Beat Retreat announces spring edition

Calling all aspiring electronic music DJs and producers! Beat Retreat, a week-long music education retreat offering a unique experience for up-and-coming music producers and DJs, announces their spring dates to commence on March 6th-11th, 2024, taking place in the kitesurfing capital of the Caribbean – Cabarete, Dominican Republic.


Guided by industry experts, Beat Retreat seeks to enhance artist skills and expand their network in the electronic music industry. Mentors announced for the second edition include dynamic DJ, producer and ​​co-founder of Manjumasi Records – Atish, music industry aficionado and A&R at Insomniac Music Group – Nick Garcia, founder of Beat Retreat, artist and entrepreneur – DJ Neekola, Anjunadeep’s forward thinking DJ/producer Enamour and one of dance music’s most beloved producers over the course of more than three decades in the game, Saeed Younan

“I’m super excited to pass on my knowledge and connect with mentees at Beat Retreat. I’m hoping my 30 years in the business will shed some light on the obstacles and hurdles that can be avoided.” – Saeed Younan, DJ + Producer 

Across the all-inclusive 5 nights and 6 days, participants will delve into music production, songwriting, label collaboration, and more. Beyond the studio, this retreat immerses attendees in the Dominican Republic’s landscapes and culture, fostering creativity and inspiration. Geared towards DJs and producers already active in music but not yet full-time, Beat Retreat promises a transformative journey toward artistic growth and a future in electronic music.


In my perspective, the most impactful outcome of these retreats would be equipping talented DJs and producers with the necessary tools and fostering a supportive community, enabling them to attain their aspirations in their music careers.” – DJ Neekola, Founder of Beat Retreat 

Participants of the Beat Retreat will not only have the chance to meet their favourite DJs face to face but will also have an opportunity to engage with other talented artists, creating a genuine network of support. The all-inclusive fee covers everything for the 5 nights / 6 days, including accommodation, meals, all classes and programming, excursions, dining experiences, and a catamaran party where one fortunate participant can DJ alongside the mentors.

Beat Retreat extends beyond the initial 6 days, continuing the network through WhatsApp groups, collaborations, mixes, track feedback sessions, recorded sessions exclusively available for participants, and the development of personal relationships. There are also ongoing opportunities to collaborate with record labels and more. From the paradise beach vibes of Cabarete to the secrets soon to be unlocked by expert mentors, Beat Retreat promises an adventure where passion meets paradise and the journey to musical mastery begins! 

For more information, please visit Beatretreatdr.com 



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