Musicworks Magazine has announced an Electronic Music Composition Contest. The magazine invites musicians to compose an experimental piece in one of the following genres: acousmatic, audio art, electroacoustic, glitch, intelligent dance music, microsound, noise, turntable art, or video music.
Korg has teamed up with SoundCloud to on a worldwide Korg Gadget contest. The Korg Gadget for iPad Remix Contest runs from February 28 through March 31, 2014. Prizes include an array of Korg gear. Contestants can enter by remixing any of the official demo songs that are pre-installed on Gadget for iPad and then uploading… Read More Korg Gadget For iPad Remix Contest
Focusrite Audio Engineering this morning announced a ‘dream recording competition,’ in celebration of the company’s 25th Anniversary. Focusrite is giving one entrant an opportunity, for the winner and three bandmates, to record a track with Grammy Award-winning producer Guy Massey at AIR Studios in London, UK. The contest winners will spend an all-expenses-paid weekend in the legendary AIR Studios,… Read More Focusrite Wants You To Win A Recording Session With Guy Massey
Love modular synths + the iconic soundtrack of Blade Runner? Then you may want to check out the Moments Lost Modular Challenge. The contest is organized by the creators of Moments Lost – a crowdfunded project to create new music and art inspired by Blade Runner. The project is now fully funded – but the Modular… Read More Moments Lost Modular Challenge – Can You Create A Unique ‘Blade Runner’ Sound?
Today Korg USA announced the “KronosX Studio Makeover Contest*. One contestant will win a complete, over-the-top home studio prize package, featuring Korg’s KronosX Music Workstation and a full suite of gear that includes new monitors, studio furniture, software, headphones and even acoustic room treatment. The prize package includes gear from PreSonus, Neumann, Dynaudio, Audio-Technica, Mogami, On-Stage and… Read More Korg Wants To Give Your Home Studio An Extravagant Makeover
Synth legend Vince Clarke is conducting a pretty unique “synth” competition: “We all know about ‘Air Guitar’ (a form of movement in which the performer pretends to play rock or heavy metal-style electric guitar) and ‘Beatboxing’ (a form of vocal percussion primarily involving the art of producing drum beats, using one’s mouth, lips, tongue, and… Read More Funny-Looking? Make Weird Noises With Your Face? Enter ‘Synth Gurning’ Competition
Sample Logic is releasing their new CYCLONE for Kontakt tomorrow (April 22): CYCLONE, which was announced just last week, offers over 325 instruments and multis, Sample Logic’s signature Multi-core Effect Sequencers, Triggers, and Arpeggiator, with the addition of several new features such as: A “powerfully voracious” LFO section The first-ever Kontakt additive synthesis engine, Wave… Read More Win a Free Copy of Sample Logic CYCLONE
Sample Logic today announced their new Kontakt synth product, CYCLONE. Calling it a “powerhouse virtual instrument,” CYCLONE contains over 325 instruments and multis ranging from multi-layer motion pads and cinematic harmonic instruments to dubstep-inspired basses, electronic hybrid leads, and experimental drum kits. CYCLONE is intuitively organized and divided into “specific useful categories,” Instruments (Arpeggiated, Basses,… Read More ‘Sampling Meets Synthesis:’ Sample Logic CYCLONE for Kontakt