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Announcing The Winners!

After an entire month of listening and intense scrutiny, we’ve finally chosen the winners for the Parallels Remix Contest! Taking the time to thoroughly listen to each track was tedious, but trying to decide between the finalists was even harder as there were so many really good remixes. Many thanks to the producers from all over the world who entered!

So without further ado..

☆ FIRST PLACE – JORTS ☆

☆ SECOND PLACE – ORBiTE ☆

☆ HONORABLE MENTIONS ☆

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Calling all producers! Gravitas Recordings has teamed up with EDM.com to present a remix contest for Psymbionic’s ‘Parallels’ LP released earlier this year. Entrants can choose between remixing Slither, One Thing (ft. Cristina Soto), or the title track Parallels (ft. Vokab Kompany). Winners of the remix contest will have their track appear on the official remix album, which will be judged by the artists and official remixers including ill-esha, VibeSquaD, Cristina Soto, Vokab Kompany, and of course Psymbionic himself! Both a grand prize winner and a runner up will be chosen to appear on the release, and in addition will receive prizes from Ableton, Livid Instruments, SoundCloud, iZotope, and more.Submissions are due by September 15th, 2014 and must be submitted to the remix contest SoundCloud group – get to work, and good luck!

The Songs:

The Stems:

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Once you finish your remix, upload it to your SoundCloud page then add it to the official remix SoundCloud group for consideration!

Remix Submission Deadline: September 15th, 2014

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Upgrade your SoundCloud account to a premium subscription, allowing more upload time, increased insight data, and other useful features! The grand prize winner receives a “Pro” account featuring 4 upload hours, pro support, professional insight and unlimited downloads. Learn More.