THE SUBMISSIONS ARE CLOSED. Thank you to all those who have
sent submissions. It was an overwhelming response!
ALL bands will be notified of final selection by
NILAIHAH RECORDS and A DIFFERENT DRUM are proud to announce
we are accepting submissions for STATE of SYNTHPOP 2004.
+Submission deadline HAS BEEN DELAYED due
to the immense undertaking it requires!!! We apologize for any inconvenience.
The CD to be released in late 2004 on NILAIHAH
RECORDS and A
DIFFERENT DRUM (USA) with support from many labels, such
as Infacted, Memento Materia, Ninthwave, Alfa Matrix, Dependent,
Cohaagen, DSBP, Hand Held Halo, Artoffact, WTII, 11th Records, IntraPop,
Dancing Ferret, and many more...
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR: A focus on dancefloor friendly tracks,
unreleased, and exclusive songs and/or remixes in the Industrial,
EBM, Synthpop, Trance, Trip Hop, and Electronic Dance genres. Songs
MUST BE electronic focused. This is *NOT*
strictly a synthpop compilation. It will cover ALL melodic
electronic dance music/styles. Please no Metal
or Industrial Rock.
**Bands MUST have at least 1 (one)
professional full length CD released by a record label or on their
own, available for purchase to the public, in order to be considered
for this compilation.**
Bands will be notified of final selection by
June 30, 2004
Each chosen Artist/Band will sign a licensing
agreement with Nilaihah Records/A Different Drum allowing
use of their track. Contracts will be sent out when bands have been
chosen for the compilation and must be signed within 3 weeks of
the date the contract is received or they will default their track
Artist/Band will retain 100% publishing. Artists must have copyrights
for all samples and covers in songs considered for submission. All
bands are responsible for copyrighting their own music.
DISTRIBUTION: This CD will be distributed internationally
through Best Buy, Amazon, Metropolis, A Different Drum, CD Baby,
DSBP, etc. It will also be internationally advertised, promoted,
Entries accepted in CD or CD-R format
only along with contact info, press and bio info. Tracks
to be UNMASTERED.
NO MP3 files will be listened to or accepted. Please note: CD
submissions will not be returned. Please send all submissions
on CD or CD-R format ONLY along with a press kit including
bio and/or photo to:
attn: 'State of Synthpop 2004' submission
P.O. Box 82614
Columbus, OH 43202
with any questions or for more info.