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Dark Times Collaboration – Turning Point Mix Contest

WORLDWIDE PRIZE SHIPPING

($26,340 in prizes)

Featuring musicians from: UNEARTH, MADBALL, and ENTOMBED AD!

Originally mixed and mastered by Kristian Kohle.

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MIX CONTEST SPONSORED BY:

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PRIZES

1st Prize ($10,610 in prizes)

• EVE Audio SC 307

• Audient ID44

• Mojave MA 300

• Neural DSP Everything Bundle

• Jens Bogren IR Pack

• Pro Mix Academy Everything Bundle

• Produce Like A Pro Academy Membership

• Lancaster Audio Everything IR Bundle

2nd Prize ($8,435 in prizes)

• EVE Audio SC 208

• Audient ID14

• Mojave 301

• Neural DSP Omega Ampworks Granophyre

• Neural DSP Archetype: Nolly

• Neural DSP Darkglass Ultra

• Neural DSP Fortin NTS Suite

• Jens Bogren IR Pack

• Pro Mix Academy Everything Bundle

• Produce Like A Pro Academy Membership

• Lancaster Audio Everything IR Bundle

3rd Prize ($7,295 in prizes)

• SC 204 (Eve Audio)

• Evo 4 (Audient)

• MA 50 (Mojave)

• Neural DSP Omega Ampworks Granophyre

• Neural DSP Archetype: Nolly

• Neural DSP Darkglass Ultra

• Neural DSP Fortin NTS Suite

• Jens Bogren IR Pack

• Pro Mix Academy Everything Bundle

• Produce Like A Pro Academy Membership

• Lancaster Audio Everything IR Bundle

MIX CONTEST JUDGES

Kristian Kohle

Kristian Kohle is a German musician, engineer, and producer. He has been producing mostly metal, hardcore punk, and rock at Kohlekeller Studio near Frankfurt.

With countless charting albums, one German number #1 album and two gold records with bands like Aborted, Powerwolf, Van Canto, Hämatom and Eskimo Callboy Kristian Kohle has become one of Europe’s most sought after Metal producers.

In January 2019 Kohle was the first German music producer to be invited to Nail the Mix. Since then he has started doing YouTube videos and has released guitar pedals, IR packs, and drum samples with companies like Eminence, Drumforge and Klirrton.

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Jens Bogren

Jens Bogren, founder and head of Fascination Street Studios since 2001, is famous worldwide for his work with some of the biggest acts in metal today. Sepultura, Kreator, Dimmu Borgir, Opeth, Amon Amarth, Arch Enemy, Devin Townsend, Paradise Lost, At The Gates, Soilwork, Moonspell, God Forbid, Amorphis, Dark Tranquillity, Powerwolf, Dir En Grey, Anthem, BabyMetal, Haken, Leprous, Katatonia, Stam1na, Septic Flesh and James LaBrie (Dream Theater) are just a few of the artists that have had their albums produced and/or mixed by Jens. You’ll also find some pretty wild mastering credits on his roster, e.g. a live concert movie with Taylor Swift. Many of the albums from the artists above were awarded with gold records, album of the year and grammy’s or similar awards. Jens is known for stepping up the game for the artists he takes on. And he is always looking for new artists to work with!

Warren Huart

This Los Angeles-based British music producer has played a fundamental part in the creation of platinum winning and billboard-soaring albums; as well as the development of many of today’s successful artists’ careers. With over 20 years of experience in the ever expanding music industry (record production, engineering, mixing and songwriting), as well as his extensive knowledge of musical equipment used yesterday and today, Warren manages to create the most diverse sound around.

Dark Times Collaboration – Turning Point Mix Contest

WORLDWIDE PRIZE SHIPPING

($26,340 in prizes)

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Mix Contest Rules:  

  • Mix the song.
  • This is not a loudness competition, all tracks will be level-matched by the judges before listening.
  • Please only submit your mix once, multi-submissions will automatically be excluded from the contest.
  • Submission ends on February 5th, 2021 at 11:59 PM PST. Any mixes submitted after this deadline will be excluded from the contest.
  • The winner will be announced via email, as well as on Produce Like A Pro the week of February 15, 2021.

How to get in on the fun:

  • Download the Multitracks of ‘Turning Point’.
  • Mix the song. Don’t be afraid to come up with something completely different!
  • Bounce your track to a 320kb/s mp3 file. Make sure the file name includes your first- and lastname (e.g. ‘Peter Pan – Turning Point Mix.mp3’)
  • Upload your track to Youtube, Soundcloud or another streaming platform of your choosing and use the Tag ‘Dark Times Collaboration – Turning Point Mix Contest 2021’ in the description.
  • Please post your Soundcloud Or YouTube Link on the Competition Page and leave a comment on someone else’s mix!
  • Complete your submission before February 5th, 2021 at 11:59 PM PST

PRIZES

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EVE sc307
Evo 4 (Audient)
ID14 (Audient)
MA 300 (Mojave)
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SC 208 (Eve Audio)

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