Indie Music Contest

Indie Music Contest

Welcome to the For The Love Of Bands Indie Music Contest! Vote for your favourite artist below. Please note: you can vote daily, so make sure to come back tomorrow to vote again. If you want to submit an entry, simply click ‘Participate‘ at the navbar above the contest entries. This music competition is open to bands and artists of all genres and your track doesn’t have to be (very) new.

Sponsored by Music Gateway and Indie Mammoth.

Winners announcement delayed. Will be announced on May 5 2023!

Indie Music Contest Spring 2023

Running 20 March – 20 April 2023

Sponsors Spring 2023 – $2363 prize pool


First place ($1419) 

Music Gateway 1-year Pro-Unlimited Membership (worth $370) 
Music Gateway Rising Spotify Campaign (worth $599) 
Music Gateway 3 Artist Development Sessions with a renowned Artist Manager (worth $450) 

Second place ($370) 

Music Gateway 1-year Pro-Unlimited Membership


Third place ($325) Indie Mammoth Spotify Growth Campaign Pro

Fourth place ($249) Indie Mammoth Playlisting Campaign 

Fifth place Social Media Campaign on For The Love of Bands’ socials (IG/FB/TikTok/Twitter) 

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Are you a fan? Cast your vote below for your favourite artist to win this contest. Are you an artist and want to enter this Indie Music contest? Simply click ‘Participate‘ below, add a title (band name, or band name – track title) and add your Video link. Please note that only public video links work.

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the samoors - P.i.a.F (Patience is a friend) - Indie Music Contest April 2020

"the samoors" debut single P.i.a.F on how two loving souls can heal together from broken childhoods while getting powers from the late Edith Piaf who the video is an homage for. The video filmed in Tarrytown, NY directed by Jessi Almstead and her somber puppets (made vegan and from cruelty-free materials). It's the first single and official video from the samoors upcoming EP "Verdure" of the Tel-Avivian live trio: Andie Simcha (keys), Erez Oppenheim (drums) and Yuval Simcha (guitar and vocals). As a band we're pursuing architectural simplicity in music without ornaments or virtuosity, using the life and live chemistry between all members, "crisscross ready to assist" rolls and timeless sounds for condensed issues.

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Finished since 1400 days, 17 hours and 44 minutes.

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