Well it has been an incredible journey over the past month. Hundreds of producers took up the challenge to write a song in 30 days. A HUGE shout out to Black Octopus Sound, Cableguys and Ableton for sponsoring some incredible prizes. If you were not selected as one of the top 3, don’t beat yourself up! Read below as, Warp Academy has put together a special time limited opportunity for you to take your music to the next level, read below.

The judges of have spent the past two weeks listening to all the submissions, and now it’s time to announce the 3 winners of our first 30 Day Production Challenge…

The 3 winners are…

1ST PLACE: Jacob Skovsboell – Untitled

Congratulations Jacob, you are the grand prize winner!

2ND PLACE: Chris Davey – You Won’t Stop Movin’

Congratulations Chris, you are the first runner up!

3RD PLACE: Jannik Kairies – Don’t Stop

Congratulations Jannik, you’re the second runner up!

Warp Academy will be contacting the winners via email shortly with instructions on how to submit your project files. Please ensure you respond within 48 hours and within the guidelines for submitting as instructed.

Thank you to everyone who entered! If you didn’t finish in the top 3, read below, we’ve put together a very special time limited offer for you!

The Prizes

3rd Prize

  • $200 gift certificate for Warp Academy
  • $100 gift certificate for Black Octopus Sound
  • Leviathan 1 (4GB) sample pack ($99 value)
  • $150 gift certificate for the Ableton store

2nd Prize

  • $500 gift certificate for Warp Academy
  • $200 gift certificate for Black Octopus Sound
  • Leviathan 1 (4GB) sample pack ($99 value)
  • 1 hour of one-on-one personalized private music production tutoring by Steve Tantric Decks (Co-Owner of Black Octopus Sound)
  • $250 gift certificate for the Ableton store
  • Cableguys VolumeShaper & TimeShaper plugins ($73 value)

1st Prize

  1. Warp Academy’s Producer Pro Bundle (literally every course and pack we’ve developed – $3000+ value)
  2. $500 gift certificate to Black Octopus Sound
  3. Leviathan 2 (6GB) sample pack (Black Octopus’ brand new flagship pack – $99 value)
  4. $500 gift certificate to the Ableton store
  5. Cableguys’ entire ShaperBox bundle of plugins ($99 value)
  6. 2 hours of one-on-one personalized private music production tutoring by Steve Tantric Decks (Co-Owner of Black Octopus Sound)
  7. Your song gets professionally mixed and mastered by Slade Templeton (Black Octopus Sound Lead Mastering Mastering Engineer)


The Top 20 Finalists and Judges Scoring

The 5 categories for judging were:

  1. Creativity & innovation in your use of the samples, patches and tools given.
  2. Composition & Song-writing
  3. Sound Design
  4. Mixdown & mastering.
  5. Community Involvement in the Facebook group.

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