The Cape's Own IFAW presents the Whale Remix Project

Help Save the Whales!

You Could Win a 60GB Video iPod in the IFAW Whale Song Remix Contest

IFAW is sponsoring the contest on their site: www.stopwhaling.org.   It's quite simple according to the site.  Use real records of humpback whales to mix and record your own songs using the provided Flash interface.  You can even download the sounds and do your own creating offline.

At one time hunted to near extinction, humpback whales are again the target of Japanese whalers.  Do you part to help stop this cruel form of hunting.  Not the song writer you hoped to be? Check out the site for information on whales and the secrets about whaling you are not supposed to know.  The site also contains links to make donations and take action by writing a letter to the President.

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Now's your chance to have your music heard by an amazing panel of musicians, composers and producers that all want to help save the whales!  Enter your song in the IFAW Whale Song Remix Contest for your chance to win great prizes. Songs created with the Flash Whale Remix Tool as well as those created by downloading the whale song files are eligible.  The grand prize winner will walk away with the new 60GB video iPod (15,000 songs)!

  • 1st Place: 60GB video iPod
  • 2-3rd Places: 4GB iPod Nano
  • 4-5th Places: 1GB iPod Shuffle
  • 6-10th Places: IFAW t-shirt

Songs will be evaluated by a panel of celebrity judges based on:

  1. Overal impact and creativity
  2. Use of whale sounds
  3. Memorable content and delivery
  4. Overall quality

Songs must be submitted by midnight, on Sunday, June 11th, 2006.  Good luck!

Visit the site to start creating your own "whale of a song" now.

Resources:
IFAW: http://www.ifaw.org
Stop Whaling: http://www.stopwhaling.org/
Myspace: www.myspace.com/stopwhaling

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