#Competitions

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

#From the Team

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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#From the Team

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

#Community

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

#From the Team

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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Are You One of Our May Contest #Winners?!

May flew by, and we've picked our winners for the four contests ran over the month. Massive thanks to everyone of you who made great music, entered and promoted their music. Give a listen to the winning entries and find out what our judges had to say about the winners… Read more

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Contests on BandLab June 2019: #juneintome, #hotcollabs2, #birthright and #thevirtuoso

Can you believe it's already halfway through the year? It's been an amazing journey so far and we're at our sixth round of contests this month. Three of the rounds will have their winners decided simply by the total number of likes the revision has. So if you listen to… Read more

#From the Team

Showcase Your Talent with BandLab’s New Video Mix

TL;DR; Don’t just share your music with the world – perform and showcase your raw talent with our HUGE new mobile creation feature: Video Mix. Here at BandLab HQ, we’re always working on features and improvements to break down the barriers for music creation, and today we’re incredibly excited to… Read more

#Community

Win Melodyne Studio – Celebrating ARA 2 Compatibility for Cakewalk!

Cakewalk by BandLab now supports the latest ARA 2 specification! This means Cakewalk is now compatible with ARA 2 plug-ins such as Melodyne 4. To celebrate this release, we’ve partnered with the good folk at Celemony to give away a copy of Melodyne 4 Studio – the complete Melodyne, worth US$849,… Read more

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Congratulations Blogospherianman, Winner of the Cakewalk by BandLab Anniversary Contest!

Cross posted from the Cakewalk forum. One year ago, we had the opportunity to breathe new life into Cakewalk. Today, as Cakewalk by BandLab, we reflect upon our journey this past year and some notable achievements:  Delivering a free professional DAW for all - cost is no longer a barrier to advanced… Read more

#Community

It’s time for April’s #Winners!

The moment everyone's been waiting for – after much deliberation, we’ve found our winners for April's round of contests. We want to thank everyone who took the time to create and promote their music. Have a listen to the winning entries and find out what our judges had to say… Read more

#Community

Three Musicians. One Top 10 Track.

Producing a top 10 dance track using free music production software? It’s no longer just a dream. Earlier this year, three musicians approached us with their story. Se-Hwang Kim, Andy Ryu and Linah London are all working musicians based in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and London. They wanted to produce… Read more

#From the Team

Changing Lives with Music – Lad in a Battle at Google I/O

Every day we are inspired by our users. But sometimes a story comes along that is so special we want to make sure that whole world hears it. James, aka Lad in a Battle, is using BandLab for his ‘Bridging Rooms Project’ with schools and pediatric patients, bringing joy to… Read more

#Competitions

Contests on BandLab May 2019: #mayday, #newinthelab, #stacked, #madeit

It's not just cash prizes we're giving out to winners this month – an all-new prize is up for grabs! For this month's bonus round, we're giving out verified winner's badges, one you can wear proudly on your BandLab account. We're also giving new users a great shot at winning… Read more

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We’ve got #Winners! March Contests Announcement

Last month's round of contests saw our first ever community poll to pick the winners for #madeinthelab. Thank you to everyone who voted, and the results are in! Shout out to everyone who took the time to create, promote and get heard – there were many amazing entries and our… Read more

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Vote Now to Crown the #madeinthelab Champ!

BandLab Fam: The power is in your hands! March's contests are closed – but we still need your help to pick the winners for one very special round – #madeinthelab. Entrants were challenged to fork a BandLab track and put their own unique spin on it. We have a shortlist… Read more

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Contests on BandLab April 2019: #springtime, #aprilidol, #inthegroove, #aprilsfool and #loopme

April is upon us fast and furious – this month we drop five brand new contests for the pop-centric, groove masters, instrumentalists and everyone else. We've also partnered with our friends over at Touch Loops to bring you a bonus contest with a very special and exclusive prize – EVERY… Read more

#From the Team

New Features for March 2019

Redesigned Global Player, New Releases Page, Creator Kit Quantization and Improved Soundbanks and Effects Read more

#Competitions

We’ve got #Winners! February Contests Announcement

Listen to the winning entries. Read more

#From the Team

BandLab 8.0: Our Biggest Update Yet

Make more music. Read more

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