This week on Remixes/Contests/Submissions


PEOPLE OF THE UK! Think you have what it takes to solo your way to the top? Well, it’s time to throw down and prove it. We’ve teamed up with Total Guitar and Ernie Ball to offer you some monster prizes if you have the chops to earn them!

These include £600 worth of Ernie Ball strings and swag, plus one year’s worth of access to a SoundCloud pro account for the winner and year-long SoundCloud lite accounts for three runners-up.

All you have to do is record a tasty solo over the top of the provided classic rock backing track which you can download from the contest page here. Submit your entries to the contest SoundCloud Group Dropbox to be in with a chance of winning!

Please note
: This contest is for UK participants only.

Check out some of the entries so far in the group player below!  

Next up this week! 

Now something for all you folks out in the States. Record your own cover of the upcoming Incubus track ‘Promises, Promises’ to be in with a chance of winning tickets and backstage passes to see the band in your home town. Click here to check out the contest!

Please note: Only US participants will have the chance to see the Incubus play. However, international submissions are welcome, your submission may even get a shout out from the band!

EXIT Festival have teamed up with top UK music magazine NME to find the best UK unsigned up and coming talent to play at this years EXIT Festival in Serbia.Submit your best tracks via SoundCloud to the contest page here.

The winning artist or band will get to play live on one of the 20 stages at EXIT 2011 between 7th – 10th July. Access to the press area and VIP terraces will also be granted to make it truly a once in a lifetime experience. 

Click here to head over to the contest!

Kinch have launched a brand new contest - make an original adaptation of their song, ‘Handclap,’ and win their newly re-released EPs on vinyl as well as some shirts. They will also be awarding iTunes gift cards, SoundCloud Pro accounts, and heaps of other prizes. To see how it works, watch the video below, then head here to enter!


ZOMBI and Self-Titled Magazine are currently running a contest where fans can remix a ZOMBI track for a chance to win prizes from Relapse Records, ourselves here at SoundCloud, and more. The contest starts today and runs until June 10th, and in that time we’re encouraging you to download the stem tracks of ZOMBI’s “Slow Oscillations” (check the track out on the artwork player below!) to remix into their own creation. 


One grand prize winner will receive a pro SoundCloud account for one year, a remix of an original track by ZOMBI’s Steve Moore, the band’s Escape Velocity on limited edition clear vinyl and CD, the out of print ZOMBI Anthology CD, and a ZOMBI t-shirt and poster. Prizes will also be awarded to three runner-up contestants as chosen by the band. Complete contest details can be found here.

…Interested in setting up your own remix contest or submissions feature on SoundCloud? Click here to find out how!


  1. gbattle said: those guitar players are suspect …. they need a better backing track!
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