Sample Remix Contest – Win D16 Group SilverLine Collection

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Remix by José Carlos Cortizo Pérez @ Flickr

Some of you have been reminding me it has been way too long since the last sample remix contest, and you’re right!

If you are new to rekkerd.org sample remix contests, the idea is simple: create a track using at least one of the samples included in the sample remix download pack below.

The pack includes a total of 32 samples — beats and melodic loops, in 24-bit .wav format (78 MB download).

Sample Remix Pack April 2010 Downloads: 9211 times

I hope these will inspire you to create some great music!
Note that you are free to use any hardware and software you want to create your entry, and you may process the sample(s) from the remix pack as little or much as you like. Be creative!

The contest will run until April 30, 2010, after which all contestants will have a week to pick their top 3 favorites (note: if you don’t vote, you can’t win!).

The top voted entry will win a SilverLine Collection bundle, kindly donated by D16 Group.

The SilverLine Collection comprises of 6 excellent effect plug-ins for Windows and Mac (multiband distortion, phaser, bit crusher, tube distortion, reverb, and chorus).

There may be some additional prizes.

Please submit your entry in mp3 format (192kbit or higher) before the deadline of April 30, 2010. One entry per contestant is allowed.

Update: April 20, 2010:

Please upload your entry to SoundCloud and drop it in my dropbox (make sure the file is not marked “private”) and send me a message or email me so I know you have submitted your entry.

If you do not have a SoundCloud account you can sign up for free. Alternately — if for some reason you really can’t use SoundCloud, you may use the contact form to submit your entry. Don’t forget to include your name/artist name and a link to your mp3 file or include it in an email.

Good luck and have fun!

Entries & voting

May 1, 2010: Voting is now open (and required for a chance to win) for contestants only. You may only vote once, and you can not vote for your own entry.

Please listen to each one of the entries listed below before you vote. It is my hope that you will take the time to post some comments/constructive criticism to other people’s work so everyone gets something out of this!

Send your top 3 favorites in a message to me on Soundcloud before May 8, 2010.

Additionally, if you like to share your votes with everyone you may also post a comment on this page.

Update: I’ve removed all the links to the entries since many of them are no longer available.

Results

Before I announce the winners, I would like to quote Dion (NO-ID), who wrote in the comments:

Funny, there can be a last place … not a bad last place, just different. There so much talent here, that it was really an honor to be in it

I too think you all truly did a great job, and it has been a joy to me to listen to each and every one of your songs. Unfortunately we can only have a few winners (of prizes anyway), so here are the top three voted entries:

  1. Happy Juice by Jackie
  2. Offset Senses by 3ee
  3. In the Gloaming by Rachmiel

With difference of only 2 points it was a pretty close call between Jackie and 3ee, and Jonas the plugexpert came in just one point behind Rachmiel’s third place win.

Jackie will receive the wonderful SilverLine Collection bundle of effect plug-ins by D16 Group. For second and third place winners 3ee and Rachmiel I have a sample library by Big Fish Audio. I will contact you with the details shortly.

Congratulations to the winners, and well done everyone! I hope to see you again for the next contest. Don’t forget to subscribe to the newsletter if you don’t want to miss it.

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52 Comments on "Sample Remix Contest – Win D16 Group SilverLine Collection"

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FindRemix
FindRemix

Cool Roonie! The contest is now supported by my site.

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Bronto Scorpio
Bronto Scorpio

Cool, THX. I will start immediatelly!

Thomas
Thomas

Great! Another remix ánd samples! Thanks Ronnie! :)

SampleScience
SampleScience

I have sent you my entry in your Soundcloud dropbox, let me know if it’s alright! Thanks for the contest!

3ee
3ee

Hi Ronnie!
A suggestion would be to; maybe make use of soundcloud for this contest and future contests instead of the past used flash player.
Thank’s for having this contest! :)

BTW. Just to eliminate any confusion, there isn’t any specific track to remix, right? The information stated @ findremix.com is accompanied with an “original mix”

http://findremix.com/sample-remix-contest-by-rekkerd-org-win-d16-group-silverline-collection/

3ee

John Engle
John Engle

Hi. I did some listening to the samples soon after they were released, but didn’t get started putting together a track until yesterday. I’ll probably want to get in as much tweaking as possible, so I was wondering more specifically when the deadline is as far as time zones go.

Vladimir Alykov
Vladimir Alykov

http://soundcloud.com/vladimiralykov/vladimir-alykov-second-drop-mastered-final

finished kinda in a last moment so some more eqing is needed, but I hope you’ll all like it tho ;)

3ee
3ee

done! :) sent you the track via Soundcloud’s dropbox

John Engle
John Engle

Hey! Just wondering. Since you’ve changed this to Soundcloud, do the entries still have to be in MP3 format, because they encode to MP3 for their widgets and I don’t want my entry to be encoded twice. Thanks.

Brandon K. Montoya aka The Incomplete Orchestra aka "Coruscate"
Brandon K. Montoya aka The Incomplete Orchestra aka "Coruscate"

THIS IS NOT MY VOTE I haven’t listened to enough songs yet, but I like “A Woman In Berlin” by Daniel Aloysius Hogan. The only negative point the songs gets is it totally lacks an outro, it’s far too sudden.

Louisville Crenshaw
Louisville Crenshaw

This type of contest is fun… Ronnie I hope you keep this coming Bro…

Good stuff…

SampleScience
SampleScience

I want to win!!! :-D

There’s some very good tracks here, Hope I could download them & make a playlist for my iPod!

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