Posts Tagged ‘contest’

Win V.I.P. Tickets to HARD LA


Want to win tickets to HARD LA to see M.I.A., N*E*R*D, Die Antwoord, Flying Lotus, Rye Rye, Switch, Joker, Sleigh Bells and more? HARD is giving five winners V.I.P. tickets to those who come up with the best and most creative HARD LA teaser video. Edit your own teaser, upload it to YouTube, send them the link and cross your fingers. See official rules for more details.

BPM’s Kia For Your Soul Playlist Battle

Calling all readers! If you enjoy TheDopeFiend, the music we post and the culture it represents then please help support it. How? TheDopeFiend has been selected to compete in BPM Magazine’s Kia For Your Soul Playlist Battle for a “Battle of the Blogs”. All you have to do is visit TheDopeFiend’s playlist page and vote for my playlist. The winner will not only win a chance to go to the South by Southwest Music conference in March to compete at the BPM Magazine Playlist Battle against a top DJ like Steve Aoki, A-trak or Simian Mobile Disco, but will also get a write-up about their blog and playlist in BPM Magazine. Show some support and click away!


Justice For All Contest

The time is running out on the Justice For All contest. The rules are pretty basic. Put together a video between 30 second and 3 minutes showing how “you were great in 2008″ and post in on Vimeo. It’s as simple as that. The contest is being judged by the Ed Banger crew themselves as well as the Industreate crew. There is over $6,000 in prizes up for grabs, including an all expenses paid trip to Chicago to hang out with Justice themselves and label mate/artist So Me. Get on it becasuse they are only accepting submissions until the end of this month!

55 DSL Logo Remix Contest

During my recent visit to NYC I didn’t get a bunch of time to check out shops and boutiques. However, I did get a chance to stop by 55DSL’s shop, and I was more impressed than I thought I would be. I really like 55DSL’s clothing and the overall feel of the brand. With their recently announced Logo Remix Contest 55DSL has partnered up with Cut&Paste to give you the opportunity to put thier own spin on their brand. Submit your own “remix” of the 55DSL Sheild logo in a way that represents the companie’s culture and spirit and you could have the chance to win 1,055€. Not only that but your remixed logo will be featured on a t-shirt in the company’s 2010 line. Creative people get to crackin’, the contest ends December 5th.

Mimobot Giveaway Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the Summer Heights High VS Mimobot Giveaway! Jenifer Mancini, Landon Parker and Yuri Kye. Your Mimobots are on their way!

Summer Heights High VS Mimobot Giveaway

In celebration of the kickoff of HBO’s new comedy series, Summer Heights High, HBO and Mimobot teamed up for this limited edition Mimobot of the character Ja’mie from the series. Summer Heights High is a peek into the life of an Australian public high-school, focusing on three characters: Mr. G, a self-important, high-strung drama teacher; Ja’mie, a haughty, private-school female exchange student spending the year at Summer Heights High; and Jonah, a delinquent, break-dancing obsessed student struggling to stay in school. Series creator and writer Chris Lilley plays all three lead roles. From the looks of the sneak-peek teasers the series has the potential to be hilarious.

TheDopeFiend managed to get its hands on a few of these Mimobots to give away to you! All you have to do is have a look at the sneak-peek videos and leave a comment on this post telling us which Summer Heights High character is your favorite. Get to it, these are limited edition 1GB Mimobot flash drives and the contest ends on November 9th!

(Sorry but US residents only)

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Baja VS Vans Giveaway

Want a free pair of the new Vans Dustin Dollin No Skool 2s, or how about a free pair of any new model of Vans you want? Well in celebration of the release of the new ultra realistic Baja: Edge of Control video game the creators, THQ, have teamed up with Vans and TheDopeFiend to give you just that. Baja: Edge Control is an amazingly realistic four-player split screen Baja race simulator that was released September 22nd.

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Mimobot VDC Content Creation Contest

Last year flash drive character masters Mimoco held their first design competition. This year they are at it again, but switching it up a bit with the VDC Content Creation Contest. In celebration of their new VDC Mimobot series coming out this October, they are asking you to get your creative juices flowing and submit any kind of digital media creation you want – music, video, animations, wallpapers, screensavers, games and whatever other digital creations you can think of. The winners will be selected and their creations will come pre-loaded on the VDC Mimobot series. Submissions are being accepted now so get to it!

Josh Spear: Big Ticket Tuesday

I absolutely love Nooka watches… and what’s cooler than a Nooka watch? A free Nooka watch. The crew over at has started a free giveaway every week which they are calling Big Ticket Tuesdays. Each week they will select a various item, and then devise a way for one reader to win this prize. This week the prize being given is an awesome camouflage Nooka watch. Head on over and check out the rules, and check back every Tuesday for a new prize!

Threadless Loves Lomography

One of the things I like about Threadless is that it’s not just a communal t-shirt site where you vote on your favorite designs, but a website and company that also supports the design/art/music community. For example, the recent “Threadless Loves” competition is in support of the massive worldwide Lomography community, and is sponsored by the Lomographic Society International. The challenge is to create a tee design inspired by the 10 Golden Rules of Lomography (found on the contest page). Up for grabs is $2,000 cash, $500 Threadless gift certificate, several different Lomo cameras and more. The contest ends July 5th so get to it.

Junior Lucky Bastard 2008

I am one of the lucky ones who’s job doesn’t suck, that doesn’t mean I wouldn’t like to travel to exotic places doing all kinds of cool things, partying and meeting lots of cool people all on someone else’s dime. That is exactly what the winner of 55 DSL’s Junior Lucky Bastard Contest will be doing. So if your job does in fact suck, or even if it doesn’t and you want to try your hand at being the next Junior Lucky Bastard, you should check it out. Applications are submitted by making your most creative video about how you deal with your every day life. Your video must be 1:55 min in length and must be submitted by June 1st 2008. Flex those creative muscles and see if you have what it takes to be the next Junior Lucky Bastard.

The Fader/New Ear/Panda Bear Winner!

Congrats to Nicholas Hamidjaja out of the T-Dot for winning The Fader/New Ear/Panda Bear Cap Contest! You just scored yourself 1 of 80 of these super limited edition caps! You best not go and sell that shit on Ebay!

The Fader/New Era/Panda Bear Contest!

If you have missed out on the other contests to get your hands on Panda Bear’s collaboration with The Fader and New Era you have been given another chance! This is the first in a series of super-limited-edition caps put out by The Fader and New Era and was designed by Noah Lennox himself. So here is how to score this cap along with a free 1-year subscription to The Fader – simply email me with your name, address and your top 5 blogs or daily reads (please include “Panda Bear/New Era/The Fader Contest” in the subject line). Simple as that. The winner will be randomly selected this Friday (the 8th). Don’t forget to include your top 5 blogs or you will be disqualified.

Oh PS – There were only 80 of these caps made, so if you want one you best enter!

Cut & Paste Design Contest

The Cut & Paste design contest is an amazing concept that was held for the first time in NYC last year. 8 designers selected from a pool of entries test their skills as they battle each other through 15-minute, single elimination rounds. The last designer/illustrator standing is crowned the Cut & Paste champion. This year the competition is being held in 4 cities across the country, and is currently calling all of you creatives to submit entries. So if you think you stand a chance going up against some of the world’s top talent, being judged by artists including Deanne Cheuk (former Art Director at Tokion), Jeff Staple (Staple Design), Sascha Lewis (Flavorpill), Victor Newman (Freestyle Collective), Buffmonster, Eric Nakamura (Giant Robot), Melissa & Robert von Bjal (Red Car), Chuck Anderson (NoPattern), and Charles Krausz aka Emit (The Firm Graphics), then you’d better sign-up for your chance to go home with a brand spankin’ new Apple MacBook.


XLR8R Adds Miami to Their Guide

XLR8R's City Guide now has Miami.

Griffin Slap Watches

Remember slap bracelets? Like those, but cooler.

Eboy’s FixPix App For the iPhone

Great puzzle game with graphics by Eboy himself.

XLR8R Atlanta City Guide

XLR8R added ATL to thier city guide. Check it out.



Hooray For Earth – Surrounded By Your Friends (Twin Shadow Remix)

Thursday, October 21st, 2010


Twin Shadow has been making some waves throughout the internets lately. I recently purchased his new album Forget, and I must say I quite like it. I am also really liking this remix he has done for Hooray For Earth, who I had never heard of before this song, but will surely be checking them out after hearing it.

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Muscles – Girl Crazy Go (Muscles Inception Remix)

Monday, October 18th, 2010


The last I heard of Muscles he had quit the music business because of problems with his label Modular. This disappointed me because I love his music. However, I was happy to see that if the rumors were true at the time he has apparently changed his mind. A new EP by Muscles titled Younger & Immature is due out October 29.

Here’s a remix of the first single from the EP ‘Girl Crazy Go’. Check out the music video for the original version here. From the sounds of it Muscles hasn’t lost his musical touch, or his ego.

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Sleigh Bells – Run the Heart (Bassnectar Remix)

Thursday, October 14th, 2010


Music by Bassnectar isn’t something I would normally post here. For the most part I feel his stuff is for dirty rave hippies, and if you read this blog at all you probably know how I feel about the wobbly bass-heavy Dubstep. That being said this remix done of Sleigh Bells‘ song ‘Run the Heart’ is still bass-heavy, but not completely overboard. It also manages to keep a lot of what makes the original track so good.

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Martin Solveig ft. Dragonette – Hello

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010


Chances are if you spend any amount of time on the internet you have heard ‘Hello’ by Martin Solveig featuring the lovely Dragonette (considering it went number one on Hype Machine). But I couldn’t resist posting this super-fun dance-pop masterpiece. It’s basically impossible not to want to dance to this song. I don’t know a lot about Martin Solveig, but from what I have heard and seen so far I am liking his stuff. Purchase the EP with several remixes on Beatport now.

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Millionyoung – Local Joke (Neon Indian Cover)

Friday, October 1st, 2010


Millionyoung, aka Mike Diaz, is shaping up to be one of my favorite artist of 2010. I really love this cover he has done of Neon Indian’s ‘Local Joke’. He adds his own personality to the song, so much that it sounds as though he could have written it. I am looking forward to a full-length album from him.