Call for Submissions: Mixing Session with F. Reid Shippen

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SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Sunday February 7, 2021

Grammy Award-winning mixing engineer, F. Reid Shippen, will be presenting a mixing session at Catalyst Music Conference (March 3-6) and is offering one free mix to one participant willing to share their song for the presentation. This song will be used as an example track showing what it sounded like before the mix, allowing Shippen to share his mixing process for the track in his presentation. Shippen has mixed for a variety of artists such as Dierks Bentley, Steven Tyler, Ingrid Michaelson, the Backstreet Boys, and many more. Check out his studio website for more info.

Songs Eligibility:

  • May be in any genre
  • Must not use any samples that the applicant does not own
  • Must be an unreleased, fully-produced song OR a previously-released track if the artist is planning to release it as a newly-mixed version
  • Please only submit one song per artist
  • Cannot be a demo recording

Eligible Applicants Must:

  • Be a Manitoba Music member
  • Be registered for Catalyst Music Conference 
  • Be willing to share the mixing process of their song shared with Catalyst participants for this session
  • Have at least one professionally-recorded, released or unreleased track
  • Own the full rights to the recording and have access to the multitrack files of the recording
  • To apply, please fill out the application form. Applications will be rejected if incomplete or late.

To Submit an Application:

Applications will be adjudicated by F. Reid Shippen and his mixing team. If selected, the artist:

  • Must promptly follow the instructions and send their song stems to the mixing team
  • Must  sign a release that grants the mixer a gratis sync license for use of the song for promotional purposes only

For more info, please contact: 

Elise Roller, Industry Development Coordinator
Manitoba Music
Treaty 1 Territory

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