If you don’t know him, you should familiarize yourselves with Jordan Page, a young producer from North Carolina living in New York who makes serious beats. Peep some of his work:
My personal fave is the “Ain’t Hard to Tell” remix on his SoundCloud page. I had the chance to talk to Jordan during the Grammys last week, and he offered some insight on his motivations for making music.
NE: How do you want your music to perceived? How did you get started?
JP: Really I think of it as just a hobby, even when people tell me that I should pursue it seriously. When I feel like it, I do it, when I don’t I don’t. To be honest, it started when I was watching Fade to Black. There were lots of shots with producers, and I more or less thought to myself ‘I could do that, I have decent taste in music, and I feel like that taste can be translated to beats. After that I asked my brother to teach Fruity Loops Studio and Cool Edit Pro, and kinda took it from there.’ Continue reading