1 high-ranking artist in the any Music Channel during February competitions will be selected to receive a prize package from Martin Akins and Tour:Smart.
Martin Atkins is the definition of entrepreneurial activity in cultural arts endeavors, his 30+ years in the music business spans across genres and borders and industries. He founded industrial supergroup Pigface, The Damage Manual, and Murder Inc., and has contributed to Nine Inch Nails and Ministry. He is the owner of Invisible Records and Mattress Factory Recording Studios. He is the author of Tour:Smart, a Suicide Girls columnist, and a full time lecturer at Columbia College Chicago. Martin is a producer, drummer, documentary film maker, DJ, and father of four.
The winner receives a copy of Tour:Smart signed by Martin as well as the Tour:Smart DVD and t-shirt. In addition the winner will also receive an OurStage Gift Pack (approximate retail value $50.00). The winner also gets two hours of email consultation from Martin. The winning band will email Martin questions along with supporting information on any topic they like.