In addition, one lucky musician in the group will win the MY METROPOLIS TIME Competition to get dedicated studio time to work on their own track with Metropolis’ world-famous professional audio and mastering engineers
Travel in style to London and check in at your hotel. Enjoy dinner and drinks with your fellow Golden Ticket winners.
HIT THE STUDIO! Enjoy breakfast at the studio, get a tour, then settle down to watch a live recording session. Grab some lunch before hitting the studio yourselves for a group recording session. At the end of the day, find out which lucky professional artist in the group has won the MY METROPOLIS TIME competition. Nip back to the hotel to change before heading out to dinner to celebrate.
The MY METROPOLIS TIME winner will HIT THE STUDIO again to work on their very own track with Metropolis’ audio and mastering engineers. The other Golden Ticket winners will have a free day to sightsee and enjoy London. Everyone will meet back up at Metropolis in the evening to listen to the final track from our MY METROPOLIS TIME winner. Then relax after a hard day with dinner and drinks.
Enjoy your final morning before heading home to recover. Take home amazing memories and epic pics for your socials.
AKG, JBL Professional and Soundcraft are offering an exceptional, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to our customers across Europe to follow in the footsteps of world-class talent like Justin Bieber, Madonna, David Guetta, Ellie Goulding, U2, Jay Z, and many more.
We have 10 Golden Tickets up for grabs for you to HIT THE STUDIO @ the iconic Metropolis Studios in London and work with Metropolis’ internationally acclaimed, Grammy award-winning audio engineers. Just buy any participating product from AKG, JBL Professional or Soundcraft and complete the above form to enter the competition.
And if that weren’t enough, one lucky professional artist/musician/producer amongst our 10 Golden Ticket holders will win the chance to spend a second day at Metropolis Studios, entirely dedicated to working on your very own track with Metropolis’ award-winning audio and mastering engineers. This day will be completely tailored to your needs. So, whether you’re a singer or musician wanting to track the finishing touches to your song… or a producer looking to mix and master your song ready for release, your studio time on Day 2 will be entirely built around your needs to deliver the very best version of your track.
To enter the MY METROPOLIS TIME competition, you just need to:
- Tick the “I would like to enter the MY METROPOLIS TIME” option in the Golden Ticket competition entry form and complete the additional fields
- Provide your Soundcloud link (or similar)
- Explain how Metropolis studio time would help you in your career
- It is not possible to enter the MY METROPOLIS TIME competition separately at a later date
The MY METROPOLIS TIME winner will be selected by a panel of judges from Metropolis and AKG based on the following criteria:
- The quality of their music
- The creativity of their music
- Their motivations for wanting the dedicated Metropolis studio time
The MY METROPOLIS TIME winner will be announced at Metropolis Studios at the end of Day 2.
Only the 10 Golden Ticket winners will have the opportunity to win the MY METROPOLIS TIME competition.
Only products purchased on or after 1st October 2020 and on or before 31st December 2020 will be valid for inclusion in the competition. Competition entries must be submitted on or after 1st October 2020 and on or before 5th January 2021.
We expect to host the event at Metropolis Studios in May 2021.*
*Exact dates are to be confirmed and will be dependent on COVID-19 safety and travel restrictions
Metropolis Studios is Europe’s #1 independent recording studio and home to the best mastering engineers in the world. A high-profile facility from its opening in 1989, a serious number of A listers have recorded, mixed and mastered their legendary material at Metropolis in the three decades since. There are too many to mention, but we’re talking some of the world’s most talented and successful artists!
They all come to capture recordings and translate their ideas to connect with fans all over the world. Metropolis’ sole aim is to use its impeccable sonic environment and passionate team of internationally renowned, award-winning audio and mastering engineers to make artists’ music the very best it can possibly be.
And it’s not just the A listers… Metropolis and its team work extensively with up-and-coming and unsigned artists too. In fact, 60% of the 2020 Mercury Prize nominations came out of Metropolis!
Charli XCX -
How I’m Feeling Now
Hoodies All Summer
Michael Kiwanuka -
Porridge Radio -
Heavy is the Head
Metropolis has always stayed true to its philosophy of striving to create a unique environment for others who share their love of music. With 19 studios, including 2 live rooms, a writing room and screening room, the complex was designed and built to the highest possible specification to deliver audio standards never previously achieved. The long, long list of chart-topping artists and producers who have come through its doors in the last three decades is testimony to the sonic excellence of the state-of-the-art complex as well as the exceptional skill and commitment of the expert audio and mastering engineers on staff.
The utmost care will be taken to ensure the health and safety of all competition winners, supporting staff and personnel of HARMAN Professional and Metropolis Studios. All UK government advice and regulations will be strictly enforced during the time in London. Likewise, travel advice and regulations for visitors coming from other countries will be followed.
If circumstances prevent us from hosting the event in Metropolis Studios in London in May as planned, we will do our utmost to reschedule, providing as much advance notice as possible to all concerned.
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