Our friends at Avid have teamed up with Mix With The Masters to extend their Music In Motion with Pro Tools First competition to artist in Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa. The contest gives aspiring producers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to have one to one session time with a top music industry producer, in three different categories: Songwriter, Bedroom Producer or Beat Maker.
To enter, contestants need to download Pro Tools | First, the free version Pro Tools and submit their demo online no later than April 30th 2016. Contestants enter their projects in the category of their choice for a chance to work with one of three chart-topping producers:
- Multi-Grammy® Award-winning producer Andrew Scheps (Red Hot Chili Peppers, Adele, Metallica, Jay-Z, Low Roar)
- Multi-Grammy Award-winning producer Tchad Blake (Arctic Monkeys, Peter Gabriel, Pearl Jam, Sheryl Crow, The Black Keys)
- Multi-platinum and gold award winner Marek Pompetzki and his partners Paul NZA and Cecil Remmler (Sido, Aloe Blacc, Miley Cyrus, Namie Amuro, Kelly Rowland).
The producers will each choose a winner and make a demo of the final song through online collaboration and all-expenses-paid studio time (Songwriter and Beat Maker categories only) or an online mixing session (Bedroom Producer category only). The three winners will also receive a complete studio setup, featuring Pro Tools, Pro Tools | Quartet, Eleven® MK II, and Classic Compressors Bundle. Six runners up will win a Pro Tools perpetual license and a Mix With The Masters annual online subscription.
Pro Tools First was created to give individuals trying to break out into the industry the same music creation capabilities used by top artists and recording studios around the world. With this contest now extended to Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa, Avid giving aspiring artists the opportunity to work with the best of the best and potentially make their music dreams come to fruition using the free version of the industry-standard audio workstation.
Pro Tools | First is simple enough for beginners and sophisticated enough for the experienced musician. Artists can quickly turn ideas into professional-sounding songs by recording, using software instruments, and applying audio effects. To expand their creative toolset further, the integrated Avid App Store provides a world of affordable AAX plug-ins and “First” bundles in the Avid Marketplace that make creating, shaping, and enhancing sounds quick and easy. Pro Tools | First also accommodates the mobile lifestyle of artists and aspiring pros, allowing users to save and manage sessions securely in the cloud when logged into an Avid account from any Mac or PC with Pro Tools | First installed.
If you think you have got what it take then click the link for more information on how to enter Music In Motion.