Celebrity Remix Weekly Challenge 

Week Three Challenge: Remix for Beats-

Creating Radio Ready Beats through Strings

(Post to SoundCloud by Sunday, April 19th at 11:59pm PST, but you can continue

to share your song to earn plays through Wednesday, April 22nd at 11:00am PST.)

Getting Started 

1.Register at https://www.amazonfutureengineer.com/earsketch

2.Create an account on SoundCloud.  This will allow you to share  your music for a chance to win prizes.   

3. Go to EarSketch 

EarSketch Curriculum 

 

1.3 Exploring the EarSketch Workspace

1.9 Creating a Script

1.10 Composing in EarSketch

4.1 Effects in EarSketch

5. Effects and Envelopes

6. Tempo and Pitch

Week 1 Video: https://youtu.be/zIBzF5EiOPw

 

Sharing on SoundCloud 

To enter your song in the challenge, you will share

your EarSketch Song to SoundCloud. Follow these

directions below to share:

1. Select "Share" from the Script Menu

2. Share on "SoundCloud" tab

3. Click "Upload"

4. Popup window prompts for SoundCloud login

 

Share on Social Media 

Share your song to other social media to get more plays for the opportunity to win.  On the SoundCloud page for your song, use the icons for social media or paste the link to your track to any other social media

 

Prizes 

We will award Amazon Gift cards to the songs that receive the most amount of plays and fills the challenge requirements.  We will award prizes one week after the submission deadline. You will receive an email from escomp@gatech.edu if you have been selected as a winner.

Is there a beat that sticks with you after listening to a song?  You might hum or tap your feet to the beat.  It is now your turn to compose music note by note and to create that memorable rhythm.  You will use the function makeBeat()  and Common's God is Love music clips to create this remix.

  • The remix must be a minimum of 20 seconds but less than 2 minutes

  • It must include at least one stem from Common’s “God is Love” song.

  • You must use the function makeBeat()  in your  code to create TWO different beats in your remix

  • You should use other functions such as fitMedia () or setEffect () in addition to the makeBeat() function to compose your song.