September 28, 2022

That is true. Even after I nearly misplaced my thoughts on the final songwriting competitors, I noticed that I truly had a TON of enjoyable doing this – I should be a masochist. So right here we go – I am doing one other songwriting contest.

This time it is not going to be one large prize, however one thing new each month. I’ll take heed to your tracks with the digital camera on and the gong as a cease button, and as soon as per week I’ll publish my video reactions to your recordings. I’ll select my favorites each week after which on the finish of the month fan favourite to get one other prize.

Listed beneath are all of the official guidelines, which shall be barely completely different from the primary contest – positive learn them very rigorously earlier than you submit your track as a result of everyone knows what is going to occur if you happen to do not observe the principles.

Will probably be a floating entry sort of deal, so if you happen to submit an utility and I do not use it this month, will probably be within the competitors subsequent month.

Because of the ongoing scamming within the remark sections of YouTube giveaways and contests, I need to inform you that I’ll contact the winners through electronic mail ONLY in response to your authentic electronic mail deal with – if you happen to obtain a response to a touch upon YouTube, you’ll – then win, DO NOT PARTICIPATE – don’t reply, don’t do what they are saying, don’t give them any data, THIS IS A FRAUD. My mods and I’ll do our greatest to maintain observe of them, however the bots are very quick.

I am excited to listen to your songs, so fill out the shape beneath so as to add your track – and good luck!


Violation of all the principles of the earlier competitors – solely these guidelines matter.

  1. Participation within the competitors is totally free, no purchases are required.
  2. The competitors is open to everybody, all over the place.
  3. Supplies will be ANY type or style of music. It might have vocals OR be instrumental, but it surely MUST have a topline – if you do not know what a topline is, watch this video.
  4. It should be a totally authentic track – no covers (clearly), but additionally no derivatives of different songs, unlicensed samples, and so on.
  5. You can’t submit the identical track that you just submitted to the 200k Songwriting Contest.
  6. You’ll be able to’t submit a track that I criticized on my Friday stream or gave you suggestions at any time, that is not honest to different submissions.
  7. Recording high quality, manufacturing and efficiency matter, however solely to the extent that I would like to have the ability to perceive the thought. I am not simply fooled by a superb manufacturing into liking a poor high quality track, but when it sounds horrible and also you carried out it very badly, I could not be capable to take the track the way in which you needed. An excellent track will survive dangerous efficiency and poor efficiency, however you need it to be introduced at its greatest.
  8. You’ll be able to solely submit one (1) track per individual or group. Ship solely one of the best. DO NOT SUBMIT MORE THAN ONCE – I’ll assessment them within the order they have been obtained, so if you’re not logged on this month, you do not want to submit it once more, you’re nonetheless collaborating.
  9. Whichever month I hit in your track is the month you enter and the prize for that month is the one you get if you happen to win. You’re thought of registered in case your submission seems in a response video.
  10. Embody SOME details about your self/your band within the electronic mail – your title, track title, band title. I can learn it out loud within the video, so do not put any data in there that you do not need to be printed. It’s also possible to embrace lyrics if you happen to like.
  11. Every month there shall be 2 winners, one first place and one fan favourite. Trey Xavier is the only choose of the first-place winner, apart from the fan favourite, who shall be chosen by viewers vote. Purposes or disqualified grounds are legitimate at its sole discretion and its choices are ultimate. If the primary place winner and the fan favourite are the identical individual, they don’t obtain each prizes. As a substitute, the fan favourite would be the entry with the second highest variety of votes.
  12. It’s worthwhile to add the observe to Soundcloud, Dropbox or YouTube. No Spotify or different streaming providers (Apple Music, Deezer, and so on.). No google drive hyperlink. Don’t connect information on to an electronic mail. The primary factor is that I can click on on the hyperlink you ship and instantly take heed to the track – I do not care if it is personal or public, it is simply that once I click on on it, it really works. Examine it in an incognito browser window earlier than submitting if you happen to’re unsure.
  13. It can’t be one thing that has been professionally printed and distributed. If you happen to launched it by way of Distrokid, CDBaby, a file label, or another distribution technique and it is on streaming platforms, and so on., you’ll be able to’t submit it. I’ll know immediately if that is so as a result of my video shall be demonetized after which I’ll lower your track from the video.
  14. It does not must be one thing new that you just wrote particularly for the competition, however it may’t be one thing you have already launched. If that is one thing you intend on releasing quickly please bear in mind that I could not get to you immediately and if you happen to launch it for distribution as above earlier than it hits a video you might disqualify. Apart from, why not ship one thing new? The very last thing you wrote might be one of the best, proper?
  15. If you happen to submit a track written by multiple individual, splitting the prize between you can be the only duty of the sender within the occasion that it’s chosen because the winner.
  16. You can’t win greater than as soon as. If you happen to submit an entry and DO NOT win, you’ll be able to submit an entry once more (ANOTHER track) after your track seems within the response video.
  17. These guidelines are topic to alter at my discretion.
  18. Do not whine about my reactions – do not submit if you do not need your track included in my response movies and bear in mind they’re all in a superb temper.

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