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In Scratch DJ Academy’s new “Watch and Learn” episode, Los Angeles DJ/producer Them Jeans shows one of many ways to “chop and screw” a song with Ableton Live.
Chopped and screwed is a remix technique that slows down a song’s tempo and applies manual delay effects. DJ Screw is largely recognized as the creator of the method, which became popular in the Houston hip-hop scene during the ’90s.
Them Jeans recently dropped an entire mixtape of chopped and screwed tracks, one of which is Drake’s “Energy” (the song used in this video).
Watch the tutorial above and stream and download his mix below:
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