May 12, 2011
Today we’re announcing the mixtape that so many have been asking about. While at this years’ South By Southwest Festival in Austin, TX the Mobile Studio team (Amond ‘AJ’ Jackson, Soul.Wallace, Tommy Blanco, Acrojam, Taylor, DJ Madflip, Mad Money James, Fokis and myself) was recording songs for what seemed to be 24 hours a day. Well, all those verses, beats, intros and outros have now been mixed, sequenced, and cut into one marvel of a mixtape.
The Quality Control x Unique Squared Official SXSW Mixtape showcases some of the best and most talented performers who graced the SXSW stages. Many of the emcess performed on one stage, then came to write and record on the tour bus (with an alloted time of about 30 minutes), then headed back out to perform another set on another stage at SXSW. To say this …
February 17, 2011
Ok so maybe not exactly where it ALL started, but definitely where the Unique Squared Mobile Studio concept really gained true momentum. Continue reading
November 9, 2010
It’s hard to believe that a month has past since we finished recording the Beats & Lyrics 2 Go Mixtape in the Unique Squared Mobile Studio at the A3C Hip Hop Festival. There was a lot of hard work and planning put into the making of this and we finally want to share the finished product with you.
Here’s the link to the download:
A3C Mixtape: Beatz & Lyrics 2 Go hosted by Jayforce, (presented by the Dynamite Brothers and Sponsored by UniqueSquared.com)
To make this all happen we partnered with manufacturers who provided us with products to use in the RV. From AVID, we were given a Sputnik mic, ProFire 2626 interface, Studiophile Q40 headphones, Axiom Pro 25 MIDI controller, DSM3 studio monitors, and iLok key for ProTools. Focusrite provided us a workhorse, with their ISA 220 mic preamp. JBL provided a great set-up for our DJ station, LSR …
November 5, 2010
In anticipation for the upcoming Beats & Lyrics 2 Go Mixtape release, we are sharing two tracks. The first track, “The Maschines”, is one of the two featured tracks on the Unique Squared A3C Recap video and the second is a brand new track being released today called “Big Deal”. The recap video also features a song by 4IZE called “Starstruck” produced by Tall Black Guy Productions, the winner of the custom Maschine we gave to Kevin Nottingham for the Beat Competition he hosted.
“The Maschines” by Senor Kaos, Homeboy Sandman & Buff1, produced by D.R.U.G.S. was recorded live at the A3C in the Unique Squared Mobile Studio. All of the beats use to produce this track, and the rest of the Mixtape, were submitted prior to the event. The actual vocal recording was done in an RV decked out with Auralex, AVID, Focusrite, and JBL…