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[New Audio] Just Blaze – “Moleskin Conclusion” & “Miracle”

Posted By The Certified Genius The man, the myth and the legend himself, Just Blaze, has released two incredible unreleased instrumental tracks that take us right back to the glory days of the Roc in an evolved fashion. Full… read more

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[New Album] Rediculus – In Response: Dee Fi (Produced by Rediculus) [Album Stream]

Posted By The Certified Genius Chicago producer Rediculus has released an official album for free download entitled In Response: Dee Fi. Featuring established artists such as J57, Sene, Shabaam Sahdeeq, Jus Daze, C-Rayz Walz, El Gant and Bekay, all of the… read more

[iTeach] #HowTo Master Your Mix With Colin Leonard of SING Mastering

Posted By The Certified Genius As a follow up to our iTeach editorial with Ken Lewis and Matt Weiss about to best mix your tracks, we recently spoke with the Chief Mastering Engineer and CEO of SING Mastering, Colin Leonard, about the process… read more

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[News Sounds] Native Instruments Presents Emotive Strings: Ultra-Playable Legato String Phrases

Posted By The Certified Genius MOTIVE STRINGS delivers moving, big-screen melodies with authentic legato string phrases and arpeggios. Turn your ideas into scoring gold with live-recorded lines, playable on a time-tested, easy-to-use interface designed for stunning… read more

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[New Instrumental Album] G Flair – Beats On Deck 3

Posted By The Certified Genius Producer G Flair (credits include Kidd Kidd, Red Cafe, Ya Boy, Coke Boys, Cassidy, JR Writer, Young Breed) has released a brand new instrumental album that serves as the third installment in his Beats On… read more

[Featured Placement Opp Of The Week] Dave East

Posted By The Certified Genius With a cosign from Nas, Dave East is slated to be the next big thing in New York and is currently looking for creative and timeless beats! Send Your Beats Now

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[iNterview] E. Smitty Discusses The Production Of A$AP Ferg’s “Choppas On Deck”, Building A Following

Posted By The Certified Genius What’s up E. Smitty? First off I want to thank you for your time with this iNterview.For those unfamiliar with your name, please let the people know where you’re from and… read more

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[New Event] Today’s Future Sound Presents iStandard Sponsored Slumpfest 2: Calitroit J Dilla Tribute Beat Battle & Fundraiser

Posted By The Certified Genius On February 21st the iStandard sponsored and Phillip Drummond and Today’s Future Sound presented Slumpfest 2: Calitroit J-Dilla Tribute Beat Battle and fundraiser will be taking place in San Francisco, CA. Set to go down at Showdown (10 6th Street, San Francisco,… read more

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[New Video] iStandard Producer Showcase: Pittsburgh Edition Recap From 11/19/2014

Posted By The Certified Genius Having taken place on November 19th, 2014, Cory Pitkavish and Brandon Kreiser of Faded Industry Entertainment have compiled some of the illest footage from the most recent iStandard producer showcase that took place in Pittsburgh, PA…. read more

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[Winners Circle] Marc Majore Speaks On Winning iStandard’s iNternational Online Showcase, His Hometown Influences

Posted By The Certified Genius How’s it going Marc Majore? First off, I want to congratulate you on winning our recent iNtertational Online Producer Showcase. Let the people know where you are from and what you… read more

[New Contest] & “Uncut Raw” Remix Contest With Havoc & Prodigy

Posted By The Certified Genius DJBooth and The Drum Broker have teamed up with Mobb Deep to allow producers a chance to compete by remixing Havoc and Prodigy’s “Uncut Raw” record. With a deadline of February 20th and a chance to win a $1,000.00… read more

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[New Instrumental Album] Che Grand – Spaghetti Test

Posted By The Certified Genius Brooklyn, NY producer and emcee Che Grand has released a soothing and head-nodding instrumental project titled Spaghetti Test. With ten full instrumentals, Spaghetti Test is pure hip-hop instrumentation that allows room for plenty of musical experimentation… read more