#Competitions

#BL50M Giveaway: Celebrate 50 million creators with us!

We've hit 50 million creators on BandLab and we couldn't have done this without you. Here's a huge shoutout to all the singers, rappers, beat-makers, producers, and every single one of you talented folk in our growing community. We've got a few surprises up our sleeve to celebrate, with the… Read more

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June 2022 BandLab Contests: #JingleJune, #CaughtAVibe, #BangersOnly

Didn't the first half of 2022 just fly by?! Catch that summer vibe with Opportunities, where you can submit your music for a chance at playing at festivals, making industry connections, and growing your fanbase. Get your creative momentum going with our contests this month while you're at it! #JingleJune… Read more

#Guides

6 Steps to Take if Your Music Is Stolen

As an artist, it's always a terrible feeling to find out that your music has been used without your permission. Not only do you miss out on potential earnings, but you also feel like your years of hard work through taking guitar, vocal, piano lessons, etc, and applying that knowledge… Read more

#From the Team

Introducing Opportunities: Get your next big break

Been making music for a while and want to show the world what you’ve got? Looking to build a fanbase in a new place? There’s Zire to help you promote your music online, but what if you want to go a step further and make industry connections, book shows and… Read more

#Competitions

April 2022 BandLab Contest Winners

We're fizzing with excitement from all the talent that bubbled up in our contest last month! All your entries were playlist-worthy, but some went above and beyond. Presenting the winners for April! #FoolsOnYou Winners æjonflux was definitely not foolin' around with this one! Here’s what our judges had to say:… Read more

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#BandLabwithSoundBetter: Get your track mixed and mastered by Zach Steele!

We’re all about mastering this month, having recently sat down with Mike Tucci to hear his words of wisdom on mastering and using our BandLab Mastering presets. And in the spirit of appreciating this elusive craft, we’ve got another surprise up our sleeve: a collaboration with SoundBetter to offer you… Read more

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May 2022 BandLab Contests: #ItsGonnaBeMay, #BassBae

We're cruising into May with two new contests - and an extra special one soon to be revealed. Look out for that super exciting opportunity, but for now, keep busy with these contests and you may just snag some cash and bragging rights! #ItsGonnaBeMay Will the real millennials (who get… Read more

#Inspiration

Spring 2022: BandLab Album Picks

Some tunes are in order for those balmy Spring afternoons 🍃 We’ve discovered some serious talent here in the lab and can’t wait for you to give these four BandLab albums a listen. If they’re not in your playlists yet, they will be soon.  Vent Sessions: The Lost Tapes Vol.… Read more

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March 2022 BandLab Contest Winners

We sprung (pun totally intended) a few surprises on you in March, and we're glad to see you rolling with our new features on BandLab! All your entries for #SpringFever, #InDaLab and #BreakingBeats were *chefs kiss*, and here are the winners for our March contests! #SpringFever Winners ill-usionist is definitely… Read more

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April 2022 BandLab Contests: #FoolsOnYou, #MicDrop, #OGBeats

We sprung a few surprises on you in March (pun intended), namely Crowd Review and Zire via ReverbNation, and we have a few more exciting things in store. But for now, keep your hands full with three new contests for the month of April! #FoolsOnYou Hit us with some bars,… Read more

#Inspiration

10 things to know about the 64th GRAMMY Awards

The GRAMMY Awards. Arguably one of the biggest nights in music, where today’s most talented musicians put on show-stopping performances and take home gilded gramophones.  This year is a little different, with concerns related to the Omicron variant in Los Angeles putting a temporary spoke in the wheel. Otherwise, the… Read more

#Inspiration

6 songs where women have rewritten negative clichés

Happy Women’s History Month! This is a time to acknowledge the contributions and change effected by women throughout history. And while we can always grow, learn, and do better, let’s celebrate all that has come before us, and all we hope to accomplish. In the music industry, we’ve seen our… Read more