OFFICIAL RECORD STORE DAY - SOUND PERFORMANCE COMPETITION
VINYL PRESSING AND DISTRIBUTION TO BE WON!
Sound Performance are proud to again be the official vinyl manufacturing partner of Record Store Day. We have been supporting independent music for 25 years and are passionate about vinyl and it’s resurgence which has enabled artists and labels to thrive.
We've been pressing your favourite music on vinyl since 1994, all colours, shapes and sizes and we're excited to be able to offer this service for free to the competition winner.
As well as the opportunity to win your music pressed to vinyl and distributed, this will be a great chance to get your music heard and promoted across the music industry. Judging your entries will be our four judges:
Jamie Oborne : Jamie is head of Dirty Hit; a British independent label founded in December 2009. The 1975 were the first act on the label to achieve mainstream success, followed by success with artists such as Pale Wales and Mercury Prize winners, Wolf Alice.
Chris Marksberry: Chris is the owner and Managing Director of Sound Performance Ltd, a market leader in manufacturing CD and Vinyl for the music industry. The group also includes a New York office and The Flood Gallery, the UK’s leading gallery and online store for music, film and pop culture art.
Natasha Youngs: Owner of independent record store, Resident Records, based in Brighton.
Phil Taggart: BBC Radio DJ, independent record label owner (Hometown Records) and host of monthly club night called Slacker, which showcases new and emerging alternative acts including Rat Boy, The Japanese House and Blossoms.
HOW TO ENTER #RSDUNSIGNED
IF YOU HAD ONE MINUTE TO INTRODUCE YOUR MUSIC TO THE WORLD... HOW WOULD YOU DO IT?
You have up to one minute to present your music to us. No set format, just submit a video showcasing your work as best you feel in just 60 seconds.
*Must be unsigned and have original material. All genres welcome.
The winning band or artist gets 500 x vinyl manufactured free by Sound Performance Ltd and a one year distribution deal with Proper Distribution.
To enter, upload your one minute long video to YouTube (your video title must include the hashtag #RSDUnsigned and the name of your band/act) and complete the entry form, giving us your YouTube link.
The competition closed on 13th March and the winner will be announced on 10th April 2019 by Record Store Day.
Competition entrants will feature on our website
You must be 16 or over and a UK resident to enter this competition.
*Entrants under the age of 18 must obtain parent/guardian consent.
See our Terms and Conditions for more info or email for any other questions.