This weeks ‘Featured Artist’ goes by the name of Marcus BLACK, a very talented rapper indeed from Manchester, United States. Lets just get straight to the point… dude has skills.
Here are a few tracks I personally liked and from listening to these you can hear for yourself that Marcus BLACK is very versatile.
TRACK 1: Scratch Tickets
TRACK 2: Vicious Circle
TRACK 3: Let You Go
Below is Marcus BLACKs bio and social network information
Props to Marcus BLACK, keep grinding!
Most artists hit their audiences in waves. They begin as a “diet” version of themselves and slowly break out of their shell as more money and acceptance receives them. MarcusBLACK does not observe this rule … or any others.
NOTE: This is from a old thread (July 2010) on Future Producers.. I did not write this and to some extent agree with the information, so I copied and pasted for all to benefit.
To understand EQ and its intricacies you need hands-on experience, but to help you get started, here’s a table of general uses and the different ranges that EQ can affect. As every sound is different, though, these are necessarily very general guidelines…
Any apparent muddiness can be rolled off around 300Hz. Try a small boost around 5-7kHz to add some high end.
50-100Hz ~ Adds bottom to the sound
100-250Hz ~ Adds roundness
250-800Hz ~ Muddiness Area
5-8kHz ~ Adds high end presence
8-12kHz ~ Adds Hiss
Try a small boost around 60-120Hz if the sound is a little too wimpy. Try boosting around 6kHz for that ‘snappy’ sound.
As you can see my site is currently under construction having some re-designing done and changing things around a bit giving the site a fresh look for 2013 and overall making it easier to navigate. The “Home” page will eventually have a beat store installed where you can easliy and quickly purchase any instrumental of mine. I will also be giving away the odd FREE beat and custom drum kits.
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