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Beat Camp LA – Presented by Native Instruments & XXL / Powered by Monster Energy
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Date(s) - 09/13/2013 - 09/15/2013
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iStandard is proud to announce we have partnered with the SAE Institute to roll out an exciting and informative new program called Beat Camp  presented by Native Instruments / powered by Monster Energy & XXL.

The Los Angeles event will occur September 13-15, 2013.

Beat Camp is a weekend containing classroom discussions on producer branding, management, A&R meeting simulations, networking & relationships, songwriter & producer synergy, sampling, live mixing sessions, and more, and are taught by producers/engineers with major credits and music business professionals.

Throughout the weekend representatives from various technology brands will be on hand showing their latest gear.

  • –  Stoni from Native Instruments will be on hand with some very special guests to show NI’s stellar product line, and how to make tracks from your phone with iMASCHINE, to the powerful MASCHINE, to mixing and bouncing into your favorite programs.  
  • –  Tec Beatz from Ableton will also be showing the Live 9 and its new companion, Push
  • –  Stephanie Seimovich of Propellerhead will be presenting Reason  7 with Balance on Saturday and Sunday.
  • –  PMC Speakers, the “Rolls Royce of Monitors”, will be on hand powering the iStandard Producer Showcase, as well as the NI and Ableton sessions.  Make sure to stop in to check out what YOUR beats sound like on these titans.
  • –  There will also be a Monster Energy lounge, in which attendees can power up in between sessions.

Nighttime activities include the iStandard Producer Showcase, Celebrity Beat Cyphers, Impromptu Beat Battles, & more.  Confirmed Beat Camp instructors are  J.U.S.T.I.C.E League, !llmind, DJ Khalil, MIDI Mafia, Dawaun Parker, The Monsterz, Ivan Rivera (1 Shot Mgmt/ J.U.S.T.I.C.E League), Lifted, Willie B, Livio Harris (Notting Hill), Otha “Vakseen” Davis III,  Steve Lobel, Brandon Kitchen (Disney A&R), and many more TBA.


$149 CLICK HERE – 3-Day VIP Pass to all Beat Camp programming, includes Food & Beverage, Attendance AND Submission to iStandard Producer Showcase

*Must purchase VIP pass first to submit to iStandard Producer Showcase, No Additional Fee if Selected, Submit HERE and select “Beat Camp – Los Angeles”.  Deadline for Producer Showcase submissions is September 13th at 11:59pm EDT, and we will be announcing the selected producers at venue TBA on Saturday, September 14th at 530pm.  All producers who purchased a VIP pass and submitted NEED TO bring 5 Beats, with or w/o hooks in 1 minute snippet form on a flash drive.  PLUS first 60 VIP Ticket Purchasers get a special beat critique session w/ various platinum producers or songwriters that will critique your BEST beat at a secret location!  Deadline for VIP Beat Critique session is Sept 13th at 2pm, we will emailing all VIP winners same day and scheduling you a specific time for your critique either Sat Sept 14th or Sun Sept 15th.

$99 CLICK HERE – 3-Day Standard Pass to all Beat Camp Programming & Attendance to iStandard Producer Showcase


Friday, Sept 13th – SAE Institute

3:00PM – 7:30PM – Early Registration (Advanced & Walk Ups)

3:00pm- 4:00PM– Monster ‘Chill’ Lounge Meet & Greet

4:00PM- 5:00PM– Classroom A- Native Instruments Demo w/ Stoni

5:00PM- 6:00PM– Classroom B- Ableton Demo w/ TecBeatz

6:15PM- 6:30PM– Theatre- ‘Beat Camp’ Prep Meeting w/J Hatch

6:30PM- 7:00PM- Theatre- ‘Behind The Rhymes’ Interview w/ DJ Khalil

7:00PM – 7:30PM- Theatre The ‘Relationship’ Conversation w/ Steve Lobel

Saturday, Sept 14th@ SAE Institute

10:00AM – 3:00PM – Registration (Advanced & Walk Up)

10:00AM- 10:30AM– Monster ‘Chill’ Lounge Meet & Greet

10:30AM-11:30AM– Theatre- Ableton Demo w/ Tec Beatz

11:30AM- 12:30PM– Theatre- PMC Audio Demo

12:30PM – 1:15PM – Class Sessions I

Classroom A– How To Create Bigger Drums w/ !llmind & Willie B

Classroom B- Songwriter Synergy Panel w/ The Monsterz/The Strangerz & Brandon Kitchen (A&R Disney) Moderated by Rhythm J/ President of iStandard

Classroom C– ‘Dig Deeper’ – A Conversation About Sampling w/ Olaf Thomsen (Head of Music Sampling at Universal Music Publishing) Moderated by Nathan Slavik of )

Theatre – Native Instruments ‘MASCHINE’ Beat Making 101 Class w/ Stoni (Powered by PMC Audio)

1:30PM – 2:15PM – Class Sessions II

Classroom A – Crafting Your Own Sound w/ J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League (Moderated by Rhythm J/ President of iStandard)

Classroom B– Networking & Building Your Brand w/Midi Mafia (Moderated by Dae Bogan of

Classroom C– Manage Me Please w/  Alex Borerro (1916MGMT) & Matt Goldberg (Roxwell Mgmt)- Moderated by Nathan Slavik of

Theatre– Ableton Demo w/ Tec Beatz (Powered by PMC Audio)

2:30PM – 3:15PM – Class Sessions III

Classroom A– Social Media 101 w/ Dae Bogan of , Roslynn Cobarrubias of Myspace.coom and host/producer of Third Floor Radio at Skee247 and Ryan Tomlinson, President of SKEE.TV

Classroom B – The Relationship Conversation w/ Dawaun Parker & Illmind (Moderated by Nathan Slavik of

Classroom C– Make Money While You Sleep w/ Livio Harris (Notting Hill Publishing) & Rick Smith (JinglePunks) Moderated by Rhythm J/ President of iStandard

Theatre- Native Instruments MASCHINE Beat Making Class w/ Stoni and Special Guest THX – (Powered by PMC Audio)

4:00PM- 7:30PM Sessions @ SAE Theatre

4:00PM–  Doors Open in Theatre/ DJ

4:30PM – 5:15PM – ‘Beat Camp’ Platinum Producer Panel

(w/ Midi Mafia, BP of The Olympicks, Dawaun Parker, J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League, !llmind & More)

5:30PM – 7:30PM – iStandard Producer Showcase (12 Producers Chosen)- Judges announced on spot

Sunday, Sept 15th @ SAE Institute

10:00AM – 3:00PM – Registration / Vendor Rooms open/ VIP Rooms Open

10:00AM- 11:00AM– Monster Energy Chill Lounge Meet & Greet

11:00AM- 11:30AM- Theatre– PMC Audio Demo

11:30AM- 12:00PM- Theatre- Ableton Demo w/ TecBeatz

12:30PM – 1:15PM – Class Sessions I

Classroom A – Crafting Your Own Sound w/ BP of The Olympicks (Moderated by Nathan Slavik of

Classroom B– Meet The A&R Meeting  w/ Otha ‘Vakseen’ Davis III 

Theatre– Native Instruments Maschine Beat Making 101 Class w/ Stoni (Powered by PMC Audio)

1:30PM – 2:15PM – Class Sessions II

Classroom A – Manage Me Please w/ Ivan Rivera (1 Shot Mgmt/ J.U.S.T.I.C.E League)

Classroom B– My First Major Placement w/ Lifted (Producer of Kanye West’s ‘Mercy’)- Moderated by Rhythm J/ President of iStandard

Theatre– Ableton Demo w/ TecBeatz (Powered by PMC Audio)

2:30PM – 3:15PM – Class Sessions III

Theatre– Native Instruments MASCHINE Beat Making Class w/ Stoni and Sak Pase- Powered by PMC Audio

Classroom A– How To Make Your Drums Bigger  w/ !llmind & SlopFunkDust

Classroom  B– Contracts & Commitments w/ Entertainment Attorney Chris Cabott

4:00PM- 7:30PM Sessions @ SAE Theatre

4:00PM– Doors Open / DJ

4:30PM – 5:30PM – New Producer Panel (w/ Lifted, Rikanatti, Willie B, The Strangerz & The Monsterz)

6:00PM – 7:30PM – B.L.A.P. Celebrity Beat Cypher

(w/ !llmind, SlopFunkDust, Midi Mafia, Dawaun Parker, BP of Olympicks, J.U.S.T.I.C.E League, Willie B, Lifted, Cardiak & more )

7:30PM – Announce iStandard Winner

Be sure to check or follow @iStandard #BeatCamp, and check out the ATL trailer below:

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