Music Lab: House Beats with Barry Cole and DJ Terry Hunter

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Join music supervisor Barry Cole and DJ Terry Hunter for a conversation about the new season of The Chi on SHOWTIME, from Emmy winner Lena Waithe, in advance of the premiere on April 7. You’ll learn about their music production methods and the origins of Chicago’s house music genre. Then you’ll create your own house-inspired beats using GarageBand on iPad. Bring your own iPad or we'll supply one.

Barry Cole

Music Supervisor, The Chi

Barry Cole’s company, Spot Music, has over 80 film and TV credits including The Chi, Brown Sugar, Beauty Shop, Roll Bounce, and Notorious. Cole specializes in music supervision and managing publishing rights.

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Terry Hunter

DJ and Producer

Chicago native DJ Terry Hunter’s first release, Madness, became an underground hit. He has traveled the globe sharing his passion for house music and launched his own label, T’s Box Records, in 2004.

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The Chi

From Emmy winner Lena Waithe, The Chi is a coming-of-age drama series centered on a group of residents who become linked by coincidence and bonded by the need for connection and redemption.

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