6.14.2010

Music Giveaway!

Remember this guy?



Thanks to his very kind publicist, I have the chance to offer a free copy of his upcoming album to one happy winner!

The album is beautiful, mellow and sweet like the above song (which is one of the tracks); it's the sort of thing you can listen to with your eyes closed, put into your child's lullaby mix, or turn on during a dinner party. He sings mostly in Yolngu Matha, his native language, with a little English thrown in, and backs himself with guitar. And I just love his voice.

Want a copy of the CD? To enter the contest, leave me a comment on this post including:
  • your name or some kind of handle by which I can address you if you win (i.e., anything but "Anonymous"), and
  • the name of a band or musician you like to listen to. Because I'm curious. :)
You can enter multiple times; just make sure you've got the above information in each post, so I don't accidentally think you're spamming and disqualify you.

You have until Friday morning! Sometime that afternoon, I will go find a Random Number Generator and get it to pick a number between 1 and the number of comments. The winner will then have a few days to email me their address, so be prepared to check back in case you win. (Blogger doesn't give me your contact information.)

Ready... set... go!

9 comments:

  1. Woohoo, I'm the first one! Well, I like to listen to a bunch of music (beatles, keane, beach boys, dixie chicks...). I hope I win!

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  2. Of course you count!

    This comment of mine doesn't, though. :)

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  3. My perennially favorite recording artist is -- ah -- my brother and sister-in-law, naturally.

    (I was going to say John Michael Talbot there for a moment, but then hastily decided not to let down the team...)

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  4. Is it unethical--even if permissible--to enter more than once?

    (Robin Huw Bowen)

    (Well, so much for my ethics...)

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  5. Well, it's been awhile since I've posted here, but a contest seems like a good way to get back in the swing of things! As for the music, I'll say Michael Coleman, and Irish fiddler from the early 20th century. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gXporuKHns4&feature=related

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  6. Hi Jenna :) I've never posted here before, though I've read your blog since a while back, when I discovered it via The Hogs Head. I also started a blog of my own recently -- it's so young (my blog), that I'm still not sure what it will become. Anyway, this contest seems like a good opportunity to emerge from lurk-dom and say "Hi!"

    As for my favorite music, right now it'd be American folk music from the 1940s-50s-60s-70s (lol). Kingston Trio is awesome, as is other cool stuff in the folk genre. Also, anything with a fiddle...

    I like this musician's sound (soothing and evocative), so it'd be awesome to win. :)

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  7. Okay, if I win you can give it to someone else because now I feel bad because I have 3 entries. But, I really, really wanted to list Samarabalouf. They are a WAY cool group that I am listening to right now. Kind of French Gypsy Jazz?

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