Red Bull Big Tune Chicago National Finals (Giveaway)

On November 18th the world’s most talented producers and beatmakers will converge in Chicago to battle it out for the title of Red Bull Big Tune National Champion.

To celebrate the event Red Bull and Crate Kings are giving away tickets to the Red Bull Big Tune National Finals that will take place at Chicago’s Metro.  Two winners will receive a pair of tickets each for the event.

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Vocal Beater Beatbox To MiDI iPhone App (Giveaway)


Never again lose an idea for a drum patter when away from your production equipment. We’re giving away 3 copies of Vocal Beater, an app for the iPhone/iPod touch that allows users to turn an on-the-go vocal beat box into a velocity sensitive MIDI file, which can then be emailed and loaded in the application of your choice.

How To Win:

  1. Leave a comment with the name of your favorite beat boxing specialist.
  2. A comment will be chosen at random.

A winner will be chosen on Thursday, September 2nd, 2010 at 3pm EST.

Vocal Beater is available for $2.99. Visit iTunes to grab the app or get more info.

Hit the break for a promo video featuring Exile, Tokimonsta, and Mike Gao’s beatboxing dog!

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Krafty Kuts “Against The Grain” DJ Tools (Giveaway)

Giveaways always make Mondays just a little bit more tolerable.  The DJ Krafty Kuts “Against The Grain” DJ Tools sound effects app comes equipped with over 100 pre-loaded samples, including MC shouts, classic dub sirens, bass drops, rises, and more noises to spice up your set. sound effects tool which comes pre-loaded with over 100 … Read more

Crate Kings & Redef Present: Beat Break Theme Music Contest

While Crate Kings and Redefinition Records have been quietly teaming up for our own online producer video series entitled "Beat Break", it suddenly occurred to us that a proper video show should have proper theme music.  We then realized that this would be the perfect opportunity to showcase the talent of our readership by holding … Read more

Twitter Contest: Win Def Jam 25 Vinyl


We love DJ’s… we love Twitter… so we figured why not combine the two for a contest!?  Crate Kings and Def Jam are giving away a set of 25th anniversary Def Jam 25 Vol. 1 & 2 vinyl to one lucky winner.

How To Enter:
Follow Crate Kings on Twitter and message us @cratekings with the name of your all-time favorite Def Jam single sometime before 12pm EST this Friday.  Winner will be chosen at random and notified via Twitter direct message.

Tracklists and vol. 2 cover and after the break!

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