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Winners’ Circle Interview – S.K.A.P. (Hartford, CT Producers Showcase)

Interview by Aaron Omar Welcome back to the [istandard] Producers Winners’ Circle Interview.  Today, I have S.K.A.P. on the line with me, the winner of the Hartford, CT showcase.  For starters, congratulations on the win.  Before we… read more

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[Video] Wrike For Creatives: How a Music Producer Gets Things Done

Posted by Aaron Omar Let’s be honest – creative people aren’t known for being the most organized and schedule savvy people.  So when I was brought up to speed on Wrike, I immediately saw how this solution could… read more

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[Good Music] Decap – “Metamorphosis” (feat Melissa Piantedosi)

Posted by Aaron Omar Decap never ceases to amaze me.  I’ve always been a fan of his instrumental work but today’s release, “Metamorphisis,” is different because it features vocals.  Not just anybody’s voice will do however so… read more

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[Good Music] Tef Wesley – “Gametime” (Remix) (feat. Jared Sanders + Cane) (Produced by Grussle)

Posted by Aaron Omar DMV representative Tef Wesley has a mean track on his hands with “Gametime.”  The song has so many good qualities from the guitar and horn driven beat produced by Grussle to the cuts performed… read more

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[Good Music] Sikwitit + Wes P. – “I Call The Shots” (Rihanna Remix)

Posted by Aaron Omar So, this is pretty much fire.  Sikwitit and Wes P. just teamed up to drop “I Call The Shots,” which is a remix of Rihanna’s hit “BBHMM.”  Big drums, big synths, big bass.  Just press… read more

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[News] ISTANDARD Co-Founder J Hatch Featured on New York University Panel w/ Amadeus + More

Posted by Aaron Omar [istandard] Co-CEO & Co-founder J Hatch was recently invited to speak on a panel put together by multi-platinum producer Amadeus, and also including All Hip Hop’s Chuck Creekmur, among others.  The panel took place at New York University and… read more

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[News] Ableton Link is Now Available in Live

Posted by Aaron Omar Playing electronic instruments in time together has never been easy. Now Link is here: a technology that makes it effortless. Link synchronizes beat, phase, and tempo of Live and Link-enabled iOS apps… read more

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[Winners’ Circle Interview] Kemet the Phantom (Kansas City Producers’ Showcase Winner)

Posted by Aaron Omar Let’s start with your background. When did you get started as a music producer and at what point did you realize that you wanted to pursue this is a career? I started… read more

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[Featured Interview] You Should Be Paying Attention to FKi 1st

Interview by Aaron Omar FKi 1st is a cool guy who also happened to produce one of the biggest records of 2015, “White Iverson” by Post Malone, making it a breakout year for both.  In addition to… read more

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Winners’ Circle Interview w/ Jacob Gago (LA Producers’ Showcase Winner)

Posted by Aaron Omar What’s up Jacob.  Congratulations on winning our LA Producers’ Showcase.  Let’s start with your background. When did you get started as a music producer and at what point did you realize that… read more

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[Contest] istandard 20K Twitter Contest – #yFOLLOWi

Posted by Aaron Omar As we approach 20k followers, we wanted to celebrate it a little differently.  We are hosting a contest for all of you to tweet “why you follow us”?  The winner of this… read more

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[Good Music] Jon Conner – “Fresh Water For Flint” (Feat. Keke Palmer) (Produced by The Fr3shmen)

Posted by Aaron Omar “For you, this is a topic on Twitter/ For me, this is where my momma lives.”  That one line best represents the anger that Flint, MI native Jon Connor feels over the “water… read more