APRIL 15

STUDIO: MIX-DOWNS AT THE ATTIC

As Manny D works on his Instrumental Project, he continually seeks out his go-to Engineer, D-Trackz Pierre. Anything important that Manny has produced in the last five years, D-Trackz has mixed. In fact, Mr. Pierre

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INDIE FILM 2ROOMS

FILM WORK: INDIE FILM REHEARSAL

Another rehearsal for the Independent Film, "Take It From The Top". A lot of the cast and crew were on hand to go over on-set details of specific scenes. It was a great run-through, from a preparation aspect. A good

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MEETING2

FILM WORK: MOVIE REHEARSAL

While casting is almost done, rehearsals are underway. Everyone is excited about this Indie Film project. Manny D will wear a few hats during this process. He will Co-Direct will his longtime friend Nes "Tic"

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MARCH 24

FILM WORK: INDIE FILM MEETING

We had a small meet-up with some of the cast, and some of the production team of this Independent Film we're working on. We needed to go over logistics and certain scenes. We understand the success of certain

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MARCH 12

MARKETING: FAMBIZ MEETING

Manny D recently met up with @TonyRosaVlog (IG), to discuss marketing strategies, branding principles, and a couple of future endeavors. Due to the change-of-landscape with regards to sales, marketing, and branding,

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PRODUCTION MEETING

FILM WORK: “MOVIE PRODUCTION MEETING”

The Production Team for the Independent Film, "Take It From The Top", recently met to discuss logistics, budget, and locking down locations. You have no idea how much needs to get done before you can start shooting

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CASTING

FILM WORK: “CASTING”

As casting continues, you can see the cast is beginning to full out. All major roles are filled, and supporting roles are going fast. An extremely talented group is being assembled. Today we met to go over lines to

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FIRST MEETING

FILM WORK: MEETING CAST

Manny D recently got called to work on an Independent Film. Today he met with some of the cast, and some of the Production Team. This will be a great journey. Manny D, among other things, will produce the soundtrack

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NEW STORE

“MERCH: NEW STORE”

Announcement: New Store, New Merch! We have been busy lately, setting up a bunch of new things behind the scenes, positioning ourselves for the direction we want to be going in, in 2018. One of those things was a

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THIRD INSTRUMENTAL

“INSTRUMENTAL SERIES: #3 COMING SOON”

Manny D was recently at a mixing session at Attic Studio in the Bronx, putting the final details on the upcoming third installment to his Instrumental Series. Engineer D-Trackz Pierre, as usual, was on the mix. As

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JAM3 C&D POST

“INSTRUMENTAL SERIES #2: CLASH AND DASH”

To continue with his Instrumental Series, Music Producer Manny D releases "Clash And Dash". This piece of music is available at all major digital stores and streaming sites worldwide. To all those that frowned on

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MAMI MISS YOU NEWS

“INSTRUMENTAL SERIES #1: MAMI MISS YOU”

INSTRUMENTAL SERIES: Recently, via Facebook video, I announced I would embark on producing an “Instrumental Series”. A therapeutic plunge that would dig deep & tell my story. My upbringing is littered with

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NORTH END MANNY D

“SESSION: INSTRUMENTAL PROJECT”

SESSION: MANNY D FINALLY STARTED WORKING ON AN INSTRUMENTAL PROJECT THAT HE'S BEEN TALKING ABOUT FOR A COUPLE YEARS NOW. HE HAS SPENT THE LAST FEW MONTHS IN SEARCH OF THE PERFECT ROOM TO BEGIN THIS PROCESS. HE ENDED

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TONE-CENTRIC

“NEW GEAR: WAVES TONECENTRIC”

NEW GEAR ALERT: THE PEOPLE AT WAVES HAVE WORKED HARD SINCE THE EARLY 90s TO BE AT THE FOREFRONT OF THE INDUSTRY, WITH REGARDS TO PLUGINS. MANNY D HAS ALWAYS BEEN A FAN OF THEIR PRODUCTS. IN FACT, ABOUT 90% OF HIS

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ON POINT STILL

[VIDEO] “INTERVIEW: ON POINT RADIO SHOW”

WHILE MAKING THE PROMO ROUNDS TO PUSH THE RECENT RELEASE OF THE "I GOTTA EAT" LONG-FORM MUSIC VIDEO, MANNY STOPS BY THE ON POINT RADIO SHOW. THIS TURNED OUT TO BE A GREAT INTERVIEW. WHILE THEY DID SPEAK OF MANNY D'S

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Birthplace Mag

“PRESS: BIRTHPLACE MAGAZINE”

PRESS: Hip Hop aficionado and well-trusted journalist, Manny Faces, wrote a piece for Birthplace Magazine, in which he speaks of the resurgence of a long-forgotten art form, the long-form music video. Throughout the

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Corriente Latina

“PRESS: CORRIENTE LATINA”

The notable latin publication, "Corriente Latina", posted an article about Manny D and Nes "Tic" Morales. The article touches on their origins, navigating their upbringings in the Bronx. It tells of their separate

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A NETWORKING COLLAB

“EVENT: “A NETWORKING COLLABORATION”

EVENT: "THE GREAT HIP HOP UNIFIER" (A NICKNAME I GAVE HIM), CURTIS SHERROD, ASKED MANNY D TO STOP BY THIS NETWORKING EVENT, TO TALK ABOUT THE JAM3 MOVEMENT. WHICH FOR THOSE WHO KNOW, ENTAILS ALOT MORE THAN MUSIC

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MACKIE-248

“NEW GEAR: MACKIE 24-8 MIXING BOARD”

NEW GEAR ALERT: FOR SEVERAL YEARS, MANNY D USED A CONTROL SURFACE. SPECIFICALLY THE "M-AUDIO PROJECTMIX I/O". IN A CONSTANT PURSUIT TO FEEL THOSE ANALOG TEXTURES, HE WANTED TO GO BACK TO HIS ROOTS. BEING ABLE

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FRSH-DAY-THREE2

“I GOTTA EAT” VISUALS – DAY THREE OF SHOOTING

JAM3 PRODUCTIONS HAS UNITED, ONCE AGAIN, WITH TICNOLOGY FILMS, OUR GO-TO INDEPENDENT FILM COMPANY, OWNED BY NES "TIC" MORALES. THIS TIME, TO SHOOT THE VISUALS FOR "I GOTTA EAT", BY NEW YORK HIP HOP ARTIST,

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LIQUID-SAFFIRE-56

“NEW GEAR: FOCUSRITE LIQUID SAFFIRE 56”

NEW GEAR: IN AN ATTEMPT TO UPGRADE HIS CONVERTERS, MANNY D RECENTLY INTEGRATED A LIQUID SAFFIRE 56 INTERFACE BY FOCUSRITE. FOR SEVERAL YEARS, HE USED AN M-AUDIO PROJECTMIX I/O CONTROL SURFACE FOR HIS RECORDING AND

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MANNY D GEMS

[VIDEO] “GEMS: STUDIO CONVERSATIONS”

THIS IS A DEEP IN-STUDIO CONVERSATION BETWEEN PRODUCER AND ARTIST ABOUT BRONX HISTORY, THE EVOLUTION OF RAPPERS, AND INTEGRITY IN HIP HOP. TUNE IN! WHILE IN THE RECORDING STUDIO WORKING ON VERSE'S ALBUM,

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WAVES NLS

“NEW GEAR: NLS NON-LINEAR SUMMER”

NEW GEAR: MANNY D RECENTLY ADDED THE NLS NON-LINEAR SUMMER, BY WAVES, TO HIS BAG OF GOODIES. HE IS A HUGE FAN OF THAT OLD ANALOG SOUND, SO ANYTHING THAT GETS HIM ONE STEP CLOSER, HE'S ALL IN. WAVES, ALONG

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OTIS CLAPP PIC

[VIDEO] “SO THAT, SO THIS” by OTIS CLAPP

DJ Mr. PRESIDENT PRODUCED THIS BONUS TRACK FOR OTIS CLAPP'S NEW "#ATB" ALBUM,  WHICH IS AVAILABLE ON iTUNES, SPOTIFY, AND ALL MAJOR MEDIA OUTLETS.  WE WERE HONORED TO HAVE "TICNOLOGY FILMS" COME IN TO DIRECT,

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“OTIS CLAPP – ALBUM RELEASE PARTY”

QUEENS RAPPER "OTIS CLAPP", WILL BE RELEASING HIS SOPHOMORE PROJECT (ENTITLED "#ATB") ON JANUARY 20TH. THE CELEBRATION FOR THIS RELEASE WILL BE ON JANUARY 17TH IN BROOKLYN. ALSO PERFORMING THIS NIGHT WILL BE

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PUIGCHILD 660 670

“NEW GEAR: PUIGCHILD 660 & 670”

NEW GEAR: IN AN ATTEMPT TO CONTINUE BUYING GEAR THAT CATERS TO MANNY D'S "SOUND", AND THE TYPE OF MUSIC HE ALWAYS ASPIRES TO MAKE, HE'S ADDED THE "PUIGCHILD 660 AND 670" COMPRESSOR PLUGINS. THIS IS "WAVES"

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PUIGTEC EQP-1A MEQ-5 EQ

“NEW GEAR: PUIGTEC EQP-1A & MEQ-5 EQ”

MANNY D RECENTLY ADDED THE "PUIGTEC EQP-1A" AND THE "PUIGTEC MEQ-5" EQUALIZER PLUG-INS TO HIS STUDIO. THESE ARE THE PLUG-IN VERSIONS TO THE CLASSIC ANALOG PULTEC EQs. THE DISTINCTIVE TONAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE

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SAMPLETANK

“NEW GEAR: SAMPLETANK 2.5 XL

NEW PLUG-IN ALERT: MANNY D HAS JUST UPGRADED HIS SET-UP WITH AN AMAZING SOUND WORKSTATION. SAMPLETANK COMES WITH A HUGE COLLECTION OF PROFESSIONALLY RECORDED SOUND SAMPLES, INSTRUMENTS, AND LOOPS. IT COMES WITH

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MIROSLAV PHILHARMONIK

“NEW GEAR: MIROSLAV PHILHARMONIK

NEW GEAR: MANNY D JUST ADDED A NEW PLUG-IN TO HIS TOY BOX. IT'S THE "MIROSLAV PHILHARMONIK" BY IK MULTIMEDIA. A POWERFUL ORCHESTRAL WORKSTATION, WHICH INCLUDES 7GB OF THOSE BEAUTIFUL ORCHESTRA AND CHIOR SOUNDS.

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RAP HEAD BLOG

“PRESS: RAPHEAD.COM”

PRESS: WE WOULD LIKE TO THANK THE ENTIRE STAFF OVER AT RAPHEAD.COM. THEY ACKNOWLEDGED THE LAUNCH OF THE JAM3 PRODUCTIONS WEBSITE ON THEIR BLOG. THEY ALSO MENTION HOW MANNY D WAS LOOKING FOR TALENTED ARTISTS TO

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JAM3 TWITTER

“ATTENTION TWITTER ADDICTS”

IF YOU'RE ON TWITTER ALL DAY, EVERY DAY, WE'LL TRY TO FIND YOU SOME KIND OF SUPPORT GROUP. MAYBE THERE ARE "TWITTER ANONYMOUS" MEETINGS SOMEWHERE YOU CAN ATTEND. SOMETIMES HEARING THE STORIES OF OTHER PEOPLE WHO

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YAMAHA P95

“NEW GEAR: YAMAHA P-95”

NEW GEAR: MANNY D HAS ADDED THE YAMAHA P-95 TO HIS SET-UP. IN A CONTINUED EFFORT TO GIVE HIS MUSIC THAT ACOUSTIC FEEL, HE FELT THIS DIGITAL PIANO WAS A GREAT ADDITION TO HIS ARSENAL. THE P-95 IS WIDELY REGARDED

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BIRTHPLACE MAGAZINE

“SUPPORT: BIRTHPLACEMAG.COM”

BIRTHPLACE MAGAZINE IS THE LARGEST MEDIA SOURCE DEDICATED TO NEW YORK -AREA HIP HOP NEWS, ARTISTS, EVENTS, AND ORGANIZATIONS. THIS AWARD WINNING WEBSITE IS COMMITTED TO DOCUMENTING THE HIP HOP MUSIC SCENE IN THE

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PRESS CONFERENCE

[VIDEO] “JAM3 COMMERCIAL: PRESS CONFERENCE”

TAKING A CONTINUED STAND AGAINST THE COMMERCIALIZATION OF OUR MUSIC, AND THE DILUTION OF OUR ACCOMPLISHMENTS, MANNY D PRODUCED THIS VISUAL SPOT, WHERE HE HAS NO PROBLEM POSITIONING HIMSELF AS THE MORAL COMPASS TO

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AKAI S950

“NEW GEAR: AKAI S-950”

12-BIT HEAVEN: WE RECENTLY PURCHASED THE VINTAGE AKAI S-950, TO SYNC UP WITH THE MPC 2500. OPERATION "GRITTY DRUMS" IS IN FULL EFFECT. LOL. MANNY D HAD BEEN LOOKING FOR ONE OF THESE FOR ABOUT A YEAR NOW, AND

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RAPATHON 6

“FRIENDS WITH NYC’s TOP LYRICISTS”

RAPATHON 6: EVERY YEAR, NEW YORK CITY'S MOST TALENTED MCs AND FREESTYLERS GATHER FOR AN EXTENDED MC CIPHER. THIS YEAR, AT THE KENNEDY CENTER IN HARLEM, THE NON-STOP CIPHER LASTED TWELVE HOURS LONG! WHILE DJs SPIN

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