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  1. I CANT UPLOAD... OR GET IN TOUCH YOU!

    I need some help with my account. Im a "Pro" member.
    I cant view my Media Library...Keep getting a
    (oops..500 error) I've tried emailing directly and then through the "support services". Also tried calling, cant get ahold of anyone.

    Can someone please look into my account. I'd like to be able to sort this out. Maybe im not doing something right..i dont know. Please help me ... Thank You!

    -Drop Steady-

    8 votes
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    • Please improve your sites performance and merging all links into one site, it so easy to crash and also the offeral site just to heavy

      Please improve your sites performance and merging all links,the legacy/beta/and main site into one network, it so easy to crash and also the offeral site just to heavy

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      • Download old stems

        We should be able to download old packs... I've fouond so many awesome competitions but they're all closed (Hollywood Undead - Bullet!)

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        • Bring back Sessions

          I'm sure it was closed for good reason (low traffic) but I think that's because most of us were waiting for it to be improved. I looked on sessions all the time to see if I could contribute to something, but I was only able to work on one. To this day I still listen to that collaboration. It's still something I'm proud of and I wish I could submit some of my songs for collaboration now.

          Vote if you would like to see Sessions come back!

          7 votes
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          • Honorable mention awards. Judge listen "levels"

            There's some desire out there for feedback or even just knowledge on what was listened to or considered - and some definite logistical challenges to following some of the suggestions made.

            So 2 suggestions

            1. Honorable Mention - or maybe split it into Considered and Honorable Mention prize - let us know what the next 10 submissions were below the winner that were considered. And maybe an honorable mention for songs that were interesting for one reason or another even though not considered as a prize winner. The recognition would be sufficient reward for these.

            2. Listening Levels - it…

            7 votes
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            • submissions

              Why do submissions in opportunities that are late never get a listen?, I've heard some amaing tracks, much better then the ones that get listened to a lot, and they never get a win?? why is that?....is it to do with monry?? lol

              7 votes
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              • Allow youtube postings Otherwise your contest is pointless

                We should be allowed to post our remixes to youtube without getting a strike against our youtube account. To me it makes perfect sense as a youtube posting could show you what other people besides the judges think.

                7 votes
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                • More mixing and/or mastering opportunities.

                  I know Indaba music is for musicians but... I don't know, mixing and mastering MUSIC is an art too.

                  Michele Valletta

                  7 votes
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                  • Search and categories for samples

                    add categories and search

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                    • Midi

                      Artists that use midi could provide midi tracks along with their audio or stand alone. Midi is another medium in the music ecosystem for folks to play with. Nothing is quite like completely mutating while using the unique nuance of the original recording. It would contribute to diversity by highlighting a different strength. This would not require a new policy or any new webpage design, just asking some of the artists if they want to contribute midi tracks too and see if a few say yes.

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                      • Nothing works on Safari 6.1.6. Activate my subscription is impossible. And Contact Support button doesn't work. ???

                        Nothing works on Safari 6.1.6. Activating my subscription is impossible. And Contact Support button doesn't work. ???

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                        • Change whole voting system ! Real artist wants to compose instead of sitting in front of monitor on Listening Party to get more votes

                          Change whole voting system ! Real artist wants to compose instead of sitting in front of monitor on Listening Party to get more votes

                          7 votes
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                          • remove GIFs from the LP!

                            just annoying and childish. prevents from reading usefull comments on the audio (which might be getting less and less...)

                            7 votes
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                            • Voting, Plays and the Social Butterfly

                              Hey! If you get the most votes! You win $1000, or a years membership!
                              Sounds great if you know 1000 people or have access to some sort of bot or scamming site!
                              But for the real artist, that wants true feedback and does have the luxury of a million friends to vote for you, this puts us at a sad disadvantage.

                              I recommend requiring persons to hear the WHOLE track before voting or giving a Listen count.

                              I additionally think that we need a ranking system. Once we have established that all votes and listens must be counted after the…

                              6 votes
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                              • i suggest Indabamusic re-introduce the random feature for displaying tracks in the contests

                                i suggest Indabamusic re-introduces the random feature for displaying tracks in the contests. As it is now old tracks with low "hottest" rank will be lost. If trying to get to the oldest tracks by scrolling down newest track list the browser will eventually hang practically making it impossible to get to the oldest tracks in contest with large track counts. I've heard this problem from other users as well.

                                cheers
                                Freddie Westborn

                                6 votes
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                                • Voting system

                                  Hi guys,
                                  How about adding a feature to the voting system that allows the voter to be anonymous?

                                  / Freddie W

                                  6 votes
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                                  • SEARCH ENGINE

                                    A search engine.Something to help find people, groups,etc. Or categorize them to make it easier and more convinient to locate stuff.

                                    6 votes
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                                    • By stop trying to improve what was allready perfect the way it used to be!

                                      I liked the old indaba site I frankly liked having all my music on there and seeing how many views I had! I hate the new site I don't care how many followers everyone has and I don't use soundcloud and I seriously hate the new site I really used to live in indaba now I'm sad and not even interested in making music anymore you don't understand the old site was perfect why the sudden lame change its sad! Anyways you forgot that indaba was family and now your throwing it away for what? Thanks for listening. Have a…

                                      6 votes
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                                      • Instructions for how to enter the lottery player.

                                        I see your page telling me to go take part in the lottery player at the listen & vote section. I can listen fine, but I have no idea how to enter the lottery despite the fact that it says "enter the lottery to play your submission next". How in the world do you enter the lottery? Perhaps this is why there is nobody in there, because nobody knows how to enter?

                                        6 votes
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                                        • facilitate entries by collaborating members.

                                          I am aware that splitting prizes might be complicated but at the very least it should be possible to add a badge to each collaborating mamber of a winning entry.

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