N1 Records 2018 Artist Application

N1 RECORDS 2018 ARTIST APPLICATION

PLEASE ENSURE YOU READ THE INFORMATION BEFORE APPLYING

1. INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS

The Northern Sound System’s artist development program N1Records provides support to original songwriters who are creating music for release.

N1Records, now in its seventh year, has entered a new era having secured a distribution portal with digital industry leaders AWAL/Kobalt.

In 2018, four emerging artists will develop their brand, produce music, shoot photos and videos with the N1Records Creative team in order to release music to Spotify, Apple Music etc through N1Records.

N1Records activity strives to:

  • define artist aesthetic
  • develop creative production techniques and networks
  • execute a solid social marketing plan
  • achieve Triple J and Community station radio plays
  • attract artist team members: management, booking agent, publicist etc

2. CRITERIA

Entry Criteria

  • Artists must be unsigned and emerging with few or no releases
  • Artists must provide 3 original songs as a soundcloud playlist link
    • Demos must portray your sound
    • Must be audible, can be low quality
  • Images of successful applicants will be used for N1/NSS promotional activity

Judging Criteria

Artists/Bands will be selected because they have:

  • interesting artistic aesthetic
  • skills necessary to create and perform original music
  • strong communication skills

3. APPLICATION PROCESS

Fill in the application form by 23 April 2018

All fields are required. Fields are:

  • Artist Information
  • Artist Bio
  • General information
  • Soundcloud Playlist
  • Socials Links
  • Inspiration Links

You must prepare a 3 track Soundcloud playlist for your application. Call it ‘N1Records Application’ This playlist is a vital element of your application.

Please include Youtube/facebook (artist page preferred but not mandatory)/Instagram/Twitter and whatever else is valid.

Links to 3 inspirational videos that will help us understand where you’re headed sonically and visually.

4. IMPORTANT DATES 2018

  • Applications Open: March 5th
  • Applications Close: April 23rd
  • Activity Begins: April 30th
  • Activity Concludes: Dec 14th

For more information please contact:
Nick O’Connor 8255 5560  noconnor@playford.sa.gov.au
Ben Smith 8255 5560  bsmith@playford.sa.gov.au

 

N1 Records Application Form 2018

  • ARTIST INFORMATION

  • Name (e.g. Rachel Example)Role (e.g. Singer)AgePostcode 
    Add a new row
    Enter details all of group members, click + to add another row.
  • Max 250 words
  • GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Max 250 words
  • Max 250 words
  • Max 250 words
  • LINKS

  • INSPIRATIONAL LINKS

    Videos or pages of artists (or anything) that directly inspires your music and quick explanation of why.
  • WebsiteWhy is it inspirational? 
    Max 100 words
  • WebsiteWhy is it inspirational? 
    Max 100 words
  • WebsiteWhy is it inspirational? 
    Max 100 words