VYGR1 on The Music Ninja

VYGR1 on The Music Ninja

Recent Icon graduate Bradley Sniadach just launched his brand/project called VYGR1 and has already received support from one of the most popular blogs in the EDM scene: The Music Ninja. Check out their write-up about his remix of The Weekend's "Live For" and keep an eye on this rising star!

From TMN:

There’s nothing more exciting about being a ninja than introducing you guys to new artists. Today we’re spotlighting LA based, Denver born producer Vygr1 (pronounced.... see entry

Scion Music(less) Music Conference 2013

Scion Music(less) Music Conference 2013

Scion is hosting a FREE music industry conference on October 3rd and 4th at Mack Sennett Studios in Hollywood and you're invited! The conference will include a series of panels and workshops on topics including music festivals, licensing, the business of rap and much more. This will be a great chance to gain some valuable industry knowledge as well as network with professionals, artists and producers.

RSVP here: www.scionav.com/musicconference

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Icon Collective scholarship contest winners announced!

The second annual Icon Collective scholarship contest winners have been announced! Congratulations to Dan Pak and Brian Bucio who will be joining Icon next quarter as students in our online program, "Icon Interactive".

After watching hours of amazing videos filled with SO MUCH passion and some really great stories, the Icon team chose Dan Pak as the recipient of the "Morgan Page Scholarship" (watch his reaction above). And Brian Bucio earned himself the "People's Choice Scholarship" through tireless self-promotion and implementing.... see entry

Icon's Pick Of Music Software Releases June-August 2013

Icon's Pick Of Music Software Releases June-August 2013

Although summer has been dominated by the unexpected arrival of Apple’s Logic Pro X, there have been plenty of other notable releases in the last few months, too.

Without doubt, the next most significant product launch of recent weeks was the hugely anticipated Pro Tools 11 ($699). Like the new Logic, the latest version of Avid’s industry standard DAW ditches 32-bit compatibility completely, requiring all third party plugins to be updated to not only AAX format but 64-bit, too. Every developer of note appears to be up.... see entry

Icon LA students at Dov Festival this weekend!

Icon LA students at Dov Festival this weekend!

Are you guys back from Hard Summer and waiting for the next big EDM event in LA? Icon Collective is proud to announce that four current Icon LA students will be playing at the Dov Fest music festival this Saturday, August 24th, 2013. Jack Chilcott and Andrey Surkov, together known as “DVNT MINDS”, Garrett “Many Fiend” Robledo, and Keen Chen of “Masterbeaters” will all be playing sets at the event.

Dov Fest is a combination of music festival, waterpark, and foam party for all ages. For more.... see entry