On Episode 103, today's guest hails from Harlem, New York. He's a Beatmaker, Live Performer, gamer, Sleep Lover and well respected in these here streets. Please welcome The Great Lordt $txn (Pronounced Stan so Lordt Stan) to the show. He's modest but a definite Mutant. Enjoy and check the links below!
During this episode, we chopped it up about his music journey, inspirations, aspirations and more. Lordt $txn started making beats in 2010 and has amassed like 13 years in the beat community. His Moms was into the Smokey Robinson, Luther Vandross on the weekends his two other brothers were playing 50 Cent, Eminem, NORE, Capone, Miles Davis and Ahmad Jamal. Hanging out with his cousins, recording their rhymes and posting on Myspace. He started his Hip Hop journey practicing the art of Emceeing and bought a USB microphone, started rapping over Lil Wayne beats. His spark got bigger when his teacher Mr. Foster (Jazz Musician) encouraged him and his friend DeAndre were making loops into GarageBand. He started making beats using MixCraft. He names his Greatest Beats of All Time from "Royalty" by Gang Starr. He names his Beatmaker/Music Producer Superheros like Lord Finesse, Q Tip, Large Professor, Easy Mo Bee, DJ Buckwild and more. Learning about samplers like Koala Sampler, SP404 MK II and Ableton. We also discussed his involvement with the Koala Sampler vs SP 404 World Tournament (watch here) and his second live beat set with The Donut Lounge (Watch Reels here) ***Card was stacked with amazing creatives***
Lordt $txn gave details about albums like THANX 4EVERTHING, WZRD [sp404sx tape], 4.2.22 [koala tape] 404///Extra_[v.1] and more. Lordt $txn left crazy jewels, inspiring words for Beatmakers and detailed what's in store for the rest of 2023.
Lordt $txn’s Gems:
1. Not every beat is a banger (Most are ideas). Keep going
2. Keep making music fun and not a job. Keep the fun and work on your own pace
3. Increase your music portfolio
4. Watch Interviews of your favorite Beatmaker, Music Producer or Composer (YouTube University)
5. Be involved in the community with which you resonate. ***Show Love...It Means A Lot***
6. There's a lot of opportunity out there. Don't be stingy showing genuine love
7. Focus on your supporters showing love. Build with them. Others will come soon enough
Intro Track: Quality Time & Waves To A Beach from Surf Mania by Sample (Available Here)
Featured Music: Various tracks from Lordt $txn’s Music Discography (Available Here)
Social Media: @LordtStxn
Check out Koala vs SP404 World Tournament Tape Here