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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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

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