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Friday, November 9, 2007

Sound Off! Entries Due Next Week

posted by on November 9 at 10:58 AM

Hey underage bands, you have less than one week to get your shit together and enter EMP’s Sound Off!

Applications—which can be downloaded at empsfm.org—and a non-returnable CD with original music must be mailed to: EMP|SFM, Attn: Sound Off!, 330 6th Avenue North, Suite 200, Seattle, WA 98109 by Thursday, Nov. 15, 2007 for entry into the 2008 Sound Off! competition. All participants must be 21 years of age or under as of March 1, 2008.

Twelve semi-finalists will be chosen to perform live on either Feb. 9, 16 or 23. The bands will be narrowed down to three for a live performance in the Sky Church at EMP|SFM on Saturday, March 1, 2008 at 8 p.m. Sound Off! is sponsored by, IKEA, Shure—“The Official Microphone of EMP|SFM,” 107.7 The End, 90.3 KEXP, Bumbershoot and Gibson. The first-place band will perform at Bumbershoot.

Go to www.empsfm.org for all the rules and more information.

Past finalists include the Schoolyard Heroes, Natalie Portman’s Shaved Head, Mon Frere, the Lonely Forest, the Lonely H, Idiot Pilot, Gruff Mummies, and more.

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