#Competitions

June Contests: #summervibin, #heyjune, #thisfire, #igotthegrooves

There's one thing we know you look forward to at the start of each month, it's our monthly contest! Whether you're in it to win it, or just creating to keep your creative juices flowing, it's all good. This month, we're turning up the heat with four brand new contests.… Read more

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April Contest Winners: Did You Make the Cut?

We want to give people more reasons to make more music. And you all sure answered that call with April's round of contests! Shout out to every single one of you who entered our contests and took the time to get your music out there. We're looking forward to hearing… Read more

#Community

How a Professional 9-Member Band Makes Music During Lockdown

For a band, working from home isn’t as simple... Especially when you're a nine-piece pro party band! But it's had to become the new norm for Jefferson Tuke, one of the leaders of Salt Lake City-based party and event band the Groove Merchants. His focus during this time is keeping… Read more

#From the Team

Greater Freedom to Create on BandLab: More Tracks, Longer Songs and More Collaborators

12 is now 16.  6 is now 15. 25 is now 50. We’re slamming the pedal to the metal on our Mix Editor. We don’t want to let limits get in your way of creating. That’s why we’ve increased the limits of our Mix Editor. Less constraints mean you, the… Read more

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May Contests: #comewhatmay, #riffsathome, #maythefork, #megacollab

Everyone's busy creating. Whether you're a natural born creator or just making the best of time at home, we want to give you more reasons to make more music. As usual, the start of the month drops four new contests for all you creators out there on BandLab to win… Read more

#Inspiration

Take on the BandLab 30 Day Creative Challenge

You've now got more time than ever to fire up your music creation game. But it's all too common we run out of inspiration. That's why we've decided to help. Introducing the BandLab 30 Day Creative Challenge! It'll hopefully provide you with the inspiration to help you stay creative at… Read more

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March Contest Winners: Rising Above The Madness

Every month we get to unearth some of the best tracks on BandLab, thanks to all the amazing entries for our contests. Shout out to everyone who entered and have been entering these contests. We're looking forward to even more intense competition in the coming month. Here are your contest… Read more

#From the Team

Make Money From Your Music: The Brand New Tip Jar

At BandLab we're always trying to find ways to empower creators, whether it’s about making music wherever you are, or collaborating virtually with another creator across the world. We built BandLab for music creators and fans; every day we connect more than 16 million music lovers of all types around… Read more

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April Contests: #quaranteam, #foolforyou, #aprilswitcheroo, #homecreators

New month = new contests. And also a good chance to put some cash in the bag for your music! While many of us are at home, music is one of those things that keeps us sane and grounded, whether we're listening or creating. At this time, we want to… Read more

#From the Team

New Loop Packs to Get Creative With: Rave, Roots, Retro and More

For many of us, we’ve never had more time on our hands to make music. We’re already seeing more music, more users, and many more spending time creating on BandLab! And with a greater desire to create music, we at BandLab have more reasons to give you even more inspiration… Read more

#From the Team

#stayhomestaycreative Challenge

Millions of us around the world are doing our part to curb the spread of the current COVID-19 virus and many creators like you have found themselves stuck at home. You've dug deeper into the depths of Netflix than before, got bored of cooking the same dishes, and maybe you've… Read more

#From the Team

Stay Home, Make More Music

We’re living in some crazy times right now and many of us in the world right now are following advice to stay at home and stay safe to curb the spread of the virus. All this means your jam sessions are off, no more meeting up with your fellow musos,… Read more

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February Contest Winners: Fab Champs

After hours of listening and nearly 4,000 entries later, we’ve sorted out our favourites and found our winners! We’d like to shout out to everyone who entered and took the time to drop these amazing entries, and as always, there’s always a chance to win more cash prizes with BandLab’s… Read more

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March Contests: #marchmadness, #marchwiththeband, #springserenade, #cyphermarch

The temperature is slowly rising and the heat is on this March because it's once again time for contests! We're dropping four contests for all you rappers, beatmakers, vocalists, instrumentalists. So, what are you waiting for? March onwards to glory this month with our four brand-spanking new round of contests.… Read more

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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

#From the Team

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

#From the Team

How Pricing Works for BandLab Albums

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

#Competitions

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

#Community

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

#Community

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

#Competitions

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

#Meet BandLab

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

#Competitions

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

#Community

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

#Community

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

#Community

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

#Competitions

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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