Music Industry News Network [08-23-2013]
Winners Of Rubicon 7 EDM Remix Contest Announced
After going through a large number of remixes received in the contest, Rubicon 7 announced the winners of the EDM Remix Contest on last month’s episode of Under The Influence. Due to the high quality of many of the remixes, Clubstream’s sister label Dansant is now releasing a 4-track digital EP of the winning remixes. The EP, called Rubicon 7 - ‘You Fall Down (Remixed)’ is out now on iTunes, Beatport and Trackitdown.
Jackin’, complextro, melodic, big room and progressive; the four finalists of the contest really delivered the goods this time.
Grand Prize Winner: Felix House & Max Kartel
1st Runner Up: DJ Lost
2nd Runner Up: Electrolover
3rd Runner Up: SugarPillz
What did the winners get?
Grand Prize Winner received:
- Release on the upcoming compilation “Under The Influence with Rubicon 7: Volume One” coming out soon on Clubstream via Beatport
- Licensed copy of iZotope’s Ozone 5 (Standard) -Complete Mastering System
- Licensed copy of Sugar Byte’s Turnado plugin
An artist feature on Digitally Imported Electro House radio
-Two free audio mastering sessions with Ebony Red Audio Mastering.
Runners up (3 winners) each got one free audio mastering session with Ebony Red and the first runner up got a copy of iZotope’s iDrum software.
About the winner
We asked Felix House & Max Kartel to tell us a little about themselves:
– We Are Felix House & Max Kartel and we reside in Miami. We have been producing for 3 years and our software of choice is FL Studio. We are both 21, and have pretty much the same taste in music. We spend most of our time producing, working and when we are not doing any of those we are probably sleeping,having some beers or burning pinecones.
We are not really your typical "DJS", dont really enjoy going to clubs unless we are performing,showing support to our fellow dj friends or watching one of our favorite artists. We are the type of guys that would go home after performing to watch the brand new episode of South Park, Lifted.
About the Sponsors
iZotope is a research-driven audio technology company based in Boston, Massachusetts. Its award-winning products and audio technologies are used by millions of people in over 50 countries, from consumers to musicians to major film, TV, and radio studios. Some of the diverse clients include musical giants like BT, Depeche Mode, and RZA of WuTang Clan; radio stations like Boston’s iconic WGBH; and TV programming like CBS’s Survivor, the Discovery Channel’s Deadliest Catch, the World Cup broadcast, and the GRAMMY awards. Through an extensive licensing program, iZotope technology is also directly integrated into products made by industry-leaders such as Adobe, Avid, and Sony; video games from companies like Harmonix and Ubisoft; as well as a growing number of mobile phone applications.
Sugar Bytes is one the premiere audio software plugin developers in Germany, making better sounding, better looking audio software that’s easier to use and cheaper to get than everything that’s out there. Just great products that can do more stuff with less buttons, that have more features with less instructions, that are simply more fun and less expensive. Sugar Bytes Tools should save you time and money while providing more creative freedom and inspiring everybody to make more music. Because music is the sugar in the coffee of life!
Ebony Red Audio Mastering is one of the UK’s boldest newcomers to the competitive arena of pro audio engineering. While supporting a large cross-section of genres ranging from classic rock to the most modern electronic dance music, Ebony Red takes special care to help your music shine. With a focus on EDM, their mastering engineers know how to help your release compete in the over-compressed world of dance music without sacrificing dynamics or giving in to the loudness wars.
Substream is an innovative music company and one of Sweden's top label groups for electronic music. Our main office is located in downtown Gothenburg of West Sweden. We made industry headlines in 2005 and 2006 pioneering alternative payment and licensing models for digital music. Today we run 9 labels: Substream (electro-pop), Mareld (leftfield electronica), Dansant (dance and upbeat pop) and the Clubstream label group (6 labels from house to techno and dubstep). We also own one of Sweden's most renowned mastering studios.
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