Reclaiming the Remix w/ Maschine Ep 7: 50 Cent “Amusement Park” w/ Dangerous LLC

In this episode of Reclaiming the Remix w/ Maschine, Dubspot instructor Shareef Islam invites multi-platinum hip hop production collective Dangerous LLC to revisit their the 2007 club hit by 50 Cent, “Amusement Park“.

In the latest installment of Dubspot’s Reclaiming the Remix, music producer and Dubspot instructor Shareef Islam talks to Brooklyn-based hip hop producers Chris Styles, Silence, J Swirv, and Urkel about their early beginnings, the formation of Dangerous LLC production collective, and developing a workflow which allows individuals members of the team to cultivate their skills and grow. They also discuss about their extensive work with multi-platinum rapper and entrepreneur 50 Cent, whose work ethic and diligence inspired them.

The original beat for “Amusement Park” was created using Akai MPC 2000, Korg Triton workstation/keyboard, and Avid Pro Tools. Shareef and Dangerous LLC explore the creative possibilities of using Native Instruments Maschine to recompose “Amusement Park”. Shareef recreates the beat, shows off the intuitive features of Maschine, offers tips and techniques for performing a live remix of the track.

50 Cent “Amusement Park Instrumental” from Curtis (Shady/Aftermath, 2007)



Native Instruments’ Maschine redefines the intersection of hardware and software, performance and production. With Dubspot’s Maschine program for performers and producers, you will go from shaking hands with this cutting-edge music platform to making full tracks and performing your music live over the course of three levels. The future of performance and production is here, and there is no time for the future like today.

What’s Included:

  • Maschine Level 1: Programming and Beat Making Basics
  • Maschine Level 2: Sampling, Slicing and Composing
  • Maschine Level 3: Advanced Production and Performance Techniques

Upcoming Maschine start dates

NYC COURSES
Evening Classes: September 9, 2013; Mondays, 6:15pm-9pm
Afternoon Classes: October 9, 2013; Wednesdays, 3:15pm-6pm

ONLINE COURSES
The week of October 20th, 2013
The week of January 19th, 2014

More start dates and information about payment plans can be found here.

Open House: Sundays 11:00am and 12:00pm

Ask questions. Watch demos. Test drive workstations.

Anyone who comes by will have the opportunity to ask our instructors in-depth questions about our programs, curriculum and philosophy, and watch live music production and DJ demos. You can even sit down at one of our workstations and take it for a test drive. If you are still trying to decide what you are looking for, we suggest you stop by one of our Open Houses to learn more about the school, understand what the learning process at Dubspot entails and help you decide what is best for you. We can also help with scheduling details and payment options.

If you have questions, please call 877.DUBSPOT or send us a message.

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