Second Annual Singer / Songwriter Competition!


Singer / Songwriters across the country compete for top prizes and an opportunity to perform in front of leading industry engineers and producers!

Our Sponsors:


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SSC 2012

In conjunction with Austin Music Foundation, Bridging the Music, Soundcheck Austin, GC Pro, Mohawk Austin, IK Multimedia and Stinson Recording Studios we are proud to announce The Recording Conservatory of Austin's 2nd Annual Singer/Songwriter Competition.

The top 4 finalists will showcase at Mohawk Austin for:

  • Matt Noveskey, bassist for established alternative rock act Blue October, also a record producer involved in artist development and management. Matt has helped guide the early careers of songwriters and musicians that have gone on to get signed to both major and indie record labels.

  • CJ Eiriksson, a Grammy nominated Music Producer, Engineer and Mixer. His extensive discography includes albums by U2, Matchbox Twenty, Jack's Mannequin, The Rocket Summer, Phish, LIVE, Incubus, Hoobastank, and many more.

  • Dwight Baker, a Grammy nominated Music Producer,Engineer,Mixer and studio owner. Dwight as a writer for Sony/ATV wrote cuts for Kelly Clarkson, David Archuleta, American Bang, Alpha Rev, and many modre. As a producer and engineer he has worked with artists like Brandi Carlile, Blue October, and Alpha Rev.

The first step is to register for the contest. TRCoA will choose the 15 artists to compete to be one of the 4 artists, selected by fan voting, to play at the Mohawk showcase.

Prizes

1st Place

  • 75 Studio Hours at Stinson Recording Studios, or full scholarship to the Beginning Audio Engineering Program at TRCoA
  • 3 hours of rehearsal space from Soundcheck Austin
  • IK Multimedia T-RackS 3 Deluxe Mastering Software, Classik Studio Reverb, iRig Mic, iKlip Mini
  • McDSP Retro Pack v5
  • Logo Design from Bridging the Music
  • Music Consultation at AMF Creative Media Center
  • 2 years PRO Bandzoogle subscription with consultation and custom design
  • One-on-one coaching and assistance from Patronism Founder and CEO, John Pointer, helping you to learn the platform, and launch your profile in the strongest way.
  • Opportunity to perform at the Showcase and receive feedback from the 3 Music Industry Professionals who will be judging the event

2nd Place

  • 1 Free Song (up to 15hrs) at Stinson Studios
  • 3 hour of rehearsal space from Soundcheck Austin
  • 5 hours of publicity and marketing for the Artist from Bridging the Music
  • McDSP Retro Pack v5
  • IK Multimedia T-RackS 3 Deluxe Mastering Software, Classik Studio Reverb, iRig Mic, iKlip Mini
  • Music Consultation at AMF Creative Media Center
  • 1 year of a PRO Bandzoogle subscription
  • One-on-one coaching and assistance from Patronism Founder and CEO, John Pointer, helping you to learn the platform, and launch your profile in the strongest way.
  • Opportunity to perform at the Showcase and receive feedback from the 3 Music Industry Professionals who will be judging the event

3rd Place

  • 1 Free Song (up to 10hrs) at Stinson Studios
  • IK Multimedia iRig Mic, iKlip Mini
  • 3 hours in publicity and marketing from Bridging the Music
  • 1 year of a PRO Bandzoogle subscription
  • Music Consultation at AMF Creative Media Center
  • Opportunity to perform at the Showcase and receive feedback from the 3 Music Industry Professionals who will be judging the event

4th Place

  • 5 Hours at Stinson Recording Studios
  • iRig Mic, iKlip Mini, IKlip for iPAD
  • 1 year of a PRO Bandzoogle subscription
  • Music Consultation at AMF Creative Media Center
  • Opportunity to perform at the Showcase and receive feedback from the 3 Music Industry Professionals who will be judging the event

Enter SSC 2012

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Timeline

October 2- October 31: Artist Submissions
November 2 - December 4: Public voting for the top 15 artists
December 5: Top 4 artists announced
December 9: Mohawk Austin showcase featuring the top 4 artists

Rules

  • Individual Songwriter ONLY. No collaborations.
  • Music must be original.
  • No drums are allowed. Percussion instruments are allowed. Unplugged.
  • No pre-recorded music for live performance. Light sequenced instruments allowed.
  • May be accompanied by two people max.
  • 30 min set each, 15 min switch over.

Past Finalists


Les Rav


Les Rav

 


Charlie Gore


Charlie Gore

 


Brett Randell


Brett Randell

 


Aly Tadros


Aly Tadros