Time for the 1st Flash Beat Contest of 2013! Maybach Piano Challenge! And we got an EXTRA SPECIAL PRIZE and GUEST JUDGE for this round! Details below.
5 Day Beat Competition: Produce an original instrumental beat using the piano loops provided in the FREE SOUNDS PACK (download link below) as the predominant element in your beat!
The Challenge: We’ve provided a FREE sounds pack containing 13 loops from our soon to be released “Live Maybach Piano Loops”. Your job is to create a glitzy Maybach style instrumental beat using the piano loops as the main feature element in your track. You can chop, pitch or loop out these sounds as you like. You can use any additional sounds of your choice to create your instrumental. The top winning tracks will all be featured in the product demo for this product! Each producer is allowed to submit two instrumental beats for this contest.
RULES & REQUIREMENTS:
- You must use the sounds provided in the FREE SOUNDS PACK (link provided below) as the featured instrument in your track.
- You may use any additional sounds you like.
- Each of your beat must not exceed 2:30 in total length.
- You beat can be in any popular or urban style you want.
- You can manipulate these sounds in any way you choose, but we must be able to tell it came from the Maybach Piano loops, so be judicious when you alter these samples.
- You must upload your beats by Wednesday, February 6th 11:59PM PST to our Soundcloud page (link to upload below).
- You may submit up to two beats for this round.
What the Judges will looking for:
- Innovative, creative and musical use of the free sounds provided.
- Strong musical arrangement. No stagnation!
- Well balanced mix.
- Swagger in the beat!
- Unique creativity while preserving radio and mixtape friendliness!
We are extremely pleased to welcome Guest Judge Paul Grundman of Bernie Grundman Mastering for this Beat Contest!
Name your favorite record, and most likely it has been mastered at Bernie Grundman Mastering in Hollywood, CA! Past and present clients include virtually every major artist in history: Michael Jackson, Dr. Dre, Elton John, Snoop Dog, Black Eyed Peas, Beyonce, Madonna, Gwen Stefani, Stevie Wonder, Eminem, Linkin Park, Katy Perry, John Mayer, The Killers, Mariah Carey, Sheryl Crow and pretty much everyone else you can think of!
Paul Grundman has graciously donated a FREE mastering for one single to the winning producer. This is an unprecedented opportunity to have your music mastered in the same studios as some of the most legendary artists of all time! Before you make your beat, everyone please give a huge shout out to Paul for hooking this up! Thank you Paul!!!
Learn more about Bernie Grundman Studios:
The winning music producer will receive:
- $100 in FREE P5Audio Sounds!
- A Blog Post about the Winning Music Producer on the P5Audio Blog.
- Your beat used in the Maybach Piano product demo with your credit!
- A FREE master of one single by Paul Grundman at the legendary Bernie Grundman Mastering Studios!
How to Enter:
2) Create your instrumental beat.
3) Upload your beat as an MP3 to our Soundcloud drop box below by Wednesday February 6th, 2013, 11:59PM PST!
4) Make sure you include both your name and track name as the title of your beat. Examples: “P5audio Beat_your name” .
5) Tune in here at our Blog on February 15th for the WINNER! In the mean time, check out the entries on our soundcloud page! Feel free to comment on the entries!
6) Check out the entries…
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- If you have any questions please submit them below!
For those of you who haven’t heard of our Flash Beat Contests: P5audio flash beat contests are short, simple, “mini” beat competitions that can last anywhere from 1 to 7 days. It is designed mainly to help music producers develop music production chops in a positive community environment, while giving participating music producers the chance to win FREE sounds, publicity and other great prizes.