Give a Beat; Did Music Change Your Life?

Do you remember that song that gave you the chills, made you fight back the tears or raise your head with new determination. Let the music make a difference:
Give a Beat serves as a catalyst to transform the positive energy of global dance music culture into meaningful interactions that build community and generate social good. Give a Beat raises awareness of pressing issues and injustices through live music events and online platforms, while providing dance and world music lovers with a unique channel for activism and philanthropy.
Give a Beat is a member of the Creative Visions Foundation’s activist program, a global hub for organizations, such as the Landfill Harmonic, using media and the arts to tell stories that need to be told about problems that need to be solved. Learn more about Give a Beat at and

Give a Beat & Notes for Notes® Announce

The Music For Music Campaign

A Story Sharing Contest & Online Auction

Launched in Conjunction with Detroit’s Movement Festival
To Raise Funds for the Construction of a Boys & Girls Club Music Studio

Running May 14 Through June, 5 2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - May 14, 2014 - In conjunction with Detroit’s Movement Electronic Music FestivalGive a Beat and Notes for Notes® launch Music for Music, a fundraising campaign featuring an online auction and a SubPac sponsored story sharing contestMusic for Music showcases the transformative power of music and taps into the love and energy booming within the EDM community to raise funds for the construction of a Notes for Notes’ after-school music studio at a Detroit Boys & Girls Club location. The campaign runs from Wednesday, May 14, 2014 through Thursday, June 5, 2014. For more information, please visit and

Story Sharing Contest Sponsored by SubPac – 
Music for Music’s story sharing contest runs from Wednesday, May 14, 2014 through Wednesday, May 21, 2014. Dance music lovers are asked to share positive and inspiring stories of how music has changed their lives. Three winners will be selected for a pair of VIP 3-day passes to Movement Festival, a $100 download card to Traxsource, or tickets to official Movement after-parties. For each story shared, SubPac, an innovative tactile bass technology, will donate $10 toward the effort. The stories will to be judged by a panel of recognized names within the dance music industry, including David Ireland(Wantickets, Magnetic Magazine)Ken Jordan (The Crystal Method), Betty Kang and Lydia Fong (Plexi PR), and FreQ Nasty (SubPac). To learn more, please visit Stories must be submitted to by 9:00pm EST on May 21, 2014 to be considered.

Online Auction –

The online auction component of Music for Music will run from Friday, May 16, 2014 through Thursday, June 5, 2014, with special Movement items closing on May 22, 2014. The auction presents an opportunity for dance music lovers to bid on tickets to some of the year’s hottest parties and festivals, unique VIP experiences, cutting edge gear, musically inspired clothing, and gift certificates, while supporting a worthwhile cause. Generous donors to the auction include: Roland, Soundcloud, Miguel Migs, React PresentsWantickets, The Groove Cruise, SonosSennheiser, The303 at LOUIE and CHAN, Mi Casa Holiday, Forecastle Festival, Kai AlceCyberoptix TieLabAs You Like It, Country Club Disco, Sampled Recordings Detroit, Portland Maine Soul Summit, The REDnessStarlily CreationsCAYA SmokehouseSweetwater Tavern, and more! Promotional partners include Media Services NYCElectronic Music Alliance, Fusicology, LovevolCreative Visions Foundation, and more. To view the auction and bid on items, please visit

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