CEO and Founder, Beat Lab's head instructor. Yeuda is a producer, performer, and music educator based in Los Angeles, California. He started out his musical career playing the keys and guitar in the 90s.  Then went on to produce hip-hop and soul-influenced music. Two years he became one of the first and few Ableton Certified Trainers in Los Angeles and later founded Beat Lab LA to teach private lessons in advanced electronic music production and performance.



Music producer and multi-instrumentalist based out of Los Angeles, Mike is a co-founder of LA collective Team Supreme and half of the production duo Penthouse Penthouse. Mike has completed a national tour with The Glitch Mob at shows including the Coachella Valley Music Festival.

Alongside his own artist projects and jaw-dropping list of VIP private Ableton students, Mike has worked with artists including rapper Vic Mensa, Flea (of RHCP), Blake Sennett (formerly of Rilo Kiley), and Nick Hexum (of 311) amongst others.

He is a professional session musician and writes with artists such as Clams Casino, 12th Planet, Mr. Carmack, Djemba Djemba, Diplo, Alison Wonderland, Busdriver, Nocando, and many more. He co-produced Mad Decent vocalist LIZ Y2K’s 2014 hit ‘Don’t Say’ ft. Tyga, and co-wrote Alison Wonderland's hit single 'U Don't Know'.



Dan is a professional DJ and music producer currently touring the world with his group, Gladiator. They’re a couple of dudes from LA who taught themselves everything they know about music, and are lucky enough to share what they’ve made with the world!

Dan has always had a passion for teaching long before his music career, from kindergarten to camp counseling, all the way to college level courses on production and music history.

He has been teaching Ableton for 5 years, with DJing being closer to 6. Dan has acquired so many little tips and tricks along the way and sees nothing better than to share them with the world.



Thavius is an electronic musician, producer and rapper based in Los Angeles,California. He was a member of the Global Phlowtations collective. He has also put out solo releases under the moniker Adlib. He is a certified trainer of Ableton Live.

Thavius has collaborated with a number of artists such as Saul Williams, Nine Inch Nails, Nas, Subtitle, K-the-I???, Busdriver and Nocando.

Kid Cut Up

KidCutUp is a growing voice in the national DJ conversation. Thru his DJ edits, remixes, and original productions his music has been spread to the masses thru the sets of influential DJs such as DJ Khaled, The Chainsmokers, Diplo, DJ Vice, Z-Trip, and many others. Radio stations across the country have added his song versions to their rotations and mix shows. Some of these include Power 106 LA, 93.5 KDAY LA, Hot 97 NY, Power 96 Miami, Hot 97.5 Las Vegas, 103.5 KISS-FM Chicago, Wild 94.9 San Francisco, 103.7 KISS-FM Milwaukee, 96.9 KISS-FM Dallas and many more. Additionally he has been featured on mix shows for some of these stations including Wild 94.9, Power 106, KDAY and 96.9 KISS-FM. KidCutUp’s presence online is also strong and he has been featured on many blogs including Kanye’s “UniverseCity”, 2DopeBoyz, ThisSongSlaps, EDMSauce and SmashTheClub. Currently KidCutUp is a top remixer and editor at one of the world’s largest record pools, He also continues to keep a full schedule of touring and shows across the country in addition to holding down select residencies in LA.
…catch him soon in a city near you!



Paul Dateh is a musician, host, and educator from Los Angeles, California. His work has been seen by millions on the web, through television, and in print.

Paul has composed and arranged music for a variety of clients including AT&T, Google, Kanye West, Nickelodeon, Sony Ericcson, Miley Cyrus, and L’Oreal/Mizani. He also co-created the score for the short film “NANI”, directed by Justin Tipping. The film was chosen as an official selection of the 2012 Berlin Film Festival.

Currently, Paul is working on a record titled “Invisible World”.


As a versatile keyboard player and colorful arranger, Adrian's style is a concoction of rhythm, blues, electro-funk, and saturated soul. He’s toured internationally, performed and recorded with such shows and artists as Jussie Smollett, Wanya Morris (Boys II Men), MTV Awards Asia, Summer Sonic Fest Tokyo, New Orleans Voodoo Fest, Last Call with Carson Daly, Rove Live Australia, Intergalactix, Plain White T’s, Big Sam's Funky Nation, Lex Sadler, Tim Lefebvre and Panic! at the Disco. He released a self-titled EP The Adrian Hibbs Project in NYC produced by Scotty Hard (Wutang, MMW, Boogie Down Productions) and single “D’tailed” with master drummer James Gadson. His LP E.D.E.N. (Every Day Every Night) was released December 2014 produced by David Ott (Empire, Jussie Smollett) and Taylor Graves (Thundercat, Kimbra) and led Adrian to sign with the U.K.'s Touch Tones Music Group as their first Los Angeles based songwriter.  His musical influences run the gamut from Stevie Wonder, Zapp and Roger, Sly & the Family Stone to Earth Wind & Fire.


Danny Andress is a L.A. based keyboardist, electronic music producer, and educator. His primary musical interests are in electronic music, downtempo, ambient, minimal, glitch, and jazz. In 2013 he received his MFA in Music from UC Irvine on scholarship, and his BA in Music from UC San Diego in 2011, being awarded academic and merit based scholarships for music. He has since taught for numerous schools across southern California, and has worked as keyboardist or music director in several bands. 


Two Plus (aka Emiliano Almeida) Is a producer, DJ, and drummer with a vast studio and live experience. Originally a professional drummer/percussionist by trade, he has recorded, played and toured with artists and bands with a myriad of musical styles. As an electronic producer, he's interested in creating music by using a hybrid approach of combining electronic and acoustic elements.


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