Astral Twinns and K&D Records decide to run a remix contest for the track „Paradigm“. The winning remix will be released on K&D Records.
PAY ATTENTION PLEASE: ONLY REMIXES WITH MINIMUM 3 MINUTES LENGTH WILL HAVE A CHANCE TO WIN!!!
The original track
Tempo: 130 BPM
All you have to do is:
- Download the stems from this soundcloud playlist
- Remix the track
- Upload your remix to this soundcloud group
- Name you remix like this:
Astral Twinns – Paradigm – Remix Name (Your Name)
- Disable downloads
- Use this cover for your remix
End of submission:
30th April 2016
End of voting:
15th May 2016
End of judging:
31th May 2016
Playlist with all remixes in the contest:
Here are some links to the shops and streaming services:
Astral Twinns ‘Paradigm’ Remix Competition
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY. THIS COMPETITION IS OPEN THROUGHOUT THE WORLD TO PERSONS OVER THE AGE OF 13 IN THEIR COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE ON THE DATE STATED BELOW AS THE START DATE FOR THE COMPETITION. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN, ENTRY IS FREE OF CHARGE.
This competition (the “Competition”) is being run by K&D Records (“we”, “us”, “our”) of Goldbekufer 21, 22303 Hamburg / Germany. We are the “promoter” of the Competition and Germany is the host domain of the Artist Website (defined below).
2. Premise of Competition
As detailed on Astral Twinns (“Artist”) website at http://klima-depping.de/contests/astral-twinns-paradigm-remix-contest/ (the “Artist Website”), this competition invites you to create a remix (“Remix”) of the Artist recording entitled “ Paradigm” (“Master”) and upload your Remix as part of the Competition via the Artist’s official Soundcloud page at https://soundcloud.com/groups/astral-twinns-paradigm-remix-contest (“Artist Soundcloud”). The Judges (as defined below) shall select one (1) winner of the Competition in accordance with the process set out in these terms and conditions (the “T&Cs”).
In order to enter this Competition you must be over 13 years old. If you are under the age of majority in your country of residence you may be asked to provide written confirmation of your parent or guardian’s permission to you entering the Competition. If you are the winner of the Competition we will definitely require this confirmation.
Our employees, directors, management, licensees and contractors and those of our related or associated companies and agencies, our retailers and/or our suppliers, and the immediate family of any such persons, are not permitted to enter the Competition.
4. Competition Dates
The Competition commences on Fieday 05 March 2016 (the “Start Date”) and you must submit your Remix by 11:59pm Central European Time (“CET”) on Saturday 30 April 2016 (the “Closing Date”). We accept no responsibility for lost, late, illegible, indistinct, incomplete or misdirected entries and such entries will not be submitted for the judging process.
5. How to Enter
(a) Read the instructions on the Artist Website and Artist Soundcloud and download the audio stems of the Master (the “Stems”) from the Artist Soundcloud.
(b) Once you have completed your Remix, submit to the contest group at https://soundcloud.com/groups/astral-twinns-paradigm-remix-contest on or after the Start Date. Entries must be received by the time specified above on the Closing Date.
(c) Any remix that fails to meet the Remix Specifications may be disqualified.
(d) Proof of submitting a Remix does not constitute proof of receipt by us or Artist of the Remix nor proof or confirmation of entry into the Competition.
(e) Neither we, Artist or Soundcloud are responsible for malfunctions of electronic equipment, computer hardware or software, or any other technical problems related to entry submissions.
(f) Any attempt at entry except as stated above and within these T&Cs and any directions on the Artist Website and Artist Soundcloud is void.
(g) Our computer system will be the official clock of the Competition in determining the Start Date and the Closing Date.
(h) There is no limit on the number of Remixes that you may submit but each Remix must be submitted separately and will be judged as a separate, distinct entry. If you submit more than one Remix, each is called your Remix for the purpose of these T&Cs.
6. Remix Specifications
In creating and submitting your Remix for and as part of the Competition, the following will apply (the “Remix Specifications”):
(a) our Remix must be a completely new recording made by you from the Stems, and you must ensure that the Remix (excluding the Stems) does not infringe the copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity or other intellectual property rights of any person or entity. It must not include recordings made or owned or music written or owned by anyone other than you, save for the Stems (which are owned by us).
(b) You must not allow anyone to feature in your Remix who you do not know, including (but not limited to) vocalists, musicians and instrumentalists. In respect of all “Performers” – being everyone who features in or performs on your Remix, or who otherwise assists you with any aspect of the creation of your Remix – you must obtain written consent to our ownership of and right to use your Remix as per paragraph 9 of these T&Cs. You are responsible for obtaining each Performer’s consent to these T&Cs and ensuring each Performer complies with the T&Cs.
(c) Your Remix must not contain any illegal, obscene, racist, defamatory or sexual material, any material likely to offend any person or any material likely to infringe any person’s rights of privacy.
Only the winner of the Competition will receive the prize, subject to these T&Cs. The prize is:
– The winning remix will be released on K&D Records
The winner is responsible for all applicable personal documentation and federal, state and local taxes, if any, relating to and/or payable in respect of the prize. The prize claim is subject to our verification. No prize substitutions or transfers allowed, except in our sole discretion. In the unlikely event that any portion of the prize is cancelled or undeliverable for any reason (including local government regulations), the winner agrees that we have no further obligations or liability to the winner other than delivery of the remainder of the prize, if possible. You acknowledge that we are not responsible for the ongoing operation of the SoundCloud Pro Unlimited Account once awarded, and the winner must liaise directly with SoundCloud in respect thereof.
8. Selection and Notification of Prize Winner
(a) The winning Remix will be chosen based on the following equally weighted criteria: originality, creativity and musicality. Each submitted Remix will be reviewed by us and if deemed in our discretion to achieve a high level of originality, creativity and musicality, will go into the prize draw for review by a panel of judges including Astral Twinns and other music industry experts (collectively the “Judges”). The Judges will review each such Remix again on the basis of originality, creativity and musicality. The Judges’ decision as to the winner is final.
(b) Prize winners will be notified by email on or before Wednesday 1 April 2015 (the “Judging End Date”). We will not notify unsuccessful entries.
(c) The notified winner will have 48 hours from the moment such notification is issued to respond to such notification by following the instructions provided therein. At or following notification the winner will be provided with a “Release”, which confirms the winner’s personal details and the assignment of rights to K&D Records as detailed in these T&Cs. If the Release is not signed and returned within 5 (five) working days, in our discretion the prize may/shall be deemed forfeited and an alternate winner selected. Return of any prize notification directed to a potential winner, or subsequent Release document, as undeliverable will result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. Where the winner is under the age of majority in the winner’s country, the Release must be signed by the winner’s parent or guardian in order to be valid.
(d) If a potential winner does not reply to the notification(s) within the stated period(s), or does not return the signed Release, or such person’s reply is ineligible, or cannot or does not comply with these T&Cs, then in our discretion he/she will be disqualified, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected.
(e) The name of the winner will be confirmed on the Artist Website and the Artist Soundcloud.
9. Ownership of Your Remix and Our Rights to Use Your Remix
(a) You hereby agree and confirm that in consideration of your being given the chance to enter the Competition and have your Remix judged, and in consideration of having the opportunity to win the prize, we shall own your Remix from the date of creation and we shall have the exclusive right and entitlement to use and/or exploit Your Remix or authorise others to do so (or to choose not to utilise the Remix) without further reference or payment to you. For the purposes hereof, “Remix” shall include all edits, mixes, copies and/or versions of the Remix, to the extent of your involvement in and/or ownership of the same.
(b) In order to transfer to and confirm our ownership of and rights in the Remix:
(i) you hereby assign to us (including by way of present assignment of future copyright) any and all rights in your Remix with full title guarantee free from all encumbrances charges and liens and we (and our licensees and assignees) shall have the exclusive perpetual right to store, edit, mix, overdub, vary and otherwise alter the Remix, and to use, reproduce, copy, transmit, publish, post, display, exhibit, broadcast, perform, synchronise and/or exploit the Remix throughout the World (or not, as we see fit), and to authorise others so to do without further reference or payment to you or reference or payment to the Performers;
(ii) you hereby grant us all consents to enable us (or to enable any third party we may choose) to fully use and exploit your Remix, and you agree that your Remix may be used in connection with third party advertising, branding or endorsement or otherwise in our discretion and without limitation;
(iii) you irrevocably waive any right that you or the Performers may have to receive a credit in respect of your Remix or to stop us from changing or altering your Remix in any way we wish;
(iv) you agree to promptly sign all documents and/or undertake all reasonable steps to confirm our ownership of the Remix and rights herein, upon our request following completion of the Competition. Where required by us you will provide written confirmation by your guardian or parent of your right to enter into this Competition and acceptance of these T&Cs.
(c) You acknowledge and confirm that we are the sole owner of all rights including copyright in and/or to the Stems, and you have no rights in the same. Notwithstanding the foregoing we hereby confirm the grant to you of a non-exclusive limited licence to use the Stems to create your Remix solely for the purposes of this Competition. Any use whatsoever of the Stems (or any part thereof) beyond the Closing Date or other than as expressly stated herein will be a breach of these T&Cs and a breach of our copyright for which we will have a claim at law against you.
(d) You may be required to provide us with proof that you are the authorised account holder of the email address associated with your entry.
(e) Notwithstanding the general wording set out above, we shall not exploit your Remix if you are not the winner, save with your consent, and you agree not to unreasonably withhold or delay that consent. Where we use your Remix we will, where usual and practical, credit you for your contribution to such Remix by including words such as “remixed by [name]” or similar (in our reasonable discretion).
By entering this Competition you hereby warrant and agree:
(a) to be bound by these Terms and Conditions;
(b) to comply with all of the terms of your user agreement with Soundcloud or any other service provider used in respect of the Competition, and these T&Cs shall survive any termination by you, Soundcloud or other service provider of any such user agreement;
(c) that the decision of the Judges is final and binding on all matters relating to the Competition;
(d) that you are the sole and exclusive creator of the Remix or, to the extent Performers were involved in the creation of the Remix, you are authorised on behalf of all Performers to make the grants and agree the terms of these T&Cs;
(e) that you are the owner of the Remix, and all rights in and/or to the Remix, and have the right to assign all ownership to us as set out in these T&Cs;
(f) that the costs you incur in creating your Remix and complying with these T&Cs are solely your responsibility;
(g) that you have the full and exclusive right, power and authority to submit the Remix to us upon the terms and conditions set forth herein;
(h) that no part of the Remix has been published;
(i) that no rights in the Remix have previously been granted to any person, firm, corporation or other entity or have otherwise been exercised or exploited;
(j) that the full use of the Remix or any part thereof will not in any way violate or infringe upon any copyright (statutory or otherwise), constitute a libel or defamation of or an invasion of the rights of privacy or publicity of, or otherwise violate or infringe upon any other personal, property or other rights of any person, firm, corporation or other entity or subject us to any costs or liability of any kind or nature whatsoever; and
(k) to release and hold harmless (and you do hereby release and hold harmless), to the extent permissible by law, us, our parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, suppliers and advertising, promotional and judging organizations and employees, officers, directors, shareholders and agents (collectively, the “Releasees”) from and against any and all liability for injury and/or damage (including death) sustained in connection with the use and/or misuse of a prize or related to participation in the Competition.
11. Cancellation of Competition / Disqualification
(a) We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to disqualify you from the Competition for any reason, including, but not limited to, because: (i) the Remix does not comply with the Remix Specifications; (ii) you are or we reasonably believe that you are tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process; (iii) you are acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass another participant, any Judge, any of our representatives or any other person; (iv) you have not provided confirmation of your guardian / parent consent to enter this Competition when requested; or (v) you are otherwise acting in violation of these T&Cs and any other rules of the Competition.
(b) We reserve the right to cancel or amend the Competition at any stage and without notice. In the event that we cancel the Competition we shall not be liable for any damage, loss or disappointment suffered by you. For the avoidance of doubt the Remix or any part thereof created by you prior to cancellation (or disqualification) shall be owned by us and you shall have no right to post, publish, broadcast, reproduce, exploit or otherwise use the same. You shall deliver any such Remix and/or versions to us promptly following our request therefor.
12. Your Personal Data
Information collected from you will be used by us for the purposes of this Competition only, and may be used (in connection with the Competition only) outside of your country of residence.
(a) We are not responsible for any lost, late, illegible, misdirected, mutilated, incomplete, incorrect or inaccurate entries or entry information, whether caused by you or by any of the equipment, computer hardware or software or any other technical operation or programming associated with or utilised in the Competition, and we assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or delay in operation or transmission, or for communications line failure, or for theft or destruction, tampering, or unauthorized access to entries and/or entry information. If, for any reason, the Competition is not capable of running as planned by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, worms, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, tampering, technical failures, or any other causes beyond our control which, in our sole opinion corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Competition, we reserve the right in our sole discretion to void suspect entries and/or to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Competition and select the winner from among all eligible entries received prior to such cancellation, termination or suspension.
(b) YOUR USE OF THE ARTIST SOUNDCLOUD AND PARTICIPATION IN THE COMPETITION IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THIS COMPETITION IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. WE HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITIY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT WILL WE BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE ARTIST SOUNDCLOUD OR OUR WEBSITE, OR THE DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM SAID SITE(S).
(c) You acknowledge that Soundcloud is a website over which we have no control and we accept no responsibility for any issues or loss that may be caused by your accessing / using Soundcloud for the purposes of this Competition or your inability to access / use / successfully upload your Remix via Soundcloud and/or claim any part of the Prize.
(d) Except where prohibited, participants agree that:
(i) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Competition, any prize awarded or the determination of the winner shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action;
(ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards in the event of a successful claim against us shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Competition but in no event solicitor’s or other legal fees; and
(iii) under no circumstances will you be permitted to obtain awards for, and you hereby waive all rights to claim, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages (other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses), and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.
(e) All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these T&Cs, or your rights and obligations (and those of the Releasees) in connection with the Competition, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of Germany) We may prosecute any fraudulent activities to the full extent of the law. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply and the Competition is void where prohibited under local law.
(f) The Compeition and all accompanying materials are copyright © 2016 K&D Records. All rights reserved.