Wavesfest

WAVESFEST POSTER FINAL (1300 × 600 px) (Facebook Event Cover)

About the Contest : 

To empower and boost belgaum’s local singers, song writers, music composers and lyricists Wavestream Studio is proud to host wavesfest. Please read all the information below 

SEASON 1 RESULTS

Watch Grand Finale:  youtube.com/wavestreamstudio

Congratulations to the winners of wavesfest season 1, Jasmine Nadaf & Swanand Redekar

you both did exceptionally well. Kudos!! 

Wavesfest season 1 was a great experiment for us, we got many positive responses from audience all over the world who has seen our videos which were the reels and finals on YouTube. We will soon be coming back with the next season with more exciting additions and definitely on a higher level . Keep following us for the future updates

All the 6 entries from both contest gained immense love & support from the audience, although all the performances were great but respecting the rules we had to shortlist only 1 in each contest according to the prescribed criteria

We appreciate the efforts of our runner ups as well. We would like to reward an exclusive offer of 25% discount on your next studio recording and videography at Wavestream Studio valid for one-year, with an appreciation certificate and mini trophy. 

We will be seeing all of you at our prize distribution event soon

Thank you!

PRIZES

*All the participants who submit their entry get an e-certificate and 10% discount on future karaoke or full song projects at Wavestream Studio 

ABOUT OUR JUDGES

SHRIYA PAREEK

  • Based from belgaum making waves in bollywood(mumbai)
  • Bollywood song debut: Teri Zameen (2017)
  • Worked with major industry labels like T-Series & Zee Music Company (Youtube)
  • Full time playback and live singer performing across the country

SAGAR PATIL

  • Based from belgaum started career as Music Composer his college days
  • Top Rated Handpan Player & Percussionist in UAE – Performing Solo shows in UAE
  • Lead Drummer for Dhunn The Band – Leading Bollywood Band in Dubai
  • Founder of Trivikram Dhol Tasha Pathak Dubai 

      Awards & Recognizitions:

  • Awarded as Icon of Maharashtra among 50 top personalities living in UAE
  • Awarded by Maharashtra Government, Marathi Bhasha Vibhag for preserving Indian Music in Gulf (Trivikram Dhol Tasha Pathak Dubai)
  • Awarded NRI of the Year 2019

RULES & GUIDELINES

SINGING CONTEST (COVER SONGS)

  • For the first round, the contestants need to submit a raw singing demo recording of nearly a minute of any genre.
  • The audio should not contain any instruments or background music, voice and lyrics should be audible. 
  • Only top 10 contestants will be shortlisted for the round 2.
  • The shortlisted 12 contestants need to send another audio entry with background music or suitable instrumental.
  • The audio duration can be of 2mins or less
  • The audio must be audible with appropriate lyrics.
  • Only top 6 contestants will be shortlisted for the final round.
  • The last date to submit this audio is 1st August 2022
  • The shortlisted 6 contestants will win a chance to record a professional audio and video instagram reel at Wavestream studio.
  • This reel will be uploaded on Wavestream Studio’s Instagram. 
  • Every contestant will be judged on the performance and the likes, shares, comments on their respective reel video. 
  • Only top 3 contestants will be shortlisted for the final round.
  • The finalists will get an opportunity to record their cover song live at Wavestream Studio. This will be shot and recorded in one-take for audio and video.
  • These videos will be posted onto Wavestream Studio’s YouTube Channel, and promoted across all social media and paid ads on Instagram, Facebook and YouTube.
  • The winner will be declared by the below mentioned FINAL WINNER CRITERIA (50% Judges’ Points +50% YouTube Video Response). 

ORIGINAL SONG MAKING CONTEST

  • For the first round, the contestants need to submit a raw original song demo recording of any genre.
  • The audio can contain any instruments or background music, but voice and lyrics must be audible. 
  • For rappers, the song must have a chorus or a hook. No free-styles. 
  • Only top 3 contestants will be shortlisted for the final round. 
  • The shortlisted contestants will get an opportunity to record their original song live at Wavestream Studio. This will be shot and recorded in one-take for audio and video.
  • These videos will be posted onto Wavestream Studio’s YouTube Channel, and promoted across all social media and paid ads on Instagram, Facebook and YouTube.
  • The winner will be declared by the below mentioned FINAL WINNER CRITERIA (50% Judges’ Points +50% YouTube Video Response)

FAQ

This season we have opened the entries to all languages. 

No, we only allow raw demos for first round, vocals should be recorded without processing. in case of original song contest, the song should be unreleased.

Yes, there is a registration fee of INR 200. The payment is to be made online via Phonepe/Gpay on 8553108229 or UPI [email protected]

No, for the first and second round you only need to send us a raw demo recorded through your phone. For final round all participants need to be present at studio for live unplugged session

For song making contest: Your submission will be evaluated on the basis of the following criteria – Creativity and originality, lyrics, melody, structure. 

For singing contest: melody(pitch), Timing(Rhythm), Voice.  Make sure that you pay attention to these points.

The first round demo should be about 1 minute or less. Your full song needs to be between 2-4 minutes

You can only send one demo for each contest, eg. you can participate in singing contest with one raw singing demo, another original song demo in case you want to participate in the song making contest as well, registration payment for both will be separate

For more queries or registration via whatsapp text/call 8553108229

  • The track must not contain any material that hurts or violates someone’s personal rights, religious belief, incite violence or creates derogatory remarks about someone’s sexuality or belief.
  • The track must not invade privacy or other rights of a person, firm or entity.
  • The track must not in any other way violate applicable laws and regulations and must not contain any copyrighted elements not owned by the team.
  • Tracks containing prohibited or inappropriate content as determined by WAVESFEST will be disqualified.
  • Judges decisions are final at any given round 
  • Team Wavestream may add to or amend these rules at any time before the semi finals, without informing the participants.

INSTRUCTION VIDEO FOR SENDING YOUR DEMO