The advent of online communities like Myspace has thrown up exciting opportunities for new producers and bands to get their music heard, but Carbon Logic goes one step beyond, taking their template and channelling it directly into music. Completely free to join and use, the site gives members the opportunities to sing the praises of the best music posted there, and hosts a quarterly competition to find the best new artists and tracks, judged by record label head honchos.
Currently, tops breaks label Finger Lickin' are presiding in the judges' hotseat with Justin Rushmore and Jem Panufnik checking out all the latest tracks. They'll select one winner from a final 10-track shortlist, which will be published on 31st July. The prize is a two-day recording session in London's Snorkel Studios so through June and July, expect a cavalcade of quality breakbeat to descend upon the site.
Previous winners have gone on to have their tracks released on labels like Gilles Peterson's Brownswood Recordings and futuristic hip-hop imprint Big Dada. Get online and upload your coolest cuts now at www.carbonlogic.co.uk. You gotta be in it to win it!
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