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Rawster Announces Winner of Summer Professional Demo prize package

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on Friday, 03 August 2012
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Congratulations to Thrashblack Invidia, the winners of Rawster’s summer prize package! Thrashblack has won a professionally produced demo from EmRecords, studio time, CD cover art, and photo shoot in Calgary to help launch their careers and music goals.

Thank you to all of the bands on Rawster for being part of our community, we have several more great contests launching in the coming months including another Demo package and a contest for a Marketing and Branding Coach to work with your band and get your music to your fans. All bands that are members of the Rawster community will be notified of the upcoming contests as soon as they go live. In the meantime please feel free to continue to post your music and videos on your profile for the hundreds of visitors that stop by Rawster every week and add your events / performances to our Event Calendar – our calendar is well indexed by all the major search engines and can help introduce you to new fans looking for information on what to do in Calgary and across Alberta.

We would also like to extend our thanks to Calgary’s radio stations X92.9 and UP 97.7 for their support of our latest contest and the Rawster community.

To become part of the Rawster community please visit: membership is free for Bands, Musicians, Venues, and music fans of all genres.

About Thrashblack Invidia: local Calgary band described as Metal / Rap / Slow Power Sludge. We will be featuring their music as soon as the new demo is ready.

Be Found, Be Seen, Be Heard on Rawster!

Note: winner of Rawster’s summer prize package was determined by random draw of all bands that have a profile in the Rawster community.

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Win a Record Demo and Photo Shoot from Rawster

Posted by Brenda
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on Wednesday, 04 July 2012
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Would you like to win a record demo for your music / band?


In celebration of our launch Rawster has teamed up with EmRecords in Calgary to offer a contest for bands/musicians looking to create a professional demo package. Do you have a great song you want to record? All genres are welcome to enter.  

To enter all you have to do is go to and join as a free member (please choose Band or Musician as your membership type). In addition to entering the contest, you will be provided with a professional profile page where you can interact with other bands, venues and music fans in your area or around the world, and list your upcoming events and shows. You can also plan tours, book shows and find the latest festivals playing in your area. Winner will be chosen at random. All members that have l Band / Musician profiles that register between June 1 and July 31, 2012 on Rawster will automatically be entered into the draw. 


PRIZE PACKAGE   (One (1) Prize Pack Available) 

  • Three (3) song demo package ($1200 value)
  • Twenty (20) hours recording time in Calgary, AB
  • Working with renowned musician/artist/composer/producer
  • CD Cover design creation ($300)
  • Professional Photo Shoot in Calgary AB by music photographer Krystal Labrecque of Brutal Minds ($400 value)

It is time for the world to discover your music and Rawster wants to help make that happen!

 Rules & Regulations

All entrants cannot be signed to or have any affiliation with a major label record company (Sony BMG, EMI Group, Universal Music Group, or Warner Music Group or any of its affiliates, subsidiaries or imprints) or have distribution through a major label or its affiliates.

  • Entrants who are on independent labels, their own label, or no label are eligible to enter.
  • Contest is open to all geographic locvations but all prizes must be claimed and actualized in Calgary AB - base location of EmRecords (EmRecords Mobile Studio is mobile anywhere within the Calgary city limits if needed)
  • Entrants may not record any song that is owned, wholly or partly, by any publishing company.
  • All entries submitted must be by the original musician and shall not infringe any copyrights or any other rights of any third parties.
  • All prizes will be awarded to the person whose name or band name appears on the Rawster membership, and division of prizes among co-members is the responsibility of the winner.
  • Rawster reserves the right to extend the entry deadline
  • Rawster will post all results on its website and will notify entrants by email that results are posted.
  • Entrant is responsible for providing up-to-date and correct email addresses to Rawster. Rawster is not responsible for entrant’s non-receipt of any Rawster emails for any reason, including but not limited to, server or email malfunctions.
  • Entrant retains all ownership rights to all song(s). Rawster will not have any ownership rights to any song(s) recorded.
  • By entering Rawster, entrant and/or their parents or legal guardian (if such entrant is a minor) agree to accept and be bound by the decisions of Rawster and its judges which are final and binding in all matters. Entrant agrees to be bound by all terms of these official Rawster Rules and Regulations as established herein.

Prizes Terms & Conditions

  • All Prizes are non-transferable and have no cash value.
  • Prizes do not include any Media (CD’s or Hard Drives)
  • This Prize can only be claimed by the Band/ Artist that it is issued to
  • Winner will schedule all studio time in advance with EmRecords and Brutal Minds
  • All prizes are the sole responsibility of the winner to claim
  • Cancellations or re-scheduling of booked session time must be done 2 weeks prior to scheduled date and approved by EmRecords
  • EmRecords and Brutal Minds reserve the right to re-schedule all bookings.
  • This Prize must be claimed within 90 days of the date issued unless otherwise agreed by EmRecords
  • There will be no transfer and substitution of prizes

If you are already a member of Rawster you are automaticallyentered to win.  If you are not a member of Rawster please click here to become a member of Rawster and take the first step towards winning this amazing prize!

This contest is brought to you in partnership with EmRecords

Em Records Studio

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