Chopped & Screwed Hip-Hop/Rap Music

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Chopped & Screwed Hip-Hop/Rap Music

Postby Jeax » Sat Apr 20, 2019 5:31 pm

I recently released my first Chopped and Screwed track. Are there popular platforms I should submit such tracks to in the future?

Real Man Remix Chopped & Screwed on YouTube
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Re: Chopped & Screwed Hip-Hop/Rap Music

Postby forestandgarden » Mon Apr 29, 2019 12:13 am

I just followed to the soundcloud player in your homepage, so I could compare original & 'chopped & screwed'. Transposing the song pitch is giving the voice an odd sound, I didn't get all happy with it when I tried the trick myself, 'like ET playing the kazoo' I found my voice was sounding - a real low voice would probably have very different formants.

What I did like, though, was the effect of hearing rap at that tempo, together with the low voice, that is making a totally different statement. Getting there the way you did, also makes the song too long for pop, but the approach of pacing down rap / hip hop sounds really good; that's asking for more investigation, songs designed that way from the start, i.e. a shorter story, more slowly told, with a natural low voice, or a pitch shifter capable of enough formant magic to make the result convincing if not natural.

Keep them coming :)
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Re: Chopped & Screwed Hip-Hop/Rap Music

Postby Jeax » Mon Apr 29, 2019 1:26 am

Thanks for listening to both and your feedback. I like the ability to make an instrument out of a full song and flip the vibe between major and minor.

An issue with my example is the original is already to long. I think the average Chopped & Screwed versions come in at ~5-6 minutes.

I'll share my next Chopped & Screwed tracks here as well.
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Re: Chopped & Screwed Hip-Hop/Rap Music

Postby Jeax » Thu May 09, 2019 9:46 pm

My latest -

Unique Chopped & Screwed -
https://youtu.be/YB3QdrJuVwo

Feedback welcome, as always.
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