King I Divine Showcasing The Filtering TechniqueAugust 22, 2014
Music producer King I Divine flips a soul sample with his weapon of choice the MPC 1000 drum machine. Notice his filtering technique. By separating the low frequencies from the high frequencies of the sample he has more creative control. He can create basslines and chop vocal loops in different patterns simultaneously. A filtering tutorial is shown in the second video below to further explain this music production technique.
MaschineMasters.com provides a step-by-step breakdown of how to use the filtering technique to increase your ability to manipulate samples. This explains how some of your favorite hip hop classics were produced by music producers like Pete Rock, 9th Wonder, and Kanye West. You can use the filtering technique to combine samples from multiple different songs as well.