â€” Online contest, powered by Sonicbids, lets finalists â€œrepriseâ€? their own song by re-imagining and re-recording it for the final round â€”
â€” Grand Prize Package is worth over $5,000, plus promotion from the Korg, Marshall, LÃ¢g and VOX brands and at least one year of Artist Endorsementâ€”
MELVILLE, NY, June 9, 2010 â€” The Korg, Marshall, LÃ¢g and VOX brands announce an online contest for U.S. bands/artists, titled â€œReprise Rivalry,â€? powered by Sonicbids (visit www.sonicbids.com/repriserivalry for the dedicated contest page). Free to enter, Reprise Rivalry offers the chance for eight bands or artists to get hooked up with gear from some of the industryâ€™s most iconic brands while on the road to the grand prize.
In a unique twist on more traditional band contests, Reprise Rivalry asks those participants who make it to the second round to â€œrepriseâ€? their song, re-imagining
and re-recording it as they see fit. One finalist will go on to win a Grand Prize gear package worth over $5,000, plus promotion from all four brands and at least one year of Artist Endorsement.
Bands submit for free, courtesy of Korg, Marshall, LÃ¢g and VOX, starting Wednesday, June 9, 2010. In July, entrants will be featured on the Reprise Rivalry contest site, where fans can vote for songs submitted to the contest profiles. The 50 top-voted artists will move to a panel review by judges from each of the four brands, who will then choose eight final artists to receive a gear package from the Korg, Marshall and VOX brands worth over $400.00 in retail value.
The eight finalists can put the gear packages to use â€“ along with their imagination â€“ in reprising their original song for downloading in the final round. Finalists may reprise the song as they wish â€“ speed it up, slow it down, turn an electronic song acoustic or vice versa, make a danceable remix, change the beat or genre, etc. The band with the most â€œrepriseâ€? downloads will be crowned the Reprise Rivalry Grand Prize Winner.
The Grand Prize Package will include some of the latest and greatest products from Korg, Marshall, LÃ¢g and VOX â€“ a package worth over $5,000 in retail value. In addition, the winning song will be featured on the brandsâ€™ websites and the winner will benefit from an Artist Endorsement from all four brands for the duration of at least one year. All participants must be 18 years of age or older and legal residents of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia in order to be eligible.
For complete rules and details, please visit www.sonicbids.com/repriserivalry.