Beat Masters 2018

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206 Zulu + Friends of Waterfront Seattle present:
7th ANNUAL BEAT MASTERS PRODUCERS WEEKEND

Sponsored by Friends of Waterfront Seattle, Office of Arts & Culture Seattle, 4Culture, and Raynier Foundation!

DEADLINE TO ENTER: SATURDAY JULY 14th

Saturday, July 28, 2018, (4:00pm-6:30pm)
PRODUCER’S PANEL and WORKSHOP
featuring:
araabMUZIK
(A$AP Rocky, 50 Cent, Cam’ron)
Eric G
(Grammy Nominated Producer, Rapsody, Jamla/Roc Nation)
Vitamin D
(Kendrick Lamaer, 50 Cent, Wale)
MTK
(Mobb Deep, Lloyd Banks, Sean Price)
Will Jordan
(Grammy Nominated Producer, Nicki Minaj, Rihanna)
Host: Dume Forwan
Deejay: DJ Wray

Washington Hall
153 14th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122

Sunday, July 29, 2018 (12:00pm-8:00pm)
$1,000 GRAND PRIZE BEAT BATTLE
Live Producer Showcase: araabMUZIK
Judges: Vitamin D, Supreme La Rock, Eric G
Host: Suntonio Bandanaz
Deejay: DJ Neebor
12pm – 3pm: Filthy Fingers United Producers Showcase
3pm – 4pm: DJ Neebor
4pm – 6:30pm: Beat Battle
6:30 – 8:00pm: Beat Cypher – Play your beats cypher, open to any beatmakers, bring beats on a portable media player with a 1/8″ output. (such as iPod, laptop, tablet, mp3 player, etc

Waterfront Park
1401 Alaskan Way
Seattle, WA 98101

FORMAT:
Out of all registrants, 16 will be selected. Those chosen will be given an opportunity to compete at the beat battle on Sunday July 29th.
The 16 producers selected will be announced Monday July 21st.

Preliminary Round – 1:00 / 2 rounds each
(one beat must integrate Sample Flip) (16 producers)
1st Round – 1:00 / 2 rounds each (top 8 will go head to head)
Semi-finals – 1:00 / 2 rounds each (top 4 will go head to head)
Finals – 1:00 / 2 rounds each (head to head)

Preliminary round: Each producer plays two beats at exactly 60 seconds, one of which must include the Sample Flip. See below for Sample Flip info.

The top 8 contestants will be chosen to compete head to head. During the 1st round, each producer will play two beats at exactly 60 seconds.

4 semi-finalists will be chosen and compete head to head against another producer. Each producer will play 2 beats consecutively at exactly 60 seconds.

The top 2 finalists will compete for the champion title and $1000!

The Beat Masters Beat Battle will take place outdoors at Waterfront Park, right in front of the ‘The Great Wheel’ ferris wheel on the pier. Please only bring beats on a portable media player with a 1/8″ output. (such as iPod, laptop, tablet, mp3 player, etc)

SAMPLE FLIP
Please see below links to the samples. Sample must be incorporated in some manner in the preliminary round. You may use both samples or just one. Judges will be looking to see how uniquely flipped the sample is used.

http://www.mediafire.com/file/1a8tw7301q9dlzr/R1C_FLA1R.mp3/file

http://www.mediafire.com/file/dkk4zaf844iu6tu/UNDRTKR.mp3/file

Organizers and judges selected do not tolerate bias or discrimination in any form including association, affiliation, technical-preferences, creed, ethnicity, or gender. Leave egos at home. This is a positive event in the name of good spirited competition and artistic expression. No weapons, alcohol or drugs permitted on premises. All beats shall be free of profanity and/or sexually suggestive themes. Phrases/hooks can be be incorporated into production.

Register at: ZuluJam.org
For questions/Info email: beatmastersbeatbattle@gmail.com

Sponsored by Friends of Waterfront Seattle, Office of Arts & Culture Seattle, 4Culture, and Raynier Foundation!

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