Submissions for GW024 close Wednesday nov 15 at 11:59pm


*PLEASE READ EVERYTHING: INCORRECT SUBMISSIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED*

IMPORTANT GENERAL INFORMATION
◘ You must be able to physically attend this event in Vancouver in order to submit. 
◘ Required fields are marked with an asterix*
◘ We accept underground electronic music
◘ Each artist may submit one track per month

Only unreleased work that has never been posted publicly will be accepted.

Please do not send tracks that can be found on Soundcloud, websites, Facebook, a label, etc, or work which has at any point been able to be found publically on the internet.
◘ Each track must be submitted by a producer of or an artist on the track
◘ Music must contain electronic elements. Tracks that consist of predominantly live instruments may not be accepted.
◘ We except up to 25 songs per month. Songs are chosen based on a combination of creativity, production quality, diversity amongst other submissions and the inclusion of new submitters.

PLease do this right now:
Rename your track's file name  in this format: Artist name – Track name – Mix name.
ie: Joel West – It's Awake – Original Mix

TECHNICAL & LENGTH
◘ Please send us lossless formats: WAV or AIFF are great
◘ Suggested maximum track length: around 6 minutes (we may fade out if longer)
◘ Please keep files under 100MB in size where possible
◘ Running through your own mastering chain is fine
◘ If there are overly large issues with your submission (mix waaaay out of balance, hi hat 10db too hot, etc) we may email you with suggested corrections. Waaaay is a technical term, coined by Groundwerk just now. All rights reserved

MONTHLY QUOTA , CUTOFF, & SELECTION
◘ Submissions open three weeks prior to the next event
◘ Submissions close one week prior to the next event
◘ Groundwerk can accept between 20-25 tracks per event, and the number may change at our discretion on an event-by-event basis. Should we exceed that number of submissions, the submissions will be curated in greater depth
◘ A list of artists that will be included in the next event will be posted before the event is to take place, via social media. Give us a follow
◘ Submitting does not guarantee selection for the next event
◘ We reserve the right to refuse inclusion of any material, ie hate speech

“OK, I READ ALL THAT, NOW I WANT TO SUBMIT” 
◘ Please have your track named properly, in lossless format (WAV, AIFF)
◘ Put your track in a folder with your artist name on it in Dropbox or Google Drive, and copy the share folder link to paste later. You will send us this download link
◘ Please have 1-3 social media links ready (if you have them)
◘ Fill out the required fields below
◘ Click the Submit button, at the bottom left of the Submit page
◘ A Thank You message will appear
◘ Congrats, you have taken a bold step into a new world. Untz untz!

WHAT HAPPENS TO MY MUSIC AFTER AN EVENT
◘ All music submitted to Groundwerk Vancouver is protected by standard Canadian copyright laws and will not be distributed or duplicated without your permission
◘ If you said yes to Groundwerk posting your track to Soundcloud, it may be included in our selections from that event on our Soundcloud channel. We generally post within one week of the previous event. We highly recommend sharing/re-posting from our Groundwerk Soundcloud page, as play count will collect in one place.



SUBMISSION ISSUES
◘ If you have any issues with submitting your track, please click the Contact tab on our website and send us details. We will attempt to address the issue as soon as possible


◘ If you have any issues with submitting your track, please click the Contact tab on our website and send us details. We will attempt to address the issue as soon as possible


*
I am able to physically attend this event *
Title of the song only
Ex: Dropbox Share Link
MUST BE SQUARE - Ex: Public Facebook Page Image Link (not a personal profile pic as we won't be able to see it due to privacy settings). To be shown on the slideshow while your track plays
Checking yes does not guarantee inclusion on our Soundcloud. You are not required to give this permissions in order to submit.
Do you DJ or perform live? *
Ex. Ableton
Ex. @groundwerk
Ex. facebook.com/groundwerkvancouver
Ex. @GroundwerkVan
Let us know how we're doing!

#ARTOVEREGO