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[Winners Circle] Samarei Speaks On Winning iStandard’s Portland Showcase, Using Live Instruments In His Tracks

Posted By The Certified Genius How’s it going Samarei? Things are great, keeping busy and always moving. First off, I want to congratulate you on winning our recent Portland producer showcase. Let the people know where you are… read more

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[New Audio] Kendrick Lamar – “i” (Produced by Rahki)

Posted By The Certified Genius King Kendrick Lamar returns for the follow up to his incredibly successful debut album good kid, m.A.A.d city with the Rahki produced single “i“. Set to appear on Kendrick’s next highly anticipated album, “i” finds the Compton emcee… read more

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[New Audio] J57 – “Gucci Ghosts” (Produced by J57)

Posted By The Certified Genius As the debut single from his upcoming free instrumental EP 0057: FlaskLIFE, the Brown Bag AllStars emcee/producer J57 presents “Gucci Ghosts“. Including an airy selection of appropriately ghostly and airy choirs laid over his signature gritty… read more

[New Editorial] Mark Petrie Talks The Process Of Scoring The Madden 15 Video Game

Posted By The Certified Genius With music for opportunities outside of the traditional artist and record label scenario being a growing market for producers and composers, Output Sounds recently interview Mark Petrie about his experience of scoring EA Sports‘ Madden 15 video game…. read more

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

Posted By The Certified Genius Having dropped the single earlier this month, singer/songwriter AdELA presents the music video for her soulful and STREETRUNNER produced “I Was Waiting“. Set to appear on AdELA’s upcoming Off The Burner project, “I Was Waiting” finds her detailing her… read more

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[New Instrumental Album] Chase N. Cashe – Via

Posted By The Certified Genius Accomplished producer and artist Chase N. Cashe has released an instrumental album through Crown Bearer Records titled Via. Including twelve full instrumentals, Chase N. Cashe’s Via showcases the sonically pleasing diversity that Chase is known for and can be… read more

[New Editorial] Tax Breaks Available For Music Producers, Songwriters & Artists

Posted By The Certified Genius Considering the fact the money producers, artists and songwriters receive is untaxed, filing for taxes can become a stressful process, especially when a producer sees how much o their original income is… read more

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[Winners Circle] Stephen Mykal Speaks On Winning iStandard’s Seattle Showcase, His Start As A Music Producer

Posted By The Certified Genius How’s it going Stephen Mykal? I’m good. Feeling awesome right now. First off, I want to congratulate you on winning our recent Seattle producer showcase. Let the people know where you… read more

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[New Mixtape] Marvelous Mag – Florida Orange Juice

Posted By The Certified Genius Hip-hop artist Marvelous Mag has released his new digital cassette tape titled Florida Orange Juice. Including production from J Dilla, Nujabes, Tape Roc, Raw Minerals and features from Hus Kingpin, Smoovth Dude, Rozewood and Asia J, Marvelous Mag’s Florida Orange Juice is a soulful, forty… read more

iStandard Track-By-Track Review: Joell Ortiz – House Slippers (Produced by The Heatmakerz & !llmind)

If you are reading your first Track by Track, here on, then there are a few things you must know: #1 The writers here at focus mostly on the beats … obviously – hence the name… read more

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[New Video] iStandard Alumni Cardiak Plays Mass Appeal’s Rhythm Roulette

Posted By The Certified Genius The latest episode of Mass Appeal‘s Rhythm Roulette takes us to Los Angeles to kick it with none other than iStandard alumni and Grammy nominated producer Cardiak as he blindly picks out three records to sample. From start to end,… read more

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[News] IK Multimedia’s T-RackS Custom Shop Now Features Three Classic American EQs

Posted By The Certified Genius By Starr Ackerman of IK Multimedia IK Multimedia is proud to announce the addition of the EQ P50A, EQ P50B and EQ P60G to the T-RackS Custom Shop lineup. With them… read more