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The Great(er) Jingle Spells Contest

Wizard Rock
Posted by: Melissa
October 19, 2011, 09:45 AM

Every year, Leaky produces an album of wizard rock Christmas music, the profits of which benefit charity. We've raised a ton of money for good causes using the very simple magic of rocking as hard as possible. Last year, we opened half the album to submissions and it made it one of our best ever. So this year, the ENTIRE album will be open submissions. We are holding a contest for any wizard rock band to submit a track. Of the entries we receive, some will be selected to go on the album (which will be printed in a very limited physical run and made available for digital purchase as well; also, a purchase of each physical copy will come with a digital download. The physical copies will be sent out in early December). The rest of the entries will be bundled into a free download you can get right on the site. We can't wait to feature your music! That said we have some....


  • Your track MUST be Harry Potter and winter holidays-themed.
  • You MUST have the track sent to by November 8. There are ABSOLUTELY NO EXCEPTIONS to this.
  • Your track MUST be exclusive to the Jingle Spells 5 album (it is all right if it has been available in single - not as part of any other album - form previously, but by submitting the track you agree that this track will from now on only be on Jingle Spells 5). [Tracks available as part of the free album do not have to be exclusive.]
  • Entries MUST be in WAV or AIFF format. You can use a file-sharing service like or to send the files.
That's it! Get recordin'! This album will be available for pre-sale in November and shipped out in the first week of December only.

Good luck everyone!

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79 Points

How exciting! I’m sure it’ll be great.

Posted by Shining Lynx on October 19, 2011, 10:57 AM report to moderator
80450 Points

Tis’ almost the time to be jolly…

Posted by Won_Two on October 19, 2011, 11:17 AM report to moderator
20981 Points

This makes me fell all warm and fuzzy and holidayish! :) Are any of these songs every posed on youtube or something? I’d love to hear a few.

Posted by LunaLuver on October 19, 2011, 12:54 PM report to moderator
7369 Points

Argh! Leaky’s talking about Christmas already and it’s not even Halloween! AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAGH!

Posted by Blame The Nargles on October 19, 2011, 03:24 PM report to moderator
106 Points

Even though it’s not super close to Christmas yet, reading this post made me feel so holiday-ish. I love the Christmas season! Off to go listen to some holiday music now :)

Posted by Maddie Malfoy on October 19, 2011, 04:00 PM report to moderator
884 Points

I <3 Jingle spells!!!!!!!!!! i have been saving since september so i can get a copy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! cant wait!!!!!!!!! when is it coming out?? this is my very first time buying jingle spells so i cant wait 4 frak’s artwork!!!!!!!!! :)

Posted by Mudblood_and_proud on October 19, 2011, 06:24 PM report to moderator
58 Points

Well they can’t very well make an album in time for Christmas with less than a couple months notice, can they Blame the Nargles? :) So excited for this year’s Jingle Spells!

Posted by Ellorgast on October 19, 2011, 06:30 PM report to moderator
4138 Points

Of course they’re talking about Christmas now because they have to set the albums up in time! Quite a nice change. Not sure if it will get much entries though since Leaky pretty much died when they shut down for ages :/

Posted by Calum Wilson (RuneDream54) on October 19, 2011, 10:05 PM report to moderator
75 Points

But the deadline is like now! stresses

Posted by LadySugarQuill on October 19, 2011, 10:48 PM report to moderator
75 Points

I think you just made me create that WRock band I’ve been thinking about for a while… XD

Posted by LadySugarQuill on October 19, 2011, 11:03 PM report to moderator
309 Points

YES! More Jingle-spells! I was waiting for this announcement, must buy. But wait, what about iTunes???

Posted by Rowling Stones on October 19, 2011, 11:12 PM report to moderator
1599 Points

whooo! christmas is right a round the corner! :)

Posted by Nealie Zealbie on October 19, 2011, 11:23 PM report to moderator
5439 Points

Cool xmas is coming!

Posted by Fleur-de- Lily on October 20, 2011, 05:19 AM report to moderator
3762 Points

Hope it will have an entry from The Singing Crones :-)

Posted by Want to be a Weasley on October 20, 2011, 11:01 AM report to moderator
10268 Points

Never fear, WtBaW – the Crones are putting their warty grey heads together on this!

Posted by WeenyOwl {The Human Deluminator} on October 20, 2011, 05:07 PM report to moderator
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