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N1 Records Application

N1RECORDS 2020 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.

In 2021 four emerging artists will develop their music, brand and business with The Northern Sound System’s Creative Agency SeeOh and release music online.

N1Records activity strives to: 

  • define artist aesthetic
  • develop creative techniques
  • grow local networks
  • complete a production and release cycle
  • identify early career goals
  • attract attention from potential partners: manager, booking agent etc… 

Selected artists will receive up to $2,500 project funding to be spent on studio hire, creative personnel (engineer/producer, photographer, designer etc) publicity, or professional development experiences. The money cannot be used to purchase equipment.

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
  • 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 below by midnight Fri 30th April.

All fields are required. Fields are:

  • Artist Contact Information
  • Artist Bio
  • General information: Recording/Performance History
  • 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 valid socials links: Instagram/Youtube/Facebook etc

Links to 3 inspirational sites/videos that inspire you or your music. This can be anything: art, politics, science, world issues, ASMR whatever. These will give us a better picture of you.

4. IMPORTANT DATES 2021

  • Applications Open: Monday 15th March 2021
  • Applications Close: Friday 30th April 2021
  • Activity Begins: May 2021
  • Activity Concludes: November 2021 

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT 

Nick O'Connor: 8255 5560 | noconnor@playford.sa.gov.au

Applicant Details

Artist Information

Links

Inspirational Links