Beat Makers is a free, after-school music production and career development program run entirely on the iPad2 with Head Instructor DJ Dhundee (Michael Edwards).

More than touching buttons on an iPad, the Beat Makers program engages the students on all aspects of what it means to be a producer: devotion, professionalism, hard work, and having a strong foundational knowledge of production hardware coupled with the latest technologies that is driving music production into the digital age. Taught by pioneering DJ and producer, DJ Dhundee, students get a firsthand education on making music for a living and what it means to pursue a career in music.


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Jul 3, 2014
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Testing out my new controller. #pioneerddjsr #serato

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Testing out my new controller. #pioneerddjsr #serato


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Jul 3, 2014
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This is hilarious! #thestudio #producers  #attackthewack

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This is hilarious! #thestudio #producers #attackthewack


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Jul 3, 2014
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Facing north the sky is electric red n orange with occasional white lightening bolts, facing south is purple n grey. #crazyweather #sunset #aftertherain

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Facing north the sky is electric red n orange with occasional white lightening bolts, facing south is purple n grey. #crazyweather #sunset #aftertherain


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Jun 17, 2014
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Much love to my B.E.A.T family and to club Verboten we raised funds that will help us continue to do great work in schools across the city. #verboten #beatmakers #beatnyc beatnyc.org


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Jun 6, 2014
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Jun 11, 2013
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A few pics from my feature on Soho House Berlin’s website for my Beatmaking workshop.

Thank you Urban Ears for the sponsor during the Beatmaking workshop I did at Soho House Berlin. These headphones sound amazing and are perfect for the electronic music and education world because Urbanears headphones allow you to have 2 outputs one on each ear so this is perfect for listening in to a students track, or collaborations (emcee/ producer). We look forward to more collaborations in the future with companies like this.

Special thank you to the guys over at Intua for co sponsoring this event. The guest at the Soho house Berlin were really blown away with the capabilities of Beatmaker2. Intua continues to make big strides in proaudio. 


#sohohouseberlin #dhundee ##urbanears #berlin #beatnyc.org #intua, #beatmaker2, #proaudioapps


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Mar 23, 2013
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Four Tet In The Studio With Future Music (by FutureMusicMagazine)


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Dec 20, 2012
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Oct 31, 2012
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Footage from Singapore w/ beatnyc.org ‘s Taylor Mcferrin, Dhundee and Ken Swift teaching their programs with at-risk youth. 


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Aug 28, 2012
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Behind the Beat W/BeatMakers Cut 2 from PA-MA Productions on Vimeo.

Behind the scenes look at Beatmakers. I filmed, edited and uploaded this video using my ipad2. I wanted to give the audience a closer look at what happens during Beatmakers class. 


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Jul 29, 2012
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Beatnyc.org and 2 students from our workshop pose once more for the heads back home.

Beatnyc.org and 2 students from our workshop pose once more for the heads back home.


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Jul 29, 2012
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The IPad and Projector / Smart board worked so smooth. I also love that students can see the pads and keys light up as i was creating the beat.

The IPad and Projector / Smart board worked so smooth. I also love that students can see the pads and keys light up as i was creating the beat.


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Jul 29, 2012
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A few more pics from beatmaker workshop in Singapore.

A few more pics from beatmaker workshop in Singapore.


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Jul 29, 2012
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This one here is one of the 1st big game changers for ipad apps. You can even fly your mixes and sessions between Logic and Protools…  Cosigned Dhundee, #beatmakers

Auria includes:

  • Up to 48 tracks of simultaneous playback
  • Record up to 24 tracks at once
  • VST plugin support (iOS format only)
  • AAF Import and Export
  • Fully featured multitrack editor
  • Includes optional plugins from PSPaudioware, Fabfilter, and more


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Jul 29, 2012
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I personally have this docking system and I love it. I’ve been tracking and recording sounds into my ipad. It has everything you need to get the sounds in and out as well as control your hardware devices. I cosign on this fo sho!  

Dhundee