Steemit Open Mic Week 89 - Record Your Performance And Win Steem - Sponsored By @pfunk And @luzcypher

in openmic •  4 months ago

Steemit Open Mic is an online, live music venue to give musicians a chance to share their music with the Steemit community and get their music heard. It is growing larger every week thanks to all of you.

I want to thank all the talented people that have made the Open Mic contest such a joy to host. It is a pleasure listening to everyone's music and getting to know you guys. Steemit is SO cool like that.

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Traduction gracieuseté de @roxane

Let's Keep @pfunk In The Top 20 Witnesses By Voting For Him As A Steemit Witness

@pfunk has been sponsoring Steemit Open Mic since I first started it and I want to give a big thank you to him and all the people who support and take part in Steemit Open Mic.

@pfunk is a Steemit witness and helps keep the platform working and you can vote for him here Please go vote for him right now. This post will show you how.

Vote For Pfunk For Witness And Keep Steemit Open Mic Growing Strong We Need Your Help Now


More Open Mic Sponsors

Over the last week Open Mic was contacted and offered some more sponsorship from:

@ausbitbank is a top 20 witness on Steemit involved in more supporting projects on the Steem blockchain than I can list. He is a big part of the minnowsupportproject.org, the Peace, Abundance, and Liberty network on Discord, and delegates to many good causes on Steemit. You can vote for him as a wtness here. He just reached out and donated 100 Steem per week to help Open Mic

@Curie helps curate new people who contribute good content and has been supporting Open Mic musicians behind the scenes since Open Mic started. They helped me and countless others get our posts seen when we first started on the platform. Many Open Mic musicians have been featured on their weekly Author's Showcase posts. They are a top 20 witness and have contributed 25 Steem per week for the next two months to help Open Mic. You can vote for them as witness here

MSP-Waves Radio in association with the Minnow Support Project and the Peace, Abundance, Liberty Network is a weekly radio program hosted by @Krystle, @swelker101, and @Isaria that features the weekly Top 5 judges picks from Steemit Open Mic. Not only do they also give weekly prizes to audience picked performers from the contest, but they have also started sponsoring Open Mic with a 25 Steem weekly donation! How cool is that? Thank you for helping support musicians on the Steemit platform. You can have a look at last week's show at Steemit Musicians With Krystle Shane And Isaria Msp Waves Radio - 30 Sbd Prize --- by @isaria

@aggroed is a top 20 witness and is involved in the minnowsupportproject.org and the Peace, Abundance, and Liberty network on Discord. He is launching a new online card game called SteemMonsters.com. Steem Monsters is supporting Open Mic with a 50 Steem donation per week. You can vote for him as witness here


What Is SteemMonsters.com?


And thanks to @meno's initiative the community has come together to support Open Mic. Many of you have created posts in support of the Open Mic community and have donated a portion of the rewards from those posts to @openmic so we can keep doing what we do, build a great community of musicians on Steemit. You guys are the best and we feel appreciative and inspired!

Operation We Are The Open Mic --- by @meno

Special thanks to @lukestokes for his delegation of 5,000 SP to the @openmic account. This helps each entry earn a little more for their performances.


NOTE TO SCAMMERS: I have closed most of the holes scammers have found to cheat the contest except for one. Now people are stealing valid entries from the current week and entering it as their own thinking that because the person in the video says the words Steemit Open Mic Week (current week number) that I will not notice it was already entered. This is the worst form of cheating possible and I have started flagging those caught doing this.

From now on, anyone entering Open Mic must say Steemit Open Mic Week Number (current week number) and their username to have a valid entry. This is to stop scammers from stealing your video and entering it as their own.

How To Support Musicians On Steemit And Earn Curation Rewards By Following The Open Mic Trail --- by @luzcypher

Steemit Open Mic Is About Building A Community Of Musicians On Steemit Not About Winning --- by @luzcypher

What Are The Rules To Enter Steemit Open Mic And Why Do We Have Rules Anyways


Join Steemit Open Mic Night Week 89 and win Steem. Just Record, Post, Win! Come play or sing a song for Steemit.

Steemit Open Mic Rules

From now on, anyone entering Open Mic must say Steemit Open Mic Week Number (current week number) and their username to have a valid entry. This is to stop scammers from stealing your video and entering it as their own.

  • The cutoff date for entries is Friday the 15th
    of June 2018. Submit your performance in the comment / reply section by 12.00 PM UTC Time (Friday 8th JUNE 2018). Find your UTC time here.
  • Each week the contest starts on Sunday and ends on Friday. PLEASE DO NOT ENTER BEFORE SUNDAY the 10th of June
  • Only 1 entry per person per week
  • Steemit Open Mic Week 89 must the beginning of the post title.
  • Steemit Open Mic Week 89 and your username must be said at the beginning of your video
  • Live musical performances only specifically made for this contest. A musical instrument must be played in your performance.
  • openmic must be the first tag
  • Add a link to your post in the comments of this contest post.
  • You must upvote this post
  • Even if you use DTube a YouTube or Video embedded link must be added to your post too

Steemit Open Mic Loves Dtube So Why Do I Have To Add A Youtube Video To My Open Mic Entry --- by @luzcypher

Entries must follow these rules to earn prizes. For a more in-depth understanding of the rules read, What Are The Rules To Enter Steemit Open Mic And Why Do We Have Rules Anyways

Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.

Victor Hugo

It is very important to say the words "Steemit Open Mic Week 88" AND YOUR USERNAME at the beginning of your recorded video. Posts without those words spoken in the beginning of your live, recorded video do not qualify for prizes.

From now on, anyone entering Open Mic must say Steemit Open Mic Week Number (current week number) and their username to have a valid entry. This is to stop scammers from stealing your video and entering it as their own.

Here is an example of a correctly titled post.

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These requirements make it easier for judges and curators to find your posts and upvote it. Ignoring these requirements only hurt your chances of earning rewards.

Steemit Open Mic News

@andybets is working on a site that we may be able to morph into a working Open Mic app. You can have a sneak peek if it here](https://multi.tube/advanced-search/86&tag=openmic&votedby=openmic). Give a few seconds for it to load.


You can join the Open Mic community and chat with musicians on the Open Mic Discord Channel. Your posts are automatically posted to the Open Mic Discord channel when you make your post on your blog. You don't need to post links there, but it is a great place to connect with the community.

Songwriter Shop Talk With Our Very Special Guest Luzcypher --- by @meno

Behind The Scenes Look At The Steemit Open Mic Selection Process How We Pick The Top 5 Entries

You can also post your Steemit Open Mic link to Steemit Open Mic Post Promotion channel by join us at the Steemit Local Musicians Society on Discord and get more upvotes for your entry. Here is the invite code

Steemit Open Mic Week 89

Thanks for supporting, upvoting, Resteeming and entering Steemit Open Mic, a community of music lovers for music lovers and musicians.

2 Votes = Win Win

You can help support Steemit Open Mic by making sure to vote two times.

  • Once on this post so the payouts for the winners will make this contest self-supporting. We're very grateful @pfunk is helping out right now, but helping this post with upvotes gives more rewards to the winners and the contest will be self-supporting.

  • And vote a 2nd time on the link of your favorite entry's post found in the comments below. This will help support all the musicians that entered, even if they didn't win the contest.

  • In fact, some entries earned very well, even though they didn't win. And that's good because musicians need to eat.

**Winners from week 88 will be announced **, Monday, June 11th, 2018 so be sure to follow @luzcypher for updates and thanks for everyone that entered, upvoted and resteemed Steemit Open Mic.

Steemit Open Mic Process

Keeping it short and sweet, here is the flow of considerations for the Steemit Open Mic contest:-

  • Need to promote community participation in the spirit of Steemit Open Mic night.

  • So.. Steemit Open Mic submissions in comments, community voting and reblogging are encouraged.

  • However, we need to avoid public vote abuse and keep a certain standard for Steemit Open Mic night.

  • So.. community voting as the first filter, before internal voting.
  • Another problem: late submissions are usually disadvantaged as they get less attention on the contest post.
  • So.. we've tried to mitigate such a problem by including unique votes of Steemit Open Mic submissions in their own blog posts.
  • IT IS CRUCIAL WHEN YOU RECORD YOUR VIDEO THAT YOU SAY "STEEMIT OPEN MIC WEEK 89" AND YOUR USERNAME AT THE BEGINNING OF YOUR VIDEO

  • We're looking for real live musical performances for this contest. Some people have posted old videos from YouTube and it's difficult to verify that it's really them performing. They will be disqualified from the contest.

  • If you want a chance to earn the prize, make a new video and say STEEMIT OPEN MIC Week 89 at the start of it.

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How To Enter Steemit Open Mic

  • In a well lit quiet room, use your cell phone to record your performance. See recording tips here and here

  • SAY THE WORDS "STEEMIT OPEN MIC WEEK 89" AND YOUR USERNAME AT THE BEGINNING OF YOUR VIDEO

  • Upload your performance to YouTube or other video hosting site.

  • Create a post on your own Steemit account pasting the URL of your uploaded video.

  • IMPORTANT: THE FIRST WORDS IN YOUR POST MUST READ: STEEMIT OPEN MIC WEEK 89 before any other text in the title.

For example: STEEMIT Open Mic Week 89- Hold That Tiger by @cheetabot*

  • You can title your post anything you want just be sure the first words say STEEMIT OPEN MIC WEEK 89.

  • VERY IMPORTANT: THE FIRST TAG ON YOUR POST MUST BE openmic All one word. No spaces.

  • POST THE LINK TO YOUR POST IN THE COMMENTS OF THIS POST. This will increase your exposure and votes while increasing the amount of prize money AND WILL LET US KNOW YOU HAVE ENTERED

Judging, and Contest Prize

  • Submit your performance in the comment / reply section by 12.00 PM UTC Time (Friday 15th JUNE 2018). Find your UTC time here.

  • DO NOT ENTER AFTER 12.00 PM UTC Time (Friday 15th JUNE 2018 12.00 PM UTC Time) YOUR VIDEO WILL NOT BE UPVOTED AFTER THAT TIME Find your UTC time here.

  • You may only submit 1 (one) entry per week.

  • From now on, anyone entering Open Mic must say Steemit Open Mic Week Number (current week number) and their username to have a valid entry. This is to stop scammers from stealing your video and entering it as their own.

  • Performances are not judged on production value, only on performance and entertainment value.

  • Steemit Open Mic judges will deliberate 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th place based on the selected performances.

Steemit Open Mic Prizes Are Temporarily Reduced Until Further Notice

  • Each week the prizes will be paid as follows:
  • 1st place: 80 Steem +plus a 5 Steem Monster Pack
  • 2nd place: 40 Steem +plus a 5 Steem Monster Pack
  • 3rd place: 26 Steem +plus a 5 Steem Monster Pack
  • 4th place: 26 Steem +plus a 5 Steem Monster Pack
  • 5th place: 26 Steem +plus a 5 Steem Monster Pack

200 Steem Prize

Images

You can use any images you want on your blog when you enter Steemit Open Mic. If you would like to help promote a common theme for the Steemit Open Mic Contest you may also use this image below.

Just copy and paste this code as the first image on your blog post.

<center>https://i.imgsafe.org/d3/d3d6a9964b.png</center>

How To Get More Views To Your Entry

You can help get more views to your Steemit Open Mic entry and help grow the contest by Tweeting your blog post. You can also:

  1. Steemit Group 1
  2. Steemit Group 2

Join The Open Mic Community On Discord

Come join us and chat with musicians in the Open Mic community on Discord:

NOTE:

Your post is automatically added to Discord when you post so you don't need to add your link there. Just come to connect with other musicians.

Disclaimer

  • Make sure performances are your performance.

  • The song does not have to be original, only your performance of the song.

  • The Steemit Open Mic judges reserve the right to forfeit submissions that are misleading.

Remember to follow these rules so we can find and reward your post.

From now on, anyone entering Open Mic must say Steemit Open Mic Week Number (current week number) and their username to have a valid entry. This is to stop scammers from stealing your video and entering it as their own.

  • The cutoff date for entries is Friday the 15th of June, 12:00 PM UTC Time. Find your UTC time here

  • Each week the contest starts on Sunday and ends on Friday. PLEASE DO NOT ENTER BEFORE SUNDAY OR AFTER FRIDAY 12 UTC TIME

  • Only 1 entry per person per week

  • Steemit Open Mic Week 89 must the beginning of the post title.

  • Steemit Open Mic Week 89 and your username must be said at the beginning of your video

  • Live performances only specifically made for this contest. A musical instrument must be part of your performance.

  • openmic must be the first tag

  • Add a link to your post in the comments of this contest post.

  • You must upvote this post.

    • Even if you use DTube a YouTube or Video embedded link must be added to your post too.

Steemit Open Mic Loves Dtube So Why Do I Have To Add A Youtube Video To My Open Mic Entry

For a fuller understanding of the rules read, What Are The Rules To Enter Steemit Open Mic And Why Do We Have Rules Anyways

New Music Category Communities

Music Category communities are coming together on Steemit and if you're a music lover, please show support and join in the fun. Here are a few new places to find great music.

Suggestion: openmic must be the first tag to enter open mic, but adding other music-related tags (such as music, music-trail) may help your post get more attention and perhaps even get curated by those music curators.

If your song is an original song, add orginalmusic as your 2nd tag. This will help curators know it is an original song which currently pays a Steem bonus to you.

Thank you all for the participation!

If you have any question please contact @luzcypher in the Open Mic Discord Channel

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Translation courtesy of @lizanomadsoul

Est-ce que tu parles Français? Cliquez ici.

Traduction gracieuseté de @roxane

We would like to thank you all for your spirited participation in making this a big part of the Steemit music community!

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Wao is impresionant all the support that been received congratulations, i am glad fpr this contest, this is my entry for this week, i hope you like it!
https://steemit.com/openmic/@betamusic/steemit-open-mic-semana-89-remind-me-recuerdame

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thank you!

Hey @luzcypher and @pfunk
I just had to enter a song this week!
Here's my little offering!


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Nice !! really great song !!

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Nice song men!! i follow :)

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Thank you very much <3

Not sure I qualify this week for 2 reasons:

  1. Openmic wasnt my first tag (I used @steempress-io for the first time and the tags came out alphabetical)

  2. The deftones are playing instruments but I'm just singing.

Anyway, heres the link:
https://steemit.com/cover/@elliotjgardner/steemitopenmicweek89-risk-deftonescover-yzq292rq37

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Very original. I can tell you spent a lot of time editing. Great job. Good flow and sound. 😎

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Nice bro, necesitan un rapper como yo! XD

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Cool! That's right - "Just Try"!

Howdy folks. This one features a bit more upright bass action than in the past. Here's some jazz.

https://mspsteem.com/openmic/@shookriya/steemit-openmic-week-89-c-est-si-bon

Good afternoon I hope you enjoy my entry this week, I loved it very much I hope you too
https://steemit.com/openmic/@kkarenmp/ud0aj1fy

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Excelente como siempre hermano!

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gracias miles mi bro!

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Esta una demencia que me requemé bro ;) lml pero si se quiere colocar en un género es free-latinjazz experimental, utilizando ritmos latinos y venezolanos, y fusionandolos con un estilo libre de improvisación en la onda de Frank Gambale o el mismo Pat Metheny & Ornett Coleman, si gustas chekear este disco que es uno de mis pilares fundamentales a la hora de componer junto a Fantomas, sin mencionar los discos experimentales de Miles Davis o Herbie Hancock, la misma pianista Hiromi Uehara ha incursionado en el género como otros, aquí te adjunto varios ejemplos, disfrútalos:

http://cupuladeltrueno.blogspot.com/2011/11/pat-metheny-ornette-coleman-song-x-free.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_jazz

El saxofón también está presente en discos de Naked City, ya que su mismo creador, John Zorn es saxofonista y bueno un ser virtuoso:

Y el gran Mike Patton junto a Terry Bozzio en vivo en Montreaux con Fantomas:

Hiromi Uehara The Trio Project "Desire"

Esto sumado junto a los vídeos que ya dejé en el post espero respondan tu da fuq ;) saludos y bendiciones

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Free jazz
Free jazz is an approach to jazz music that was first developed in the 1950s and 60s as musicians attempted to alter, extend, or break down jazz convention, often by discarding fixed chord changes or tempos. Though the music of free jazz composers varied widely, a common feature was dissatisfaction with the limitations of bebop, hard bop, and modal jazz that had developed in the 1940s and 50s. Often described as avant-garde, free jazz has also been described as an attempt to return jazz to its primitive, often religious, roots and emphasis on collective improvisation.
As its name implies, free jazz cannot be defined more than loosely, as many musicians draw on free jazz concepts and idioms, and it was never completely distinct as a genre.

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Se me olvidaba mencionar el rock mas pesado y el punk con saxofón y otras vertientes inspiradas en el jazz:

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Saludos Nahu! original y ecléctico como siempre bro! un abrazo mano si puedes date un giro por mi openmic de esta semana espero sea de tu agrado!, éxitos! :)

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vale claro que si bro! :D excelente ya me paso ;)

Hello friends!!!
I sincerely hope you enjoy and appreciate this Original theme that I wrote to you with a lot of love.
https://steemit.com/openmic/@juanmolina/steemit-open-mic-week-89-chance-de-vida-original

Hello, @Luzcypher. I'm reconding with a better sound... Same camera but I know you do care about it and that is why people isn't working on getting improves on that sense... Nite!

https://steemit.com/openmic/@siomarasalmeron/steemit-open-mic-week-89-cover-by-siomara-salmeron-close-to-you-by-the-carpenters

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This is one of my favorite songs ever.
Great!

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Really? I got to discover it like four months ago, actually. I mean, I heard it before but not consciously, you now? And it is now one of my favourites too. Thank you.

Hey guys... sorry i've been gone for a while. It feels good to be back. Here's my entry for week #89.

I covered No Scrubs by TLC.

HELLO FAMILY OF OPENMIC MY NAME IS JESUS MEDIT,I leave you my participation humbly this week 89 tierra santa - La cancion del pirata 2


https://steemit.com/openmic/@camuel/steemit-open-mic-week-89-original-song-shabba


A special one for me this week - a tribute to a good friend who was taken too soon. Thanks for listening.

Can I suggest you edit these posts down a bit? You repeat some parts several times and it can be a bit confusing. I think it needs a concise set of rules near the top.

Anyway, here's my latest cover. Good luck everyone!

My name is Valeria. I'm 24 years old.

This is my introduction to the 89th week of Open Mic. This song is titled Amazing Grace. I hope you enjoy it!
REGARDS!

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OMG!!! your voice is incredible!!
I'm following you

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Oh, me acabo de dar cuenta que hablas español. jajaja
Me dejaste impresionado con tu talento.
Veo que eres nueva en la comunidad. Bienvenida y mucha suerte!
Saludos de Uruguay!

Hello dear friends of the steemit community .. !!! This is our first participation in Openmic ♥

Hii everyone!! this is my entry for this week.. hope you like it and good luck to you all! \m/
https://steemit.com/openmic/@victorg-1994/steemit-open-mic-week-89-halo-on-fire-metallica-cover

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Hermoso !!

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Gracias! Me paseé por tu blog y me pareció muy interesante. Te sigo

Hi Steemit and #OpenMic community!
Today I’m playing a song by one of my favourite bands "THE RAMONES", with the help of BOB THE BUILDER
(@GabrielKrupaz)
(Please check his drumming videos, they're awesome)

"JUDY IS A PUNK"
1-2-3-4!
Hope you like it!


Special thanks to @luzcypher and @pfunk for keeping the #OpenMic contest every week!

hola @luzcypher, aqui dejo mi entrada al concurso de esta semana, un saludo y espero que te guste mi video, con mucho cariño de parte de @danne10

https://steemit.com/openmic/@danne10/steemit-open-mic-week-89-quisiera-cnco-cover-by-danne10

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Really nice and heartfelt. Great guitar as well, good job!

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Thanks a lot! 😊😊

Greetings friends of Steemit, I present my entry this week.

Flamingo - La Vida Boheme - (cover) by @calule7

hello this is my entrance to this wonderful week 89. kisses and greetings, I hope you like it and dance a little while

https://steemit.com/openmic/@indiperez02/steemit-open-mic-week-89-y-hubo-alguien-de-marc-anthony-cover

Calle 13 - Un Beso de Desayuno (Bass improvisation) | @joelcastilloa

Con las bajas frecuencias de mi bass entro en el #openmic improvisando con una de fusión Hip-hop/rap con un toque de je ne sais pas, Un Beso de Desayuno una canción de Calle 13 con su estilo típico y único
https://steemit.com/openmic/@joelcastilloa/steemit-open-mic-semana-89-or-calle-13-un-beso-de-desayuno-bass-improvisation-or-joelcastilloa-or-openmic-by-luzcypher-and-pfunk

Hi @luzcypher!! this is my entry for week 89 https://steemit.com/openmic/@franj26/steemit-open-mic-week-89-la-cima-charliepapa-s-cover I hope you like it, this is from a Venezuelan band again.

Hola amigos de openmic esta es mi participación de esta semana espero que les agrade
https://steemit.com/openmic/@giolatino159/open-mic-week-89-cover-te-solte-la-rienda-autor-jose-alfredo-jimenez

Hello friends musicians and singers of the platform, especially the family @openmic. This week I return to my roots with a theme of our national folklore. This is the song "My Most Beautiful motive" of the composer, musician and singer Guariqueño Reynaldo Armas.

https://steemit.com/openmic/@gaborockstar/471t0vk1

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Bravo, que buena técnica con ese cuatro. Dios te bendiga!

Here's my entry for the week, thanks as always for the opportunity everyone!

https://steemit.com/openmic/@k0wsk1/s1ixmk24

Hello how are you?

Here I give you with much love and happiness this bass cover of santana

I hope you like it

happiness for all

https://steemit.com/openmic/@miguelblanco/steemit-open-mic-week-89-everybody-s-everything-santana

Hey Friends,
My Entry for Week 89 is some deeper Stuff... Its a Message!
For all Artist struggeling and doubting 😞
Johannes Burghart - Follow your Fire 🔥

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Great performance! Good song too

Can i join without having an instrument?!

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Yes, you can just sing

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No, you can't just sing unless you're really good at it. Read the rules. It says there must be an instrument in the performance. We do sometimes make exceptions.

It says right there in the rules:

  • Live musical performances only specifically made for this contest. A musical instrument must be played in your performance.
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all right .. what your exceptions ? can i sing on a beat or a music that is made by me?!

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Some people do, check some of this weeks entries to get an idea, and read through the rules and you should be ready. ;9)

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If someone else plays an instrument for you. It's right there in the rules. We do sometimes make exceptions but try to stay focused on those who play instruments.

It says right there in the rules:

  • Live musical performances only specifically made for this contest. A musical instrument must be played in your performance.
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If someone else plays
An instrument for you. It's
Right there in the rules.

                 - luzcypher


I'm a bot. I detect haiku.

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this is awesome ahahah