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A new contest, new partners and new big prizes!
The Winter edition of the Best New Unsigned Artist contest has started with prizes that are bigger than ever!
Additionally to the cool stuff offered by our beloved long term partners, this time we have two new key additions:
Since 1996, IK Multimedia has been a pioneer in the music software revolution. Today, they offer the most diverse and best sounding assortment of music creation tools for mobile and computer platforms, with a range spanning hardware accessories and software applications for guitar and bass players, keyboard players, vocalists, DJs and producers. All IK products share the same "Musicians First" design philosophy.
For this edition of our competitions they kindly agreed to offer a T-RackS CS Grand mastering package (worth $470) and an AmpliTube 3 guitar amp and effects modeling package (worth $250). Great stuff!
The second new partner is the LJ Gambone Agency, the go-to PR firm for Indie artists who are looking for an affordable and effective way to spread the word about their music. They specialize in press release writing and distribution, media kit creation, professional bio writing, social media marketing and more. Their clients have been featured on Dateline, The Tonight Show, KCAL9 Midday News, WGN’s Steve & Johnnie Show and Doug Stephan’s Good Day, as well as in Red Bull Flugtag commercials, USA Today and the Los Angeles Times, to name a few.
For this contest they offer to the winner a Press Kit Creation package (worth $299), which includes a bio, one sheet, promotional postcard, testimonial page and brand statement creation.
Big prizes confirmed also with our old partners. MobBase is awarding a free custom Android app for one year (worth $260) as well as a free Premium HTML5 Mobile Web App for life. MobBase is a platform that makes it free and easy for bands to create, launch and manage their own, custom mobile apps. With MobBase, artists share music, photos, videos, tweets, news, information about shows, merchandise and other content with fans on iPhone, iPad, Android phones and tablets. and other mobile devices. More than 500 artists and record labels have launched their own MobBase apps, including Tila Tequila, Pepper, Parkway Drive, 9:30 Club, Rebelution, Jump Smokers, John McLaughlin, Iration, the Jacka, Zion I, and Paul Thorn.
Mondo Tunes will offer free distribution of 10 songs to the winner, as well as 6 songs distributed again for free for he 2nd and 3rd ranked of the Best New Unsigned Artist contest. Mondo Tunes supplies the largest music distribution in the world and provides upstream services for many major labels in search of breakout artists. While most independent distributors reach only 45-50 retailers despite charging needless monthly and yearly fees, Mondo Tunes reaches over 750 retailers and mobile partners in over 100 world regions “without” any monthly or yearly fees. Mondo Tunes has the resources and network infrastructure needed to seamlessly distribute music, video and mobile products. What makes JMD Distribution unique is their unmatched ability to provide the largest global digital distribution in conjunction with a comprehensive world-wide online marketing campaign to maximize artists hype and exposure.
Again with us also the guys of Tweak Music Mixing, that will mix and master one song of the winner of the Best New Unsigned Artist competition for free.
Tweak Music Mixing is an online music mixing and mastering company working with unsigned artists right through to people like Super Furry Animals, Paul McCartney, Radio 1, James Taylor Qt as well as many others. Their engineers have around 40 years experience between them and they are working mixing music and mastering in the studio and over the internet every day. Professional mixing and mastering is the key to getting your music sounding it's very best and with their tools and extensive knowledge they can get your music sounding ready for release, radio play or to send out as a demo to record labels. Feel free to drop them a line to let them know about your project!
Here some more details about the new competition:
Starting Date: February 12, 2013
Deadline: March 20, 2013
Cost: Free (Direct link to register - http://weloveyoursongs.com/registration)
- A T-RackS CS Grand mastering package (worth $470) and an AmpliTube 3 guitar amp and effects modelling package (worth $250), offered by IK Multimedia.
- A Press Kit Creation package (worth $299), which includes a bio, one sheet, promotional postcard, testimonial page and brand statement creation.
- A free custom Android app for one year (worth $260) as well as a free Premium HTML5 Mobile Web App for life offered by MobBase.
- The free distribution, by Mondo Tunes, of 10 songs for the winner of the Best New Unsigned Artist competition, as well as 6 songs distributed, again for free, for the 2nd and 3rd ranked.
- And last but not least, for the first ranked one song mixed and mastered for free by Tweak Music Mixing.
Other prizes will be added during the upcoming weeks!
How to Win:
Be an unsigned artist part of our community on WeLoveYourSongs.com
Upload some of your best music
Encourage your fans to go vote for you!
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