Rolling Stone, D'Addario Offer Recording Session, L.A. Gig, more

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Rolling Stone and D'Addario are teaming up to find the next "Young Gun" guitarist.

One Prize Winner will receive the following package (the “Prize”):

  • *Round-trip coach airfare for winner from the major airport nearest to winner's residence to Los Angeles, California.
  • *Three nights hotel stay at the Ace Hotel Downtown LA.
  • *Three days of studio time at Swinghouse LA to rehearse and record the music which was part of their Submission (“Winning Track”) (including bass & drum backline and musicians).
  • *“Winning Track” mixed by Jay Ruston at TRS West.
  • *“Winning Track” mastered by Brian Lucey at Magic Garden Mastering.
  • *Opportunity to perform live at a Los Angeles club (venue to be determined by Sponsor and/or D’Addario).
  • *Fully mastered “Winning Track” will be posted on rollingstone.com as part of the Rolling Stone Young Guns feature.
  • *Additional coverage of “Winning Track” and Winner Profile on rollingstone.com, using video footage recorded in the studio and during trip.
  • *A one year supply of D’Addario strings, with an Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of $500.

How to enter:

  • *Record a video of yourself playing an original song (under 2 minutes please)
  • *Post your video and submit the link below
  • *Tell us why you should be the next Young Gun
  • *Click Enter to complete your submission

Enter via http://www.rollingstone.com/young-gun-contest/