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October Contests Winners: Spookiest Tracks Unearthed!

Could we have asked for a better way to round up October by listening through a flurry of spooktacular tracks? October's round of contests was a fun one for sure and we've narrowed down our best entries and found our winners. We'd like to shout out to everyone who entered… Read more

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US Veterans Day Spotlight: Current Serving Member and BandLabber, Anita Mac

11 November is Veterans Day in the USA. We're honoring current and past serving members of military forces worldwide with a spotlight on Anita Mac, an active member of the Service and community member on BandLab. Read more

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Can You Do Better Than These 3 Tongue Twisting Tracks?

World Tongue Twister Day is 10 November. We asked some of our Hip Hop Creators to lay down some quick-and-dirty, word crazy tracks in the name of lyricism and flow. Read more

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6 Surprising Facts About the Sax for World Saxophone Day

6 November is World Saxophone Day! Here are 6 surprising facts about the Sax that you might not know. Read more

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10 Tips to Finally Finish That Track

As we're coming to the final months of 2019, here are some top tips from the team to finish the music you've been working so hard on. Read more

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BandLab’s Mobile Version 9.0 has LANDED 🛸

Say hello to exciting new Mix Editor features like cycling, custom presets, and an improved instrument browser! Read more

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November Contests: #eleveneleven, #autumnvibes, #novemberchallenge, #fallout

The mercury might be dropping but we're turning up the heat here on BandLab because we've just dropped four brand new contests this November. Beatmakers, rappers, vocalists, instrumentalists and music makers – it's time to win some cash prizes! #ELEVENELEVEN Publish any original track with the hashtag #eleveneleven and stand… Read more

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Introducing Taz, the Winner of Youth Music UK’s Inaugural ‘Lyricist’ Award, Sponsored by BandLab

This October, BandLab were excited to sponsor the very first Youth Music UK Awards at Battersea Arts Centre in London. BandLab was part of a stacked judging panel of music industry figures and experts, lending their attention to some incredible young people who overcame enormous personal challenges with the power… Read more

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Share Everything With a Single Link. With bnd.link.

Bnd.link is the simplest way to house all the content you're driving followers to. And it's completely free. It's been an exciting year at BandLab HQ, and most recently we've been in Atlanta for the A3C Conference and Festival, and studio recording sessions with our Tracklanta winners! If you haven't… Read more

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September Contest Winners: Did You Make the Cut?

September's gone by like that, and while we were having a blast with our Tracklanta winners in Atlanta at the A3C Festival and Conference, we managed to get down and pick our final winners for last month's round of contests. Stay tune for more updates about what went down at… Read more

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Under the Hood: new GameBoy and Transitions loop packs!

BandLab launched two new loop packs this week: the GameBoy Power Pack and the Risers and Transitions packs! Here’s our audio engineer Zeek to give you the lowdown on the latest drops. Read more

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October Contests: #trickortreat #gravy #octobersky #pumpkinspice

October is upon us and this leads us to the spookiest contest of the year! We're getting pumped for Halloween and we want to hear your spookiest chops, instrumentals and bars. Next week we will also be at the A3C Festival and Conference, spending time with our Tracklanta winners. Keep… Read more

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48 HOUR CONTEST: Battle With The Best in Atlanta

Just missed the Tracklanta cut? There's still a chance to get to the A3C Festival & Conference and freestyle LIVE battling the best of the best with MTV's Charron and Del Ro at Battle Royale! It's a 48 hour snap contest so you have THIS WEEKEND ONLY to lodge your… Read more

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Asia Exclusive: Remix Hermitude’s new single

100 people have the chance to remix Hermitude's new single! Read more

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Tracklanta: Here are Your Winners Going to Atlanta!

We’re excited to reveal what you’ve all been waiting for: the winners heading to Atlanta! Tracklanta is BandLab's biggest contest yet, and the craziest opportunity yet for BandLab users. And the numbers don’t lie – we've listened to more than 5,000 incredible entries. For the winners, getting to this stage… Read more

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Introducing NEW BandLab Chat

Every day thousands of messages are exchanged on BandLab. New songs drafted in rapid volleys of chat. Lyrics shared. Rewritten. Reshared. New bands are formed; old bands reconnect via new technology. Creativity lives. While the Mix Editor is the creative collaboration hub for BandLab. And Creator Connect is where you… Read more

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Are You One of Our August Contest Winners?

We've listened to all your entries for August's round of contests, and we've finally narrowed the field down and found our winners! Once again, we'd like to shout out to all of you who published your amazing entries, hustled and promoted. Take a listen to our winners for August and… Read more

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September Contests: #heroes, #thebeatmaker2, #thisisme #septemberswing

It's the first day of the month and you know what that means – BandLab contests! Four brand new contests have dropped today for all your beatmakers, rappers, vocalists, instrumentalists and music makers. We've just concluded our biggest round of contests in Tracklanta 2019 last month and we're blown away… Read more

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Tracklanta – TWO parts required to win. Have you put in your tracks for both?

Tracklanta is our biggest ever competition and, thanks to A3C Festival & Conference and ChooseATL, FIFTEEN people have the chance to head to Atlanta and record with hip hop's best. We don't want anyone to be disappointed because they haven't done everything needed for the competition. You need to have… Read more

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July Contests – We’ve Found our Winners!

July's contests saw our first collaboration with Waves, and we were stoked to see so many of you enter to win. We hope to run more contests like this in the future so keep your eyes peeled! For those still hungry to win big, we're sending 15 amazing creators to… Read more

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Win Synchro Arts’ Revoice Pro & VocALign Project

Our friends at Synchro Arts have just added support for ARA2 in their newly released VocALign Project and VocALign Pro VST3 plugin updates. This latest ARA2 support for Revoice Pro and VocALign means tighter integration and a faster, easier workflow with the latest version of Cakewalk by BandLab.  For those… Read more

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Under the Hood: New Experimental Loop Packs!

Hear how our we designed our two newest Loop Packs: the Contact Mic Pack on Mobile, and the Experimental Soundscapes Pack, available now on Web and Assistant! Read more

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Cakewalk by BandLab’s biggest release ever!

Cakewalk by BandLab 2019.07 is out, and it’s huge! Over 150 bug fixes and major usability enhancements make 2019.07 is one of our biggest releases ever. 2019.07 includes Comping and Take lane enhancements, Smart Tool customization, Control Bar module alignment. Read on to find out more about how your workflow… Read more

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August Contests: #augustnation, #noholdsbarred, #throwback

It's contest fever this time of the year – our monthly contests are still going on as usual, amidst the craze that is Tracklanta 2019 (seriously, you're not going to want to miss out). Everyone loves more chances to win, so check out what August has in store for you… Read more

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GET READY FOR TRACKLANTA!

5 Producers, 5 Studios. 15 Chances to Win Studio Time with the Best in the Business. Getting noticed by the industry’s best. Working with top producers. Recording in the best studios. That’s the dream, right? Thanks to our partners at A3C and ChooseATL, your dreams of recording with some of… Read more

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Tracklanta – Get to Know the Producers and Studios

Thousands of artists, creatives and entrepreneurs will be present for the 15th anniversary A3C Festival & Conference in Atlanta for a series of performances and experiences celebrating hip-hop's past, present and future. Dubbed "hip hop's center of gravity" by the New York Times, Atlanta is arguably one of the greatest… Read more

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Get the Low Down on A3C & Tracklanta 2019

You are invited to Atlanta for the 15th anniversary A3C Festival & Conference to record with 5 of hip-hop’s most influential producers at 5 studios across the city.  The idea in a nutshell: 5 Producers, 5 Studios. 15 Chances to Win Studio time with the best in the biz. Here… Read more

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Getting started on BandLab – On your Path to Tracklanta!

If you’re reading this it’s probably because you don’t yet have a BandLab account and you’re in it to win the Tracklanta contest we’re running with A3C and ChooseATL. It’s not too hard to get your account up and running and your music out there. Here’s a quick start guide… Read more

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We’ve Found our Winners for June’s Contests!

After much deliberation, we've put together our winners for June's round of contests! It's been half a year of epic songs and entries and we're stoked to have made it this far. We can't thank everyone enough for your effort and all the incredible music made on BandLab. Those in… Read more

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July Contests – Make Waves this Month!

We're in the middle of Summer – and you can tell cos the heat is on with this month's contests! July is packing one of our biggest prizes ever. Together with our partners Waves, we're inviting you to jump in, create a track and stand to win plug-ins worth over… Read more

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