B-B-B-BEAT BATTLE

2010-10-23 21:21:13 by IKONiC

Weird & Strange Hip - Hop Beat Challenge

Greetings NGers,

I shall be putting on the Weird & Strange Hip - Hop Beat Challenge. I have put together some of the finest, strangest & kookiest stuff I could find. I have made it very challenging this time around, ask anyone who has been in my previous ones. This challenge will be all about chopping up the samples & modifying/tweaking them.

We will start as soon as we have more participants & I will give you the sample pack location when we start & other information/instructions that will pertain to the challenge then. If you are interested, please sign up in the comments section on my news page below.

If you have decided, to enter I kindly ask you to please mention it on your news pages The more promotion WE have the better it is for all of US. I hope that you will learn & grow from this challenge & maybe make a few new friends along the way.

I wish the best to all of you & have a great time.

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-=-=-=-\\ T H E - R U L E S //-=-=-=-

Not following these rules will disqualify & make you ineligible for the next event.

<> You ARE ONLY ALLOWED to use what is found within the challenge kit provided by Omega Phantom. This means NO separate VSTs / Sythns!

<> You CAN alter any sound found within the challenge kit. (ie. add reverb, delay, change pitch, frequencies, etc... This also means you could make your own synth with the sounds given.)

<> You MUST have an intro, hook, breakdown and an outro/ending.

<> You will have no more than 1 week to complete the track.

<> Your track MUST contain drum change-ups, especially during the chorus.

<> Your track MUST be no shorter than 3 minutes.

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-=-=-=-\\ S C O R I N G //-=-=-=-

You are probably wondering how the scoring will work...

For 7 days "YOU", (yes, I mean you the person reading this) will have the opportunity to vote (limited to 1 vote per account) .

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I expect your musical creation to:

<> be as original and creative as possible.

<> have flow

<> have ambiance/atmosphere/dynamics

<> be chopped & organized well

<> have a memorable/catchy chorus

<> be EQ'd, mixed & mastered properly

<> have progression/development

<> challenge yourself

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-=-=-=-\\ T O - V O T E //-=-=-=-

To vote, one must place the name of the desired winner in the comments section on Omega Phantom's LATEST NEWS PAGE (ie. "I would like to vote for The Person's name").

If you would like to leave a comment you can I am kindly asking those commenting to please keep it clean or I will remove the comment.

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WHEN CASTING YOUR VOTE

When voting please vote based on these Merits:

-The contestants have stayed within the guidelines stated in the above as well as on the Originality/Overall Arrangement/smoothness/& Overall flow of the composition.

Please vote based on the merits above, not because they are your friends.

Make your vote have integrity.

ONLY YOU CAN DECIDE WHO WINS SO PLEASE VOTE

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|<>|<>|<>| A D V I C E |<>|<>|<>|

<> Have proper time management.

<> Have organization. (Make folders & sub folders for all chopped sound groups. Bass lines, Horns, strings, drums, Vocals etc.).

<> Take time to listen to ALL samples received.

<> Take your time. Make chops carefully.

<> Take breaks! Don't stress yourself out.

<> Think outside the box.

<> If you don't know something ask some who does (ie: Other contestant)

<> HAVE FUN AND LEARN!

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THANKS SO VERY MUCH

Omega Phantom

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-=-=-=-\\ C O N T E S T A N T S //-=-=-=-

-=-=-= Battle Cat =-=-=-

-=-=-= Poyzen Jam =-=-=-

-=-=-= Joey Keys =-=-=-

-=-=-= Eternal XIII =-=-=-

-=-=-= Kill Bill=-=-=-

-=-=-= Haywyre =-=-=-

-=-=-= JP Super Fresh =-=-=-

-=-=-= Big Won =-=-=-

-=-=-= Love Kavi =-=-=-

-=-=-= Aera Dynamic =-=-=-

-=-=-= Gunstar Greene =-=-=-

-=-=-= IKONiC =-=-=-

-=-=-= Mac Salad =-=-=-

-=-=-=Dj Dureagon=-=-=-

-=-=-=Afro Jonez=-=-=-

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-=-=-=-\\ U P D A T E S //-=-=-=-

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

The audio kits for the beat challenge will be ready Friday, October 22nd, 2010 @ 5:00 pm EST. The audio kits will be compressed using WinRAR & sent through sendspace, so be expecting a pm from me with the link location.

There is are ---> 0 <--- spots currently available.

The challenge will commence Saturday, October 23rd, 2010 @ 12:00 am EST & will end on Friday, October 29th, 11:59 pm EST. Therefore, please have your tracks completed and submitted by 11:59 pm EST on Friday, October 29th or you will be disqualified. If for some reason you can not complete the Omega Phantom Weird & Strange Hip - Hop Beat Challenge on time or due to some unforeseen circumstance please post that you are bowing out of the challenge on the news page that will be designated as the voting location. Also, please state your reason for bowing out, not doing so will make you ineligible for the next Event.

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

I would like to thank Poyzen Jam for creating a better page design, helping me collect my thoughts & working on my grammar/punctuation.

Red N' White has bowed out of the challenge.

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

Kits have been sent out, those competing please check your in boxes.

Saturday, October 23rd, 2010

The Weird & Strange Hip - Hop Beat Challenge has begun.

All contestant spots have been filled.

If you are interested in competing in an up coming event, Please leave a comment below.

Voting will take place from Saturday, October 30th, 2010 12:00 am EST till Saturday, November 6th, 2010 11:59 pm EST. Any votes after Saturday, November 6th, 2010 11:59 pm EST will not be counted.

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STAY TUNED FOR UPDATES ...

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CSS Design?

2010-02-07 01:44:23 by IKONiC

I would need someone to make me a custom-designed Soundclick page. I just bought it and they allow you to customize the format and style of the page with CSS coding. However, I know none of this.

I would be willing to pay approximately $10 to anyone who could do it for me. I'm looking for something decently flashy. Nothing animated. Similar to my NG Banner. Floral, colorful, attractive. This or this are examples of what I'm looking for. Obviously not as complex, but you'd understand the point.

I would also need a paypal purshase button on the page where people could easily buy or lease beats as well as my interview/bio on the front page.

Finally, I'd be helping you the whole way through and also be giving you access to my page, rather than have you code from scratch. They also give templates which you could start from. I understand that this isn't lots of money, again it's only $10 but it's good for a portfolio. I'd be giving full credit to you.

I really hope someone can help me out with this and that I'm not asking too much. If you think that this is too much and that you'd like to arrange something with me, let me know.


SWAGGA ON A 4DIMENSIONAL OBJECT

2010-01-20 18:47:33 by IKONiC

Going to post hiphop. Stay posted. It'll come soon and it's going to come often. All I'm going to post now is hiphop since it's badass. Expect modern as well as oldschool. Gonna be epic and it's going to get better and better, drastically.

Enjoy,

Frank


BEAT BATTLE MOFUCKAS!

2009-12-08 16:23:16 by IKONiC

Hello one & all,

It was a few weeks ago when Fayde AKA (PoyzenJam) asked if Haywire Haywire if he wanted to duel beat battle against Joey Keys & IKONiC. He said " Sure no problem". In casual conversation with Haywire Haywire Fayde told him that they should battle Joey Keys & Frank, Omega graciously offered to host & set it up for us.

We all agreed that Omega Phantom should host and set it up for us since he previously set one in early on in the year.

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HOW IT IS ALL GOING TO WORK

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They will be Representing the MODERN TEMPLE...

Joey Keys
http://joeykeys.newgrounds.com/

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IKONiC AKA Frank
ikonic.newgrounds.com

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We will be Representing the OLD SCHOOL TEMPLE...

Martin Vogt AKA (HaywireHaywire)
http://haywirehaywire.newgrounds.com/

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Fayde AKA (PoyzenJam)
http://poyzenjam.newgrounds.com/

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THE RULES

We will only be allowed to use what Omega Phantom has provide for us from within the battle kit. There will be NO using anything else but what is found in the battle kit. We can however add effects to anything found in the battle kit to make new sounds but that is it.

1. We will have 1 week to complete the track starting from 12:00am EST on (Friday/ Dec/ 4/09) Ending 11:59 pm EST on (Friday/Dec/11/09).

2. The track must contain a intro, hook, breakdown & a end.

3.The track must contain a minimum of two drum change ups.

4. The track must be no shorter then 3 minutes.

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SCORING

You are probably wondering how the scoring will work...

For 7 days "YOU" yes I mean you the person reading this can vote (limited to 1 vote per account) .

Starting from 12:00 AM EST on (SAT/DEC/12/09) till 11:59PM EST(SAT/DEC/19/09)

By placing the a name of a person or the group name in the comment section on Omega LATEST NEWS PAGE
http://omegaphantom.newgrounds.com/new s/post/282161
("Example" I would like to vote for The Person's name ).

If you would like to leave a comment you can,Omega Phantomis kindly asking those commenting to please keep it clean or he will remove the comment .

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WHEN CASTING YOUR VOTE

When voting please vote based on these Merits.
If WE the Contestants have stayed within the guidelines stated in the above as-well on.
Originality/Overall Arrangement/smoothness /& Overall flow of the composition.
Please vote based on the merits above not because we are friends.
Make your vote have integrity.

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ONLY YOU CAN DECIDE WHO WINS SO PLEASE VOTE

THANKS SO VERY MUCH

Frank

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UPDATES FOR SAT/DEC/5th/2009

MC-Q AKA Monk Da Villain has dropped out of the competition due very unfortunate circumstance.

Taking his place will be none other then...

Frankie R. AKA (Ikonic)
http://ikonic.newgrounds.com/

This has definitely changed the overall outcome, this just got very interesting...

STAY TUNED FOR MORE UPDATES ...

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Alright. Stay tuned for the beat battle as well as my future tracks. :)


Electro

2009-05-25 22:53:27 by IKONiC

Been writing loads of electro lately. Not too many big projects. I've been busy learning how to do certain tricks; make basses, leads, transitions. I've just been figuring out loads of new things and listening to new artists. I even started listening to Blink 182 again after having downloaded their Discography.

I'm really excited that some of my upcoming tracks are going to really hit it off here on NG.
For starters, I have a collaboration with Morgan King that we've both been working extremely hard on. Although I'd consider it at this point more of a 70-30 collab for him, I've done some nice things and added some great parts of mine own to the track. It's a dark dance / psytrance collab right now and we're aiming for about 7 minutes or so. Seeing as it's already about 5 and a half minutes. We still have a long way to go.

-Frankie


Alright...

2009-02-13 09:36:26 by IKONiC

Name my next track for me :)


New tracks.

2009-01-23 23:24:21 by IKONiC

Going to be releasing some hot new tracks soon. Get ready. Some special songs are in store for you fans ;)


New songs

2008-12-05 16:55:21 by IKONiC

Submitted new songs:

Exposed
Respirate
Hit The Bass

To Come:

A collab with PoeticReven
A collab with EchozAurora
Instinct, a song I was helped by Tr3k


New Artist

2008-11-07 23:09:44 by IKONiC

I've been making beats for about a year now and I decided to share them with the Newgrounds community. Let me know what you think and if you're up for a collab or something hit me up on AIM or MSN.