Sennheiser Awards Grand Prize of HearIAm Campaign to Boston-Based â€˜String Rockâ€™ Quintet, Darlingside
Old Lyme, Conn. â€“ August 3, 2011: Audio specialist Sennheiser announced that it has awarded the grand prize of its HearIAm campaign, which began last spring, to Boston-based â€˜string rockâ€™ quintet, Darlingside.
As part of the bandâ€™s prize package, Darlingside was awarded a showcase opportunity at a major music festival in Austin last March and performed an exclusive showcase for A&R executives at Universal Republic Recordsâ€™ headquarters in New York in mid-July. Additionally, the band has won $10,000 in premium sound equipment from Sennheiser, a three-song demo deal from â€˜the worldâ€™s first fan-run label,â€™ PickTheBand.com and professional mastering of the demo album by Universal Republic.
Darlingside was selected as a finalist in March, and was named the grand-prize winner in April. The band received votes from music fans on HearIAm.com and was chosen by a panel of accomplished judges from more