UBL.com and Rane Present The Play Like a Pro Giveaway

UBL.com offers: an entirely new promotional platform for emerging artists the most complete online musical experience available anywhere a personal home page streaming audio & news blogs a custom online store to sell your music and merchandise an open forum for music providers & music lovers and much more…
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UBL.com offers:

  • an entirely new promotional platform for emerging artists
  • the most complete online musical experience available anywhere
  • a personal home page
  • streaming audio & news blogs
  • a custom online store to sell your music and merchandise
  • an open forum for music providers & music lovers
  • and much more…

GRAND PRIZE: Winner can choose one from any of the following Rane products: (retail value: $999.00)

  • DEQ 60 Graphic Equalizer: The Holy Grail of graphic equalizers! A device which does not compromise, and with a response that truly matches the slider settings.
  • C4 Quad Compressor/Limiter: The C4 Presents matchless features, performance and ergonomic value. This state-of-the-art piece of equipment rounds out Rane's popular series of analog-controlled digital products for live sound applications, and so much more.
  • G4 Quad Gate / Ducker / Expander: Combining familiar front panel controls with the accuracy and performance of digital signal processing, Rane's full-featured, high performance G4 Quad Gate is suitable for use in a variety of demanding dynamics processing applications.
  • PEQ 55 Parametric Equalizer: The PEQ 55 is equal parts problem solver, creative tool and secret weapon. Rane's dual-channel PEQ 55 features five bands of fully parametric equalization, adjustable High-Cut and Low-Cut Filters, and three bands of Accelerated Slope Tone controls per channel, and much more.
  • MM 42 Personal Monitor Processor: Rane's MM 42 Monitor Processor fulfills the demanding needs of performers and engineers striving to optimize personal monitor systems while ensuring a safe, dynamic mix.

2nd PRIZE: UBL Platinum Membership (one-year - value 249.95)
The ULTIMATE band package. Includes all the great features of the Gold plan (see below), in addition to unlimited mp3s and photos, Web Hosting (www.yourband.com), email list management, and much more.

3rd PRIZE: UBL Gold Membership (one-year - value: 99.95)
The most ambitious plan on the Internet. Upload 20 mp3s and 20 photos, sell your CDs, DVDs and merchandise, as well as digital downloads. Get your band integrated directly into ARTISTdirect.com from the ULTIMATE in marketing exposure; post your gigs, blogs and much more.

Official Rules:


1. To enter: You may enter online at www.bassplayer.com, www.eqmag.com, www.guitarplayer.com, or www.keyboardmag.com beginning approximately March 10, 2006. Entries must be received by June 10, 2006. Enter as often as once per day at any one of the above web sites, but not at more than one of the above web sites. Only one entry per day will be eligible. Entries in excess of one per day, automated entries of any kind, and computer-generated script entries will not be eligible and are void. The sponsor of this game is CMP Entertainment Media, Inc. (“Sponsor”), and such Sponsor is not responsible for typographical errors in any sweepstakes – related materials, late, lost, or misdirected transmissions or transactions that are lost, fail to be entered into the processing system or are processed or transmitted late.

2. Sweepstakes Drawing: The winner will be drawn at random on or about July 10, 2006. Odds of winning each prize depend on the number of eligible entries received. Your purchase of a product or service from the Sponsor or the prize manufacturers will not increase your chances of winning a prize.

3. Eligibility: Game is open to all legal residents of the United States and Canada (other than the residents of Puerto Rico and the province of Quebec), except for the employees and immediate family (spouses and parents, siblings, children and each of their spouses) of Sponsor, the prize manufacturers, and each of their affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, and any other company involved with the design, production, execution or distribution of the sweepstakes drawings. In order to win a prize, residents of Canada will be required to answer correctly a time limited mathematical skill testing question to be administered via telephone.

4. Release: Winner releases the Sponsor, the prize manufacturers, and each of their parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, and employees from any responsibility or liability in connection with any loss, accident, or death incurred in connection with the use of the prizes won in the giveaway. The winner hereby consents to the use of his or her name and/or likeness by the Sponsor for advertising purposes without additional compensation unless prohibited by law. The verified prize winner and/or prize winner’s parent or legal guardian will be required to sign and return to Sponsor, within ten days of receipt, an Affidavit of Eligibility and a Publicity/Liability Release unless prohibited by law. Failure to comply may result in disqualification and the selection of an alternate winner. All prizes for the game are donated by third parties. The game is not meant to convey any endorsement of any product or service, nor does a third party’s donation of any prize have any influence on Sponsor’s editorial coverage.

5. Taxes: Any tax liabilities are solely the responsibility of the winner and the winner will be required to provide his or her social security number or tax payer identification number for tax purposes. All federal, state, local, municipal, and provincial laws and regulations apply.

6. General: Sponsor shall be deemed sole interpreter of the rules and conditions. By participating, entrants acknowledge and agree to be bound by these rules and that the decisions of the Sponsor are final. Sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law. Prize components are not exchangeable, transferable or redeemable for cash. Prices shown are estimated retail prices, and actual prices may vary. SPONSOR DOES NOT MAKE AND IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY WARRANTIES (INCLUDING IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE) OR ANY GUARANTEE WITH REGARDS TO ANY PRIZE OR PORTION THEREOF. All sweepstakes entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. In the event of unavailability of stated prize(s) or component(s) thereof, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute item(s) of comparable value. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate or suspend the Internet portion of this giveaway should virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the giveaway. In such cases, Sponsor reserves the right to select the winner from uncorrupted entries, or to re-administer the giveaway, or to cancel the giveaway.

7. Winner’s List: To obtain the name of the prize winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to “Winner”, Music Player Network / The UBL.com / Rane Giveaway, 2800 Campus Drive, San Mateo, CA 94403, USA, by December 1, 2006.