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[News] iStandard Producers Is Now Hiring & Looking To Expand Our Team

Posted By The Certified Genius For the past nine years iStandard has been committed to putting the voice of the producer to the forefront of music. Through that mission we have successfully placed records with several major labels and artists, created… read more

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[Winners Circle] Sir Elroy Speaks On Winning iStandard’s Philly Producer Showcase, Playing Drums & Keyboard

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

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[Featured Placement Opp Of The Week] Travis Porter

Posted By The Certified Genius After releasing their mixtape Music, Money, and Magnums, Travis Porter is now working on their next album. Submit your best up-tempo club tracks with hooks for Travis Porter’s upcoming project. Submit Your… read more

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[New Instrumental Album] Vanderslice – Everything’s Awesome (Produced by Vanderslice) [Album Stream]

Posted By The Certified Genius iStandard alumni producer Vanderslice has released an official instrumental album titled Everything’s Awesome that includes features from the likes of Freddie Gibbs, Celph Titled, Maffew Ragazino, Apathy and more. Running at twenty tracks, Everything’s Awesome combines Vanderslice’s grimy hip-hop sound with… read more

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[New Video] Busta Rhymes & Scoop DeVille Break Down The Making Of Eminem Collaboration “Calm Down”

Posted By The Certified Genius With the Busta Rhymes and Eminem collaboration “Calm Down” having built up quite the appropriate amount of hype, Busta and the song’s producer Scoop DeVille spoke with Big Boy during a Power 106 interview about the making of the record. Starting… read more

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[New Video] New Ways To Mix Reverb by Pensado’s Place

Posted By The Certified Genius For the latest video in the Pensado’s Place Into The Lair series, Dave Pensado provides some interesting and unique new ways to go about mixing reverb and applying it to vocal tracks. By combining reverb with… read more

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[New Video] Chase N. Cashe Takes Us Behind The Production Of Troy Ave’s “Your Style” with TheFactsRemain

Posted By The Certified Genius Chase N. Cashe has produced major records including Lil Wayne and Eminem‘s “Drop The World” but he recently spoke with Just The Facts to break down the production of Troy Ave‘s “Your Style“. Touching on everything from performing… read more

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[News] 10th Annual A3C Festival First Artist & Event Schedule Announcement

Posted By The Certified Genius The good folks at A3C have provided some very exciting details and updates in regards to the 10 year anniversary festival that is taking place this October in Atlanta, GA. Check… read more

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[Winners Circle] S.L.M.N. Speaks On Winning iStandard’s iNternational Online Producer Showcase, Playing Piano & Guitar

Posted By The Certified Genius How’s it going S.L.M.N.? 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 do…. read more

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[New Instrumental Album] Madlib – Rock Konducta Part 2 (Produced by Madlib) [Album Stream]

Posted By The Certified Genius Producer/DJ/artist Madlib has released his latest instrumental album Rock Konducta Part 2 on digital and CD formats as well as for streaming purposes. As a collection of twenty seven instrumental tracks, Rock Konducta Part 2 is… read more

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[New Video] Frankie P Talks with HYPEFRESH About Building His Brand, Lessons Learned From A$AP Ferg

Posted By The Certified Genius Producer and tastemaker Frankie P recently chopped it up with HYPEFRESH Magazine for an exclusive  video interview. Detailing his own strategy for building his brand as a producer, Frankie P also touches what he has… read more

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[New Editorial] The Art Of Getting Inspired: 5 Steps To Improve Your Music Production

Posted By The Certified Genius A frustrating problem that all producers encounter at some point in their careers is a general lack of inspiration and the inability to create any new, memorable material but David Lee Crow aka Ghastly! and… read more