How do i make those weird sounds in those old skool Breakbeats

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tehlord
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7923 posts since 22 Sep, 2008 from Windsor. UK

Post Sun Feb 16, 2020 10:10 am

thecontrolcentre wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 8:42 am
I doubt many were using sample CDs back in 91 ... we were sourcing our own samples via crate digging, etc back then. First time I saw a sample CD was in 96.
The most ubiquitous sample CD of the time was Zero-G Datafile. Released in 1991. It was everywhere.

GateWay47
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44 posts since 4 Aug, 2019

Re: How do i make those weird sounds in those old skool Breakbeats

Post Sun Feb 16, 2020 7:43 pm

Great song, i know liam used that break on the Weather Experience, it would be cool if someone could cut it up like he did. i tried with no luck haha

yellowmix
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1559 posts since 11 Aug, 2012 from omfr morf form romf frmo

Re: How do i make those weird sounds in those old skool Breakbeats

Post Sun Feb 16, 2020 8:07 pm

GateWay47 wrote:
Wed Feb 05, 2020 3:42 pm
i've been creating some tracks based off of the early 90s late 80s breakbeat era, some things i can't find to figure out are some of those weird voice samples on these breakbeats. i'll list some examples below.
SL2 samples Uptown - Dope on Plastic, where the vocals are part of the sampled beat: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tkolvO8YbnU

Wind It Up from Just Ice's Latoya: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dxikiHViWA

AnX
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6554 posts since 17 Nov, 2015

Re: How do i make those weird sounds in those old skool Breakbeats

Post Sun Feb 16, 2020 11:04 pm

there were various vinyl collections with that kinda stuff too, i had a couple called Beats, Breaks and Scratches in the late 80's

GateWay47
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44 posts since 4 Aug, 2019

Re: How do i make those weird sounds in those old skool Breakbeats

Post Mon Feb 17, 2020 7:19 am

YEAH simon harris made those records, I need to pick up a copy one of these days, Awesome stuff

Never knew he sampled Just Ice,

GateWay47
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44 posts since 4 Aug, 2019

Re: How do i make those weird sounds in those old skool Breakbeats

Post Mon Feb 17, 2020 7:19 am

tehlord wrote:
Sun Feb 16, 2020 10:10 am
thecontrolcentre wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 8:42 am
I doubt many were using sample CDs back in 91 ... we were sourcing our own samples via crate digging, etc back then. First time I saw a sample CD was in 96.
The most ubiquitous sample CD of the time was Zero-G Datafile. Released in 1991. It was everywhere.
Yes, I love those datafile cds. i was able to rip them if anybody wants a copy i have 1 to 3

Max212345
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5 posts since 20 Feb, 2020

Re: How do i make those weird sounds in those old skool Breakbeats

Post Thu Feb 20, 2020 7:19 am

Me too

chk071
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23219 posts since 11 Apr, 2010 from Germany

Re: How do i make those weird sounds in those old skool Breakbeats

Post Thu Feb 20, 2020 7:33 am

GateWay47 wrote:
Mon Feb 17, 2020 7:19 am
tehlord wrote:
Sun Feb 16, 2020 10:10 am
thecontrolcentre wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 8:42 am
I doubt many were using sample CDs back in 91 ... we were sourcing our own samples via crate digging, etc back then. First time I saw a sample CD was in 96.
The most ubiquitous sample CD of the time was Zero-G Datafile. Released in 1991. It was everywhere.
Yes, I love those datafile cds. i was able to rip them if anybody wants a copy i have 1 to 3
Even though they are old somebody surely still has a copyright...

GateWay47
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44 posts since 4 Aug, 2019

Re: How do i make those weird sounds in those old skool Breakbeats

Post Thu Feb 20, 2020 2:35 pm

I'm pretty sure they don't, I think Zero-G had to stop production of the Datafile's because at this point he was straight stealing the samples off of other records and making it his own on his sample cd.

yellowmix
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1559 posts since 11 Aug, 2012 from omfr morf form romf frmo

Re: How do i make those weird sounds in those old skool Breakbeats

Post Thu Feb 20, 2020 4:22 pm

The copyright is with the rights holders of the sampled material. But they are freely floating around the internet, seemingly unchallenged by takedown notices. So no one is pursuing the sample CD. Use an uncleared sample and they'll probably get you though.

There is also the X-Static Goldmine which competed with Datafile 1.

Future Music CD 1 was also heavily mined.

The quality in Datafile 1 is pretty astounding given the technology of the time.

GateWay47
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44 posts since 4 Aug, 2019

Re: How do i make those weird sounds in those old skool Breakbeats

Post Thu Feb 20, 2020 7:19 pm

I also have Future Music CD1, although i perfer the Datafile better.

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