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Mic Checkmate on Making Checkmate Breaks
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
PRODUCT DESIGN - INEBRIATED BREAKS
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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