31.08.11 by Jeff

Stussy / Make Beats

Heads up all you aspiring beat makers, Stussy has just launched their “Make Beats” contest with Low End Theory and Teenage Engineering! Take a peek at Nosaj Thing, Gaslamp Killer, and Pollyn jamming together.

Stussy Make Beats Contest Low End Theory Teenage Engineering OP-1 Nosaj Thing Gaslamp Killer Pollyn

Watch the video below!

Make Beats will run until 9/14/11 and is open to everyone around the globe. All beats must be submitted by 9/14/11 to be considered for the contest. The winner will be chosen by a committee from Stussy, Low End Theory and Teenage Engineering and announced on 9/20/11. Contest rules include one entry per artist, who can use anything to make an ORIGINAL instrumental beat, at least 2 minutes in length. The winner will receive the release of their EP, paid travel to Los Angeles to perform at the Low End Theory event, a Teenage Engineering OP-1 portable synthesizer and a box of fresh Stussy gear.


Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.

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If you’d like to snag a copy for yourself and a friend, just leave a comment below, naming the person you want to give the book to and a sentence about the first day you met! We’ll pick two winners in two weeks and each winner will get two books!

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Artist Spotlight: Matt Phillips


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