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Mic Checkmate sits down to discuss the making of CheckMate Breaks in the behind the scenes video. A drummer, percussionist, beatmaker / producer, Mic Checkmate set out to collab with Beatppl to put together a set really dope  breaks. Be sure to cop this set of breaks asap.  http://beatppl.com/products/checkmate-breaks  

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Mic Checkmate recently dropped his latest collection of beats and melodies. It's entitled "Freestyle".  <a href="http://beatppl.bandcamp.com/album/freestyle">Freestyle by Mic Checkmate</a> Mic Checkmate describes it here "The Freestyle project is a collection of instrumentals inspired by a moment. These improvisations and explorations in sounds and beats were recorded and captured. Freestyling was also a big part of the Hip Hop Culture in the Oxnard & 805 area where I grew up and although this tape is instrumental the beats capture that vibe. " Mic Checkmate has also recently released a collection of drum breaks called CheckMate Breaks. The breaks are exceptional just...

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New Products are in the works. In the Makers tradition, sound kits are made in house and / or in partnership with a gang of talented individuals. For an upcoming series of live drum breaks (Inebriated Breaks Vol 1, 2 & 3) I felt inspired by the slightly drunken feel of the drummer, Danya Thompson. My initial thought was to create imagery with whiskey bottles cleverly placed in front of or on top of a drum kit. Unfortunately, this idea didn't hold up as well so I moved on.  From there I could still see images of whiskey bottles. First bottle that came...

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