The Winners Have Been Chosen
The jury listened to, analyzed and compared more than 1250 contest entries (anonymously, of course) until it was finally settled who would win this year’s prizes for the best mix and the best remix of the contest song “Christmas Blind”.
Terms and Conditions
Participation in the HOFA XMAS MIX CONTEST is free of charge. All you need is a DAW and fun mixing and remixing.
You are allowed to master, reamp, trigger the drums, copy & paste and pitch or even remove individual elements. For the sake of fairness it’s not allowed to add new tracks or to change tempo, pitch or structure of the song.
The jury is looking for harmonious sound characteristics with balanced levels that fits in the genre, a well-defined spatial depth and a natural overall sound.
Your options for the remix are endless: use those tracks of the download you want and add whatever you like. Nothing’s forbidden – but of course the song should still be recognisable and “radio-compatible” :) Let your creativity run wild!
When rating the remix, the jury pays attention to sound quality, sound design, arrangement and balanced proportions.
The contest starts
01 DEC 2020
31 JAN 2021
End of user voting
11 FEB 2021
The winners are announced
15 FEB 2021
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Viele Dank fürs ausführliche Feedback, kann ich alles voll und ganz nachvollziehen und höre es nun mit etwas zeitlichem Abstand zur Mischung genauso :)
Danke für eure Mixanalyse. Mal sehen was ich davon umsetzen kann- Alles Anfang ist schwer. Lieben Gruß Mark
Hi, sorry for the ridiculously late Response. Thanks for commenting man. I felt the Reference was way too clean so i tried to bring out some Dirt. Now that i hear this again, i...
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Danke nochmals für deinen netten Kommentar bei mir! Also deine Swing Bearbeitung ist ja total super. Ich höre sie leider erst jetzt. Das Piano und die Saxophone animieren voll...
Vielen Dank! Ich freu mich total! :-)
ich gratuliere - dein remix hat mich auch sofort fasziniert! VG & stay safe!
Over €15,000 in Cash and Prizes!
There will be a main prize donated by HOFA in each of categories "mix" and "remix". In addition, a lot of attractive special prizes will be awarded – we are very happy about the support from our sponsors!