Loopcloud launched the Global Producer Challenge, a global music contest with a $100,000 prize pool and $200 worth of free VST plugins, samples, music production courses, and DJ tools for all contestants.

Global Producer Challenge is the biggest music production competition of 2021, organized by Beatport, Loopcloud, Beatsource, LabelRadar, and Plugin Boutique.

You are invited to join the Global Producer Challenge by downloading the free Participant pack ($200), creating an original music track, and submitting it to LabelRadar before July 15th (23:59 PT).

The freely downloadable Participant pack contains the following goodies:

  • Puncher 2 by W.A. Production (coupon code provided);
  • Ravage Lite by SoundSpot (coupon code provided);
  • Groovemate One by UJAM (no longer available);
  • Auto-Tune Unlimited (three months free, coupon code provided);
  • CloudBounce (one month free);
  • Reason+ (three months free, coupon code provided);
  • Producertech All Access Membership (one month free, coupon code provided);
  • Beatsource LINK (30-day free trial);
  • Beatport LINK (30-day free trial);
  • Loopcloud (30-day free trial).

The submitted track needs to be 100% original music. The competition covers six genres:

  • Techno;
  • House;
  • Drum and Bass;
  • Mainstage/EDM;
  • Hip Hop & Trap;
  • Reggaeton.

The jury will pick 30 genre finalists who will receive $2,500 worth of software equipment. The finalists will then compete in a public vote for a chance to win the grand prize – a dream studio hardware and software setup valued at $30,000.

The grand prize software bundle includes the Focusrite Scarlett 8i6 audio interface, Glorious Workbench desk, Vicoustic Vicstudio Box acoustic panels, iZotope Music Production Suite 4, Modal Cobalt 8X synthesizer, Modal Argon 8M synthesizer, Adam A7X speakers, AKAI MPC One, and numerous other prizes.

Also, the five finalists from each genre will be considered for a full release and promotional campaign via Shogun, Rekids, Def Jam, Nervous, DJcity Records, or Spinnin’ record labels.

The good news doesn’t stop there. If you sign up for a free Loopcloud trial during the Global Producer Challenge, you can select one FREE bonus sound pack of your choice. There are four Loopcloud sound packs available:

  1. House & Techno;
  2. Hip-Hop & Trap;
  3. Drum & Bass;
  4. Pop & Reggaeton.

You will also receive a free I Heart NY plugin license from BABY Audio.

Here’s a video that explains how to enter the contest:

To summarize, you can download the Participant pack for free to get Puncher 2 by W.A. Production, Ravage Lite by SoundSpot, and several free trial offers. Submit an original music track for a chance to win one of the thirty available $2,500 prizes (mainly software) or the grand prize with $30,000 worth of music software and gear.

You can submit your entry before July 15th, 2021.

More info: Global Producer Challenge

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