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Rekkerd.org music contest: “Moving”

moving, image by yehwan @ Flickr

As I am preparing to relocate my family to a new house this March, the subject of “moving” has been on my mind a lot lately.

Moving is about putting things in motion. Besides the obvious physical aspect, there can be quite an emotional side to moving as well. Seemed like a suitable theme for a music production contest.

Most of you would probably join the contest for the fun of it, but it doesn’t hurt to have some nice prizes, right? I am pleased to say there are lots of goodies to be won this time around.

The following list is in no particular order (as winners each get to pick their choice from the prize pot, per the contest rules below).

Contest sponsors

Contest prizes

  • Three downloads of your choice from Wave Alchemy, the sound design outfit responsible for some of the best electronic drum sample libraries around.
  • DUNE, Synapse Audio‘s new flagship “differential unison engine” synthesizer instrument for Windows and Mac. A copy of the slightly older yet still venerable and duly popular Hydra multi-model synth is also on offer.
  • $500 USD store credit at Soniccouture, the established company behind many unusual & unique sample libraries such as Glass Works, The Skiddaw Stones, Balinese Gamelan, (Xtended) Piano, and the upcoming Ondes Martenot.
  • Berlin-based Cableguys contributes a total of 4 prizes from its exciting line of audio plug-ins. Single licenses for Curve, FilterShaper 2 & VolumeShaper 2, plus the complete Cableguys Bundle.
  • A two year all-inclusive subscription account at DNR Collaborative, which gives access to the entire product catalog + 2 years worth of new products. On top of that three randomly picked contestants will receive a Transitions Bundle.

Yes, that’s no less than 12 prizes to be won!

Although this is not a sample remix contest I still made sample pack for those who enjoy working with loops. The download includes 24 .wav samples (24bit), both melodic and beats. You can preview & download individual files from the SoundCloud player below, or download the complete pack here (47.9MB RAR archive).

Please make sure to read the contest rules below carefully. Good luck, and have fun!

The contest deadline is set to April 3rd.

Contest rules

  • Compose a song with the following theme: “Moving”.
    There are no specific rules on how to incorporate the theme, be creative.
  • Your entry must be written specifically for this contest.
  • A free sample pack is available to download for those who enjoy working with samples. Use of these samples is not required. You may process/manipulate the sample(s) in any way you like.
  • Upload your entry to SoundCloud and share it to the contest group before April 3, 2011, 11.59pm CET. One entry per contestant allowed.
  • Confirm your entry by email (no longer accepting entries)
  • In order to be eligible to win, contestants are required to vote for their top 5 within a week after the contest deadline. Contestants will be contacted to submit their votes. Note: you cannot vote for your own entry.
  • Winners choose a prize from the prize pool in order of placement (1st place winner picks first, then 2nd, etc.). All prizes are granted at the discretion of rekkerd.org. Some prizes may be subject to specific conditions imposed by the sponsor (e.g. NFR licenses).

The terms of this contest are subject to change and may be amended without prior notice.

Contest entries

Listen to the contest entries from the SoundCloud player below.

The results

From a total of 55 submitted entries the top 10 voted tracks are:

  1. 3ee – Transit 1983 (score of 57 from 17 votes)
  2. Crystal Craft – Inner Me (score of 52 from 15 votes)
  3. Noizefield – go far away (score of 45 from 14 votes)
  4. _jackie – Magic Wheels (score of 33 from 9 votes)
  5. DuncanMackay – Disaster (score of 31 from 11 votes)
  6. Nkurence – nori hyvn (score of 27 from 10 votes)
  7. Elektronicguitars – relocator (score of 27 from 9 votes)
  8. Jonas the plugexpert – poekie (score of 23 from 8 votes)
  9. Sion – Analog movement (Original mix) (score of 23 from 7 votes)
  10. KlangKind – Moving (score of 22 from 7 votes)

Congratulations to 3ee for winning the contest! Winners will be contacted regarding their prize soon. The three randomly picked winners of the Transitions Bundles from DNR Collaborative are Max Lunau, Pumaman, and Diego G.

Well done everyone, thanks for taking part and hope to see again at the next contest!

Cheers,
Ronnie

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DNR Collaborative Impact Sessions, sound fx library

DNR Collaborative Impact Sessions

DNR Collaborative has released Impact Sessions, a sample library featuring impact sounds.

Impact Sessions is a package of 62 custom samples designed to give producers a versatile palette of impact sounds that are meant for use in any number of different contexts, from modern music breakdowns to broadcast stingers.

Impact Sessions is the first in a series of smaller, more focused sample libraries devoted to providing a large variety of individual sample packs that are usable in multiple media formats (video games, broadcast, music, etc), instead of buying larger, broader libraries that may not be as much use.

Impact Sessions is available to purchase for $9 USD.

More information: DNR Collaborative / Impact Sessions

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DNR Collaborative releases Transitions 4, 5 and 6, stinger/cue development products

DNR Collaborative Transitions

DNR Collaborative has announced the release of three volumes of Transitions, a series of sample libraries.

Transitions is a package of sounds designed specifically to build trailer music, stinger sounds, musical transitions and epic buildups.

Each product contains 110 sweeps, fade-ins, impacts and blended samples for a total of just over 375MB of content per product.

Each volume can be purchased separately, but a bundle is being provided for those who want the entire collection (just under 1.1GB).

Transitions 4, 5 or 6 are available to purchase for $19 USD each, while the bundle is available for $49 USD. Both can be purchased in the DNR webshop.

More information: DNR Collaborative / Transitions

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DNR Collaborative releases The Unfinished Breaks Volume 1 + Anatomy01 update for Bundle Owners

DNR Collaborative The Unfinished Breaks Vol 1

DNR Collaborative has announced the release of The Unfinished Breaks Volume 1, a breaks sample pack.

The Unfinished Breaks are a collection of 100 deep, punchy and highly-flexible breaks that range from 68-158bpm and sit beautifully within a mix. These loops are powerful and usable in a wide variety of music and can easily add a greatly needed impact to a track or combine to build large climax sections.

Great attention has been paid to the length of these loops – no one bar quickies are included, just solid 8 and 16 bar rhythms with well-designed breakdowns and fills. Check out the demo bank (64.2mb) and audio demos on soundcloud @ http://soundcloud.com/teamdnr/sets/the-unfinished-breaks-showcase/

The Unfinished Breaks Volume 1 is available to purchase for $14 USD, and is also now available to all 1 and 2 years inclusive subscription holders from their user accounts.

DNR Collaborative has also updated the Anatomy01 Waveform Collection, specifically for
bundle holders, which now contains 514 individual single-cycle waveforms. Bundle holders can download the update from their user accounts.

More information: DNR Collaborative / The Unfinished Breaks Vol. 1

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DNR Collaborative announces All-Inclusive Subscription Packs

DNR Collaborative

DNR Collaborative Designs has announced the availability of all-inclusive subscription packs, which give users all current and legacy products sold on the DNR webshop, along with either a 1-year or a 2-year subscription plan, which give users all new releases immediately, no matter the price or the type of release.

These subscription packs have been introduced to give users who want to get all the latest products without using their paypal account over and over again to purchase new releases.

The subscription packs also represent an enormous savings up front, and in the long run, as the price of these packs is a discount on the current products alone.

The subscription packs are priced at $99 USD for a 2 year subscription, and $79 USD for a 1 year subscription.

More information: DNR Collaborative / Bundles

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DNR Collaborative releases Helix.Reconstructed, bundle of sounds for Audjoo Helix

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DNR Collaborative Helix.Reconstructed

DNR Collaborative has announced the release of Helix.Reconstructed, a bundle of sound banks for the Helix virtual synthesizer by Audjoo.

This package of sounds for Audjoo Helix consists of 102 custom instruments, ranging from complex soundscapes and otherworldly textures, to electronic/dynamic key sounds and morphing leads.

This bundle of sounds is from our original collection of soundpacks, which includes our “Elektro Keys“, “Electronic Elements” and “Rhythmic Passages” banks, along with a small bonus package of morphing lead sounds.

Helix.Reconstructed is available to purchase for $9 USD. Previous customers who bought one of DNR’s previous soundsets for Helix can purchase the bundle for $5 USD. If you purchased more than one, the entire bundle will be added to your account at no charge.

More information: DNR Collaborative / Helix.Reconstructed / Audjoo

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DNR Collaborative updates Ace.Animated to v1.1, now 250 sounds for u-he ACE

DNR Collaborative Ace.Animated

DNR Collaborative Designs has released version 1.1 of Ace.Animated, the sound set for u-he’s ACE virtual modular synthesizer plug-in.

There are 19 new and derivative patches included, along with more description updates and additional modulation capabilities of the original patches.

Existing users can download the update from their user accounts on the DNR website.

Ace.Animated now includes 250 instruments and is available to purchase for $24 USD, or for $19 USD for Symmetry Pro users. A bundle of Ace.Animated and Symmetry Pro is available for $29 USD.

More information: DNR Collaborative

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