producing is all about cheating and making it sound original. Don't matter how you do it as long as it sounds fucking good at the end.
no, its not.
creativity, originality and expression of self, amongst other things, come to mind. producing is not about cheating at all.
far as jump up breaks go, the action snare is always popular
cool. wanna share? would be most appreciative and will give ya a mention for my next tune if i use it.