evans.music (m.e.) - Duxedo Cogdiss - metro mayhem frequentflyer - Fiscally Speaking Shamdaz - Funnel Cakes n Nori PROT - Pepasillon PersyNotes - Coat Checc Complez Theory - Origami Flow Rhiagh_the_druid - going Social Media: https://www.instagram.com/B4Lasers/ Website: https://b4lasers.club/music Purchase B4Lasers "Growin Painz" Here (Exclusively on Bandcamp & Soundcloud) Support the Show. Edited, Mixed and Mastered by Gldnmnd Podcast Website Link: The Rec Show Podcast NEW!!! TheRecShowPodcast Music Playlist Available Here

Duration:01:56:16

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Matwithone.T

9/25/2023
“Ayo…Send us a DM” On Episode 108, today's guest hails from Tampa, Florida. He's a Beatmaker, Live Performer, Quadruplet, Audio Technician, Music Gear Technician and more. Please welcome Matwithone.T to the show. Enjoy and check the links below! During this episode, we chopped it up about his music journey, inspirations, aspirations and more. As a Quadruplet, his moniker is from his amazing Mother who is celebrating her 50th Birthday forgot their was only one T in his name. His pops (The Human Jukebox) had 200GB of music & siblings listened to a lot of music from a lot of genres like R&B, Rock DMV, Trance which led to his musical genre-bending. Always music adjacent in 2019, The Brevard Music Center he learned how to mic up the instruments for orchestras. He got a cracked Ableton and went down the rabbit hole of learning. Watching Tajima Hal La Mellotron beat set he saved his money and purchased a SP404SX, MPC1000 & Ableton. He names his Greatest Beats of All Time from "Feather" from Modal Soul by Nujabes, "For a while" from Tones by Tajima Hal & "Fly Like a Butterfly from Jetset Radio Future by Hideki Naganuma. He names his Beatmaker/Music Producer Superheros like YoCiscokid, Friendkerrek, Suma.wav, Deek Beats, StillDo, Abnormalisdope, SamDrumo, Bundo, JFilt, Kumachen and Argenis Santos. Matwithone.T. creates music using different samplers like Ableton, SP404SX, MPC1000 and more. Matwithone.T left crazy jewels, inspiring words for Beatmakers and detailed what's in store for the rest of 2023 & 2024. Matwithone.T’s Gems: 1. Getting involved in local beat scene and learn what it takes to put an event together 2. Watch Le Mellotron and Tajima Hal Beat Set 3. Keep going even though you may feel discouraged 4. Get a good group of fans and nurture that relationships 5. Its not a race its a journey. Enjoy the journey 6. Create a live set poster which includes your artist QR codes Intro Track: 'Growin' Painz" from Growin' Painz by B4Lasers Social Media: @matwithone.T Website: https://linktr.ee/matwithonet Support the show Support the Show. Edited, Mixed and Mastered by Gldnmnd Podcast Website Link: The Rec Show Podcast NEW!!! TheRecShowPodcast Music Playlist Available Here

Duration:01:44:26

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Cole G. // Cozy.Cole

9/18/2023
“Ayo…Send us a DM” On Episode 107, today's guest hails from Chicago Illinois. He's a DeeJay, Producer, R&B Lover, Lazy Corporate by day, 90s Sitcoms / Anime fanatic and more. Please welcome Cozy Cole G. to the show. Enjoy and check the links below! During this episode, we chopped it up about his music journey, inspirations, aspirations and more. Cole G. grew up in Detroit, Michigan & Chicago, Illinois watching his amazing Great-Grandmother (Juanita Harvey/102 yrs old) play the piano, his Mother (Singer) and Father both music lovers and his older brother (Blaksmith) exposing him to more conscious music throughout the 90's & 2000s. He got exposed to a plethora of staples in music like, Janet Jackson, Ready for the World, New Edition, Chaka Khan, Luther Vandross, Anita Baker, Kanye West, and more. Learned the Trombone in school band and some piano via YouTube University. He names his Greatest Beats of All Time from 'The Inside' by 14KT feat. Tiffany Paige from The Golden Hour & 'Through the Wire' by Kanye West from The College Dropout. He names his Beatmaker/Music Producer Superheros like Kanye West, Illingsworth, Q-Tip, 14KT, J Dilla, B4Lasers, Radicule, and more. Cozy Cole G. creates music using different samplers like Native Instruments Maschine MK3 & SP404s and more. Cozy Cole G gave creator details about albums some of his like '3LBs Beat Tape Vol. 2, 'Universal Mastery', 'Need For Space' and what it was like creating inside a global pandemic. Cole G. left crazy jewels, inspiring words for Beatmakers and detailed what's in store for the rest of 2023. Cozy Cole G’s Gems: 1. Take your production to another level with Fiverr 2. Listen to music that feeds your soul 3. Don't be scared to perform 4. Build momentum and keep going Intro Track: 'Red M3' by Kreatev from Chillhop Essentials Fall 2023 by Chillhop Music Featured Music: Various tracks from Cozy Cole G’s Music Discography (Available Here) Social Media: @Cozycoleg Website: https://linktr.ee/colegbeats Support the show Edited, Mixed and Mastered by Gldnmnd Podcast Website Link: The Rec Show Podcast Support the Show. Edited, Mixed and Mastered by Gldnmnd Podcast Website Link: The Rec Show Podcast NEW!!! TheRecShowPodcast Music Playlist Available Here

Duration:01:41:45

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Abstract Butta Fingas

9/11/2023
“Ayo…Send us a DM” On Episode 106, today's guest hails from Landcaster, California. He's a Five Signs Crew, Neck Brakers Crew member, Music Producer, Experimentalist, Film Composer, Sound Designer, Collaborator and more. Please welcome Mr. Abstract Butta Fingas to the show. Enjoy and check the links below! During this episode, we chopped it up about his music journey, inspirations, aspirations and more. ABF was born in Chicago Illinois and grew up in Cameroon & Nigeria listening to global Black music. He told the hilarious story of getting his moniker sharpened from his time spent with The Beat Junkies Institute of Sound. He got exposed to Hip Hop, Punk, electronic, Fela Kuti, Björk Radio Head and more. Being exposed to global music growing up. He names his Greatest Beat of All Time from "C.R.E.A.M." by The Wu-Tang Clan, produced by RZA. He names his Beatmaker/Music Producer Superheros like J Dilla, RZA, Skyscraper, , and more. After having his 700Club moment when he heard C.R.E.A.M he had to wait 10-12 years later to have the tools to create his own music. He creates music using different samplers like P.O. 33, MPC, SP404s and more. ABF gave creator details about albums some of his like 'Because I'm Beautiful', 'Garden of God', 'Culture Power45 Beat Tape Sessions Vol. 1, 'Music For Cyborgs who love soul music' and more. Mr. Abstract Butta Fingas left crazy jewels, inspiring words for Beatmakers and detailed what's in store for the rest of 2023/2024. Abstract Butta Fingas’s Gems: 1. Appreciate the moments more 2. Create with no limits 3. Give music creators artistic freedom and watch the magic happen 4. Go with the flow when creating music (create with no destination) 5. Music is a social conversation Intro Track: Nami (hand wave) by Onitram from FABC Vol. 21 Album Featured Music: Various tracks from Abstract Butta Fingas’s Music Discography (Available Here) Social Media: @mr_abstract_butta_fingas Website: https://linktr.ee/abstractbuttafingas Support the show Edited, Mixed and Mastered by Gldnmnd Podcast Website Link: The Rec Show Podcast NEW!!! TheRecShowPodcast Music Playlist Available Here Support the Show. Edited, Mixed and Mastered by Gldnmnd Podcast Website Link: The Rec Show Podcast NEW!!! TheRecShowPodcast Music Playlist Available Here

Duration:02:18:13

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D3signer.Dr3ams

8/21/2023
“Ayo…Send us a DM” On Episode 104, today's guest hails from Staten Island, New York. He's a Beatmaker, Live Performer, Music Creator Mentor/Teacher, Software Developer by day, Beat Battle Champion & Creative by night, Twitch Streamer and more. Please welcome d3signer.dr3ams to the show. Enjoy and check the links below! During this episode, we chopped it up about his music journey, inspirations, aspirations and more. Strict parental units so two channels 107.5 WBLS, 98.7 KISS FM, Luther Vandross, Sade, Diane Warwick, Mary Jane Girls, Diana Ross The Dramatics and others were played in the house. He loved music so much, he went to his local library to get his music fix visiting Hip-Hop Blog sites, DatPiff and others which inspired his Hip-Hop music obsession. He names his Greatest Beat of All Time from "New York Shit" by Busta Rhymes & Swizz Beats, "Lovin It" by Little Brother, "Hoe Cakes" by MF DOOM and "Just The Way" by STLNDRMS. He names his Beatmaker/Music Producer Superheros like STLNDRMS, Cookin Soul, 9th Wonder, Negrosaki, Pete Rock, Sarah, the Illstrumentalist, Bad Snacks, Knxwledge, Mac Miller, and more. He creates music using different samplers like SP404SX, SP555 and more. D3signer.dr3ams gave creator details about albums like 'AnitaVillain", AnitaVillain [Beats], "Memory Card Chronicles Vol.1 and more. D3signer.dr3ams left crazy jewels, inspiring words for Beatmakers and detailed what's in store for the rest of 2023. D3signer.dr3ams’s Gems: 1. Make the music you want to make, the right ears will find it 2. Avoid G.A.S. (Gear Acquisition Syndrome) Intro Track: Hexsagon - Purpose [Instrumental] from Beat Tape Co-Op - 15th Year Anniversary by Beat Tape Co-Op Featured Music: Various tracks from D3signer.dr3ams’s Music Discography (Available Here) Social Media: @D3signer.dr3ams Website: https://linktr.ee/d3signer.dr3ams Support the Show. Edited, Mixed and Mastered by Gldnmnd Podcast Website Link: The Rec Show Podcast NEW!!! TheRecShowPodcast Music Playlist Available Here

Duration:02:05:30

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Ultraboy

8/13/2023
“Ayo…Send us a DM” On Episode 104, today's guest hails from Sacramento, California. He's a Beatmaker, Live Performer, Vocalist, Twitch Streamer, Blips & Beats Curator, Flipabeatclub member, Contributor to Sample Mode: Intro to Sound Design, Beat-making, and Creative Music Technologies A Berkeley Changemaker ® Course and featured on The Bump Show's 'URL Friends' Compilation. Please welcome Max Morrison aka Ultraboy to the show. Enjoy and check the links below! During this episode, we chopped it up about his music journey, inspirations, aspirations and more. His Mom created mix CDs, with clean versions of Hip Hop, Rock and while waiting at his mom's jobs, he was listening to Postal Service, Wilco, 50 Cent, Eminem, Green Day, Gorillaz, Jack White and MF DOOM. Ultraboy’s been creating music since he was 13 and started making beats using Audacity and traveled to Japan. Had $500 to his name and invested $400 for a SP404SX and started his journey. He names his Greatest Beat of All Time from "Erb Magik” by Ohbliv. He names his Beatmaker/Music Producer Superheros like DIBIA$E, Mon$rock, Delaolla, Ohricky, Taquan, Drive the Hearse, Lil Sims, Mind Shrine, Benny Sings, Larry June, Dan Reader, Zak Fox, Nate Curry, Edwin Star and more. He creates music using different samplers/DAWS like SP404SX, Serato Studio, PSPs, kitchen sinks and more. Ultraboy gave creator details about albums like 'Fountain of Dreams', 'throwais pt.11', 'Dumb Mountain' and more. Ultraboy left crazy jewels, inspiring words for Beatmakers and detailed what's in store for the rest of 2023. Ultraboy’s Gems: 1. Keep the process of creating music simple 2. Take the time to do things right 3. 🗣️Listen to The Rec Show people 4. Don't worry about how people will respond. Make the music, show your authentic self and DON'T COMPROMISE Intro Track: true authentic self from 'The Universe is Watching' by Sarah, the Illstrumentalist (Available Here) Featured Music: Various tracks from Ultraboy’s Music Discography (Available Here) Social Media: @Ultraboy__ Website: https://linktr.ee/ultraboy Support the Show. Edited, Mixed and Mastered by Gldnmnd Podcast Website Link: The Rec Show Podcast NEW!!! TheRecShowPodcast Music Playlist Available Here

Duration:01:21:28

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Lordt $txn

8/6/2023
“Ayo…Send us a DM” On Episode 103, today's guest hails from Harlem, New York. He's a Beatmaker, Live Performer, gamer, Sleep Lover and well respected in these here streets. Please welcome The Great Lordt $txn (Pronounced Stan so Lordt Stan) to the show. He's modest but a definite Mutant. Enjoy and check the links below! During this episode, we chopped it up about his music journey, inspirations, aspirations and more. Lordt $txn started making beats in 2010 and has amassed like 13 years in the beat community. His Moms was into the Smokey Robinson, Luther Vandross on the weekends his two other brothers were playing 50 Cent, Eminem, NORE, Capone, Miles Davis and Ahmad Jamal. Hanging out with his cousins, recording their rhymes and posting on Myspace. He started his Hip Hop journey practicing the art of Emceeing and bought a USB microphone, started rapping over Lil Wayne beats. His spark got bigger when his teacher Mr. Foster (Jazz Musician) encouraged him and his friend DeAndre were making loops into GarageBand. He started making beats using MixCraft. He names his Greatest Beats of All Time from "Royalty" by Gang Starr. He names his Beatmaker/Music Producer Superheros like Lord Finesse, Q Tip, Large Professor, Easy Mo Bee, DJ Buckwild and more. Learning about samplers like Koala Sampler, SP404 MK II and Ableton. We also discussed his involvement with the Koala Sampler vs SP 404 World Tournament (watch here) and his second live beat set with The Donut Lounge (Watch Reels here) ***Card was stacked with amazing creatives*** Lordt $txn gave details about albums like THANX 4EVERTHING, WZRD [sp404sx tape], 4.2.22 [koala tape] 404///Extra_[v.1] and more. Lordt $txn left crazy jewels, inspiring words for Beatmakers and detailed what's in store for the rest of 2023. Lordt $txn’s Gems: 1. Not every beat is a banger (Most are ideas). Keep going 2. Keep making music fun and not a job. Keep the fun and work on your own pace 3. Increase your music portfolio 4. Watch Interviews of your favorite Beatmaker, Music Producer or Composer (YouTube University) 5. Be involved in the community with which you resonate. ***Show Love...It Means A Lot*** 6. There's a lot of opportunity out there. Don't be stingy showing genuine love 7. Focus on your supporters showing love. Build with them. Others will come soon enough Intro Track: Quality Time & Waves To A Beach from Surf Mania by Sample (Available Here) Featured Music: Various tracks from Lordt $txn’s Music Discography (Available Here) Social Media: @LordtStxn Website: https://linktr.ee/lordtstxn Check out Koala vs SP404 World Tournament Tape Here Support the Show. Edited, Mixed and Mastered by Gldnmnd Podcast Website Link: The Rec Show Podcast NEW!!! TheRecShowPodcast Music Playlist Available Here

Duration:01:24:25