Remix a track for Rizzle Kicks and HP Connected Music

Winner Announced On
September 26, 2013

This September, Rizzle Kicks are back with a brand new album 'Roaring 20s'. To mark the release and their album launch event with HP Connected Music, they are inviting DJs and producers to put their own spin on the first single from the album, titled 'Lost Generation'.

The winning remixer, judged by Rizzle Kicks, HP and a top A&R from Island Records, will receive £1,000, have their single streamed and featured exclusively on HP Connected Music. They will also receive a brand new HP laptop and exposure across Rizzle Kicks social channels.

The track 'Lost Generation' is all about the youth of today living a life of reality TV and about the need to break out of it. Participants can use the stems provided to create their own original remix, which may be any genre or style - so have fun with it!

Rizzle Kicks are currently busy launching their brand new album ‘Roaring 20s’. The video for the first single, Lost Generation allowed 100 young adults the opportunity to work with them on creating the video. Having played Glastonbury festival and Wireless, the band’s next gig will be the iTunes festival at the Roundhouse on Sept 5th. They recently toured with Ed Sheeran in the US and will be announcing another full UK tour for 2014.
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One winner will:

  • Have their track featured as an exclusive on the HP Connected Music streaming service
  • Receive £1,000
  • Receive a new HP laptop
  • Receive exposure and promotion across HP Connected Music and Rizzle Kick's official online channels

Three runners up will receive:

  • £200 each
  • Promotion across HP Connected Music’s official online channels
One highest voted will receive:
  • £200
  • Promotion across HP Connected Music’s official online channels
The Stems
  • Due to legal reasons, the main prize is available only to UK and Ireland participants, however the highest voted and highly commended prizes are open to global participants
  • Participants should retain the higher quality version of their remix should the participant be chosen as the winner
  • Participants must submit a picture to accompany their audio clip
  • Submissions must be no longer than 4 minutes
  • Participants must use the provided stems and can add their own original music
  • Participants must submit their remix via SoundCloud
  • No purchase necessary
  • All rights in and to the stems are reserved by Universal Music. All rights in materials that are created by entrants using the stems are assigned to Universal Music. The entrants and winner will not be entitled to make their remixes and materials derived from or incorporating such stems available in any way (other than for the purposes of the competition). Universal Music will not commercially exploit any such remix until the parties have entered into a further agreement in relation to such use
  • Universal Music will be entitled to use and exploit the winning entry as envisaged by the competition (e.g. radio play)
  • Participants must join using an active email address so if chosen they can be easily contacted
  • For the £1,000 cash prize, the winner automatically assigns all rights of their remix to Universal Music (all remaining participants e.g. non winners, retain ownership of their IP). Universal Music will ask the winner to sign their remix agreement in which will include the £1,000 cash prize as the fee
Official Rules
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HP Connected Music and Rizzle Kicks will select from all qualified submissions with special consideration for the top voted entries. A qualified submission is one which meets all the Terms & Conditions, Guidelines and Official Rules.

Key Dates
  • Submit By: September 12, 2013 at 10:00 AM
  • Voting Starts: September 12, 2013 at 10:00 AM
  • Voting Ends: September 19, 2013 at 10:00 AM
  • Winner Announcement: September 26, 2013