RuggedOnes

RuggedOnes

  • From : DMV, United States
  • Joined : Sat 16th Nov 2013, 6 years ago

About Me

Making beats and tracks for over ten years . Had a couple "almost there" chances like a lot of us but never lost my love of Hip-Hop and creating. Always looking to collaborate . Family man .

Instruments I play

I do not play any instrument . I tried drums briefly but was unsuccessful .

Software I Use

Never used computers to produce .
I use the things listed . Mostly the MPC , and vinyl :

MPC-500
SP-303
Roland MC-303 Groovebox
Yamaha DX 100
Boss Dr Groove DR-202

Hardware I Use

Tascam 8 track digital
Shure SM-58
JVC W309 Dual Cassette Deck (For sampling purposes)

Listening To Right Now

Myself , which I do often . I mainly listen to early 90's or Golden Era Hip-Hop . I couldn't tell you what's on the radio these days because I don't listen .

10 Favourite Albums

Dr Dre - The Chronic
Redman - Muddy Waters
GZA - Liquid Swordz
MC Ren - Villian In Black

My Influences / Fav Artists

1. Dr Dre
2. RZA
3. Erick Sermon
4. Nottz
5. DJ Shadow

Along with anything weird that can be shaped into a beat.

My Music Sounds Like

My beats are dirty , slightly off , pieces of my imagination . An old cup laying inn the gutter , it rains , and then you pick it up and take a drink .

In My Other Life I ...

Maintain my local golf course as the assistant superintendent .