SubBass Producer Competition


We have partnered with leading global music organisations to offer an extensive outreach and attractive output for emerging artists.

The SubBass Producer Competition, in association with NVS Music Group will offer students and emerging artists platforms to promote themselves and their creations, whilst motivating mastery in music production and self-marketing. This competition gives the creator a chance to “work to a brief” where producers will make a track with a festival, stage and time in mind, using the providing samples and original content.

NVS are responsible for some of Europe’s most respected festivals and projects including Outlook Festival, Dimensions Festival, Sunfall Festival and Knowledge Arena. Affiliate Partners include Native Instruments, ihouseu, Track it Down and Sample Tools by Cr2.

Winning Production receives:

  • Digital Promotional Campaign (SoundCloud, ihouseu and Track It Down) for Winning Production
  • Free Weekend Course at SubBass Academy
  • VIP Access to Outlook, Dimensions or Sunfall Festival (2017)
  • Free Maschine Jam
  • Knowledge Arena Pro Pass
  • 3 Month Track It Down Pro Membership
  • 3 x Free Sample Packs from Sample Tools by Cr2

Top 5 entrants receive:

  • Invited to a group mastering and feedback session at SubBass studios

All entrants receive:

  • Free sample pack
  • 10% off all SubBass Studio and Online Courses

All producers entering this competition will receive a free sample pack and qualify for discounts on any studio or online course at SubBass Academy. Through studying at SubBass they will have access to further discounts to any music production or DJing equipment via affiliate retail partners Westend DJ.

To enter this competition:

  • Choose a festival: Outlook Festival or Dimensions Festival
  • Choose a stage: Beach Stage, Mungo’s Arena or The Moat (Outlook Festival Stages / Dimensions Festival Stages)
  • Choose a time your track would be played
  • Download the sample pack provided and choose your samples
  • Combine samples (from sample pack) with original content (sounds or samples you produce) and make your track
  • Upload your track (mp3) to your SoundCloud including #subbassproducercomp in the description along with the chosen festival, stage and time, a short bio and your social media links
  • Email link of track to and we will share to the SubBass Producer Playlist
  • Get at least 100 plays on your track to qualify for entry into the competition

The SubBass Producer Competition will be accepting submissions until 20th March, with the winners announced on 27th March *(extended)

Good luck!

SubBass Producer CompetitionPARTNERS

Knowledge Arena is an NVS Promotions and CDR Projects conception delivering technology focused music creation, performance and discussion, offering opportunities in the music industry to anyone who shows a passion and desire to learn. The space was conceived to appeal to the core music following that the events have, creating opportunities to learn and develop skills in wholly unique surroundings.

Native Instruments is a leading manufacturer of software and hardware for computer-based audio production and DJing. The company's mission is to develop innovative, fully-integrated solutions for all musical styles and professions. The resulting products regularly push technological boundaries and open up new creative horizons for professionals and amateurs alike. is the world’s premier house and electronic multi-platform brand, available in 7 languages. With over 500,000 monthly users across its websites, Apple News and mobile apps, and with over 250,000 registered members they are uniquely positioned to be your perfect promotions partner for music releases or events worldwide.

Track It Down is a leading dance music download store with high quality tracks for DJs, Music Producers and enthusiasts. They provide weekly insights into the best releases with exclusive content from broth emerging & established artists.

Sample Tools by Cr2 gives you the tools and tuition you need to succeed! A subsidiary of world-renowned dance music record label Cr2 Records, Sample Tools by Cr2 brings the label’s reputation for quality forward thinking dance music into the sample pack world!

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