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In this episode:
We talk with musician Black Ant
Here are Doug's notes from the interview.
Newer stuff appears to be all copyright: http://black-ant.bandcamp.com/
A couple of different Black Ants
middle name is Anthony...so Black ANT
he came up with it at 16
How’d you get into it?
Music House/Columbia House
at 13 he got fruity loops and got addicted. He’s been doing it for about 10 years
808 documentary: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2268622/
Tell us about your music and tell us what’s new!
Hard to describe...lots of people don’t know what “hip hop” is
more dance projects...some aggressive
Delivery guy for Papa Johns
Basic Channel: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basic_Channel
What’s your set up?
MPC 1000: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_Production_Center
Korg - “really cool”
Roland - power cord leaves the powerful Roland powerless
can’t do shows with midi.
sounds into the MPC
now and again, he uses fruity loops
MPC is limited because only two effect channels
audio processing in Windows: http://dsp.stackexchange.com/questions/611/is-real-time-signal-processing-possible-under-windows
What drew you to Creative Commons?
i did the score to this documentary, with my boy buyable. that shit was cool.
Chris Bravo is the director
What are your other projects, if any?
Worked with a lot of people off SoundCloud
“i also just released a 50 minute mix on soundcloud this morning.
i made it march of 2014. it has a variety of beats that i made through the years, but specifically 2013. i have two beats on there that aint mine. the one with the russian dude rapping. that's my boy raaamil from ufa russia, he made the beat. and aldo rapped over it. both dudes are real cool, i met em on the internet and i have collaborated with both dudes on various projects. then the second to last beat on the mix, is from my dude buyable. we did the score together on that documentary. and we're just good long time friends and shit.
Some people from Cincinnati
Sochi...more like North Carolina than Florida, perhaps: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sochi
Is there anything else you would like to say/tell us about?
Outgoing track: "tc" is a type of Scion
used the vocoder on the Korg