The results are finally in and it looks like the UK has produced the first ever winner from the start up contesting platform TuneRise. We first reported about the companies' inaugural contest in the fall of 2015 and we are excited to announce that Ashton Fox aka "SØNDER" has won the whole thing with his deep house track "Your Love"
The guys from TuneRise had this to say about their big winner on their blog this morning:
"The grand prize winner is Ashton Fox who will receive a trip to Los Angeles for meetings and mentorship with top music industry A&R executives, music managers, producers and promoters, blog promotion for his winning track “Your Love” to the TuneRise network of influential music websites, including special feature and promotion on YourEDM.com and Magnetic Magazine, gear from our sponsors including a $3,000 shopping spree at Guitar Center, a new Novation Circuit, and custom V-Moda headphones.
Winner Ashton Fox (SØNDER.) is a classically trained violinist from South Africa who now resides in Bristol, UK, where he pursues his music career in audio production and live performance.
The 2 place winner is Adam Roberts who will receive a $1,000 shopping spree at Guitar Center, blog promotion for his winning track “U Know” to our network of influential music websites, and a new Novation Launchpad."
TuneRise will look to evolve their contest model in 2016 and plan to announce their next opportunity for emerging artists in the near future. For now you can get more information about TuneRise at tunerise.co.
Check out the Top 50 tracks from there first contest here.