Novation announces M4SONIC video interview, free M4SONIC soundpack, and competition to win Launchpad S, Launch Control, and M4SONIC masterclass Today Novation has announced another trio of treats – (what shall we call it? a threebie? maybe not?) – 1) an interview with Australian producer M4SONIC, 2) a free M4SONIC soundpack for Launchpad App users, and… Read More Novation Interview Launches Soundpack Giveaway, Remix Competition
Korg has joined with SoundCloud on a global remix contest to spark use of Korg’s new iPad app, iPolysix. The contest, which runs through January 31, invites musicians to create a remixed track on the iPolysix app (from a selection provided on the contest page). Users are to share their remixed compositions directly from iPolysix via… Read More Korg & SoundCloud Announce iPolysix Remix Contest
AudioPorn Central, Moonpop Music and Point Blank Music School have teamed up on a Tangerine Dream remix contest: The track, Sun Son’s Seal (Part 1), comes from TD’s 2004 album Purgatorio. Contest organizers say that this is the first time ever anyone besides the band has had official access to the stems to remix a Tangerine… Read More Tangerine Dream Remix Contest
Reader Marc Mitchell let us know that Beatport is running a Giorgio Moroder remix contest. Mitchell notes that, whether or not you enter the contest, ” the parts to ‘from here to eternity’ are worth having.” You can get the details on the contest, or just download the original parts, at Beatport.
The Science Museum (of London) wants you to remix the sounds of electronic music pioneer Daphne Oram and have your track judged by Brian Eno, DJ Spooky and The Wire. Here’s what they have to say about the OraMIX contest: In the 1960s, Daphne Oram developed a ground-breaking music technique she called ‘Oramics’. With her… Read More Daphne Oram Remix Contest – Get Your Oramics On!
The Berliner Philharmoniker has announced a Gustav Mahler Remix Contest, using extracts from their recording of the Mahler’s First Symphony: The musical focus of our competition is the music of Gustav Mahler. He was an Austrian composer born in 1860, an extraordinary conductor and a composer writing music that reflected his difficult childhood, his life… Read More Gustav Mahler Remix Contest
In collaboration with Plastikman (a.k.a. Richie Hawtin), Avid and Burn Studios have announced a contest to remix Hawtin’s “Ask Yourself.” Hawtin will listen to each remix, and will include the winner as a digital release on the highly anticipated Plastikman Arkives—a comprehensive, made-to-order box set that spans all 17 years of the Plastikman story. The… Read More Plastikman Remix Contest
Serj Tankian, Propellerhead Software and Electronic Musician magazine have announced a new contest to remix Disowned Inc., a track off of Tankian’s new album, Imperfect Harmonies. The grand prize is a copy of the full Reason + Record suite and a signed copy of Tankian’s new album. Details below.
Indaba Music has announced a Steve Reich remix contest: Steve Reich is one of about five people still living who can claim to have altered the landscape of music forever. In the contemporary music world there is no composer more influential or studied. Moreover, Mr. Reich has already been remixed by the likes of DJ… Read More Steve Reich Remix Contest
The Global Conspiracy Project has announced a remix contest – featuring the track Many Hands Many Voices. PRIZES: WINNER: Song released to iTunes, with all proceeds being donated to SOS Children’s Villages Custom Hand-made Snare Drum (worth £250.00 from Carrera Drums) M-Tron Pro Synth Software (worth £80.00 from GForce Software) RUNNER-UP: Virtual String Machine Synth Software… Read More The Global Conspiracy Project Remix Contest