S.P.Y. on 1xtra

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  1. lostnthesound

    lostnthesound Burns Easily in the Sun

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    Just finished listening to the Hospital Takeover. I thought the show was pretty good until I heard a mention of needles & vinyl...followed by S.P.Y./Nu Tone getting on the decks...great stuff...though I would've loved to have heard a S.P.Y. only set (no disrespect to Nu Tone).

    Was also glad to hear S.P.Y will be keeping things dark & filthy on Hospital...potential album in the works...new single in June.

    Cheers.
     
  2. al0ne

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    someone on the show mentioned that he has over 3000 tracks on his pc

    UNFUCKINGBELIVEABLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  3. lostnthesound

    lostnthesound Burns Easily in the Sun

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    Yup. London Elektricity asked him how many tracks he's got made..."3,000." He narrowed it down to about 700 for Hospital to go through lol.

    Cheers.
     
  4. Attire

    Attire Last Winter

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    Tbf considering he reuses so many samples and sounds it's hardly surprising.
     
  5. WhoSayReload?

    WhoSayReload? Well-Known Member

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    Lost all respect for him now that he's on Horsepital
     
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    ZackMRG Circles are Pointless

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    Considering this is on Hospital I think its definitely keeping to his roots, hasn't killed his style just yet, massive tune imo.
     
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  7. Dilla

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    See, I thought this initially but. Thinking about it, is he Keeps to his style & sound...whats the problem? I guess he's in a mores secure position now he's got a contract signed....con only be good IMO
     
  8. Harry3

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    wouldve still preferred an innerground album with Marky...
     
  9. encounter

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    :word: and this is the best example:



    No hating on SPY tho he can make different tunes, I've no doubt:
     
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  10. sam the dnb man

    sam the dnb man Variation

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    Yeah. About 60% of producers do. Its lazy
     
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    WhoSayReload? Well-Known Member

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    Yeah sounds Ghost Ridery, if he is exclusively on Hospital gonna miss all the CIA collabs. Can't go wrong with Total Science and Spy.
     
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  12. dirty breaks

    dirty breaks Guest

    It's not lazy. It's part of what defines a producers 'sound'. when a spy tune comes on, you know It's a spy tune because It's got his signature sounds.

    It's pretty well done on his behalf tbh. he's now secure for a couple of years at minimum and will breath life into a record label that was going stale...
     
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    sam the dnb man Variation

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    Not bothering to create new sounds is lazy.

    Recycling is lazy.

    With production the possibilities are endless, you're hardly going to break the boundaries if you decide to use the same sounds all the time.
     
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    Catsel Well-Known Dismember

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    not a fan of hospital, but this tune is sickk


     
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  15. Marcus Alkemist

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    he'll still collab with total science, marky and all the others... he's still got a shitload of tunes signed to other labels
     
  16. Attire

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    Fair point, but building a new kick and snare for every single tune becomes tedious and it can really slow down the creative process for other parts of the track.

    Obviously with other, more noticeable elements it can be rather annoying.
     
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    as long as this is out soon i will be happy :)

     
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    sorry dude and with all due respect. but this kinda thing is what makes the difference from a producer and someone like you. producers just do what sounds best, and not what hasnt been used.

    you wont come far with this attitude..
     
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    What's happening with Sleight of Hand? I can't see Hospital releasing such an anticipated tune?
     
  20. skankandbass

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    Agreed.
     
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