CardoCamp Recording Contest

Starting June 15th, the legendary CardoCamp will open submissions for an unprecedented opportunity for a band or singer-songwriter to win a 3-day all-expense paid music development workshop with Grammy Award winning recording artists and engineers. The CardoCamp winner will receive a one-on-one coaching experience that includes song writing, arrangement, and development as well as the tools to record and master a radio-ready 1-song EP.
Not just anywhere and not just with anyone
The team at CardoCamp have assembled a crew of legendary and award-winning musicians, producers, engineers, and mastering gurus from the halls of Rock n’ Roll’s elite to give yet-to-be-discovered talent an opportunity to work and train with some of the biggest names in music business. With a combined 150 years’ experience behind legendary recording artists ranging from Michael Jackson to Pink Floyd, KISS, Asia, the Eagles, Deep Purple, Pink Floyd and more. The impressive roster of talent includes producer Pat Regan (KISS), John Payne from ASIA and very special guestAlan Parsons, engineer of the Beatles’ Abbey Road, along with Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of The Moon. It all goes down at the world’s largest residential recording studio just outside of El Paso, TX.
Located on a 2,300-acre pecan farm, the self-contained Sonic Ranch Recording Studio will be home to the winning artist for three days and two nights in a Spanish ranch to foster focus for the creative process.  With four world-class recording studios, stocked with vintage consoles and a literal musical toy store of instruments and equipment both vintage and analog. CardoCamp winners will have the guidance they need to record a ready-radio song with all of the tools of a state of the art studio at their fingertips.

CardoCamp is looking for promising and talented artists who have the desire, drive, and capability to reach and achieve their dreams. Entry opens June 15th, and submissions are to include two songs, originals and/or covers, and a short introductory video. Entry fee is $265 for a prize valued at over $15,000.

The winner will receive a three-day/two night stay at Sonic Ranch, travel within the continental US, housing and meals, and a promotional video of the session; and a 1 song EP with the CardoCamp team of masters working on it from top to bottom. The winner will also be treated to workshops on site and an invaluable, once-in-a-lifetime experience learning with rock legends. For more information about the staff, location and the recording session check out the official website at

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