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Ever heard of a Record-A-Thon?  Me either but this looks really cool…..

recordathonOn February 1, 2014, Young Musicians and youth with a passion for music will participate in the Inaugural Record-A-Thon to take place at six recording studios throughout the city of Philadelphia. The Boom Room, Sigma Sound and 4 others studios have donated a total of 30 recording hours to students of music during a twelve-hour recording session that will begin at 12 noon and run through Midnight on Feb 1st. Students ranging from the ages of 14 – 21 years old will be invited to record songs around the theme “Breaking the Code: Igniting Genius”. Selected songs will be used for a soundtrack to the “Breaking the Code” Pre-summit to the Google in Education Summit being held Feb 28 – Mar 2 in Philadelphia. (

The organizers behind this event have secured the support of leading music industry professionals. In addition, the studio time will include access to free downloadable tracks from notable music producers including Dilemma, Wes Manchild, Joe Logic, and Hank McCoy. Participating artists can use these downloads to create their “Igniting Genius” submissions. During the 12 hour Record-a-Thon event youth artists will also be provided with the experience and advice of current industry

professionals such as Carol Riddick, Khemist, Chill Moody and more.

Official Record-a-Thon Jam Session

Accomplished musician, Detrick Lowman, will host the Official Jam Session for the Record-a-Thon on Saturday February 1st, at the Boom Room Recording Studios. The Jam Session will give young musicians a chance to showcase their talents while allowing them the opportunity to perform in an open forum featuring a live band. Cameras will be rolling at the session to capture all the enthusiasm and artistry of the event.

JME Inaugural Record-A-Thon is proudly sponsored by Docucare and the Village of Arts and Humanities.

Interested individuals can participate in the Record-a-Thon by registering at for a 1 hour studio session, or a two hour recording session for interested organizations. A $10 registration fee is required for individuals and $20 for organizations (or pay with a tweet option).

More information on the event is available at as well as on Twitter: @jrmusicexec and Instagram: @ jrmusicexec.