Book Bundle: Back to the Lab: Hip Hop Home Studios + Behind the Beat
Bundle of Bundle: Back to the Lab: Hip Hop Home Studios + Behind the Beat
Back to the Lab: Hip Hop Home Studios
Published by Gingko Press Inc.
Independent producers and DJs have been busy creating world class music in bedrooms, kitchens and garages for years. Meanwhile, photographer Raph Rashid has traveled the globe, gaining access to these inner sanctums, one by one. The tremendous variety of set-ups and layouts used by in-home producers is artfully documented in the pages of Back to the Lab. Intimate photos of the creators amongst their instruments, gear, record collections and ephemera offer unprecedented access. Notes about the producers, their environment and “essential” releases round out this love-letter to the underground. Rashid has been checking his list since the publication of his bestselling Behind the Beat, making sure to document the old-school producers he’d missed, meanwhile keeping an eye out for fresh new talent. Featured artists and producers include: Alchemist, Ant, Babu, EL-P, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Jazzy Jeff, Kenny Dope, Lord Finesse, Oh No and many more…
GEORGIA ANNE MULDROW
MITSU THE BEATS
Behind the Beat
Published by Gingko Press
160 pages, Hardcover
9 3/4'' x 9 3/4'' (248 x 248 mm)
300 color and b/w illustrations, English
The revealing photographs found within the pages of Behind the Beat expose the creative spaces of top DJs and music producers from the UK and US. This book is an open invitation to step into the private world of the hip hop home studio and discover its inner workings.
Featured are the studios and equipment of some of the most influential music creators working today including: DJ Premier, J DILLA, DJ Spinna, Skitz, Nextmen, Taskforce, DJ Swamp, DJ Cheapshot, E-Swift, Beyond There, Kut Masta Kurt, Fat Jack, Herbaliser, Runaways, Jehst, Beatminerz, DJ Shadow, DJ Design, Dan the Automator, Chief Xcel, Braintax, Young Einstein, Numark, Cut Chemist, Thes One, J zone and Mario Caldato Jr.