Here is my first music video I’ve completed solo. Yay! I worked on this with friend and Team Gone artist Apatight. The joint effort with photographer extraordinaire Adam Milton for the Illatribe track “Let Em Know” is still in the works, as well as something for Prelude. I basically worked with my T2i and a variety of lenses and gear. We went around Chicago shooting everything from Lake Shore Drive, Montrose Beach, Downtown, Different neighborhoods, our Bday BBQ (he stole my birthday), and Pressure Point Studio. Read more
New Beats and Music from Brian Covelli Productions
Peter Jericho is currently working on his new album “First Generation” where “Bodi” the new single debuts. The inspiration behind “Bodi” came out of an unexpected trip back to Cameroon in December 2012 after he had not been home for over 10 years. Not only was he reunited with his family and old friends but he found himself inspired by the music and immersed in the culture. Read more
The online collective of Producers knows as “The Producers Union” hosts a monthly beat battle started by Tha Referenz. I was able to pull off the first win! Prizes included: One free track mastered by Toni P (http://www.umastering.com/), A drop from Jonny Storm of Grind Time, and a music feature from Lil Young of Swisha House on the winning entry. Learn more about The Union here – http://theproducersunion.wordpress.com/ and leave comments on my winning beat above in the soundcloud player.
The album was supposed to drop today on my birthday, June 6th. It never works out that way does it? So I decided to leak some to everyone as free downloads. Click the tab “Covelli Productions” at http://www.facebook.com/covelliproductions & get FREE songs from artists: Illatribe, P. Jericho, Lavesh from Lav & Will (FKA The Richkiddz), WordP, Arrogant, Deandreas McCanton, Alecia Evette, Kaya, Dub Zero, Grace Garcia, Math Hoffa, Michael SanFilippo, Stevie G., and more!
I recently took part in the 2011 iStandardProducers beat battle here in Chicago. I’ll never forget the night, it was crazy. I went last year to check out the show when Bliz Beats won. I knew I was going to enter the next one. People came out through the rain to pack the house, and I met a lot of the producers I was competing against. We are all on a similar path so even though we are competing, there is still a sense of community between all the producers.
I wasn’t really nervous when I finally went on stage, even though it was my first beat battle. I’m confident in my sounds and just wanted to show everyone the variety of genres I can move the crowd with. The elimination was the insane part. To have the top three separated by one point just shows how much talent Chicago and iStandard has.
The prizes for winning varied from musical goodies to a few interviews and entrance into the national Battle of the Beats in New York. The first interview is on the iStandard website already – sendspace.
There is an official video on the way but below is some footage from the event from a camera phone lol. Read more
This is the song circulating around Chicago as the unofficial Chicago Bulls Anthem. Take a listen and, if you enjoy it as much as everyone has so far, pass it on! Presented by www.Illatribe.com – The group that brought you “Bearin Down Da Song (Chicago Bears Anthem). We created the 2011 Chicago Bulls song for the #1 Seed in the East, your Chicago Bulls! Featuring Bobby Burns (1st Verse), J. Wood (2nd Verse), Deandreas (Bridge), WordP (3rd Verse), and P. Jericho (Chorus with Stacey King). Mixed By Matt Wheeler at Rax Trax Recording in Chicago. Song and Video produced by Brian Covelli.Read more
Chicago artist Arrogant just released his mixtape “Real Conversation” for FREE on March 15th. Fake Shore Drive is already showing some love to the Chicago release. Pick it up today on either datpiff or sendspace. It features two songs I produced for Arro as well as another artist I produce for from Turncoat Music: WordP. The two beats I produced are “Real Talk” and “Lost Souls”.
From the brains of the creative geniuses that brought you the Chicago Bears anthem (“Bearin Down Da Song”), comes the most anticipated song of all time… OF ALL TIME! Produced by Brian Covelli and starring Babo, WordP, and J. Wood, “From Chicago – Chicago Bulls Anthem” is coming to an eardrum near you (and the United Center). Read more