RAS DUDE

Beats, Audio, Alleys

 

The dirty rasta dude uses the following gear for his productions.

  • Propellerhead's Reason 9
  • Pro Tools 11
  • Izotope Ozone 6
  • Izotope RX
  • Korg Minilogue 
  • Roland SP404SX & 303
  • Numark TTUSB
  • Technics Tape Deck
  • Eve Audio SC205 monitor speakers
  • Records
  • Akai MAX 49 MIDI USB Controller
  • Custom Windows  10 PC
  • Razer Blade Stealth Netbook
  • Roland QUAD CAPTURE 

     ras dude is a drummer of over 11 years and a music producer for nearly 6. The dude found an appreciation early in life for a multitude of musical genres ranging from Ethiopian Jazz to Thrash Metal. He brings a dusty lo-fi sound, driven by drum breaks, heavy bass, and psychedelic elements riddled with elements of the Jamaican Dee Jay & Dub scene. 

     Most notable of his work is soundtrack to the Smokebox with B Real of Cypress Hill. A segment where the legend of B Real and friends chat while filling a Cadillac with chronic smoke. ras dude is also the official sound man of the BREALTV live broadcasts on Dash Radio, streaming every Monday to Friday. The dude's work has also been featured numerous times on Your Mom's House Podcast.

     He is a protégé of DJ House Shoes, with whom he does the track list for a bi-monthly radio show called "Magic" on Dublab.com. He has also won the Stone's Throw Beat Battle 4 times!  Cool!  ras dude is also apart of the TREE HOUSE CREW, a hardcore hip hop duo with ras dude on the beats and Sheikadelic on the rhymes.

     Surprisingly enough, the lazy rasta dude is Pro Tools Certified and is a student of Berklee College of Music. He does recording, mixing, and mastering as well as podcasts and voice over work. He is also learning how to DJ.

     Born and raised on the island of Guam, ras dude emerged from the jungle to create. Currently based out of the City of Los Angeles, the Dude spends his time composing beats, smoking ganja, cooking gourmet, and taking naps. His name stems from the Rastafarian / Dudeist way of life he has embraced daily circa 2007. 

 

     
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