Category Archives: User Music and Video Submissions

Funk Drum Loops Songwriting Challenge!

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Rock Hard Funk III Hybrid Funk – Songwriting Challenge Winners! We gave our users a chance to win a free downloadable collection of drum loops with a simple challenge: Take a small selection of loops from our latest funk drum loops release Rock Hard Funk III and create an original musical composition that would capture…

Beta Monkey Drum Loops Metal Songwriting Contest

Metal Songwriting Contest Using Double Bass Mania

Beta Monkey Drum Loops Metal Songwriting Contest May/June Style: Metal We heard some brutal metal sent in for the contest. It was a testament to not only what can be done with the Beta Monkey Double Bass Mania Series of pure metal drum loops, but the absolute creativity and passion of the metal artists around…

Beta Monkey Drum Loops Rock Songwriting Contest

Beta Monkey Drum Loops Rock Songwriting Contest January/February’s Style: Rock We were really floored with the diversity of entries for this contest. The styles ranged from classic rock to modern rock to all styles in-between. A completely eclectic mix of tunes, all unified by the general rock vibe. While all of the entries made great…

Beta Monkey Odd Time Drum Loops Songwriting Contest

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Beta Monkey Drum Loops Odd Time Songwriting Contest April/May’s Style: Odd Time We were really floored with the diversity of entries for this contest. The styles ranged from classic prog rock to Zappa-inspired romps to styles we can’t even begin to label. Really, a totally and beautifully random collection of music linked by only one…

Beta Monkey Metal Drum Loops Songwriting Contest

Beta Monkey Drum Loops Metal Songwriting Contest March’s Style: Metal We received more entries than we had anticipated for the March Metal Songwriting Contest. The styles ranged from old school metal and industrial metal to power and death metal – what a wide range of metal songs submitted. Believe us, it was NOT easy narrowing…

Beta Monkey Rock Drum Loops Songwriting Contest

Beta Monkey Drum Loops Rock Songwriting Contest January’s Style: Rock We received 279 song submissions for the January songwriting contest. And, it quickly became clear that there are many definitions for “rock” out there. From acoustic ballads to power pop to full-blown metal, we heard a wide range of songs that could all be argued…

Beta Monkey Video Contest Winners

Beta Monkey Video Contest Winners! After poring over the many diverse submissions we received for the Beta Monkey Video Contest, we’re proud to announce the winners. While we wished we could award prizes to everyone who posted videos on YouTube or sent videos directly, here are the ones that really stood out in a crowded…

User-Submitted Video Using Double Bass Mania II

Double Bass Mania II… wreaking havoc from the very beginning! When we released Double Bass Mania way back in 2004, nothing of its kind existed. Literally, there was nothing out there that was for metal songwriters and guitarists in terms of loop-based songwriting tools. If we remember correctly, this way before anything like Superior Drummer…