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The Making Of (The Beat): Jim Jones “Bright Lights Big City” produced by Jim Bond PART I

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I’ve finally finished my first beat making video…   It’s been a long time coming.  I’m gonna run through the creation of the beat for “Bright Lights, Big City”, a Jim Jones track I did a few years back.  Check it out and leave some feedback!  Stay tuned for part II of this video and more great beat making vids from The Be A Better Producer Blog!

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  1. Cool vid, me too I like having the sample ready in Cool Edit, instead of actually doing the chopping with Recycle or wtv.

    Also, I know you didn’t pay attention to detail cuz it’s just a beat making video, but do you always make sure you cut at zero crossing? I didn’t know about that zero crossing shit until I saw a Logic tutorial. It really make your editing sound so much smoother.

  2. Curtdog12 says:

    Yo JB,
    That was tight work! I always chop the sample into hits and replay…ie. Premo and some others….but not as good at it, lol…..but I like how your tracks sound so “seemlessly” put together…will def check out Part 2.

  3. Jaay Peso says:

    Dope vid Jim,
    Definitely a good look……..looking forward to part 2.

  4. Heist says:

    That’s some dope shit real dope

  5. Haze says:

    Don’t forget Biz Markie was the first to use that loop back in the day.

  6. parafino ( suge ) says:

    jim you fuckin genius

  7. MsTrisBeats says:

    wow I didnt know you did that! great tutorial

    Im am loving your blog.. I will do a long post on it very soon… we appreciate all your advise.. I use it! 🙂

    ..

  8. Tayo says:

    I use Soundforge to chop samples.What other programs do you recommend for the aforementioned purpose?
    Besides I can’t seem to get cool edit pro(Is it the same as Adobe Audio audition?) to work on my system!!!

    • Jim Bond says:

      Any sound editing program is fine for chopping samples. I only use cool edit pro because I never switched up for some reason. I don’t recommend using cool edit pro, even though I use it haha.

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