The remix competition, it's been around as a concept for quite a while now. Occasionally resulting in some significant new directions for dance.
The remix competition, it's been around as a concept for quite a while now. Occasionally resulting in some significant new directions for a piece of music, more often not. As DJ Funkadelic complained on Twitter just last week, 'most of them are just my own parts put in a different order'. There, then, is a clue for what to avoid if the following competition appeals to you. Make it yours. Check out the Emika remix of Amon Tobin's 'Surge' for an idea of how far you can go with the art of the remix:
Amon Tobin's original
Fabrics Remix Competition
At the end of this year From A Tree Records is planning to release a digital only compilation of remixes for the debut album of Fabrics.
All you need to do is download the parts for the track you want, create your remix in any style you like and submit it to us for listening. We will pick our favorite remixes and the winning tracks will appear on the remix compilation. The deadline to enter your remix is midnight, 1st December 2011.
Details at http://www.fromatree.gr/fabrics-remix-contest
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance. – Aristotle