Myxer Joins Forces with Akon’s Hitlab

Wanna take a shot at getting signed by Akon? Recently at the SXSW music festival, Myxer teamed up with Akon’s Hitlab to kick off our best ringtone contest ever! So, if you think you’ve got the chops to make it in the music biz, let Akon, Hitlab and Myxer be the judges!

Enter now to win a premium digital marketing package for yourself or your band, as well as a chance to be in the Hitlab Showcase– and the possiblility of getting signed by multi-platinum artist, producer and label owner, Akon!

Click here for more info on how you can join to win!

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Gettin’ Our Groove On…

You know what’s really, really exciting? Well kiddies, we’ll tell ya what’s exciting! Myxer has partnered with INgrooves, a leading provider of digital distribution, marketing and promotion services to the independent music community, to offer all you serious music lovers out there some truly amazing new artists and tunes to create ringtones from! INgrooves will be using our technology to offer you, the Myxer faithful, some top-notch tracks– and what’s even cooler, with many of these tunes you’ll be able to “cut your own” section of a song before you download it and send it to your phone! How awesome is that? Don’t let any of the other guys tell you what the best part of the song is, you decide! Keep your eyes peeled for songs from some of the following: Thievery Corporation, Too $hort, Tila Tequila and many, many more…

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Myxer unlocks ringtones from all your MP3s

So we’re sure you’ve already downloaded tons of ringtones from Myxer, but did you know that in a matter of minutes Myxer can turn the music you have on your computer into ringtones? And to top it off, it’s easy. All you need to do is click on the MAKE tab, CHOOSE the song you want to convert into a ringtone, CUSTOMIZE it to the part of the song you like, and SEND it to your phone. You can make hundreds of different ringtones from just one song. Why settle for a set ringtone from other sites when you can customize your own at Myxer? Get started today. You’ll never run out of ringtones.

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There ain’t no party like a Digital Underground party, ‘cuz the D.U. party don’t stop … and today, the Bay Area hip hop crew is having the hugest of parties at!

It’s a takeover of Humpty-Hump proportions: Digital Underground, best-known for their 1989 breakthrough first single, “The Humpty Dance,” has commandeered Myxer’s home page to promote their new single (and free ringtone), “Children of the Sun.” It’s fresh from D.U.’s latest album, Cuz A D.U. Party Don’t Stop, and it’s another salute to the band’s 1970s funk-inspired roots.

Snag the free ringtone here:

More from Digital Underground at Myxer

DU PartyNow if you’re too young to remember “The Humpty Dance” and the brilliant debut of D.U., get your learn on: Born in the late 80’s, while hip-hop was consumed by the hardcore, noisy political rap of Public Enemy and the gangsta rap of N.W.A., Digital Underground sneaked out of Oakland with their bizarre, funky homage to Parliament-Funkadelic.

The group built most of their music from P-Funk samples and developed a similarly weird sense of style and humor. Most-known in the bunch is Humpty Hump — a ridiculous comical figure with a Groucho Marx nose and glasses and a goofy, stuttering voice — is the most famous, especially since he was immortalized on their breakthrough single, “The Humpty Dance.”

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