I bring you June's theme:
"Summer Cheer themed" you say? What does that mean?
Well.. it basically just means make a song that people should listen to during the summertime.. generally sunny, cheerful, energetic etc.
and by cheerful I mean ramp that shit up to grin inducing my little ponyesque cheerfulness :P
a summer song has to be positive, have cheerful positive energy and make ya wanna GROOVE!
..oorrr just have positive energy :P
orrr Make a summer hit song, with a catchy tune and meaningless lyrics :3
Sexy and I know it
Party with Pinky
Smile Smile Smile
Tobuscus - Gimme That
Covers or remixes are allowed for this contest, as well as if you are covering or remixing another users song that they submitted to the portal in the past, or your own song that you may have submitted in the past.
Production WILL play an important role in this contest. This will stress quality and pressure the contestants to put as much effort, knowledge and talent that they possibly can! into their submissions.
1) If you use real instruments - make sure they sound sweet!
2) If you use a real vocalist - make sure the vocals sounds sweet!
3) If you use Nuendo or East west (which I know 90% of you that go down that route will) - for the love of god - mix it properly!
most cheerful song without makeing me wanna bust a cap in yo ass.
Voices can be used, provided that:
1) It is not sampled from copyrighted recordings.
2) It is 100% your own recording and creation.
3) You can ask another artist or group to provide vocals, as long as all material is newly created for your submission, and you provide the details of the vocalist(s), who they are.
Recordings of instruments are great! Make sure you list any you used in your song description, and if anyone else helped, list them as well! As a result if someone assists you with instruments you may include them as part of your song - just make sure to mention them in your song description. The prize however will only go to the user that submitted the song.
All tracks must be in by the deadline. Please check your Newgrounds in-boxes regularly. If you have a problem with reaching the deadlines, please contact us as soon as possible, and we will review your case.
Submissions must not contain any material deemed offensive.
Further questions pertaining to official NACs can be found in the NAC General Discussion Thread
Last but not least, remember to have fun! Don't get too competitive and/or elitist, or I may have to bash some heads! :P
"Cheerful" Musicians and singers, this is your time to shine!