Time to announce the winner of our Urban Pop Guitar Flash Beat Battle. This was an extra special contest this round featuring free guitar and bass loops from P5audio’s Urban Pop Guitar and Bass Loops, created by guitarist to the greats, Aaron Mclain, plus we were lucky to bring back special guest judge Greg Savage from www.diymusicbiz.com. And as an extra special bonus both P5audio.com and diymusicbiz.com have each thrown in $100 a piece for a special $200 cash prize. So an extra big shout our to Greg Savage for the hook up. Now back to the contest…
A quick recap of the rules:
7 Day Beat Competition: Produce an original instrumental beat using at least one guitar and one bass loop from the free sounds pack provided. You were allowed to use as many sounds from the pack as you wanted, plus any additional sounds from your own sound arsenal. The beat could be in any popular genre. Our contestants could chop, pitch, loop out, re-sample or process these sounds in any way they choose. Music producers could produce up to two beats f.
Check out the Urban Pop Guitar Demo:
AND NOW TIME TO ANNOUNCE THE WINNING PRODUCERS!!!!…..
First Place goes to returning P5Audio Flash Beat Battle Winner Da Fingaz!
Track: Good Night
Produced by: Da Fingaz
Why we chose this beat:
Most complete beat overall.
Innovative use of the free sounds provided.Strong musical arrangement. Multiple sections. Complexity! No stagnation!
Spot on sound selections.
Listen to the winning track…
Da Fingaz wins:
- $200 cash prize ($100 from P5audio.com 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.
And the runners up are…
Study the competition. For those of you coming into the battle a free days before deadline….you have the advantage..Why not use it?
Thank you everyone who entered this contest, and special thanks to Greg Savage for guest judging and contributing towards the prizes! This is a great way to start up the summer! Hit us up if you have a good idea for our next Flash Beat contest. It will be coming along soon. Disagree with our choice for winner? Tell us in the comments below. Regardless, be sure to leave everyone feedback on their beat entries. Creating a positive learning community is what this is all about. Be sure to follow us on Twitter and Facebook for the all the latest contest news!
Check out all of the entries here: