The Black Lips are one of the bands using the relaunched Muxtape site to promote their music, and they’ve just announced an interesting fan contest tying in with it.Later this month, the band will launch a muxtape of new and old songs to promote their new album 200 Million Thousand, and they’re asking fans to design the artwork for it (the muxtape, not the album). It’s all very Web 2.0 too – fans submit entries by uploading them to the band’s official Flickr group.It’s at least a sign that artists using the new platform won’t be just content to pump out playlists to promote their records – but are trying to get fans involved. Of course, an even better way to do this would be to ask fans what songs they want to see on the muxtape before compiling it…

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