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[New Editorial] Should I Join A Performing Rights Organization? by Audiotuts+

Posted By The Certified Genius Having released our official guide to signing up for ASCAP last month, Audiotuts+ has released a tutorial for all things Performing Rights Organization (PRO) related. Including the differences between the three man PROs – ASCAP, BMI and SESAC – as well as when… read more

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[New Audio] Diabolic Ft. R.A. The Rugged Man – “Suffolk’s Most Wanted” (Produced by The Snowgoons)

Posted By The Certified Genius Before the release of his Fightin Words album next Tuesday (9/16), Diabolic premiers the R.A. The Rugged Man collaboration “Suffolk’s Most Wanted“. With German producers The Snowgoons providing the malevolent, string based soundtrack for Diabolic and R.A.’s barbaric bars,… read more

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[New Editorial] Humanize Your Beats In 30 Seconds by Output Sounds

Posted By The Certified Genius Software instrument developer Output Sounds has posted an editorial on their site that gives producers insight as to how they can go about “humanizing” their beats. While there is certainly a fine… read more

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[New Audio] MC Jin Ft. Z.Woods – “Call Me David” (Produced by Dansonn)

Posted By The Certified Genius MC Jin of 106 & Park and Ruff Ryders fame has released a new single titled “Call Me David” that is assisted by Z.Woods and produced by Dansonn. With an overall motivational and sky’s the limit vibe, “Call Me David” finds… read more

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[New Video] Help iStandard Make Beat Camp Even Better With Your Input

Posted By The Certified Genius Beat Camp is now almost two years old and as with anything regarding iStandard, we want to improve the situation to make it a more gratifying experience for EVERYONE involved. The… read more

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[New Audio] AdELA – “I Was Waiting” (Produced by STREETRUNNER)

Posted By The Certified Genius Singer/songwriter AdELA has released her STREETRUNNER produced single “I Was Waiting” that will appear on her upcoming EP Off The Burner. Delivering her smooth vocal harmonies over a soulfully arranged track, AdELA and STREETRUNNER’s “I Was… read more

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[Instrumental Album] Vanderslice – Fully Loaded (Album Stream)

Posted By The Certified Genius In celebration of his birthday on September 1st, iStandard alumni Vanderslice released an instrumental project titled Fully Loaded. Including the instrumentals for songs that he has produced for the likes of Freddie Gibbs, Alchemist, Evidence, AWAR, Vinnie Paz and more, Fully Loaded is a… read more

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[New Audio] DRIFT Ft. Lv Fee – “Street Runner”

Posted By The Certified Genius Signed to legendary producer BabyPaul‘s eOne distributed label D.O.E./Transparency, hip-hop artist and actor DRIFT has earned an honorable mention on the 50 Cent and Starz TV show and now presents his single “Street Runner“. Set to appear on his upcoming… read more

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[Winners Circle] Denny Speaks On Winning iStandard’s iNternational Online Showcase, Playing Keys Over Samples

Posted By The Certified Genius How’s it going Denny? First off, I want to congratulate you on winning our iNternational Online producer showcase. Let the people know where you are from and what you do. Thank… read more

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[New Audio] S.L.M.N. – Slowly Loving My Nightmare (EP Snippet)

Posted By The Certified Genius iStandard alumni S.L.M.N. is gearing up to release an instrumental EP and is giving listeners a chance to preview what he has in the works with a snippet of his Slowly Loving My Nightmare project. Running… read more

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[iNterview] Izze The Producer Talks Producing Fat Trel’s “She Fell In Love”, What He Looks For In New Artists

Posted By The Certified Genius Hey Izze, I want to start this interview off by thanking you for your time, I appreciate it and I’m sure our audience will as well. No, thank you, it’s a… read more

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[New Audio] Krazy Drayz, General Steele & Lord Jamar – “We Need Order” (Produced by Da BpmBoyz)

Posted By The Certified Genius Having released the original with Krayz Drayz of Das EFX this past week, Off The Block Ent and iStandard alumni production duo Da BPMBoyz present the extended mix of “We Need Order” that also features General Steele of Smif-n-Wessun and Lord Jamar of Brand Nubian. Making use of… read more