The Beat - Music Expo Miami 2018 Beat Competition

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Make a beat and get selected to face off against your peers in a battle for the best beat in Miami! The winner will take home prizes from Decap, Steinberg, Eventide, ROLI, FXpansion, iZotope, Beat Academy & more plus bragging rights for the year. perform at Music Expo Miami and win prizes. While widely open, we encourage music makers from Southern Florida to participate.

Here is how to get involved

  1. Pull Decap’s Drums That Knock Vol. 5 sample pack
  2. Create 3 tracks 30, 60 and 90 seconds blending your own sounds with the provided pack. All must be different original tracks.
  3. Publish your beats by March 16th on blend #MusicExpoMiami2018

And that’s it!

We are pleased to partner with Decap, Steinberg, Eventide, ROLI, iZotope, Beat Academy, SAE Institute and Sound On Sound. Prizes include:

  • Steinberg Swag Bag
  • Eventide MixingLink ($299)
  • FXpansion BFD3 Drums ($349)
  • ROLI Equator ($179)
  • FXpansion Strobe 2  ($179)
  • iZotope Neutron 2
  • iZotope Ozone 8
  • Decap's Drums That Knock
  • 1-year subscription to Beat Academy
  • Sound On Sound subscription

Music Expo returns to Miami on March 24 for its second edition. Learn more at

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