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Logic Pro Tutorial: How to add a stutter effect in a dj mix/mashup (ft. Kanye West)

Interesting mix of two songs, but I couldn't find a new direction beyond the initial loop, so we turned it into a tutorial. Nothing fancy, and maybe not the most efficient methods, but this is a good demo of how I start a mix or mashup. And maybe you'll see something you can use in the future. Featured songs: Power - Kanye West + Sunshine - Ant Beale, Charlie Heat
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The BMC Top 5 for January 2024

1. deuces in paris - Jay-Z, Kanye West, Chris Brown 2. be without your mask off - Mary J. Blige, Future, Drake 3. snooze x we belong together - SZA, Mariah Carey, Johnny Gill, The Weeknd 4. evening proceedings - Janet Jackson, Jodeci, The Weeknd and Doja Cat 5. what is love x i'm good - David Guetta, Bebe Rexha, Haddaway

dj mix/mashup: be without your mask off (Mary J. Blige, Future, Drake)

Made with Logic Pro at 69 bpm So I've been sitting on this since early December; an example of a mix I wasn't really happy with, but sank enough hours into, and thought there was still something interesting there. Sound feels a bit thin, not enough bass (loops I chose either didn't have enough or had so much that I adjusted the EQ to tone it down), and the drums are a bit much - or not enough - depending on the headphones you're using. On a side note: none of these songs really fit into any of the playlists on djcheatsheet.com melodically, and I didn't want to make a separate 3 song list, so these will be floating on their own island for now. In the meantime, hope you like this better than I do, or you find something compelling you can develop on your own. Featured songs: Be Without You - Mary J. Blige Mask Off - Future Hotline Bling - Drake

dj mix/mashup: deuces in paris (Jay-Z, Kanye West, Chris Brown)

Made with Logic Pro at 70 bpm The process of putting this together was a good example of the old saying 'two's company, three's a crowd.' Tried to integrate a third song and it just wasn't working for me, so I spent more time cutting/reshuffling N****s in Paris. And in the process, I learned that Jay-Z is saying 'ball so hard muthaf****s wanna fine me,' not 'ball so hard muthaf****s wanna find me' like I always thought - not to mention my misinterpretation of the slowed-down version as 'this is how muthaf****s wanna find me.' Goes to show I'm a beat guy first, lyrics guy never. Here's the playlist we drew from

The BMC Top 5 for December 2023

1. evening proceedings - Janet Jackson, Jodeci, The Weeknd + Doja Cat, Destiny's Child, Ariana Grande 2. waves go in your eyes - Kanye West, Kool & The Gang, The Weeknd 3. Five More Hours and I'm Good (ft. David Guetta, Bebe Rexha, Deorro and Chris Brown) 4. me & u, liberian girl - Cassie, Michael Jackson, Tina Turner 5. snooze x we belong together - SZA, Mariah Carey, Johnny Gill, The Weeknd

dj mix/mashup: waves go in your eyes (Kanye West, Kool & The Gang, The Weeknd)

Made with Logic Pro at 100 bpm Probably more of a mix/medley than a mashup? My original plan was to build something off mix show episode 48 with In Your Eyes , I Took A Pill in Ibiza and maybe Truffle Butter . But once I cycled through the playlist , it felt right to slowly ramp up the intensity and cap everything off with an obnoxious saxophone solo. Definitely more about the song choice than anything technical. In that regard, probably one of my better efforts from the past several months.

The BMC Top 5 for November 2023

1. evening proceedings - Janet Jackson, Jodeci, The Weeknd + Doja Cat, Destiny's Child, Ariana Grande 2. Can't Get Enough Money Trees - J. Cole, Kendrick Lamar, Jack Harlow 3. dj mix/mashup: Five More Hours and I'm Good (ft. David Guetta, Bebe Rexha, Deorro and Chris Brown) 4. snooze x we belong together - SZA, Mariah Carey, Johnny Gill, The Weeknd 5. dj mix/mashup: me & u, liberian girl (Cassie, Michael Jackson, Tina Turner)