This lucky person won Best Music Contest Ever

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UPDATE: It’s over folks, we have a winner!

After receiving over 2200 entries, the winner was selected via a random number generator that landed on this retweet of our original post.

Originally from California, Serena is currently battling the winter in Boston and is looking forward to a big box of music to keep her company. Just remember, it may be snowing, but you can at least be thankful there are no Boston-via-California Woman Twitters yet. Congrats Serena, and thanks to everyone who entered!


It’s back! Perhaps you remember the Best Music Contest Ever Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV or last year’s wood anniversary of the annual contest where we take on the stupidly huge project of gathering up records from each of the artists and bands we decided were the “greatest”, only to give them all away to one lucky asshole. Last year, some girl in Florida got two canvas totes full of roughly 100 records, CDs, books and tapes and this year it could be you! From our extensive Best Of 2014 lists, we’ll be giving away somewhere in the ballpark of 100 releases… To one person… Will it be you? Probably not, but you should still enter.

So what do you have to do to?

Simple, just like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or Instagram. If you’re already doing all three, then we love you. But you can also enter by simply retweeting this ( or sharing this photo ( Make sure to include ‪@impose (@imposemagazine on Instagram) so we’ll see it and put your name in one of those bingo cages.*‬

‪* We will accept all Facebook, Twitter and Instagram submitions between January 06-February 09, 2014. The contest will run until 11:59pm on Monday, February 09, 2014. One winner will be randomly chosen by 12pm noon on Tuesday, February 10, 2014 and announced on this page by Friday, February 13.‬

That’s all you have to do.

Good luck!

List of swag you can win (confirmed thus far):

Community Records label package
Double Double Whammy label package
Exploding In Sound label package
Forged Artifacts label package
Hardly Art label package
NNA Tapes label package
Slumberland label package
Orchid Tapes label package
Busdriver, Perfect Hair
Dan Bodan, Soft
Dustin Wong & Takako Minekawa, Mediation
Ellie Herring, Chipped
Flagland, Love Hard
Freddie Gibbs & Madlib, Piñata
Future Islands, Singles
Hail Mary Mallon, Bestiary
Happy Diving, Big World
IAN, IAN cassette
Lee Bannon, Alternate / Endings
Lower, Seek Warmer Climates
Malportado Kids, The Mi Concha EP
Mannequin Pussy and Dog Leg split + zine
Marissa Nadler, July
Naomi Punk, Television Man
Nude Beach, 77
Perfect Pussy, Say Yes To Love
Perfect Pussy and Joanna Gruesome split 7″
Priests, Bodies and Control and Money and Power
Oozing Wound, Bury Me With My Money
Protomartyr, Under Color of Official Right
Ratking, So It Goes
Rivergazer, Random Nostalgia
Shabazz Palaces, Lese Majesty
Stampfel, Better Than Expected
TacocaT, NVM
The Hussy/Digital Leather split
Tweens, Tweens
Yalls, United

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