When Microsoft unveiled the new Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2, the company also unveiled the Surface Remix Project contest. Microsoft unveiled today that over 1,400 remixes were created and submitted representing a huge range of creativity.
The winners were selected by judges including Linkin Park, Steve Aoki, and the Xbox Music team. The grand prize winner, Brian Yates, won $2,500, a Surface Pro 2 along with the Surface Music Kit by Microsoft, a premiere release on Xbox Music and will be included on an upcoming Linkin Park Ep.
The five Runners Up are Alec Raniwsky, John Doe, Harel Tsemah, DJ ALTOMANI and Freddie Westburn. These give will each take home $500, a Surface 2, and the Surface Music Kit by Microsoft.
The limited edition remix cover features pressure sensitivity, much like the touch covers. You can set beats per minute, select custom sounds, hooks, instruments, fx and vocals. This cover pretty much allows you to remix your favorite songs and allows you to be a home-made DJ.
You can listen to the winning remixes below, which feature lots of Dubstep.