Tuesday, 9 November 2010

Milan Polak: TRex Blue Bug Competition NEW


Blue Bug Competition by Milan Polak & T-Rex

Milan Polak and T-Rex offer you the chance to win one of 3 awesome new ToneBug pedals!

The Judges:
Laurie Monk: http://truthinshredding.com/
Julian Puttins: http://www.youtube.com/petruccifever
Joop Wolters: http://www.youtube.com/joopwolters123
Michael Pagaard/T-Rex: http://www.t-rex-effects.com
Milan Polak: http://www.youtube.com/milanpolak

The Prizes:
1) T-Rex ToneBug Chorus/Flanger
2) T-Rex ToneBug Phaser
3) T-Rex ToneBug Distortion

The Steps you need to take to enter:
1) Subscribe to http://www.youtube.com/milanpolak
2) Download the backing track http://goo.gl/UU2X8
3) Video your response solo
4) and then post your video in response to this video
5) Promote your video
6) Win!

Backing Track chord sequence is:
part a) Amin9 / Dmaj (A Dorian)
part b) Fmaj9 / Cmaj7 / Fmaj9/ Cmaj7 - Gmaj (A Aeolian)

What we are looking for: great improvisation or composition. great tone, note selection, a one take solo, no harmonies, no double tracking, just you with the backing track.
Watch Milan Polak perform "Sometimes I Still Miss You":

"Sometimes I Still Miss You" - Milan Polak

Competition Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMFfMO8yN8Y

All video Responses: http://www.youtube.com/video_response_upload?v=mMFfMO8yN8Y

Milan Polak's music: http://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/milan-polak/id23227961?uo=6

Song in this Video:
Milan Polak , "Sometimes I Still Miss You" from his CD Dreamscapes (Lion Music):

Competition closes 20th December 2010 at 23:00 BST. We'll then shortlist as soon as we can, but it does take some time.

Milan Polak wants to thank Michael Pagaard & T-Rex, Laurie Monk, Julian Puttins and Joop Wolters

Problems with video response:
It can take a number of hours for your response to appear. This is because they have to be approved first.

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