Twinspirits 'Slave To This World' YouTube video competition

TWINSPIRITS and LION MUSIC are pleased to announce the launch of the “Twinspirits 'Slave To This World' best YouTube cover competition”. This competition sees YOU the player get judged by the members of the critically acclaimed progressive metal band Twinspirits and their record label Lion Music.

This new competition allows YOU the chance to virtually perform with Twinspirits on the track “Slave To The World” taken from the bands third and current release “Legacy”, by performing your own take on the songs musical track in the following five categories:

  • Bass
  • Drums
  • Guitar
  • Keyboards
  • Vocals

5 AWARDS ASSIGNED BY TWINSPIRITS BAND MEMBERS

Each Twinspirits band member will select the best cover for his own instrument category.

THE PRIZES

The best cover of each category selected by the band will win the following prizes:

3 Twinspirits CDs

Twinspirits - Legacy (2011)

Twinspirits - The Forbidden City (2009)

Twinspirits - The Music That Will Heal The World (2007)

2 Twinspirits autographed posters for 'Legacy' and 'The Forbidden City'.

see http://www.flickr.com/photos/zoccommunity/5572479360/

and http://www.flickr.com/photos/zoccommunity/5356377531

1 Twinspirits 'Forbidden City' T-shirt

BONUS PRIZES FROM LION MUSIC RECORD LABEL

Lion Music staff will review all videos and select the best cover among ALL categories.

The winner of this Special Award will win:

10 CD's of the winners choosing from Lion Music's current available label catalogue.

This is a great chance to have your skills assessed by the staff of Lion Music - the label synonymous with some of the best metal musicians in the world.

TECHNICAL INFO / HOW TO ENTER

Download the following working files and develop the best cover of the Twinspirits song “Slave To This World” adding your personal taste and interpretation to the track.

FULL TRACK & BACKING TRACK DOWNLOAD LINKS

Links to mp3 working audio files including click track, backing track for each category and full version as reference can be downloaded at the following:

  • Full Version: http://www.twinspirits.net/Ts-SlaveToThisWorld-FullVersion.mp3
  • Click track (160 bpm): http://www.twinspirits.net/Ts-SlaveToThisWorld-Click.mp3
  • Backtrack for Drummers: http://www.twinspirits.net/Ts-SlaveToThisWorld-DrumsCompetition.mp3
  • Backtrack for Bass players: http://www.twinspirits.net/Ts-SlaveToThisWorld-BassCompetition.mp3
  • Backtrack for Keyboard players: http://www.twinspirits.net/Ts-SlaveToThisWorld-KeysCompetition.mp3
  • Backtrack for Guitar players: http://www.twinspirits.net/Ts-SlaveToThisWorld-GuitarCompetition.mp3
  • Backtrack for Singers: http://www.twinspirits.net/Ts-SlaveToThisWorld-VocalsCompetition.mp3
  • Lyrics doc file: http://www.twinspirits.net/Ts-SlaveToThisWorld-Lyrics.pdf

All mp3 working files are cut from the same starting point and contain 8 beats of count in before the song start, so you can get the synch just placing them at bar zero in your recording software session.

COMPETITION RULES

1) Record your track and upload to YouTube.

2) Video LINKS for all categories covers shall have the title “Slave to this world competition”.

3) Once uploaded to YouTube post your video at the official Twinspirits Facebook page:http://www.facebook.com/pages/Twinspirits/30428479302. Alternatively post your YouTube link into the competition's Facebook Group: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=121654361249527

4) As an official confirmation of your entry it's NECESSARY to send the YouTube video cover link to the following email: info@twinspirits.net

The contest is open to all musicians of 5 categories: Drums, Bass, Guitar, Keys and Vocals.

Each Twinspirits band member will select the best cover for each category instrument.

Lion Music staff will select the best overall performance and two best overall runner ups.

All judges decisions are final.

COMPETITION CLOSING DATE

Competition ends on August 31st 2011.

ANY QUESTIONS?

For any question regarding technical stuff email info@twinspirits.net