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iStandard is Giving Away TEN Passes to the Funk Volume Virtual Hip Hop Conference!

iStandard is a proud supporter of the Funk Volume Virtual Hip Hop Conference, This Saturday, November 22nd from 9:30AM PST – 2:30PM PST. #FVHHC is the only live, online-accessible hip hop conference that includes interaction… read more

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[New EP] Ray West & John Robinson – Sample & Percussion (Produced by Ray West) [EP Stream]

Posted By The Certified Genius Producer Ray West and emcee John Robinson present their moving and collaborative EP Sample & Percussion. Available to streamed below and purchased on cassette or iTunes, Ray West and John Robinson’s Sample & Percussion EP includes three full songs… read more

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[iNterview] Producer & Artist Chris LaBella Talks His Self Produced ‘Flyaway’ EP, Playing Live Guitar Over Samples

Posted By The Certified Genius How’s it going Chris LaBella? First off, I want to thank you for your time with this interview and congratulate you on the release of your new EP Flyaway. For those… read more

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[New EP] DistantStarr – The Vibe EP (Produced by Hudson Mohawke, Buscrates, Messa:83 & DistantStarr) [EP Stream]

Posted By The Certified Genius Hip-hop artist and producer DistantStarr presents his first solo vinyl release with My First Moth Records in the form of his The Vibe EP. With a total of six solid songs, DistantStarr’s The Vibe EP features some of… read more

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[New EP] R.I. – The Rose Gold (EP Stream)

Posted By The Certified Genius Pittsburgh, PA artist R.I. has released his EP titled The Rose Gold. Including seven full songs that showcase R.I.’s experimental sound and featuring production from The Beat Masons (Roscoe Wiki & NFVM3MTVLS), and iStandard‘s own Premise,… read more

iRig PADS Now Available / Twitter Contest to Win the Aforementioned & Ken Lewis’ Audio School Online Bundle…

After giving away the brand-new iRig KEYS PRO, the full-sized-key universal keyboard, as well as Ken Lewis‘“Keyboard for Beatmakers” tutorial from his Audio School Online, we at iStandard and IK Multimedia have decided to host another giveaway via Twitter…… read more

[iReminisce] Aftermath A&R Ty Cannon & Producer Focus… Reflect On Dr. Dre’s ‘2001’ For The Album’s 15th Anniversary

Posted By The Certified Genius Today marks the fifteenth anniversary of Dr. Dre‘s critically acclaimed second album 2001, fifteen full years since it’s release date of November 16th, 1999. In honor of this significant anniversary, Aftermath Entertainment‘s own A&R Ty Cannon and… read more

[Winners Circle] Westtopher Speaks On Winning iStandard’s Charlotte Showcase, Working With Native Instruments Sounds

Posted By The Certified Genius How’s it going Westtopher? Nothing much, what’s good? I can’t complain, I’m doing good. First off, I want to congratulate you on winning our recent Charlotte, North Carolina producer showcase. Let… read more

[New Event] HustleLyfe JR Performing As A Featured Artist On 12/1 At iStandard’s NYC Showcase

Posted By The Certified Genius Hip-hop artist HustleLyfe JR will be performing as a featured artist at the upcoming iStandard Producer showcase in New York, NY on December 1st. Taking place at Fontana’s (105 Eldridge Street, Manhattan, NY 10002), HustleLyfe JR will be taking… read more

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[iTeach] #HowTo Mix With Matt Weiss & Ken Lewis

Posted By The Certified Genius Matt Weiss Having attended Sarah Lawrence College for music theory and composition, Matt Weiss is an engineer and producer with a diverse resume of credits. From films such as The Carter and On The Inside, Matt has… read more

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[News] Rhythm Section Entertainment’s Big Mike ‘Young Man Old Soul’ Album Cover Art & Tracklisting

Posted By The Certified Genius With his debut album set to drop on Tuesday, November 25th, Rhythm Section Entertainment‘s Michael “Big Mike” Hart Jr. presents the official artwork and tracklisting for Young Man Old Soul. Having… read more

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[New Event] Scoot Hix Performing As A Featured Artist On 11/19 At iStandard’s Pittsburgh Showcase

Posted By The Certified Genius Hip-hop artist Scoot Hix will be performing as a featured artist at the upcoming iStandard Producer showcase in Pittsburgh, PA on November 19th. Taking place at Club Diesel (1601 E. Carson St., Pittsburgh, PA 15203), Scoot Hix will be… read more