Mike Dean – Kanye West, Dirty South Hip Hop, and Engineer/Producer

Mike Dean – Music director, engineer, mastering engineer, co-producer and writer is interviewed before his Coachella performance with Kanye West.Houston working with Scarface on the south sound in the mid-90’s.Talks about working with Kanye West in the studio. Mike Dean describes himself as the housekeeper in the studio. He shifts through samples and plays the Wurlitzer. He uses the MPC 2000 and 3000, which he prefers.Uses pro-tool to master nearly all of the music.He talks about producing and playing on at least 9 tracks on My dark beautiful twisted fantasy and mixing Graduation.Talks about working with Tupac and Mary J Blige and using the soft synths in Logic, and is able to play the piano using a QWERTY keyboard.Music Weapons of choice:Ensoniq ASR-10, Korg, Triton, and Moog, UAD NEVE 1073 EQMike Dean is currently working and co-producing 5 tracks on the new Kanye and Jay-z album Watch the throne.

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~ by musicproducertv on April 18, 2011.

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