June 21, 2011
- Coalmine Records’ Matt Diamond
If you’ve enjoyed several of our events like our Beat-B-Q at SXSW, or the recent ‘Can You dig It?’ Remix Contest, than you have undoubtedly been exposed to some of this man’s work. Matt Diamond is an East Coast-based music entrepreneur who has had several years of adding substance to the many layers of the underground Hip hop scene. In Alkota’s interview, he reveals many of the intricacies involved in guest features in today’s music with his Coalmine Records imprint.
There are some misconceptions to be wary of when selecting a feature. If you’re a lesser known artist with a notable feature, you can certainly expect more activity. It of course could be the difference between having your song posted on a blog (or not) or even receiving a “New & Notable” feature on iTunes, which can certainly help boost your retail
May 3, 2011
Attention Producers…break out the MPCs!! Coalmine Records joins forces with the online pro audio giant UniqueSquared.com to present you with the Can You Dig It? Remix Contest. In what Coalmine considers to be most dynamic remix contest to date, they have combined El Da Sensei’s Global Takeover 2 (GT2) album campaign with the promotion of their five year anniversary compilation, Can You Dig It? Producers are required to remix “Everyday In The Street” featuring Sean Price & Bekay off the GT2 LP, using “The Warriors Theme Song” as the sample. The winning producer will have their remix featured on El Da Sensei’s forthcoming “The Nu World Remix EP” and will receive a generous prize package that will include gear and promotional goods, courtesy of UniqueSquared.com. Get started now by downloading the audio files and rules/itinerary document below. If any producers experience any difficulty in downloading or unzipping the …