StarCity Recording Company and Fizzkicks.com, official sponsors of the East Coast Indie Stage (www.eastcoastindiestage.com) as presented by the 2006 Vans Warped Tour, have announced a contest advantageous to all musicians. By registering for a subscription to Fizzkicks.com, a cost-effective digital solution for music distribution, artists are automatically entered to win free studio time at StarCity Recording, a world-class facility located in Bethlehem, PA and operated by music industry veteran Jeff Glixman.
To enter, subscribing artists must post their music on Fizzkicks.com. Glixman, a successful producer with a keen eye for musical talent ? over 30 million units sold working with artists such as Kansas, Bob Marley, the Allman Brothers and Ludacris ? will then review the entries and select six winners to record two tracks each at StarCity. Each track will be added to a StarCity sampler CD, which will then be distributed nationally.
Fizzkicks.com provides musicians with an avenue to substantially cut costs by taking advantage of the digital music explosion,” Glixman states. ?With this contest, we’re offering a bonus opportunity for undiscovered artists. Now, not only will selling their music become more profitable, but they?ll have a shot at winning a tremendous prize.”
Fizzkicks.com (www.fizzkicks.com) is an online music service that allows bands/artists to create their own prepaid “music cards” to sell or give away to fans, making offline song distribution easy and extremely inexpensive. Up-and-coming musicians will no longer have to spend thousands of dollars duplicating CDs for sale at performances as Fizzkicks.com provides the tools to create, print and distribute an unlimited number of prepaid music cards anytime, anywhere for an annual subscription fee of $150.
An ideal solution for independent artists on tight budgets as well as fully established artists, Fizzkicks.com enables musicians to create prepaid music cards worth one to 20 song downloads per card how many songs can be downloaded per card and how much each card is sold for is entirely up to the artist. Each prepaid music card has its own unique access code allowing fans to download songs from the artist?s library. Additional advantages to Fizzkicks.com over traditional song distribution alternatives include: creation and printing on demand; artists keep all sales revenue; distribution of music cards online or offline; no inventory to monitor; and song selection is left to fan discretion.
To register for the contest, please visit Fizzkicks.com at the East Coast Indie Stage or go to www.starcityrecording.com and follow the links.