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Survey Giveaway: Win $2500 in DubSpot Online Training, Reason+Record, or AdrenaLinn Sync

It’s time for a census of CDM readers. But we can give back to you for your time – some prizes, and more investment in the site. Photo of 1940 US Census, CC-BY-ND United States Department of Agriculture; Library of Congress, LC-USZ62-91199. Take a very short survey, and you’ll be entered to win some six months of intensive training in music production and Ableton Live, or copies of some of our favorite recent software, a two-app box set of Reason and Record from Propellerhead or Roger Linn’s AdrenaLinn Sync. Knowing more about our readers helps us develop Create Digital Music, …

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Still Time to Win T-rackS, Get Personal Notes, Be Thankful

A turkey. Photo (and crafting) (CC) Patti Haskins. Americans are busy getting ready for Thanksgiving and … everyone is busy, anyway. But there’s still time to: 1. Tell us what makes you musically thankful – we’ll feature your responses on CDM. 2. Tell us if you’d like to get handcrafted, human-written exclusive notes in your inbox occasionally from CDM (totally optional). 3. Get a chance to win the deluxe edition of T-rackS 3, the tasty mixing and mastering suite, with lots of new routing, models, and metering. I’m actually working on a way to visualize all of these “reasons we’re …

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Giving Musical Thanks: Help Kick Off CDM Notes, Win T-Racks 3

Any holiday that’s an excuse to give thanks (not to mention, eat) is a worthy one, whether you’re an American or not. Photo ()CC) riptheskull/Dave. Thanksgiving is an American holiday on this international site, but the basic ideal for which the day has come to stand – giving thanks – is a noble one. So we want to do three things here for CDM: 1. Ask you what for you’re thankful, musically speaking. It might be a synth, or a collaborator, or an album, or a song, or the metronome you’ve used since you started playing, or having more discipline …

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Announcing the CDM Giveaway Prize Winners; Websites Aplenty to Come

After weeks of suspense, it’s my pleasure to announce the winners of the CDM Giveaway. I’ve contacted the prize winners, so if your name is on the list, you should have an email from me. PreSonus FaderPort: Vincent Hill, Seattle, WA Numark Total Control: Nicolas Paciorek, Watertown, NY Native Instruments Elektrik Piano: Valerie Mabre, Marion, OH Native Instruments Absynth 4: John Belt, Canton, OH Moog Music Moogerfooger FreqBox: John J. Koziol, Boston, MA Glyph GT 050Q 250GB Hard Drive: Ken Hartz, Strongsville, OH Alesis ControlPad: Joel A. St. Julien, San Francisco, CA Ableton Live 6: Chris Budge, Newbury Park, CA …

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CDM Giveaway is Closed; Winners and Favorite Sites soon

UPDATED: That’s it, folks; this giveaway is done. We’ll have winners, some overall stats on who our readers are, and some of our favorite websites from around the world soon! For starters: Here are the winners If you’ve been waiting to enter the CDM Giveaway, this is your last chance: entries are closed as of midnight tonight (Monday), 9pm on the West Coast of North America, early morning Tuesday in the UK and Europe, and during the day in Asia, the Pacific, and Australia. Speaking of other parts of the world, we really will be going through some of our …

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CDM Giveaway Starts Now: Win Free Hardware, Software, Swag, and Link Love

I’m pleased to announce the first-ever CDM Giveaway. We’ve got over US$4,000 of hardware and software tools for music creation, and we’d like to give you the chance to win them. To do that, we’re holding a good, old-fashioned prize drawing — I’ve been warming up my true random number generator — so that all you have to do is enter for a chance to win. To better your odds, each prize will get a different winner. CDM Giveaway Info Page; official rules (no purchase necessary). Here’s what we’ve got: Akai MPC500 mobile music workstation Ableton Live 6 music production …

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