[CLOSED] WIN: The Devil Wears Prada

Fans of The Devil Wears Prada, you’re in for a treat — we’re giving away one pair of tickets to catch them live on 28 January!

To stand a chance to win, just tweet us with your #1 favourite The Devil Wears Prada song and tag @othersounds and @upsurgesg.

The Devil Wears Prada, brought to you by Upsurge Productions, will be playing live at TAB on 28 January, 2014. More details here.

Competition ends 7PM on Monday, 27 January.

Tickets are available now at ApeSnap.

Pop Lab DJ Workshop returns with Super 0 Season!

Super 0 Season has once again arrived and along with it comes the Pop Lab DJ Workshop!

The DJ workshop will give everyone — experienced or otherwise — the opportunity to twist the knobs and push the buttons on a DJ console with careful guidance from internationally recognized DJ Brendon P, and Jason Kai and Zhan.

As a prelude to the Super 0 nights, for four Saturdays, participants will receive the opportunity to gain insights into the world of the disc jockey and the art of DJ mixing, such as technical handling, basic mixing techniques — beat matching, BPMs, how to identify different styles or genres, track connection, organizing your library, club dynamics, do’s and don’ts, and more.

Those who prove exemplary with their mixing skills stand a chance at DJing a 30 minute slot at the Social Dining Club, during the Super 0 Season Finale!

There will also be special promotions on Pioneer DJ equipment offered to attendees of the workshop as well as guests of Super 0.

Pop Lab DJ Workshop
9, 16, 23 & 30 November (every Saturday)
Annex@The Mill
5 Jalan Kilang, S159405
8pm – 9:30pm

Sign up here. More details available here.

[CLOSED] WIN: Tickets to see Fall Out Boy save rock ‘n’ roll

Still haven’t got your tickets to Fall Out Boy? Well fret not, we’ve got one pair of tickets to give out to the band’s most dedicated fan!

To enter, simply share or like this photo on Facebook. And remember… every share increases your chance of winning!

The pop-punk quartet will be performing at Fort Canning Park on 6 August. More details here.

Contest ends 7PM on Monday, August 5th.

[CLOSED] WIN: Pair of tickets to Placebo

Fancy rocking out to Placebo live? Well today’s your lucky day, as we have a pair of tickets to give out to a dedicated fan!

To enter, simply share or like this photo on Facebook, or tag a friend who you would like to take with you.

The British rockers will be performing at The Coliseum, Hard Rock Hotel on 27 August. More details here.

Contest ends 7PM on Monday, August 19th.

Nokia & Sundance London 2013 launch short-film competition [CLOSED]

Nokia Music, in association with Talenthouse and Sundance London, have launched a short film competition, challenging filmmakers and directors across the globe to capture the underground music scene unique to their city.

Having recently commissioned ‘New American Noise‘, a unique six-part documentary which shines a light on the underground music scene in six American cities, Nokia Music & Sundance aim to give an unprecedented insight into the lives and passions of today’s music fans by further exploring the diversity of musical subcultures.

Two winning filmmakers will receive a $5,000 production budget each, along with two Lumia 920 phone handsets the final chosen winner scoring additional grand prize of $5,000. There will also be an all expenses-paid trip, with special screenings of both films at Sundance London (2013) in April and a mentoring session with a one of the judges.

Budding filmmakers and music enthusiasts, this is a great chance to promote your work, talent and showcase your creativity. Click here to view the participation guidelines and submit your work.

Submit your trailer by: March 21, 2013 10am PST
Voting opens: March 22 – March 29, 2013 10am PST
Winners are announced: April 3, 2013 10am PST

Watch ‘New American Noise: Atlanta Dream$’ here:
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By Cindy Tan

WIN: Double passes to Poptart’s 8th Birthday with Clock Opera (UK) [CLOSED]

Poptart is throwing a huge bash to celebrate their 8th birthday this month and we’ve got three pairs of tickets to give away to three lucky winners!

It’s been eight years of noise, sweat, injuries and intoxication, and if ever there was a better way to celebrate Poptart’s eight years in existence, it’d be with a special performance by one of the most exciting indie rock bands out of the UK in recent years, Clock Opera!

Just head over to Facebook and share this photo for your chance to win!

It’s going to be one hell of a night with Clock Opera, weeklikeme, Jah and Jinmart, and the usual dietary fare of some of the biggest pop, punk, alternative, post-rock, twee, electro, rock , and Britpop tunes.

Poptart’s 8th Birthday feat. Clock Opera (UK)
with weelikeme, Jah & Jinmart
15 February
Velvet Underground, Zouk

Competition closes 3pm, Wednesday, 13 February. Club rules apply.

WIN: Other Sounds launch party door prizes [CLOSED]

We’re giving everyone at the launch party a chance to win some pretty cool prizes from our sponsors Urbanears and Vans, and our friends at Hopeless Records and Love Da Music.

All you have to do… is attend!

Prizes, in no particular order:

  • 1 pair of the classic Urbanears Plattan headphones
  • 1 pair of Vans shoes and $200 worth of Vans vouchers
  • 1 pair of Vans shoes and $200 worth of Vans vouchers
  • Hopeless Records Limited Edition 15 Year Anniversary Piece
  • Another Hopeless Summer compilation
  • Yeasayer’s latest album Fragrant World
  • Mogwai’s A Wrenched Virile Lore
  • Kitsune Maison 14 — Tenth Anniversary Issue

WIN: Classic pair of Urbanears Plattan headphones [CLOSED]

Other Sounds is proud to have Urbanears as a supporting sponsor for our official launch party on Friday, 18 January 2013 and we have some cool Urbanears swag to give away to our readers!

They’re generously giving away one pair of Plattan headphones to one lucky reader.

All you have to do is tell us why you deserve them, and what band or artist you would first listen to when you receive them!

Head on over to Facebook to comment on this photo. The comment with the most likes wins!

Competition ends Wednesday, 16 January, 3pm. Only the winner will be notified.

WIN: Vans prize packs worth up to $700 [CLOSED]

Other Sounds is celebrating our official launch at a super packed party on Friday, 18 January 2013, and we’ve got a ton of cool swag to give away to our readers, courtesy of our main sponsor Vans.

All you have to do is show us how much you love your Vans!

We want to see photos of your beloved shoes — with friends, at a gig, chillin’ at home, or maybe even a shot of you skating in them.

Simply upload your pic to Instagram and tag it #kickoffwithvans as we kick off Other Sounds with our favourite shoes!

All photos will be shown on the big screen at our launch party, so get crackin’ and show us your filtered masterpieces of your prized possessions!

The photos with the most likes will win!

First prize: 2 tops, 1 iPhone case, 1 pair of Vans, and a $500 Vans voucher
Second prize
: 1 iPhone case, 1 pair of shoes, and $300 worth of Vans vouchers
Third prize: 1 pair of shoes, and $200 worth of Vans vouchers

Competition ends Wednesday, 16 January, 3pm. Participants must be following Other Sounds on Instagram to be eligible. Only winners will be notified.

WIN: VIP tickets to The Heartbreaks live at Zouk [CLOSED]

Want to get your hands on a pair of VIP passes to see The Heartbreaks live at Zouk this Friday, 11 January 2013?

Winners will enjoy special VIP wristbands that allow you to skip right past the queues to a free flow of Pure Blonde Premium all night.

All you have to do for a chance to win is head to Twitter and answer both of the following questions correctly:

1. What is the name of The Heartbreaks’ debut album?
2. Where are The Heartbreaks from?

Be sure you tag us @othersounds!

Competition closes Friday, 11 January 2013 at 3pm. Only the winner will be notified.