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The Great Music Exchange

For the past several years, my friend Alasdair and I have exchanged mix CDs across the ocean. He would send me the newest and best in European indie music, and I would scrape through my resources for at least a few North American musicians he didn't yet know.

But it is getting tricky. We've shared our sources for new material, and rarely wait the full year to suggest new artists to each other.

So we're changing it up this year. We are going with a themed album, and we are opening it up to all kinds of participants. Like YOU!!


Here are the guidelines:

  1. Tell one of us, and we will hook you up with Dropbox if you aren't already using it.
  2. Choose which theme you want to go with - All the Bells and Whistles or Late Night Cocoa. (or one for each!!)
  3. Select twelve-ish songs. (10 min, 14 max) Songs and artists don't have to be "new," but you cannot include more than 2 songs that appear on other albums (incentive to submit early!!)
  4. Upload your album to the shared folder on Dropbox. (your folder name would be MIX TITLE - NAME)
  5. Download all the other mixes.
  6. Listen to good music!!
(participation is open for the entire month of March)

Comments

Karen said…
I AM IN. I already have 3 songs on my album--hook me up with Dropbox!
Beth said…
Karen - which Karen are you: my fb/vancouver/internet buddy, my soon-to-be-roommate, or another?
Ah, I wish I was with it on the music scene and being an ocean away doesn't help my case either. (It's all I can do to at least keep up with some of the music coming out.)
But I'd like to benefit from this contest...:) Somehow.
Will you be posting the results? Or highlights?
Beth said…
V, I very specifically thought of you. I will burn you a CD/DVD of the albums if I can. And if you want to participate, you could always email me the playlist and I could compile the songs?

It doesn't have to be new music!
Karen said…
I am Karen Hoooooooo!
Beth said…
Karen Who?

ha ha ha ha ha ha ha.
Rachelle F said…
I would like a dropbox please :) as long as I can put music from youtube on...
Rachella said…
That last post was me.

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