Here's How It Works:
- Download our synth of the month here
- You make an awesome track before the 1st of next month using only the chosen synth and some effects *Rules Apply*
- Announce your submission here on this thread, with proper details
- Submit your soundcloud link here following the correct format for title, download enabled, and submission description. Your song will be picked up on the OSC player
- Once submissions are over, the voting starts - you *MUST* vote to get a ranking or prize
- The voting link will be posted on the 1st, and OP will be updated.
- Maybe you win? You meet new friends? Learn something new?
- Most importantly... have fun!
**MAKE SURE YOU READ THE RULES** | See Contest Page for latest track Submissions, Info, FAQ & More
Developer Support/Bug Report thread: see here
Submissions will show up here once voting starts (n/a):
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"A virtual instrument with its own peculiar and organic voice. The selected features, from virtual analogue to physical modelling. make this synth a novel approach to sound creation: We designed the GUI to let you easily improvise subtle or extreme timbre variations."
(Would you like to be a sponsor / prize donor? Contact RichardSemper via PM or go ahead and post your intended donation here! Get a cool mention on our donator wall of honor)
We are offering a secondary prize (on top of the normal prize): FXB Project, or JRR Shop (Uncle E)
NEW Additional Bonus Prize!
For the first Single Instance entry to make the top 5 a cash bonus of $50. (note: this prize may be carried forward to selected OSC challenges until it is won)
SinMad : If you complete a song in OSC#146 (This current one) and agree that NuSofting may use your track on their website, then you get one copy of Sinmad for free.
discoDSP : 1 copy of Discovery (Up to 2 winners may choose this)
KV331 Audio : Bundle of Synthmaster One + Synthmaster 2.x!
Dmitry Sches : Tantra Multi-Effect + 3 Expansions
Dmitry Sches : Diversion
NUSofting : 1 Copy of Modelonia v2 Synthesizer
ChordPak.com : 1x Pro Pack (Up to 3 winners may choose this)
United Audio Artists : Scratch Master Pro (2 may be chosen per month)
Yuli Yolo Sound Design : (Top 3 Winners get this) Soundsets for Vital: Diversity, Bass Music Wavetables, Noises & Exciters
Luftrum : Two Choices: Either 1x NFR software license of either Bioscape or Lunaris, or two soundsets of choice
Audio Thing : Outer Space (vintage tape echo plugin)
Guda Audio : Euterpe XL
JRR Sounds: Any 1 soundset (This is a secondary prize, you may pick it as well as your main prize)
SoundGym : 6 Month Subscription. (SoundGym is a
"technological, personalized and gamified audio learning environment")
JRR Shop : UVI: Digital Synsations (vintage 90's synth sample library and player)
Touch The Universe Productions: LuSH-101 Cloud Layers soundset
The FXB Project by alvfaria : 1 commercial sound bank as an extra prize on top of the regular first prize. See the main site here
Sonimus : (One Featured plugin each month), This month: Tuco .
Abstract Cats Music : AbiTron Bank for Synthmaster
satYatunes : One of any commercial product
Xenos Soundworks : Choice of any 1 product
Ghostwave Audio : Any two soundsets of Choice
Twolegs Toneworks : Any one soundset
The Unfinished : Any two soundsets of Choice
Rob Lee Music : A soundset for either: Sylenth1, Predator, Largo, Blofeld, PPGV3 or Dune. Unfortunately his main site is down, but if you still want these, let us know!
Kreativ Sound: RAW Bundle
(RAW Bass, RAW Drums, RAW TranSID, RAW Textures)
Aiyn Zahev Sounds: Any 2 Soundsets of choice from the website (Uplifting Trance Presets)
Pooya Payvar (Stonail) : 1 custom made Max for [Ableton] Live: controller, midi or audio effect
Mulperi : 1 Soundbank of Choice
Dream Audio Tools : 1 Indie Fingers bundle (Indie Fingers volumes One and Two)
Bjulin : Inspire soundset for Zebra²
LeapIntoTheVoid : Enchantment Of Absynth Trilogy
Bluff Munkey - 2 soundsets of choice
Solidtrax : 1 Soundset of choice (except for the Future Chill and Space Trips expansions)
Any other offers of prizes will be greatly appreciated.
Questions? Comments? Concerns? You want some love? Just post here in this thread
Want to try out your skills in other contests / competitions /challenges?
- DiHalt Demoscene competitions - Developers may be looking for artists to make music.
- Indaba - Has a mix of popular and indie artists with various contests like remixing and song writing.
- metapop - Has many competitions, with a soundcloud like interface where you can share, upload, get likes, comments, etc.
- Mix Challenge - Join monthly recurring Songwriting Competitions (with a new theme/genre every month) and/or Mix(ing) Challenges (mixing multi-tracks from scratch). Win prizes!
- Open Source Music Nexus Challenge - From the people who brought you the FM Challenge last year!
- Skio Music Contests - Lots of remixes you can join (Mostly EDM) - big prizes.