The Second round of Needle In The Hay prizes announced

Needle In The Hay is Australia and New Zealand’s largest independent music competition that could get your music pressed to vinyl BUT… did you know there are a stack of other prizes up for grabs?

Needle In The Hay (NITH) is about giving new and upcoming musicians the chance to have their music played for industry professionals, heard by a wider audience and of course, pressed to vinyl. 

We’ve teamed up with publishers, studios, equipment companies, and a stack of other media and music-producing legends to get you the very best prizes Needle In The Hay has ever seen.

With a prize pool of over $30,000 including vinyl pressing, high-quality recording gear, and plug-in packages, you are in the running to have the shot in the arm your music career needs.

Feast your eyes on the newly announced second round of prizes and if you haven’t entered the NITH, what are you waiting for?

GoPro, let’s just say HERO, one of the most versatile action cameras on the planet.

Harmony Guitars, Space Black baby, by the World’s most cherished musical instrument company.

MONO, is the ultimate accessory for the modern musician.

Jameson, Irish Whiskey, need we say more?

GForce, Plugin heaven, M-Tron Pro Complete, M-Tron MKII (plug in) and Oberheim OBE (plug in) up for grabs

Death By Audio, let all your Reverberation Machine and Micro Dreams come true.

Polaroid, because what else can you instantly capture your your music highlights with?

So how do you get the chance to win everything?

Visit the NITH entries page here and paste a streamable URL for your music (either released or unreleased) then pay the entry fee.

This year’s NITH comp will be judged by some of the finest: Benjamin Law, FlexMami, Georgia Mooney, Jeff Apter, Kieran Llama (Spacey Jane), Marieke Hardy, Ngaiire, Stephen Ferris & Zach Stevenson (Hockey Dad).

Don’t miss your shot, enter now!