Beatport announce Grand Theft Auto remix competition

Beatport with Rockstar Games and Grand Theft Auto announce an incredible remix competition opportunity.

Overview:
– Beatport are hosting a Remix Challenge with Rockstar Games to celebrate the launch of GTA Online’s latest musical updates, including a new virtual club, The Music Locker, residencies from world-class DJs, and much more.
– Entrants will be invited to remix “Pool Song” by GTA featured artist Lea Porcelain.
– The winner will be selected by a panel of judges, including members of Beatport and the Label Lea Porcelain Recordings.

Remix Opportunity:
– Remix the dreamy, synth-heavy “Pool Song” which premiered on COLORS on 17 September 2020, by Berlin-based duo Lea Porcelain for a chance to win a release on Lea Porcelain Recordings
– The track is featured in GTA, and has a bunch of upcoming remixes from Âme, Frank Wiedemann, Blawan (Berghain) and Roman Flügel.
– Get your track premiered on Beatportal and a $6000 prize package.

About Lea Porcelain:
Lea Porcelain is a Berlin-based duo comprised of producer Julien Bracht and singer Markus Nikolaus. A new German band receiving international attention from Apple Music’s Zane Lowe as well as KEXP’s John Richards who continuously premieres and plays every release in his morning show. They stand for a new German era of sound with a hybrid setup. Their sound is genre-bending and covers elements from electronic music, post-punk combined with indie-rock as well as folk elements. Every track is covered with a tasteful layer of melancholy and poetry that stretches over heartbreaking synth lines.

Key Dates:
– The competition launches on Friday, February 26th at 3pm CET
– The deadline for entries is on March 14 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time.
– The winner will be notified w/c March 29.
– The winner will be announced on April 9 on Beatportal and Beatport and Rockstar’s socials.

Prize Package:
The winning remix will get an official release on Lea Porcelain Recordings, the track premiered on Beatportal and a $6000 prize package including:
– One-Year Loopcloud Subscription
– Bundle of Plugins from PlugIn Boutique
– Beatport Download Credits
– One Year of Beatport Link Pro
– NI Traktor S4 Controller
– Genelec A Pair of 8020D Monitor Speakers
– Teenage Engineering “Ultimate Punch” Pocket Operator Pack
– Roland Customized V-Moda Headphones
– Roland Cloud Ultimate 6 Month Subscription
– Roland Zenbeats Ultimate 6 Month Subscription
– SUBPAC X1 and C1 Pro Wireless Bundle
– Elektron DDS-8 Digitakt 8-Track Sampler and MIDI Sequencer with Effects
– Rockstar’s prizes
– Grand Theft Auto V Swag Including Heist Edition Kubrick Set, Hoodie, and Zippo Lighter

GTA Remix Assets here.
Participants can enter here.


About the Author

Director and DJ, Ian French (Naif) is passionate about every genre of music from Breakbeat, to Drum & Bass, to Techno and House. A man that lives in a world of beats and bass, and total confusion about life!