Rock City Music One Minute Guitar Shred

Welcome to the Rock City Music One Minute Guitar Shred Competition!

PRIZES DONATED BY ROCK CITY MUSIC ALICE SPRINGS:

Registration closes at MIDNIGHT 1ST NOVEMBER,2017

HOW TO REGISTER:
Record a one minute video (no vocals, no camera stops) recording of you playing.
Use backing tracks or a live band.
Showcase your guitar instrumental soloing skills in any one or more of the following genres :

Registrants are not limited to one genre – send more than one video if you wish. HOW TO GET YOUR RECORDING TO SEAN MULLEN:

FINALISTS:

1st Prize – $500 VOUCHER

2nd Prize – $150 VOUCHER

3rd Prize – $50 VOUCHER

Rock/Metal – electric guitar

Acoustic/Country/ Blues Grass – acoustic or electric guitar

Blues traditional, rock or progressive – electric, acoustic,

Jazz/Fusion – electric guitar or acoustic.

– Upload your recording to Youtube and send the link to Sean Mullen Guitar Facebook page; OR

– Post your video direct to Sean Mullen Guitar Facebook Page.

Sean Mullen will select 8 FINALISTS who will perform at Day in the Dirt Festival on Friday 10th November.

The final “SHRED-OFF” will occur in between the Satriani Tribute show sets – approximately 8.30pm.

JUDGING CRITERIA:
On the video entries and at the final SHRED-OFF, judges will look for:

– a range of guitar soloing techniques that are blended into –

– something that sounds “musical!!!

– good timin, phrasing, tone, clarity of execution,

– an overall engaging stage presence and feel

– a blended mix of shred elements such as legato, tapping,

alternate sweep hybrid picking

– occasional special effects such as whammy bar, artificial harmonics, controlled feedback, or pedal generated sounds may be used

FINALISTS TO SUPPLY OWN GUITAR AND EFFECTS PA SUPPLIED

Good luck and most of all enjoy, have fun – show us what you got. I’m looking forward to hearing from you !!!!

Sean Mullen/Rock City Music

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When:
Friday 10 November 2017
Time:
8:30pm
Where:
Gap View Hotel
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