M-Audio Hosts Public Enemy Remix Contest
Public Enemy is giving fans a chance to remix their hit track, "Harder Than You Think." Enter to win a complete M-Audio home studio and 12-inch vinyl release on Obey Records.
One of the most influential hip-hop groups of all time, an industry-leading music company and a culture-defining art brand—Public Enemy, M-Audio and Obey—challenge you to remix an a cappella version of the critically acclaimed Public Enemy track “Harder Than You Think” (from their latest album How You Sell Soul to a Soulless People Who Sold Their Soul).
Chuck D and Johnny Juice of Public Enemy will judge the entries and determine the winner of a complete home studio setup from M-Audio. The winning remix will also be officially released on Obey
Records in the form of a 12” vinyl, featuring an exclusive vinyl label design by Shepard Fairey. All profits from the vinyl sale will be donated to the Boys and Girls Club of America. Side B of the vinyl release will feature an exclusive unreleased Public Enemy track. [read the rules]
The contest will run from July 1, 2008 to September 30, 2008. The grand prizewinner will be announced in late October.
Grand Prize Package:
M-Audio Home Studio
Package includes Studiophile BX8a Deluxe monitors, Pro Tools M-Powered software, ProjectMix I/O control surface, Sputnik vacuum tube condenser microphone, Pulsar II Matched Pair condenser micro phones and Ozone 3 mastering software (valued at $4,500).
Limited-Edition 12" Vinyl Release by Obey Records
The wining remix will be officially released on Obey Records and sold through Obey’s distribution channels. Shepard Fairey will design an original label; 500 pieces will be produced, with all profits donated to the Boys and Girls Club of America.
Complete Set of the Obey Public Enemy Collection
Collection includes two different t-shirts, a military-style jacket, a hooded sweatshirt, three different hats and lace locks (valued at $500).
How To Enter:
1) Download the a cappella version of Public Enemy’s “Harder Than You Think.” [click to download]
2) Create an original remix to the accapella of “Harder Than You Think.”
3) Complete the Remix Contest Registration section and upload your remix entry.