Zeep Remix Contest Announced!
- Words: Tomas Palermo
Far Out Recordings’ latest signing Zeep has just released its debut album, Nina Miranda and Chris Franck present Zeep. Former members of Brazilian influenced acts Smoke City and Da Lata, Zeep are inspired by a 1970s music ideology, when things were live, urgent, right-on, scruffy, funky, and folksy.
The label, in partnership with Radio Magnetic, is offering readers chance to remix uptempo Brazilian-acoustic soul track “Zeep Dreams,” and the winner will have their song released on a future Far Out compilation, alongside some of the cream of electronic music producers and remixers.
Whether you're a budding producer/remixer or a veteran in the scene, this is a perfect opportunity to have your music released. Far Out is welcoming all genres and remix styles, from lo-fi folk-funk, to samba and minimal techno. Producers have until September 5, 2007 to turn in their remix submission.
A trio of track elements (loops and samples) from the original “Zeep Dreams” are available to download. The rest will be up to a producer’s individual remix vision. Maybe you fancy taking it down a completely different sonic path, or adding your own unique twist to the original–the choice is yours.
The 10 best entries will be handed over to the ever-discerning ears of BBC 1XTRA’s Benji B, who will in turn pick his three favorite mixes. The overall winner will see their remix featured on an up coming Far Out compilation, while all of the top three remixers will receive 10 CDs or LPs of their choice from Far Out's back catalogue.
To sign up and learn more about how to enter this competition, visit the label's website.
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