Happy Earth Day 🌱, Belated Record Store Day and 420 Day! On Episode 094 today's guest hails from Inglewood, California. She’s a Artist, Electronic Beatmaker, Entrepreneur, Live Performer, Executive Producer, Ladies Love Loops alum (watch here), Beat Cinema performance alum (watch here), Beats & Burgers 🍔 alum (watch here) & more. Please welcome illixie (The ill Fairy) #girlsjustwannamakebeats to the show. Enjoy!
During this episode, we chopped it up about her signature moniker. Growing up, her Mother (Freestyler), both Grandparents played a variety of music which shapes her ear and the way she creates her music. Going to school for Art and creating paintings, she started to create her own artistic worlds. She names her Greatest Beats of All Time “Go Ladies” from Slum Village’s Fantastic 2.10. produced by J DILLA. She names her Beatmaker/Music Producer Superheros like Missy Elliot, Justin Pearson, OhBliv, Ru Paul and more. To create her soundscapes, she started making beats on FL Studio. Then advanced to Native Instruments Maschine MKIII, Roland’s SP404, Serato Studio and Elf Audio’s Koala 🐨 Sampler to create her experiences. Illixie gave details about how a few albums “10:10” dedicated to her Grandmom, “Something On My Mind” with Discipline 99, “Newborns” and the Childlile video (watch here). She also talks about doing live performances for showcases like Ladies Love Loops and Duck World 🔪🐤🌎 and the work happening to create safe spaces for women creatives to showcase their art/music. illixie left crazy jewels and inspiring words for Beatmakers and detailed what's in store for 2023.
1. Watch Serato’s YouTube Channel
2. Download and experiment with Koala Sampler (website link)
3. Nurture your inner child
4. Stop Giving A Fuck about what other people think
5. You Got To Shine…So Shine
Intro Track: WBAG 104.20FM (intro) & neon from Big Smoke Vol. 1 by god.damn.chan
Featured Music: Various tracks from illixie’s Music Discography (Available Here)
Social Media: @illixie
Support these Beat Communities like Ladies Love Loops and Duck World 🔪🐤🌎
Watch illixie’s Live From the Tree House episode here
‼️‼️Sample Challenge Coming Soon‼️‼️