Pete Rock Held Exclusive Listening Event In NYC’s Famed IMI Studios Announcing Tracklib Beat Competition
On November 3rd at famed IMI Studios in NYC, Tracklib celebrated legendary producer Pete Rock with an exclusive sample breakdown session and sit down interview. The legendary producer spoke about some of his most notable tracks during his illustrious career.
Pete highlighted his beat battle completion with Tracklib, the world’s first and only record store for sampling. Together they are offering aspiring producers and musicians a chance to learn from one of the best. Giving the winner a chance for a one-on-one remote session with the master of sampling himself, Pete Rock.
I only sample stuff that gives me a good feel, something that sets my soul on fire. I think Tracklib can change how people make music by letting the freedom of sampling take place.
Tracklib has held a number of previous competitions as of late. Working with legends such as Redman, 9th Wonder, Styles P, Inspectah Deck, Just Blaze, Cookin Soul, Jim Jones, Maino (Lobby Boyz) and most recently Pete Rock.
Aspiring producers can create a beat using a sample from the 1970s soul classic “Handle With Care” by Ben Aiken from label Reservoir, the winning beat will be selected by Pete Rock himself, with the winner also receiving an autographed MPC Live II Retro Edition.
Interested producers can go to tracklib.com/peterock to see all of the rules and guidelines. The contest ends on Sunday, November 28th.