Red Bird Mixing Contest

We have released the unprocessed stems from “Red Bird” as part of a mix competition in collaboration with Flatcurve. We’re giving our listeners until October 20, 2018 to submit remixes for a chance to win some Outrun gear. One winner will receive Red Bird on vinyl or CD, a t-shirt, and a Red Bird wall-flag. Two runner ups will receive their choice of a Red Bird CD or a t-shirt.

To enter, recreate or remix this track using the stems (download). You can restructure the song, add instruments, harmonies, or even vocals. We want you to get creative! Post your remix to SoundCloud or YouTube and share it on Facebook and/or Instagram with the tag #outrunthesunlight. Our music is made to be shared and experimented with, and in that spirit, we hope you take this opportunity to play around with these stems.

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Rules:

1. You must post your remix by November 2, 2018 to Facebook and/or Instagram and tag @outrunthesunlight be considered. Be sure to include #outrunthesunlight in your post as well.

2. Your remix can include any part of these stems, and we encourage you to try and retain the original melody in the song.

3. There is no limit on time or usage. You can form this track into whatever you want.

4. You can add or take anything from the track, just be creative! We’re judging on creativity and listenability.

5. One winner will receive (1) Red Bird Vinyl -OR- CD, (1) t-shirt and (1) limited edition Red Bird wall-flag. Two runner-ups will received (1) Red Bird CD -OR- (1) t-shirt.

More information on the stems:

This song was recorded in Chicago, August 2016. The drums were tracked by Rick Fritz at Audiotree Studios, and the guitars & bass were tracked at our old practice space by Kevin Frytz. The auxiliary instruments were recorded direct-in at Austin’s apartment. Originally mixed by Auré Pereira in France (Flatcurve), this song also includes a soundscape stem that he created for this track.

The Prizes


Stars in the Ocean (Stems)

(Written in 2015) We recently have had to go back and make some mixing adjustments to "Stars in the Ocean" for a fun new project we're working on (sneaky sneaky). This endeavor has ended with us having all of the stems from that track, entirely unprocessed except their actual tone, and we were thinking it might be cool to hear some remixes and reinterpretations of this track. For those of you interested, the link is below, and you can do with them what you wish, all we ask is that you don't make any money off of them, and that you credit us and the album "Terrapin" if you post them online. But please DO post them online, and share them with us via email or Facebook! Our music is made to be shared and experimented with, and in that spirit, we hope you take this opportunity to play around with these stems.

Past Submissions