Recap Community Call #3 - Beat Battle Submissions
Yo! What’s up MPC Friends!
Shoutout to all of y’all who tuned in to our Community Call #3 on Instagram Live!
A huge thank you and big ups to our surprise guests: Tony Dofat from Bad Boy Records and Tarik Azzouz representing Run The Streets. They brought some hands-on MPC experience to the call! If you missed it, you can catch the replays on our Instagram page.
Now let’s break down what we discussed during the call:
1. Music Producer Convention IV - Premises
First things first, we gotta remind y’all that the Music Producer Convention IV is going down in the center of Paris on November 3rd, 4th, and 5th, 2023. It’s gonna be crazy!
We wanted to show you around the premises real quick.
The legendary Studios de la Seine will host all our MPC IV workshops and masterclasses.
We’ll be taking over the Studios de La Seine on Friday and Saturday, November 3rd and 4th 2023.
Located on 10225 sq ft in the heart of Paris, Studios de la Seine is an international reference.
Since 1992, Studios de la Seine has been recording and mixing for artists such as : Alicia Keys, Rihanna, Burna Boy, Travis Scott, Migos, The Weeknd, DJ Snake, Snoop Dogg, Nicki Minaj, The Dream, Asap Rocky, Mac Miller, Shakira, Usher, Black Eyed Peas, Kanye West, Gorillaz, Akon, Angèle, Ninho, SCH, Aya Nakamura, JUL, Naps, Kaaris, Dinos, Amel Bent, AP, Laylow, Koba la D, and many more!
Ideally located in the 12th arrondissement of Paris, the premises include two 80m2 sets, and a 60m2 set, as well as 5 professional studios equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and adapted to industry standards entirely dedicated to sharing technical knowledge on modern music production during MPC. The common areas will enable you to meet and exchange ideas and contacts before and after the workshops.
And then on Sunday, November 5th, we’ll be invading La Fabrique!
This year, all our debates, conferences, networking events, and the MPC IV Beat Battle will take place at la Fabrique République in Paris. An exceptional venue for a unique event.
Music Producer Convention is taking over the 7534 sq ft building located just a stone's throw from the dynamic République district, so you can get to our Sunday event quickly and easily.
Ideally located in the 10th arrondissement of Paris, the premises comprise 3 floors entirely dedicated to music production dedicated to developing your professional relationships and sharing key information on the workings of today's music industry.
2. Friday 3rd & Saturday 4th of November 2023
Have you reserved your spot yet? Tickets are available here.
We have a lineup of heavy hitters once again for this new edition!
Check out the full list of speakers here.
This year, we’ve got Tony Dofat, Ty Fyffe, Ari Morris, Tarik Azzouz (Run The Streets), L’Adjoint, Major Seven, Ikaz Boi, Swede (808 Mafia), Ray Da Prince, Shroom, Shaz, Thug Dance, Opseek, C-Wash, Giobbe, Dson Beats, Nick Green (Next Play Music), Alassane Konate (DIN Records, ADA France | Warner), Pierre-Gilles Dorison (Polydor | Universal)... And we’re not even done announcing everybody yet! It’s a star-studded lineup!
Some workshops are already sold out and we have added new sessions so make sure you get your tickets before they’re gone. Remember there are only 10 seats per workshop and prices go up incrementally.
Check out the full planning below:
Book your ticket NOW before it's too late...
3. Sunday, November 5th: Networking Day & MPC IV Beat Battle.
Now, in case you’re not aware, registrations are open for the Beat Battle.
From October 1st till October 15th, you can throw your hat in the ring... After that, we’ll be deliberating and selecting 16 challengers with 4 reserves holding it down. Only 15 spots are up for grabs because Luvanga, the reigning champ from Music Producer Challenge III, isn’t backing down. It’s gonna be a showdown like no other!
The battle will be judged by all our 2023 speakers and more... All challengers will receive feedback and advice concerning their productions. And 4 winners will get to stand on the podium and go home with prizes from our partners and sponsors (Eventide, UVI, Roland, Lewitt,...).
Sunday is gonna be off the hook at La Fabrique. We’re talking all-day networking with conferences, debates, and our beat battle the “Music Producer Challenge.” You’ll be able to hang out in our networking lounge and attend conferences, debates, and the beat battle on the first floor! Here’s an idea of what we have in store for you:
Once again, we have some dope conferences lined up for you:
Sound Design and Sampling for Hip-Hop with Shroom (Ari Lennox, SiR, Eminem, J. Cole, Nas, DMX, Busta Rhymes, Pusha T, Wu-Tang, Mobb Deep, Busta Rhymes, The Lox, Freddie Gibbs, Madlib, Logic).
How to hustle with the majors as an independent label or publisher? With Next Play Music Group (NPMG/ Warner Chappell - Migos, Tory Lanez, Booba, Damso, Kalash, Maes, Ninho, Niro, Naps).
Deep dive into the history of Hip-Hop Production with Tony Dofat from Bad Boy Records (Tina Turner, Notorious BIG, Heavy D, Ja Rule, Missy Elliott, Black Rob, Method Man, AZ, Montell Jordan, Jodeci, Total, Mary J. Blige, Queen Latifah, 8 Ball, Carl Thomas, Will Smith, Birdman).
Exploring the fusion of music, AI, and new tools with Pierre Giles Dorrison (Polydor / Universal, BigFlo & Oli, Imany, Dadju, Lynda, Caballero & JeanJass, Sopico, Ali (45 Scientific) Dj Arafat).
Unveiling the secrets of artist development and support with LAT (Rohff, Mafia K1fry, 92i, Neochrome, La fouine, WatiB, L’institut,SpriNoir, Bosh, TRZ, Kofs, Sultan, La fouine, Leck, Da Uzi, Kofs, Lartiste).
Demystifying music publishing and all its intricacies with Nick D. Green (NPM Group) + Special secret guest…
Plus stay tuned for more conference announcements!
And then you know we’ve got to spark some fierce debates:
Opening debate: We’re talking about the current state of music production and what it takes to be a top-notch beatmaker in today’s game.
Production 2.0: Embracing the digital age and maximizing the power of new tools like the internet, social medias, AI, cloud sessions, and blockchain.
Celebrating 50 years of hip-hop: Exploring how producers/beatmakers have been the driving force behind its evolution from analog to digital with new sounds pushing boundaries.
Let’s get down to business with new economic models for music creators. We’ll be dropping gems on how to stack that paper as a producer in 2023!
We’ll be closing it out strong with a debate on the next steps to accelerate your career. Get ready for some practical advice that’ll take you to new heights.
Check out the full planning for the Sunday below and Book your ticket NOW.
Also remember, our partner UVI has some gifts for you all:
Buy a workshop and get a Digital Synsations Vol.1 pack for FREE.
If you grab a ticket for Sunday, you’ll score the Model D plugin for FREE.
5. All-Access Pass Surprise
Hold up! Before you go, as promised, we’ve also got a surprise in store for “All Access Pass” holders.
You’re invited to an exclusive private cocktail party on Thursday, November 2nd, where you can mix and mingle with the speakers. So make sure you’re in town early! Talk about some next-level networking opportunities! We told you...
So mark your calendars, spread the word, and get ready for an epic event that’s gonna elevate your game in the music production world.
Make sure you are ready for “opportunities to meet preparation” at the Music Producer Convention IV!