We, at Silk Music, have always felt that the cover art of a release is an integral part of its success: it sets the tone for the release with respect to the imagery and mood that the music evokes in the listener. One of our co-owners, Mike Alexeev, has directed the selection and design of our covers since the label's inception, a role that we consider to be as important as general A&R.
From April 2-8, we will be hosting our first ever Silk Music Photography Contest, the three winners of which will receive the following prizes:
1) Two winning photographs will be used as the cover art of two future Silk Digital singles by Shingo Nakamura: "Hakodate" and "Khafre". His or her name will also be officially acknowledged in the promo for the release, as well as professional contacts and relevant music pages. A third winner's photo will also be used for a future Silk release .
2) The winners will be able to request a list of 25…