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Beat Making Lab
Beat Making Lab
#FijiChallenge w/ Walshy Fire of Major Lazer
Beat making challenge number two - Moombahton beat from Fiji samples.
Ep22 | 2m 48s
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Sampling w/ Flip Flops and Ski Beatz
A man in Fiji hits a PVC pipe with a flip flop, and his sound meets a 17-year-old drummer.
Trapped In Paradise
The Beat Making Lab crew meets Fijian rapper/producer Dave Lavaki (aka Mr. Grin).
Heartbeats of Fiji
Ben searches for purpose, Masi follows a dream. Fiji Beat Making Lab brings them together.
Ep19 | 9m 59s
Behind The Beat: First Beat Making Lab (2011)
The first Beat Making Lab was launched at UNC-Chapel Hill in the Fall semester of 2011.
Ep18 | 2m 28s
Mashup: National Anthems
US National Anthem [Star Spangled Banner] + Black National Anthem
Ep17 | 1m 34s
Walshy Fire [of Major Lazer] Wants Your Riddims
Make a dancehall riddim out of our Kora sample.
Ep16 | 1m 19s
Get Your Drums Right
One of the cardinal rules of beat making is: start with sampled, not factory, drum sounds.
Ep15 | 2m 31s
Health Worker Beat
Ina, a Senegalese student, takes a field trip to an Intrahealth hospital to make a beat.
Ep14 | 2m
Beat Making Challenge #2: Kora Riddim
Now it's your turn to create a riddim from a sampled kora.
Ep13 | 2m 2s
Female Hip Hop Crew Makes Beats in Senegal
"The people need a female rapper," says Toussa, the president of GOTAL.
Ep12 | 2m 44s
Behind the Beat: Portobelo
Behind the scenes of the production of the music video for the song, "Portobelo."
Ep11 | 4m 2s
Portobelo (music video)
During a blackout in Panama, we filmed this amazing video with Yomira.
Episode 1: Goma, Congo
Professor Pierce Freelon and Apple Juice Kid make beats with youth in DRC, Africa.
Ep9 | 2m 56s
Prof. Angel Sound Prison Beats Interview
Here is the full story about beat maker and DJ, Professor Angel Sound.
Ep8 | 2m 26s
Field Trip: Prison Beats
In this video we make a beat in a Panamanian prison with Professor Angel Sound.
Ep7 | 1m 51s
Diablos (music video)
Beat produced and lyrics written by the youth of Portobelo, Panama.
Ep6 | 3m 5s
Beat Making Challenge #1: Accordion Trap
Meet Martin, a young accordion prodigy from Portobelo.
Ep5 | 2m 21s
Panama: Meet the Kids Behind the Beats
Yaci, Osvaldo and Darin - three Panamanian youth - go from cowbell to MPC.
Ep4 | 2m 36s
Exclusive Zenga (Music Video) by Flamme Kapaya
Zenga, is a global dance anthem by Congolese maverick guitarist Flamme Kapaya.
Ep3 | 2m 45s
What's In the Backpack?
A Beat Making Lab is an electronic music studio small enough to fit in a backpack.
Ep2 | 1m 32s
Cho Cho Cho (Music Video) filmed in Goma, Congo
Cho Cho Cho is the first music video by the youth of Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Ep1 | 3m 15s
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