Announcing the winner of the Minitel contest: Dirty Ears!

After much consideration, we'd like to announce the winner of our contest with Tiny Telephone to celebrate the launch of TT's B Room, Minitel. Congratulations to Dirty Ears, a group of mostly-17-year-olds eager to make their first studio recording. The sextet began with songwriters Dylan Marx and Jack Radsliff, who have written folk-rock songs, performed as buskers, and distributed their songs on local compilations; after gathering a full band, they're now eager to capture the group's sound in Minitel's analog environs. Here's a Dirty Ears song written by Dylan: Stuck by Dylan Marx Over a dozen applications were submitted by [...]

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Contest update: deadline extended for youth bands to apply for free recording time at Tiny Telephone’s Minitel

Just wanted to drop a brief note about our ongoing contest to give away a free week of analog recording in the last week of April at Tiny Telephone's new B studio, Minitel, with free house engineer Jamie Riotto and a string arrangement from the Magik*Magik Orchestra. While we've received a number of great entries, we've decided to extend the deadline to apply for the contest! The previous deadline to apply was Friday, April 1, with a round of open voting scheduled to take place the next week. The new deadline to apply is April 8 at noon. Instead of [...]

Bay Area bands in high school (and younger): Enter our contest to win a free week of recording time at Tiny Telephone’s new Minitel studio!

Hey, Bay Area high school students: John Vanderslice wants to help you make a record! To celebrate the grand opening of Tiny Telephone's new B studio, Minitel, we're teaming with John and Tiny Telephone to give away a free week of analog recording at Minitel at the end of April, including free analog tape and the services of house engineer Jamie Riotto. Additionally, Minna Choi of the Magik*Magik Orchestra will do a string arrangement and provide Magik*Magik orchestral players for a song. That's a whole lot of free recording time in a great new facility, so enter our contest now! [...]

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