Steemit Open Mic Week 95 - Record Your Performance And Win Steem - Sponsored By @pfunk And @luzcypher

in openmic •  last year  (edited)

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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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?


Definitely check out The OPEN-MIC’s Mega-Collaboration / Mash-Up – UPDATE #3 --- by @passion-ground
. This is going to be a lot of fun doing a big mashup to celebrate Open Mic's 2-year birthday coming up soon.

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 95 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 27th
    of July 2018. Submit your performance in the comment / reply section by 12.00 PM UTC Time (Friday 20th JULY 2018). Find your UTC time here.
  • Each week the contest starts on Sunday and ends on Friday. PLEASE DO NOT ENTER BEFORE SUNDAY the 22nd of July
  • Only 1 entry per person per week
  • Steemit Open Mic Week 95 must the beginning of the post title.
  • Steemit Open Mic Week 95 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

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It is very important to say the words "Steemit Open Mic Week 95" 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.

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 95

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 4 will be announced **, Monday, July 23rd, 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 95" 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 95 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 95" 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 95 before any other text in the title.

For example: STEEMIT Open Mic Week 95- Hold That Tiger by @cheetabot*

  • You can title your post anything you want just be sure the first words say STEEMIT OPEN MIC WEEK 95.

  • 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 27th JULY 2018). Find your UTC time here.

  • DO NOT ENTER AFTER 12.00 PM UTC Time (Friday 27th JULY 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

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>[![steemit_open_mic_week_95.png](https://s8.postimg.cc/spr3x902d/steemit_open_mic_week_95.png)](https://steemit.com/@luzcypher)</center>

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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 27th of July, 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 95 must the beginning of the post title.

  • Steemit Open Mic Week 95 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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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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  ·  last year (edited)

Here's my entry this week! Many thanks fam!
https://steemit.com/openmic/@elainefaye/e8svukru

Thanks for putting up originals.

No worries Steve! I'm a Songwriter, so it would be rude not to!

Yep. That's how I feel too. 😎

Original song this week. New song friday with #lofifriday as well! Going to have a feature this time around=] https://steemit.com/openmic/@tribedownsouth/steemit-open-mic-week-95-original-hatebreeders

Dig the tune. You have a really cool voice. Thanks for making original content.

Taking a turn and covering a pop tune this week. Hope ya like it!

https://steemit.com/openmic/@dustinseth/steemit-open-mic-week-95-friends-cover

  ·  last year (edited)

Hello, here's my post for open mic week 95, hope you enjoy it. https://steemit.com/openmic/@aleallopez/sonata-para-guitarra-de-antonio-lauro-i-allegro

Happy to be here again, singing with @wildfamily. Wishing for everyone to flourish in their own wonderful way this week.

Hola Steemians,

aqui esta mi entrada en la semana #95 como ya ven logre conseguir una guitarra para que mi entrada fuera valida, espero valga la pena.

Suena bien.

Hello friends of @openmic today I participate for the first time in your contest and the truth I am very anxious for the same; Today I wanted to record and share with you a cover of the song "Búscame" from the famous Spanish Rosario Flores, a very beautiful song in both lyrics and musical arrangements.
Giving a different touch to my colleagues and thanking them in advance for all the sponsors of this platform and contest I leave my participation for the week # 95:

Hola a todos!! Esta es mi entrada!! Espero la disfruten!

Felicidades :)

HERE I LEAVE MY PARTICIPATION OF THIS WEEK, I HOPE YOU LIKE ... SUCCESS TO ALL THE PARTICIPANTS @LUZCYPHER @PFUNK @PASSION-GROUND @MENO @SOUNDLEGION @KRYSTLE @VERBAL-D

Mi participación de la semana en este prestigioso concurso
https://steemit.com/openmic/@rjcha/steemit-open-mic-semana-95-mucho-corazon-por-rjcha

Buenísima.

Fino.

Hi to all this its my contest link of this week, its an Apocaliptic drum percusion sound, inspired in O Fortuna song (Carmina Burana), but its not a cover, I hope that you will enjoy this crazy experiment, bleesings:

https://steemit.com/openmic/@nahupuku/openmic-95-los-tambores-del-apocalipsis-cancion-original

Hi people of Open Mic! This is my entry for this week 95 👍

  ·  last year (edited)

HEY, SOUL SISTER - Afro Cuban Experimental
Enjoy!

https://steemit.com/openmic/@siomarasalmeron/z9ehugb6

This is my entry. It's a Solo of Keys using an instrumental version of a Classic of Latin Music.

https://steemit.com/openmic/@maxipiano/trx79kzp

Here is my entry for this week open mic contest. An original song, written and performed by me @enazirma in Bahasa Malaysia
Hope you guys like it.
Thank you.
https://steemit.com/openmic/@enazirma/steemit-open-mic-week-95-rasa-yang-sama-the-same-feeling-original-song-by-enazirma

Hey guys! It's been way too long!! Happy to be back for this week's Steemit Open Mic :)

https://steemit.com/openmic/@tomashofficial/steemit-open-mic-week-95-sentimental-cover-porcupine-tree

DISCULPEN NO HABIA SUBIDO EL LINK A LOS COMENTARIOS PARA FORMALIZAR MI PARTICIPACIÓN
https://steemit.com/openmic/@cpereira/351cmqpj

Hello how are you?
here my entry this week, something different than usual
something that I hope you enjoy
an abra and blessings for all: D

https://steemit.com/openmic/@yisusgtr/steemit-open-mic-week-95-original-song-under-system

Hello beautiful people this is my entry for this week, kisses to everyone

hello dear friends, here I leave my entrance I hope you enjoy it @luzcypher
https://steemit.com/openmic/@dailafuentes/mpny1pgi

Hi fellow open mic-ers! Hope everyone is having a lovely week. This is my entry for this week. It's a cover of a song called My Burden With Me by Mispo

first started it and I want to give a big thank you to him and all the people that accepts all this

hello friends of #openmic, greetings @luzcypher .. here I leave my participation humbly

https://steemit.com/openmic/@carlosfbass/6h9fz31w

Hi, here my entry this week 95:
https://steemit.com/openmic/@jamrubio/xgjvcadf

hola chicos quiero compartir con ustedes mi entrada para esta semana , saludos https://steemit.com/openmic/@vladoramirez/5t6bhbhp

  ·  last year (edited)

I'm back again with a Pink Floyd cover. Good luck everyone.

  ·  last year (edited)

Hi guys today I’m playing a song in spanish by: "Soda Stereo"
"Té para tres"
Hope you like it!


https://d.tube/v/luiskrupaz/25ymjf4a

https://steemit.com/openmic/@luiskrupaz/25ymjf4a

Hello, I put for here. 😀

https://busy.org/@lynnm/94jycu29

Buenas Noches estimados Steemians! Esta vez traigo un cover de otra canción de Shakira, y al igual que la anterior la aprendí, practiqué, grabé y edité el video en aproximadamente 2-3 horas (montarlo en Youtube es otro cuento, sobre todo con la velocidad de nuestro Internet en Venezuela jajaja). Espero que lo disfruten!!!

Hello my friends, here I leave my participation, I hope you enjoy :)
https://steemit.com/openmic/@carlosgu/3x776hwr

Hello people of #openmic, here I leave you my ticket this week, a reggae cover to tripearselo, I'm very cool I'm excited about this the truth hahaha, I hope you like it a lot you can give me comments accept your reviews to keep growing, enjoy the sounds of reggae, greetings! @luzcypher

I don't know if you have seen it @luzcypher, but here is my entry posted way earlier this morning. I think I got all the bells and whistles right, tags and mentions etc...
https://steemit.com/openmic/@jerrytsuseer/steemit-open-mic-week-95-leader-of-the-band

Hiii everyone! this is my entry for this week.. Hope you like it!! \m/.. Good luck to you all!
https://steemit.com/openmic/@victorg-1994/steemit-open-mic-week-95-fade-to-black-metallica-cover

Hi @luzcypher, I'm @checky ! While checking the mentions made in this post I found out that @cheetabot doesn't exist on Steem. Maybe you made a typo ?

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I made it this week! :)
Here's my submission for week 95
https://steemit.com/openmic/@ukuleletutorials/rlv8hdjn

Thanks as always for the opportunity, everyone!
https://steemit.com/openmic/@k0wsk1/pmz9torv

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Thanks for listening m8!

This week I'm entering an original song I wrote with a country singer I met on YouTube. I hope you like the song. It's called 'Home Cooking'. Thanks as always to @lucypher and @pfunk. You guys rock. 😎

https://steemit.com/openmic/@acousticsteveo/agykow6e

After some time without publishing for this beautiful contest I have brought a version of "Volverte a Verte" by the singer Juanes! I hope you like it. Thanks in advance for the opportunity to @luzcypher - @pfunk - @passion-ground - @meno - @soundlegion - @krystle - @verbal-d - @curie

https://steemit.com/openmic/@yetxuni/steemit-open-mic-week-95-volverte-a-ver-cover-by-yetxuni

Hey this is my entry but I forgot to say my username, a thousand apologies!:(

https://steemit.com/openmic/@fernando.lubezki/bcajdcap

  ·  last year (edited)

this is my entry!!! i am learning to use dtube and i have a mistake with the first tag :(

https://steemit.com/openmic/@shaularosa/steemit-open-mic-week-95-can-you-feel-the-love-tonight-violin-cover-by-shaularosa