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Multiple Opportunities from Unsigned Only

Opportunity: http://www.musicxray.com/profiles/904

Unsigned Only is a unique international music competition designed for artists who are not signed to a major label record company or any of its affiliates, subsidiaries, or imprints. The Grand Prize Winner will win $5,000 in cash and one-on-one mentoring by an elite group of record company executives. First Place and Second Place winners will also be selected in each category. Winners will be announced in July, 2012. The goal of Unsigned Only is to find an outstanding, talented performer - a band or solo artist, a newcomer or veteran, raw or polished... the "gem" that needs to be discovered. Unsigned Only is looking for the total package. Judges include: Robert Smith (The Cure); Jeremy Camp; Craig Morgan; Kelly Clarkson; Manchester Orchestra; Steve Lillywhite (Producer); Matt and Kim; Cyndi Lauper; St. Vincent; 3 Doors Down; The Mountain Goats; Josh Jackson (Co-Founder and Editor-In-Chief, Paste Magazine); Scott Lapatine (Founder/Editor-In-Chief, Stereogum); Lorraine Ali (Pop Music Editor, Los Angeles Times); and many more to be announced. Mentors include a group of high-profile record company executives, including Monte Lipman (President of Universal Republic); Pete Ganbarg (Executive Vice President/Head of A&R, Atlantic Records); David Wolter (Senior VP of A&R, RCA Records); Kim Stephens (President, Forward Entertainment and A&R/Capitol Music Group); Trevor Jerideau (VP of A&R, RCA Records); David Wilkes (VP of A&R, eOne Music); Pete Giberga (Head of A&R, Razor & Tie Records); Jason Geter (President, Grand Hustle Records); and more.

Drop Boxes:

Unsigned Only Vocal Performance Submissions - http://www.musicxray.com/interactions/3256/submissions/new

Unsigned Only Pop/Top 40 Submissions - http://www.musicxray.com/interactions/3255/submissions/new

Unsigned Only Rock Song Submissions - http://www.musicxray.com/interactions/3254/submissions/new

Unsigned Only R&B/Hip-Hop Submissions - http://www.musicxray.com/interactions/3253/submissions/new

Unsigned Only Folk/Singer-Songwriter Submissions - http://www.musicxray.com/interactions/3252/submissions/new

Unsigned Only Country Song Submissions - http://www.musicxray.com/interactions/3251/submissions/new

Unsigned Only Christian Song Submissions - http://www.musicxray.com/interactions/3250/submissions/new

Unsigned Only AC (Adult Contemporary) Submissions - http://www.musicxray.com/interactions/3249/submissions/new

Unsigned Only AAA (Adult Album Alternative) Submissions - http://www.musicxray.com/interactions/3248/submissions/new

Three Opportunities from Capitol Records (EMI)

Opportunity: http://www.musicxray.com/profiles/2098

Capitol Records is a fully owned subsidiary of EMI, one of the four major music label groups. Current artists on its roster include Coldplay, Katy Perry, Lily Allen, OkGo.

Contest | Chance to Win a $2,000 Promo Package Worth $2000!

Opportunity: http://www.musicxray.com/profiles/1323

If you think you can make (or already have) a banging hot anthem for the first female AFC in East.EU "The Angel Duchesses" - here's the deal:

The ladies just started officially and are starting to set up their budget. But here's what WE will do - we will compensate you with $2,000 worth of a marketing package that includes:

-Radio Promotion Worldwide -EPK -Press Release (reviews included!) -One Sheet -1on1 Skype Meeting where we will go through your whole career, and you get a chance to poke our minds. -PLUS, you know the anthem will be played all over the place! Stadiums all over EU, radio stations overseas, parties etc. Plus we'll make sure to push it worldwide, as we always do.

4 artists who make it to the final round, but don't get picked - no worries!

-1 artist will get: 1 on 1 Skype Meeting! -3 artists will get: Radio Promo!

Once again, you don't have to have the anthem we're seeking right now! As long as you have access to a studio/producer where the song can be made. Also, if selected, we don't want you to give up your rights to the song! - You will keep 50% of the rights.

Singers / Rappers Wanted for Compilation Project With Beema Beatz

Opportunity: http://www.musicxray.com/profiles/2912

Looking for talented singers and rappers for an upcoming compilation project. No additional costs to artist if selected. However, he catch is that if you are chosen, you will need to record to official Raw Blendz beats produced by one of our finest hip hop producers, Beema Beatz.

The final compilation will be given to A&R representatives and managers.

We also seek artists for additional upcoming projects including online and offline promotional efforts, featured web pages on social networks, submissions to A&Rs, and online radio airplay consideration.

Philpott Lake Safety Expo

Opportunity: http://www.musicxray.com/profiles/2705

Philpott Lake Safety Expo June 9 - 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM We R Indie has partnered with the Army Corps of Engineers at Philpott Lake in Southwest Virginia in promoting and producing this outdoor expo promoting safety including boating, hiking, biking, CPR and more. The Philpott Lake Safety Expo is June 9 at the Philpott Lake Welcome Center and Dam Overlook picnic grounds located in Henry County Virginia.

This is a free community festival style event that is heavily promoted and includes vendors and presentations on safety including boating, hiking, biking, CPR, and more. Attendance 500+ people.

Performance Eligibility: Any solo, duo, group, or band can submit for a performance opportunity on our main stage. Genres accepted are Country, Rock, Blues, Bluegrass, Funkabilly, Newgrass, Americana, Gospel/Christian, Swing, Folk or a fusion of any of the listed. Showcase artists are not paid but will get a free lunch. You will have the opportunity to make new fans and sell your merchandise. You must confirm your attendance and sign a performance contract with us by May 1 or an alternate will be selected.

Booking in Idaho

Opportunity: http://www.musicxray.com/profiles/2905

Share your music and event ideas with me here, and how I can best get back to you (email, phone, text, website).

As an independent booker/promoter, I am inspired by your passion for music and art. My role is to make your performance a memorable experience for all.

Looking for "Exceptional" Vocalists!!

Opportunity: http://www.musicxray.com/profiles/2891

TeeKay Music is looking for "Exceptional" vocalists to feature on up-coming dance releases. If you have the voice then we want to work with you.

TeeKay music is the production/A&R company of producer/songwriter Travis King. Travis has worked with a growing list of the best names in the global dance scene, recent success includes the the Pretty Boys from St Tropez feat Mel Jade.

Placements In TV/Film

Opportunity: http://www.musicxray.com/profiles/2888

I'm currently looking for great songs/instrumentals:production music, for TV/Film placements. If your music is selected you will be presented with a non-exclusive 50/50 co-publishing deal given RFG Music publishing Inc. rights to continue to work your records. So, only submit your best material. Only submit if you have a flourishing catalog full of great material. You don't want to be the one who can't provide more of the initial quality that gets you in the door. I will also be giving constructive criticism with all submissions. This will allow you to better present your material next go round.

Songs Wanted for a Girlband

Opportunity: http://www.musicxray.com/profiles/1926

Abbiko Music Group are seeking songs suitable for a girl group. All track submissions must be complete with professional vocals recorded on track

All track submissions must be of a high industry standard quality. "rough demo" will not be considered.

All track submissions must be currently unpublished.

The girl band is seeking uptempo and catchy songs. If you have anything suitable please submit to us.

Song, Arrangement, Production Critique and Career Advice!

Opportunity: http://www.musicxray.com/profiles/2887

This would be a good opportunity for low to mid level exposure bands to get some honest feedback from an independent record producer (jack of all trades really) with fresh ears, a decade worth of experience, and an open mind.

Best use of our time would be to also tell me what stage you're at and where you're aiming the next 12-18 months.

You're band is a business, you need the product first (usually) but if you don't have the goals and a plan... save yourself the $4... buy a coffee... like a decent one... or maybe 2 "ok" one's for you and a co-worker... since you'll be keeping your day job. Thanks and all the best with your submissions! - Mike "People, places and things... in that order... always."