Urban Pop Guitar and Bass Competition is on!
7 Day Beat Competition: Produce an original beat featuring the LIVE GUITAR and BASS LOOPS provided in the FREE SOUNDS PACK (download link below)!
The Challenge: We have provided a FREE sounds pack below containing live guitar and bass loops from our new product Urban Pop Guitar and Bass Loops. Your job is to create a killer beat using loops from the free sounds pack. You can use any additional sounds you would like, but to win YOU MUST USE AT LEAST ONE GUITAR AND ONE BASS LOOP FROM THE FREE SOUNDS PACK provided. Each producer can enter up to two beats. Beats can be produced in any popular style including: HIP HOP, R&B, POP, EDM or other. THE MOST WELL PRODUCED BEAT, WITH THE MOST INNOVATIVE USE OF THE FREE SOUNDS PROVIDED WILL WIN! You can chop, pitch, loop out, re-sample or process the provided sounds in any way you choose.
RULES & REQUIREMENTS:
- You MUST use at least one guitar loop and one bass loop from the FREE SOUNDS PACK (link provided below). You are allowed to incorporate as many of the free sounds as you would like in your beat.
- In addition to the free sounds provided you may use any sounds you like to create your instrumental beat.
- Your beat(s) must not exceed 2:30 in total length.
- You can produce your beat in any popular music style including Hip Hop, R&B, Pop, EDM or other.
- You can manipulate these sounds in any way you choose.
- You must upload your beats by Friday, May 23rd 2014, 11:59PM PST to our Soundcloud page (link to upload below).
- You may submit up to two separate beats for this contest.
What the Judges will looking for:
- Innovative, creative and musical use of the free sounds provided.
- Strong musical arrangement. Multiple sections. Complexity! No stagnation!
- Overall musicality.
- Well balanced mix.
- Unique creativity while preserving radio, album and mixtape friendliness!
Free sounds this week come from our new release: Urban Pop Guitar and Bass Loops!
We are pleased to welcome back music producer and sound designer Greg Savage (@diymusicbiz) from www.diymusicbiz.com as guest judge!!!
The winning music producer of this beat contest will receive:
- $200 cash prize ($100 from P5audio and $100 from www.diymusicbiz.com) PLUS $100 in FREE P5Audio Sounds!
- A Blog Post about the Winning Music Producer on the P5Audio Blog.
- FREE 1-on-1 career consultation session with Greg Savage of www.diymusicbiz.com.
Two runners up will each receive $50 in FREE SOUNDS!
How to Enter:
2) Create your instrumental beat(s).
3) Upload your beat as an MP3 to our Soundcloud drop box below by Friday May 23rd 2014, 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) We will be announcing the WINNER here on our blog, as well as Facebook on Friday, May 30th, 2014. In the mean time check out the entries on our soundcloud page! Feel free to comment on the entries!
6) Check out the entries…
- Check out the entries at our Soundcloud Page HERE anytime.
- Our Facebook and Twitter Followers get a bonus prize if they win the contest so FOLLOW US!
- If you have any questions please submit them in the comment section 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.