Takeover Records has launched Takeover Digital, a next generation digital record label where artists have the ability and freedom to set their own prices on merchandise and market their media online. The press release can be seen in the replies.
Takeover Records will now be accepting demos for this year's "Sign My Band" contest by mail in addition to the physical drop-off at their tent on the Warped Tour. The cut-off date for demos submitted by mail is August 13th. All entries received will be listened to, and ten finalists will be chosen to have one song of theirs to be featured on an up-and-coming compilation to be released by Takeover. The label will also recommend each finalist to other labels, and may decide to offer one of them a record deal. Promotion on PureVolume.com, in addition to prizes from Ambiguous Clothing, The Wedge Studios and Wonka Candy, will also be included. Send demos to:
The new album from NearMiss, Testing the Ends of What They'll Put Up With, has been pushed back to May 30th. The band's second album was produced by Steve Kravac (MxPx, Less Than Jake, Tsunami Bomb), and will be released through Takeover Records.
Takeover Records is continuing its widely successful "Sign My Band" this year, once again giving unsigned bands a chance to win a record deal with the label. Demo submissions for the contest will be accepted at Takeover's tent on every stop of the Vans Warped Tour, and similar to previous years, entries will be narrowed down to 10 finalists that will be voted on by the public. Sponsors for this year's "Sign My Band" contest are still in the works, and more details will be announced soon.
You can now preorder the long-awaited new Bracket album Requiem at the Takeover Records online store. Produced, recorded and mixed by Bracket, Requiem is an amazing 17-song opus any fan will truly love. All preorders will include a giant Bracket poster, stickers and a free sampler CD. Orders will arrive by the albumís release date on February 7th.
Takeover Records' Holiday Sale is now in full effect, with $5 logo shirts, $15 hoodies, 50% off CDs, free stocking stuffers (samplers, stickers, buttons, air fresheners) and more. Check it out right here. Also, don't forget to watch the new episode of Takeover TV featuring Less Than Jake, A Wilhelm Scream and NearMiss tomorrow at www.takeover.tv.