Detroit I

2005-05-05 11:11:11

2005-07-23 11:11:11

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Info & Rules
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Battle Host
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Why the fuck are you reading this flyer?
This 555 Gallery event, Detroit Battle of the Bits, will be a party where locals may culminate and witness the results of a 48 hour mass delusion electronic music remix composition competition - all songs built from the same 25 samples. Every remixeree who gets their track in by deadline will get to hear their track played at the party - it will be kinda loud.
The 555 Gallery is located at 4884 Grand River, Detroit. This stupendous venue is just west of the Wayne State Campus on the corner of Warren and Grand River in the former Michigan Tent and Awning building. Don't worry, there's plenty of secure parking.
There will be CD's available the best of past events. If you're not there we'll asume you're real broke or just lame.

What is Battle of the Bits?
Battle of the Bits is a hosting grounds for community open source remix culture. Future breeding grounds for an open source sample database and more competitions like this one.

Rules for the Competition...
SAMPLES - Two outposts, one located at the 555 Gallery in Detroit and the other at the Fleetwood Diner in Ann Arbor, will be stationed from 6pm to 10pm on Thursday, June 9th handing out data CD-R's containing the 25 selected samples. Or download them.
SUbMISSIONS - Must be an .MP3 of 4.5mb or less - you pick the bitrate. Can be submitted via a data CD-R at the 555 Gallery by no later than 10pm on Saturday, June 11th. Or upload it. Using other samples than the ones provided by Battle of the Bits is grounds for render you diqualifi-cation.
VOTING - Judging by all peers will take place on during the weeks following the 555 Gallery party in the categories of : Best Overall, Dancinest, Produfunction, Pest Corporate Slop, Shit-in-Pants, and Your Mom's Sandwhich. An awards event is yet to be announced but voters decide what artists shall perform at said show before the winning tracks played.

05.06.09 - get samples, start mixing
05.06.11 - submit mix on site or @party 555 Gallery

voting starts shortly after on this site
05.07.22 - Awards Ceremony - Winder St. Loft in Detroit's Eastern Market on Friday, July 22

555 Gallery
4884 Grand River / corner of Warren
Detroit, MI just west of Wayne State campus
Voting Categories
  • Dancinest • Produfunction • Pest Corporate Slop • Shit-in-Pants • Your Mom's Sandwhich
  • All registered users of BotB may vote.
  • All tunes will be rendered to MP3 for voting accessibility.
  • No covers allowed, only original works.
  • Entries that have been previously publicly released are not allowed.
Questions and Contact
  • For direct communication join us on IRC!! #botb       :D/
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a piece of audio, that can be used as a sample for remix-purposes. must be original content!  :: read lyceum article

Maximum File Size :: 2.5mb

112 entries submitted

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BotB - Detroit I - the 25

46.2mb with this they began

Submitted entries may only use audio sources from the provided bitpack
heavy cutting and effect usage encouraged  :: read lyceum article

Maximum File Size :: 10mb

28 entries submitted