Recording and Production News
B-SIDE PROJECT LAUNCHES 2017 ANNUAL GLOBAL REMIX CONTEST TO FIND EMERGING MUSIC TALENT
Now in its seventh year, the respected competition continues to provide a cross-genre platform for new artists with a heavyweight industry judging panel.
Cambridge, UK. May 16th 2017: Prism Sound is once again sponsoring the B-Side Project, an innovative remix competition that provides a cross-genre platform to find emerging talent.
Now in its seventh consecutive year, the B-Side Project 2017 has officially opened registration and is encouraging musicians, singer-songwriters, bands and composers of all genres to enter at www.b-sideproject.org before 30th June. 50 original tracks will then be shortlisted and paired with registered electronic music producers from around the world, to remix these tracks before the 31st October deadline. The Awards ceremony will take place at Metropolis Studios in London on December 9th 2017.
Niels Geurs (Hindernis), LA Roux, George Gleeson (JUNG), Graham Boswell (Prism Sound)
“We are really delighted to once again support this great initiative,” says Prism Sound’s Sales and Marketing Director Graham Boswell. “The B-Side Project creates networks between musicians, producers and the wider industry, merging genres and providing real world opportunities to release their music, alongside additional platforms to amplify their careers.”
The winner of Overall Best Remix can expect a glittering array of prizes and opportunities, worth in excess of £15,000, including, a Lyra Pro Audio Interface (also awarded to the musician / band who entered the original track), acoustic panels from GIK Acoustics, mic and headphones from Shure, custom-made ear protection from ACS, Seaboard Rise25 from ROLI and more! Individual awards can be won plus the chance to gain record releases – a huge opportunity for both original artists and remix producers.
The winning producer will be invited to watch their track being mastered at Metropolis Studios where artists such as The Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Paul Weller, The Who and Amy Winehouse have all recorded. Each of the original and remix tracks in the top 10 will be mastered at Metropolis and featured on an album to be digitally released on B-Side Recordings (distributed by Republic of Music), in early 2018.
Last year’s B-Side Project saw 400 entrants from over 40 countries take part in a competition of the highest standards. In 2017 expect even more entries and the bar to be raised yet further, with the winner revealed at an awards event at Metropolis Studios in London in December. This event will also be streamed live on the internet offering wider exposure for the winner.
Hugh Hardie (Judge) Bettina Accepted Top 9 Award on Behalf of The FAYR
With the help of industry sponsors and partners, this year including Prism Sound, WhoSampled, 8Stem, Minirigs, Shure and more, B-Side Project has helped numerous producers and artists since its start in 2009. 2014 winner Hugh Hardie is now signed to Hospital Records and continues to enjoy a successful career. He joins the judging panel again this year.
The judging panel is an indicator of the high regard in which B-Side Project is held within the industry. Last year’s judges are returning, including Roni Size, Utah Saints, Hugh Hardie, Matt Schwartz, Cut La Roc, Nu:Tone, Estelle Rubio, Talvin Singh, and Grammy Award winners La Roux, plus mastering virtuoso, Luca Protelesi. In addition to this wealth of experience, also joining the panel for 2017 are chart-topping Clean Bandit, grime and hiphop producer S-X, Dr Mix AKA Claudio Passavanti, as well as Subpop founder Bruce Pavitt with his 8Stem co-owner Adam Farish.
For any artist trying to get a foothold in a highly competitive industry, B-Side Project offers a rare opportunity; an established global contest offering a widely-promoted platform for new music, access to industry professionals, potential publishing and recording deals, a huge prize package and the chance to create an invaluable network of contacts. B-Side Project helps emerging music talent build careers.
|Prism Sound Sponsors Pro7ect's 2018 Songwriting Retreat
Prism Sound's acclaimed audio converters and interfaces will feature in a pop up studio manned by Mercury Award Winning producer and composer Talvin Singh. . . . (15th August 2017)
|Award Winning Songwriter Iain Archer Invests In Prism Sound's Audio Quality
The company's Lyra 2 Audio Interface is delivering production quality audio, both on the road and in the studio. . . . (24th May 2017)
|Prism Sound's Titan Brings Speed and Accuracy to Richard Earnshaw's Mixes
With an ever-increasing workload, Earnshaw says this powerful Multi-channel Audio Interface has delivered all he hoped for. . . . (16th May 2017)
|Bob Katz To Deliver Prism Sound's US Mic To Monitor Keynote Speech
This popular educational seminar is returning to the USA in March 2017 with a series of events for students, hobbyists and recording professionals. . . . (27th February 2017)
|Doc Powell Brings Prism Sound Clarity To His Latest Studio Project
The Grammy nominated guitarist and producer is using the company's Atlas Audio Interface for the entire recording process. . . . (23rd February 2017)
|Hugh Hardie Adds Prism Sound's Renowned Audio Quality To His Workflow
The acclaimed drum & bass producer has made the company's Lyra Audio Interface a key component in his Bristol-based project studio. . . . (27th September 2016)
|Prism Sound's 2016 Mic to Monitor Tour Heads to BPM PRO
Over the course of two days, there will be inspirational panel discussions, informative seminars and opportunities to demo high end equipment. . . . (31st August 2016)
|Producer/Remixer Glen Nicholls Buys Two Prism Sound Titans
The units are providing all the inputs Nicholls needs to connect to a range of tape machines and outboard FX. . . . (30th August 2016)
|Prism Sound at AES Los Angeles 2016
The company will show its flagship ADA-8XR multichannel converter and its full range of USB audio interfaces. . . . (23rd August 2016)
|B-Side Project Launches 2016 Annual Global Remix Contest
Registration for B-Side Project 2016 is officially open, marking the sixth consecutive year of the renowned, global remix contest . . . (19th August 2016)
|Classical Supremo Paul Carasco Adds A Prism Sound Atlas Audio Interface To His Recording Rig
The renowned Australian pianist, sound engineer and film director is using Atlas to simplify his workflow. . . . (17th August 2016)
Subscribe to this as an RSS Feed
See Also: News Archive