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Building Beats helps launch the Verizon Smart Store in Herald Square

We got the opportunity to collaborate with Verizon on a mobile beatmaking workshop at their newest store in Herald Square on Tuesday, September 15th along with a few of our friends: Sammy Bananas, Tanner Music, and Mawkus. By working in programs like Yellofier, Drum Pad Machine, BeatMaker 2 and other mobile tablet based music apps, we […]

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#BeatEducation: Mikul Wing of Autograf

Autograf’s been leaving their unique, “future sound” on the charts as of late. From remixes to original productions, these three Chicago natives have blazed a fresh trail in electronic music. They live outside the standard DJ set, whether its streaming sets on the Public TV Party Bus or “utilizing their artistic backgrounds to build everything from sculpture, painting, […]

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#BeatEducation: Peter Matson

Peter Matson is a man that wears hats on hats on hats, juggling them all on top of a cool, level-headed… head. That’s the only way he’s able to get things done, being the head honcho behind two funky groups, Big Everything and Underground System. Along with being a Building Beats instructor, he’s also got a successful […]

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#BeatEducation: Dave Nada

Sometimes it’s best slowed down. Dave Nada was on to something when he dropped the BPM from 129 to 108 on Afrojack’s remix of “Moombah,” by Chuckie and Silvio Ecomo. At his cousin’s party in Nada’s home city of DC, he inadvertently created moombahton; a funked-up, reggae friendly genre of electronic music. If the description doesn’t whet […]

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#BeatEducation: MICK

MICK has received some major ink over the years, Complex, People, and The Wall Street Journal to name a few. We lost count on how many times we’ve caught his name but the hype is real with this Entrepreneur/DJ/Producer. From playing Al Gore’s TED Talks to the hottest nightclubs in NYC, MICK’s a trend-setter. He’s the one […]

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