None (Free sample packs available)
The entries will be judged by the sound designers who have previously released sample libraries on 99Sounds. The grand prize winner gets Propellerhead Reason 8, AAS Ultra Analog VA-2, Cableguys Bundle, Sugar Bytes Effectrix, FXpansion Bloom, AudioThing Valve Filter VF-1, Plug & Mix VIP Bundle, a 1-year subscription to AskVideo and an exclusive cinematic sample pack by Joshua Crispin aka Generdyn. 2 runner-ups will receive a copy of the Plug & Mix VIP Bundle and a 6-month subscription to AskVideo. The 8 highest ranked tracks will be released on an EP which will be distributed as a free download via 99Sounds.
All music genres accepted. Use only the loops and samples available for download on 99Sounds to create a track. Using 3rd party samples and/or virtual instruments (apart from a sampler) is not allowed. You ARE allowed to edit and process 99Sounds samples and loops with any sampler instrument (either a hardware device or a virtual instrument) such as Kontakt, HALion, Shortcircuit, etc. You ARE allowed to use any DAW and any amount of internal or external effects in your project. Feel free to manipulate and process the sounds inside your DAW or an audio editor.
Remix Parts and Submission Method:
Tracks should use the free packs from 99Sounds (which can all be downloaded from the contest page including a bonus 99Drums pack (It is worth downloading these free to use sample packs even if you don't enter the contest, samplepack demos are above). Completed tracks should be added to this SoundCloud group named in the pattern of "Artist Name – Track Name (99Sounds Contest)".
Questions and Best Method of Contact
Comment on the contest page on 99Sounds.