Starting today, music producers and enthusiasts around the world are invited to showcase their skills by taking part in Afrojack presents “Global Remix Battle I” powered by PMC Speakers, a global search to discover the most talented yet undiscovered producers. In partnership with PMC Speakers, the global search will seek to uncover a new crop of music producers and then give them a huge platform to have their talent noticed. The winner will be personally selected by Afrojack and will have the opportunity of a lifetime when their remix is released on his label Wall Recordings, and have a chance to get signed to Wall Recordings/LDH Europe. Afrojack is CEO of LDH Europe, part of the globally recognised LDH management company originally founded in Japan. PMC Speakers will also reward the winner with its latest award-winning PMC result6 studio monitors.
Afrojack’s “Global Remix Battle I” is open to people from all over the world at the website www.afrojack.com/globalremixbattle where you can download the remix parts of a track taken from Afrojack’s new “Press Play” EP, which was released on August 31st, 2018. Entrants will then be asked to remix a track in a way that showcases their skills and style before uploading it to the website where it will automatically be entered into the contest.
Earlier this year, Afrojack announced a global vocal battle audition to find new singers for the next big pop act. This search is currently underway with many finalists now selected from around the world and recently flown to Japan for performances and auditions to Afrojack and the team of experts at LDH. This time, the contest is open to any music producer looking to get their work noticed on a global stage and be mentored by the dance music icon. The winner will have the chance of a lifetime to be signed to a record label and be managed by one of the premier international management companies in the world with an impeccable range of artists. Upon being signed, the winner will work very closely with Afrojack who will teach, guide, and help the producer grow as an artist professionally on a global scale. The winner will follow in the steps of other successful artists who Afrojack helped build careers for such as Quintino, R3hab, Fais, MC Ambush and many more.
“I can’t wait to see who and what we discover from this search, this is the first time I’ve decided to look for new music producers through this remix contest and I know it’s going to be super exciting to see what comes in! For me, these are the guys that are day in, day out making it happen, being creative, and putting it all together. If I can help spotlight some new talent and give people a chance to start a career, that’s something I feel so blessed to do.” Afrojack said about the global search. “Plus having awesome partners like PMC Speakers and LDH Europe only makes this so much better, we’ve assembled the best of the best with this team, it’s going to be a very cool opportunity.”
Afrojack encourages everybody that is excited and passionate about music production to enter the competition to demonstrate what they have learned and capture his attention. Afrojack is a Grammy-winning artist and major player in dance and pop music, having risen from humble DJ beginnings to become a multi-platinum, multi-award-winning producer. With two Grammy Awards under his belt (Best Remixer for Madonna’s Revolver and Best Rap/Hip Hop Track for Chris Brown’s Look At Me Now), Afrojack is one of the most sought-after producers in the world and has been featured by DJ Mag for more than eight years now as one of the top 10 DJ’s in the world.
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“Global Remix Battle I” – How to Apply
Visit afrojack.com/globalremixbattle and download remix parts of a track taken from Afrojack’s new “Press Play” EP, remix the track and upload it back to the website. Participants will fill in a registration form and leave information such as name, email address, photo, biography, list any producing or DJ experience and if already signed to a label/management. Remixes can be uploaded on the webpage by clicking on the ‘Upload’ button and leave a private Soundcloud link of the remix with their name and address. No other large files or Dropbox links will be accepted. “Global Remix Battle I” closes on January 14th 2019 and all entries received by that date will be judged by Afrojack, who will announce the results and winner. For more information about Afrojack presents “Global Remix Battle I” powered by PMC Speakers, please visit the website.
One of the world’s most innovative and sought-after artists, Grammy Award-winning producer, songwriter, DJ Afrojack, continues to shatter boundaries that push music into bold new directions. Since making his breakthrough with the multi-platinum-selling single ‘Take Over Control’, the Dutch-born genre-bending musician has lent his production skills to tracks including David Guetta’s number one smash ‘Titanium (feat. Sia)’ and co-created major hits for such artists as Beyoncé, Pitbull, and will.i.am. Having brought 2017 to an electrifying close with star-studded track ‘Dirty Sexy Money’ alongside David Guetta, Charli XCX and French Montana, Afrojack has propelled into what is set to be another incredible year, having already dropped ‘Bad Company’ with DirtCaps, a remix of U2’s iconic ‘Get Out of Your Own Way’ and reunited with David Guetta and Sia on ‘Helium’. Fans the world over have eagerly anticipated the arrival of his latest single ‘Bed of Roses’ (featuring Stanaj) released as a gift to fans on Valentine’s Day. In the last two years Afrojack was named one of the 50 Most Important People in Electronic Dance Music by Rolling Stone and placed on the Forbes ‘30 Under 30’ list, also receiving a stamp in his likeness in the Netherlands and becoming the second DJ ever to imprint his hands into the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He continues to appear in Las Vegas every month as a resident DJ for the Wynn Hotel Group at their three luxury venues XS, Encore Beach Club and Intrigue. Outside of Vegas he performs worldwide at all major festivals and premier nightlife venues.
About LDH Europe
LDH EUROPE is a new Rotterdam-based joint venture company between Afrojack and LDH JAPAN Inc., one of the leading artist management companies in Japan. LDH JAPAN Inc. houses some of the most popular pop groups in Japan, whom in total bring in over 2 million people annually through their live tours in Japan. LDH JAPAN Inc. provides its own 360-degree artist management model which Afrojack seeks to recreate in Rotterdam. Afrojack is heading LDH EUROPE as the CEO.
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