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Nu Wav is hosting another round of their Best on the Beat Competition for Montana artists!

If you missed our last one, or you think you've got the hottest lyrics, enter the contest for a chance at winning some great prizes!

(Try and stick to no more than a 16 bar verse)


The contest runs through June 30, 2023 so get to work and let everyone know what you got!

The beats are below and can be downloaded below.

You can submit to either beat, or if you're feeling creative, try writing to both beats (only one person can win for each beat)

Once you've recorded your verse, you can submit your file by emailing it to

When submitting, please name the file: artist name_beatname_SUBMISSION

More information on the submission process can be found below.


1st place  Beat 1 - 15min set at Nu Wav Showcase + free 3hr sessions

1st place  Beat 2 - 15min set at Nu Wav Showcase + free 3hr sessions

Once you've got your verse (keep it to 16bars please), record it over the beat (garageband, protools, logic, phone app[bandlab], etc).

If you don't have something to record, you can record a video of you performing it over the beat and send us the video file. 


Step by Step

Step 1

Download the song from Soundcloud by clicking the 3 dots in the right corner and selecting "Download File".

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Step 2

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Shown in the image to the right.

Step 3

Now that you have your recording, you can submit your recording to

Make sure to name your submission to match the format here.

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Step 4

Feel free to post your submission on social media and use the tag #nuwavBoB and we'll reshare them!

Submissions close - June 30th at 11:59PM (MST)

Winners announced - July 7th

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