November 26 2008
In cased you missed New Music Wednesday this week we featured Franz Ferdinand's new single "Ulysses" from their forthcoming album "Tonight". Apparently, the music site beatportal is holding a remix competion for the song. So all you aspiring bedroom producers and djs get to crackin'. Let me know if you make remix, I will post it here on the blog, and maybe play it on the Rhythm Lab, or Are You Feeling This.
Scottish indie dance group Franz Ferdinand has teamed up with Beatportal to challenge aspiring producers to remix a forthcoming track from their new album.
But in a twist that the band hopes will lead to more unique and diverse remixes, the original of ‘Ulysses’ is not being made available to contestants as it will only be released in January.
The idea is to create a hotpot of remixes that are not tainted by the direction and mood of the original version.
Franz Ferdinand’s lead vocalist Alex Kapranos told Beatportal that the band “want to be surprised by the geniuses out there that no one has heard of yet.”
As well as having their remix released on Domino Records, the winner will also receive 500€. Not bad.