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What's In the Backpack? | Beat Making Lab | PBS Digital Studios

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Published on Mar 27, 2013

This week's episode answers a simple question that we get asked all the time: "what's in a beat making Lab?" A Beat Making Lab is an electronic music studio small enough to fit in a backpack. We build Labs in collaboration with communities all around the world; donating laptops, microphones, software and other equipment. From our first Beat Making Lab in DR-Congo, producer Apple Juice Kid reaches into the backpack and reveals some of the tools that we use create the incredible music you hear on each episode. 

Credits:
www.BeatMakingLab.com

The Architects: Stephen Levitin (aka Apple Juice Kid) and Pierce Freelon

Mastermind of Videography: Saleem Reshamwala (aka Kid Ethnic)

Equipment and Software:
Samson Meteor Mic
Reason Software
Macbook Pro
Akai MPK mini
Klipsch speakers/subwoofer
Editors Keys Studio Headphones

Musical Poetry: Beat Making Lab, Apple Juice Kid and Flamme Kapaya

Director of Innovation: Dana McMahan

Dream Team: Elliette Johnson, Ryan Levin, Pat Levitin


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Wright Brothers (UNC Beat Making Lab co-founders): Stephen Levitin and Dr. Mark Katz

Captain of Entrepreneur Ship: Judith Cone


Democratic Republic of Congo

DR-Congo Kindred: Cherie and Petna Ndaliko at Yole!Africa

DR-Congo Youth Prodigies: DJ Couleur, Queen Minaj, MC Moussa

Awe-Inspirers: People of Goma and the 2012 SKIFF Festival


Show Wrapper

Stop Motion and Logo Magician: Josh Souter at McKinney

Production Guru: Kelly Mertestdorf at McKinney

Photography Scientist: Emily Forsberg at McKinney


Partners

PBS Match Maker: GOOD

Fundraising Champions: Global Giving

Amazing Garments: Vert & Vogue, Lumina

Website Hero: Dave Mello

Brain Storm Meteorologists: New Kind

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