Serato has launched the Serato Sample Challenge, a beat-making contest in which the winner will receive a cash prize of $10,000. Yes, you read that right.
How to enter:
1. Create a beat using Serato Sample.
2. Make a video that showcases your beat. It must be less than 60 seconds and show Serato Sample in use.
3. Upload your video to Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter and tag #seratosamplechallenge and @seratosample. (Make sure your profile is set to public.) Facebook submissions must be posted on Serato Sample’s Facebook page.
Public voting, which takes place up until the deadline, will determine 10 finalists. (Early entry is encouraged in order to accumulate votes.) Judges Kenny Dope, DJ Spinna, and Suzi Analogue will then select the winner from the final 10 based on musicality and originality.
Launched in July, Serato Sample is a plugin that enables producers to find and manipulate samples in tracks using any DAW that supports VST and AU formats, such as Ableton Live, FL Studio, and Logic Pro.
Get more info about the contest and vote for your favorite entries here.