This one goes out to all our bassminded UK friends. The Cape Electronic Music Festival and British Council South Africa are on the look-out for an emerging UK bass artist to take part in the BassXchange UK/ZA project, in which one chosen bassmaker will be flown out to Cape Town February 4th-9th to showcase their music at the 2014 edition of CTEMF. To enter, UK-based artists are to submit a mix containing original material, remixes and bootlegs to Mixcloud (by January 6th). Entries will be judged by a panel of CTEMF organisers as well as a couple of headlining acts: OKA favorites Dirty Paraffin and UK dubstep forefather Benga. Also slated to bring the noise at CTEMF are SA house royalty Black Coffee, Culoe De Song, the Original DJ Jazzy Jay, Noisia, Dixon, Justin Martin, J.Phlip, HVOB, and Jullian Gomes.– and we anticipate they’ll announce quite a few more of our favorites in the Cape Town beatmaking game (lookin’ at you Christian Tiger School). Check some more info on the program below and head here for full details on the BassXchange. The third edition of the Cape Town Electronic Music Festival is set for the 7th-9th of February.
The BassXchange UK/ZA Competition:
-Deadline: 6 January, 2014
-Entrants must be between 18 – 35 years of age
-Competition open to British Citizens who reside in Great Britain and are in possession of a valid passport, who are available 3 – 9 February 2014.
-Prizes: A full-round trip to Cape Town to DJ as part of the CTEMF satellite programme over the 4-9th February 2014; Accommodation + R5000 spending money; Full weekend pass for the CTEMF; Time in CT’s Red Bull Studio