The Pitch Ultra Music DJ Contest

Hey, DJs, the Winter Music Conference in Miami beckons. We can hear your Yeah, rights all the way downtown, but wait! For the third consecutive year, the Pitch is sending one talented local spinner to perform at the conference-closing Ultra Music Festival, a two-day event that takes place on March 23 and March 24 and features the legendary likes of Paul Van Dyk, Tiesto, Shiny Toy Guns and — get this — the Cure. If you think you have what it takes to make Robert Smith shake his ‘fro, send us a mind-blowing mix of your own crafting (on CD), along with contact information, by Friday, February 9. Bring it by our office or mail it to: Ultra Music Contest, attn: Jason Harper, The Pitch, 1701 Main, Kansas City, MO 64108. From the submissions, we’ll select five finalists (who will be announced in the February 15 and February 22 issues of the Pitch; check out their submissions at to compete in our official Pitch Ultra Music Contest on Friday, February 23, at a venue to be determined, where a panel of judges will select the winner of an all-star spinoff. The winner will be crowned at the event and announced in our March 1 issue. Individual entries only — there can be only one champ. Also, if you use equipment other than the usual two vinyl turntables, and a mixer, please indicate the specs when you submit your mix. Contact with questions.

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