Suggestion - Introducing the "Mixies"

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Suggestion - Introducing the "Mixies"

Post by tonymus » Sat Apr 27, 2019 9:55 am

I have an idea I want to share with Acoustica and forum users here - Award season is over for 2018, but it's not too early to start thinking about 2019. To that end, I suggest Acoustica embrace the idea of "The Mixies" (please feel free to change the name). It would be an awards ceremony where Mixcraft users could nominate their songs in various categories such as "Best Rock Song", "Best Acoustic Song", "Best Hip-Hop", etc. There should be no more than 7 or 8 songs nominated in any category, so an award committee would have to be formed to minnow down the entries. The nominated songs would then be voted on by the forum members, and the winners announced via an event streamed over Twitch or Mixer.

There would be no monetary value attributed to the awards, submissions would be Mixcraft-only creations, and non-professional musicians should be given their own categories (and chances) to win. With the right promotion, Acoustica would get a bunch of free advertising, and the total cost of this would be minimal. The biggest problem I see is "rigging the votes", but there should be smart people around to see that doesn't occur.

I obviously haven't thought this completely through, so I'd like to know what forum members here think about this...

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Re: Suggestion - Introducing the "Mixies"

Post by jlouvar » Sat Apr 27, 2019 10:19 am

Hmm, it’s success would depend on the talent, otherwise the publicity could backfire on Acoustica.
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Re: Suggestion - Introducing the "Mixies"

Post by Ian Craig » Sat Apr 27, 2019 9:35 pm

jlouvar has a good point there. Mixcraft is proper music software (unlike things like Magix Music Maker [for example] and) as things like both video & Melodyne integration demonstrate) and they don't really want gimmicky nonsense to make people think otherwise.
As for myself, it's not something I am even slightly interested in (to put it politely, because I don't think my opinion matters i.e. if others want it, they should have it).
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Re: Suggestion - Introducing the "Mixies"

Post by bigaquarium » Fri May 03, 2019 5:57 am

Morning,

Can’t help but wonder if the loss of angry non-winning users would offset the number of new users through such a promotion.

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Re: Suggestion - Introducing the "Mixies"

Post by jlouvar » Fri May 03, 2019 6:43 am

You could start your own users contest on the Users Showcase forum.

https://forums.acoustica.com/bbs/viewforum.php?f=10
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