Philip Selway, Nonesuch Records, & Indaba Music Announce Digital Collaboration

Philip Selway of Radiohead, together with Nonesuch Records and Indaba Music-the leading destination for online music creation-has launched a search for collaborators to the song “Beyond Reason” from his debut solo album Familial, which Nonesuch released in North America on August 31.

For four weeks beginning today (Thursday, September 16), remixers can visit the Indaba Music site to create their own version of the song. From October 14-28, fans and a panel of judges-including Selway-will review the submissions. Then Indaba will announce the jury’s choices of Grand Prize Winner and two Runners-Up on November 11, as well as the public’s choice of ten Honorable Mentions. All winning selections will receive prizes, as follows:

Grand Prize (1)
Signed vinyl copy of Familial, which includes CD
One-year free Platinum membership to

Runners-Up (2)
Signed vinyl copy of Familial, which includes CD
3-month Platinum membership to

Honorable Mentions (10)
Signed vinyl copy of Familial, which includes CD
3-month Pro membership to

About Philip Selway’s Familial

A collection of fragile, haunting, and heartfelt songs, Familial showcases Radiohead drummer Philip Selway’s talents as a singer-songwriter. For his solo debut, Selway invited Lisa Germano, former Soul Coughing bassist Sebastian Steinberg, and Wilco drummer Glenn Kotche and multi-instrumentalist Patrick Sansone to join him in the studio. Familial finds these varied and accomplished creative voices working in concert to craft a complex and hypnotic atmosphere. Curiously, traditional drumming is virtually absent from the record, which favors underlying textures and loops for percussion. At times Familial’s beats and instrumental colors are so subtle, it seems as if the acoustic air in the room is setting the mood, leaving space for the lyrics, which clearly come from the most intimate of places.

About Indaba Music

Launched in New York City in February of 2007, Indaba Music has been a pioneer in the online music collaboration space, enabling anyone with internet access to connect with musicians from around the world to create, edit and mix studio-quality music together online.In addition to social networking, production and collaboration applications, Indaba Music now provides musicians with a growing collection of third-party applications, information resources and lifestyle benefits from a diverse collection of industry leading companies, including iTunes, Alfred Music, Hal Leonard, Sweetwater, Electronic Musician and, a “musical ecosystem,”seamlessly guides musicians through all stages of development, fusing music education, creation, promotion, sales and talent discovery into a unified online experience.

Site membership, which has grown over 400% since 2009, currently boasts more than 500,000 users from 205 countries and territories.To date, has provided collaboration opportunities with musicians including Laurie Anderson, Mariah Carey, Crystal Method, Peter Gabriel, John Legend, Linkin Park, Matisyahu, The Roots, Snoop Dogg, T-Pain, Weezer, Yo-Yo Ma and more.

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