We’re going to kick things off this week with an awesome new remix contest brought to you by pop-locking-electro-indie-art-rockers (phew!) Everything Everything and the magazine for makers of music, Sound On Sound. They’re opening the audio doors to anyone who wants to have a bash at remixing their forthcoming single Final Form:
All entries must be made by the 29th of April, after this point the band will personally pick their favourites.
The best remixer will win a one year Pro SoundCloud account, a years subscription to Sound On Sound and a signed limited edition vinyl copy of Everything Everything’s debut album ‘Man Alive’. Two runners-up will receive a one year SoundCloud lite account and a copy of ‘Man Alive’.
Click here to head over to the contest, pick up the stems and get mixing!
Fancy your chances at winning your way onto the NBA 2K12 Soundtrack AND onto the stage at Duck Down's Fall CMJ Showcase in NYC?!
All aspiring producers have to create one sample-free instrumental. All submissions must uploaded to the NBA 2K12 SoundCloud Dropbox by April 5th!
Duck Down Music A&R & representatives from 2K Sports will select the top 10 instrumentals which will then be streamed online via a custom SoundCloud music player!
Click here for more details and to enter.
Towards the end of this week Havana Club will be taking modern Cuban music out of the studio and putting it into your hands! Havana Cultura is pairing with the world-renowned producer, DJ, and radio personality Gilles Peterson for the Gilles Peterson Remix Contest.
Each week from April 1st onwards, Gilles Peterson will judge the submitted music alongside some of the dance scene’s most popular bloggers. The Top 10 Finalists will be featured on an online compilation, and the Grand Prize Winner will win a trip for 2 to Havana, Cuba and tickets to the Rotilla Festival for Electronic music.
Click here for more info. Good luck, and happy remixing!
Next up: remix the track “Shadows” from Fucked Up! for a chance to be released by fellow Berlin residents Stange Decks.
The best remixes (2 or more) of “Shadows” will win a spot on the “FuckedUp! - Shadows” EP beside the original mix.
Strange Deck’s have really gone to town with SoundCloud mechanics for their contest, we think it looks great! Check it out here!
To mark the release of Guy J’s album 1000 Words, hop over to the John Digweed Facebook page to get involved with the Bedrock remix competition which launched this week and be in with a chance of winning a release on Bedrock Records and a SoundCloud Pro account!
Boston’s Together Festival has also launched a remix competition this week, put in place to determine your production skill and creativity when making use of the remix material (stems, acapellas) provided by Together.
Click here to get involved with the contest!
Introducing: our brand new Remixes/Contests/Submissions feature!
Heaps of really interesting stories this week!
Stems packs for the four singles from the Ship of Light LP will be released weekly here between March 22st and April 11th. Once you’ve completed your track, simply upload it to the Husky Rescue Remix Competition SoundCloud group for approval by judges! The closing date for the competition is 13th May.
There will only be 4 winners, one for each single, and there will be one overall grand prize for the best remix.
Each winner will receive a complete set of signed Husky Rescue albums and a 1 year SoundCloud lite subscription. The grand prize for the overall best remix will receive the following:
- 1 year SoundCloud Pro account subscription
- 1 copy of FXPansion’s next-generation drum machine ‘Geist’
- Their remix printed onto a single sided one-off 7” vinyl
- Signed copy of the Ship of Light box set
- Exclusive art print of the album cover signed by designer Kustaa Saksi
- An organic cotton husky rescue t-shirt.
Stream the winning track below and pick up a copy of the single here!
Alpha-ville, the new London International festival of Digital Arts, Music & Culture, is opening it’s doors to submissions that challenge the boundaries between art, design, technology, and science. Whether your talent is in the form of live music, AV performances, art, lectures, workshops, multimedia projects or moving image and film - they want to hear from you!
Last month Holland’s latest talent Sandro Silva launched a competition in partnership with SoundCloud, Tillllate and Newstate Music giving producers the change to remix his huge ‘Resurrection’ track based on the iconic PPK trance classic, check out the winning remix below!
Electronic music fans - check out Silk Music Publishing’s "Move On" remix competition - veteran and aspiring producers alike have the chance to remix Shingo Nakamura & Kazusa’s “Move On” and have their remixes released on Silk Digital Records, Silk’s parent label. All you need to do is download the stems, mix your track and drop it into Silk’s SoundCloud Dropbox!
Stream the original track below and click here to head to the contest!
…Interested in setting up your own remix contest or submissions feature on SoundCloud? Click here to find out how!
Said.fm - stories about music on the web!
Music and the web - we love both of them right? Well the podcast curators Said.fm are running a listening night called Radio Box and they want to hear your story! They want you to record an anecdote, thought, feeling on the theme of music and the internet. Whether you’re a musician or just a lover of music you’ll probably have some thoughts on how the internet has changed your musical life. Let them know by recording directly or uploading a story to their drop box!
Read their blog post for more details, or go straight to their Drop Box!