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: 7938 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:
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.
Note: if the widgets below don’t load properly, you can also find all the entries here: http://soundcloud.com/rekkerd-contest
A woman in Berlin by Daniel Aloysius Hogan
Transit Porto Senses by Oliver Input
wREKKed by Jingle
Rekkerd remix two sides. by freaky fish
In the Gloaming by rachMiel
Rekkerd-(igor sanson remix) by guptatilt
3ee – Offset Senses by 3ee
Vladimir alykov – second drop(mastered final) by VladimirAlykov
Lope – Having a Senior Moment by Interloper
Mrak Pierce. by Mad Factory
Boonsfarm Poison by Louisville Crenshaw
Wilderness by Mighty Moke Music
Apostalific Rekkerding by coruscate
Sro Canyos by Deccan Traps
West of Alter by DeepSEA
Jonas The Plugexpert – Bedrijf by plugexpert
Cagney by zerbamandnb
Happy Juice by _jackie
Villa Violet – Threesoff by Marco Scherer (Meller)
“Break Out” by Richard SAUTY / er-4
Ramshackle Jazz – Ronnie Contest by TEISTER
SampleScience – More Fish & more beat (+ bonus minimal jam) by SampleScience
Turn that Upside Downfrown Updowntown [Rekkerd April 2010] by tomorrowsman
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:
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.