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January Contest Winners: 2020’s First Champs

The first round of contests for 2020 is over and who's got the credentials to come out tops for the start of the decade? Our judges have trawled through the waves of entries and we've found our first champs of 2020. As usual, thank you everyone who put in so… Read more

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Introducing BandLab Albums: A New Way to Share Your Music Story With Fans

Albums are a way to make your creative statement. Publish yours in three easy steps, and choose what you want to charge for your art. Read more

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How Pricing Works for BandLab Albums

Choose from two pricing options for your BandLab Albums. Free and tip-based. Read more

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February Contests: #fabfebruary, #feblove2, #vibemaster, #heist

First round of the new decade, done. On to the next and we're dropping four brand new contests have dropped today for all your beatmakers, rappers, vocalists, instrumentalists and music makers. Keep a lookout for our first round of winners this year – we're busy listening to them all! #FABFEBRUARY Publish… Read more

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December Contest Winners: Capping 2019 off with a Bang

The final round of contests for the decade is done and we've found our winners! What a year of champs it has been and this round marks the final the end of what has been a crazy year for us. 2020 has already kicked off and you don't want to… Read more

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Curation Team Pick: JANE

Today's Curation Team spotlight is on singer-songwriter-producer Jane, whose breezy, dreamy lo-fi sound has captured our imagination. Read on to hear more about how she tackles social isolation through her music, how city walks inspire her songwriting, and more. Hey Jane! What’s the meaning behind your username, SerenityShift? “Serenity” means… Read more

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New Year, New Contests: #twentytwenty, #januaryjams2, #dawn, #newmoves

It's a BRAND NEW YEAR, and a brand new decade! And we're wasting no time going into our first round of contests in 2020. Last year was a crazy year for contests – 12 months of non-stop contests, plus our biggest one ever, Tracklanta. We uncovered hidden gems, crowned worthy winners,… Read more

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Curation Team Pick: Sunny Dexx

SunnyDexx has been making waves in the BandLab community and beyond, dropping his first full-length EP that's racked up upwards of 150,000 streams on Spotify! We spoke to Sunny about how BandLab's been a part of his journey. Read more

#From the Team

Your 2019 Year in Review: Out Now

As 2019 draws to a close, we wanted to recognize our community of incredible music creators. From beatmakers and rappers, to singer-songwriters, dance music enthusiasts, DJs, instrumentalists and experimental noise makers, the 12-million strong BandLab community is making music together and inspiring each other across a multitude of styles and… Read more

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November Contest Winners: Time to #fallout

BandLab's November's round of song contests were packed with talent, and we're stroked to announce the winners! Read more

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Our BandLab Thanksgiving: To Our Community, and Our Community Team!

Even though Thanksgiving is over, we wanted to keep the spirit of gratitude going. Meet the people on our team who help keep the show on the road. Read more

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December Contests: #farewell, #maestro #endoftheline #decemberdaze

Just one more month before we wrap up this incredible 2019! It's been one whole year of epic contests, entries, winners and fun so let's finish the year with a bang with December's round of contests! #FAREWELL Publish any original track with the hashtag #farewell and stand to win $500!… Read more

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Curation Team Pick: Victoria Ibek, the Swiss Knife Vocalist Mashing Up Genres

We hear from one of our featured users Victoria Ibek on the inspiration behind her music, and why BandLab helps her lay down tracks effortlessly! Read more

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Curation Team Pick: ElizabethDarcel, the R&B Songstress With Bucketfuls of Soul

Elizabeth has been making waves in the BandLab community in the last few months. She's a prolific collaborator whose top-notch vocal stylings on original tracks, covers, and collabs have made her one of our team's power users to watch! Read more

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Curation Team Pick: Birtl26, Mellow Guitarist and Super-Collaborator

Today's user feature is on Birtl26, a UK-based guitarist and super active collaborator in the BandLab community. Read on to find out more about his genre-agnostic style, why he likes leaving lyrics to the experts, and how his friendships on BandLab have evolved into fruitful collaborations! Hi David. You work… Read more

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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

#Inspiration

Loop Pack Drop: ‘Glitterball Disco’ by Enyon

Try Glitterball Disco, a brand new Artist Pack series by UK Electronic Producer, Enyon! Check out thousands more free samples and Loops on BandLab. 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

#Inspiration

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

#Inspiration

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

#From the Team

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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