Congratulations Underground Magic! You are Groove U‘s 2014 Instaband! We can’t wait to work with you. Echolocation came in 2nd place and will get $500 in recording time at Vaughan Music Studios and 3rd place finisher Christopher Robin received a $250 gift card from Music Go Round.
Thank you to our amazing panel of judges: Kevin Joy from The Columbus Dispatch, Brian Lucey’s Magic Garden Mastering, Randy Malloy from CD102.5 and ill poetic. And thanks to our finals emcee Shawn Patrick Thomas Daley of Mohawk Studio.
Thank you to our awesome partners: Music Go Round, Aveda Institute Columbus, The Mixx Magazine, Game On, SURGE Columbus: A Creative Circuit For Youth and Used Kids. Special thanks to Matt Holley Design for designing the official 2014 Instaband finals program and t-shirt and to the School of Advertising Art for being the official graphic design partner. See additional partners on Instaband.org.
Most of all, a BIG thank you to all the fans, parents, families and friends of ALL the participating bands and artists! We hope you had a great experience, and will come back next year. Your support helped raise much needed funding for youth music education programs: Music Loves Ohio,Through Mind’s Eyes and The Dick and Jane Project.