EAT STATIC REMIX CONTEST
Our fall 2009 remix contest features two tracks by one of the godfathers of the psychedelic trance scene!
When we interviewed Eat Static's Merv Pepler back in 2007 we didn't dare dream about having a remix contest featuring their music. Now it's reality. Are you ready for a close encounter? How about two :)
With three winners for each remix track, LinPlug filled the prize pool with six of their best softhsynths, while the best remix will be included on an upcoming Eat Static release!
20 years ago two members of Ozric Tentacles - Merv Pepler and Joie Hinton - decided to go electronic and they never stopped releasing music with an edge.
If you've ever seen Eat Static playing live you know their music can make you feel like you've never felt before. Though Joie decided to step back in 2008, Mr. Pepler still is going all the way.
The remix tracks are off two recent albums. Sin Quest is an upbeat trance track, while Up Periscope explores downtempo psychedelic avenues.
Prizes: Win one of six synthesizer plug-ins by LinPlug (over $900 in prizes).
The roots of LinPlug date back to the beginning of computer music. Their first product was a MIDI-Sequencer written in Z80 assembler for the Sinclair Spectrum! Today LinPlug are offering a complete line of quality instrument plug-ins with leading sound characteristics.
- LinPlug's all in one drum solution supporting samples, synthesis, as well as audio & midi loops.
- Sample mangling according to LinPlug. No boundaries!
- an FM Synth with a wide range of in-depth programming options. Top notch LinPlug.
The best remix will be included on an upcoming Eat Static release!
Style: Anything goes :)
Rules: In addition to the terms governing your use of this Site, by entering this contest you agree to the following:
- Maximal two remix entries per person aged over 13.
- Samples and material used in remixes must not violate any laws or third party rights.
- All remixes will be property of Eat Static and any commercial use is prohibited without prior written consent.
- Purely non-commercial use of remixes is allowed. So yes, you may post your work on MySpace.
- You must be prepared to enter a separate agreement under which your remix may be released.
- Terms and other contest info are subject to change and may be ammended.
DOWNLOADS, JUDGES AND DEADLINES
Merv Pepler will pick the best remix for each track. Both winners will get a full version of LinPlug's RMV Drum plug-in. Merv also decides which remix will make it to the release.
A selection of remixes will be put up for voting when submission is closed. Only contestants can vote. Two remixers will win the Linplug CronoX sample mangling plug-in.
Third prize winners
will be picked by Laptoprockers. Again two people will win LinPlug's FM Synth Octopus.
Play Remix tracks:
1 Sin Quest - 2 Up Periscope
By downloading any of the remix files you enter the contest and agree to be bound by its terms and the judges' decisions.
Remix kit: Sin Quest
Remix kit: Up Periscope
no later than 0102, 2010.
You must include your artist name and full real name in this email and send an MP3 (max. filesize 15MB) or a download link. Don't forget to include your name in the MP3 filename too!
October 15, 2009
January 02, 2010