MEET THE BEAT: Music Production Talks

RBC Launchpad Music Entrepreneurship Program presents ...

"Meet The Beat" is a Twitch live show led by Rich Kidd featuring local and international prominent music industry and community guests. In every episode, the guest and Rich discuss their experiences in the music industry, current issues in their communities, and technical aspects of music production.

Meet The Beat is a two-hour-long live-streamed discussion/workshop based on music production hosted by Juno Award-winning producer, Rich Kidd. This session features Rich Kidd talking about production techniques, software, hardware, songwriting, the business of selling products, and everything else surrounding the world of composing popular music. Occasionally a special guest will join the chat for an interview, beat playing segment, and Q & A from our digital audience.

You Will Learn

  • How to navigate FL Studio
  • About the software and sounds used to make today's bangers
  • Gain knowledge and insight on history, the present, and the future of hip hop/r&B production
  • About the business of music production
  • How to create networking opportunities

About the host:

Rich Kidd, is a Canadian hip hop recording artist, record producer, and film/video director from Toronto, Ontario. He is a two-time nominee for the Juno Award for Rap Recording of the Year as a solo artist, garnering nominations at the Juno Awards of 2013 for The Closers and at the Juno Awards of 2014 for In My Opinion. In 2013, he formed the project Naturally Born Strangers with collaborators Tona and Adam Bomb. That group's debut release, The Legends League Presents: Naturally Born Strangers, won the Juno Award for Rap Recording of the Year at the Juno Awards of 2015.

Join the free live stream live on Twitch on Fridays at 5 PM. Follow the link to attend:

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