NZ On Air will fund 20 new music projects in its latest MakingTracks funding round.
The 20 projects were selected from a field of 111 applications.
There are 14 $10,000 grants for recording a song and making a music video to back up the release of the song and 6 $6,000 grants for making a music video only.
This is the second MakingTracks funding round for the 2015-2016 financial year. In the last financial year, we took in 1,254 applications and funded 230 songs.
"Our Making Tracks panellists have chosen another strong batch of songs for funding,” said NZ On Air Music Manager Brendan Smyth. “Look out for these songs when they’re released, bringing more fresh local music to the airwaves.”
Decisions are based on the broadcast, music and audience merits of the songs that have been submitted, judged by a panel of broadcasting and music professionals.
The list of 20 projects funded in the August round is as follows –
(a) Funding of up to $10,000 for each of the following 14 MakingTracks projects in the August 2015 round, comprising up to $4,000 for recording a song and $6,000 for making a music video of that same song –
• Brooke Duff / Fast Car featuring Sidney Diamond
• Chia / Someday We Are Gonna Live In The Same Place
• Glass Vaults / I Don’t Mind
• House Of Shem / Anything You Ask For
• K.One / Save Me featuring Sam Allen
• Mae Valley / Brightside
• P-Money / Call On Me featuring Starley Hope
• Sachi / South Central featuring Duckwrth
• Shapeshifter / Panny Fack
• Sola Rosa / So Fly
• Taste Nasa / Do What You Feel
• Terrible Sons / Tears Don’t Fall
• The Veils / Axolotl
• Tsörf / Can I Be Close 2 U
(b) Funding of $6,000 for each of the following 6 MakingTracks projects in the August 2015 round, being funding for making a music video only –
• Doprah / Machinery
• Eb & Sparrow / Little Hands
• Jackie Bristow & Jason Kerrison / Warrior Spirit
• Levi Patel/ Since Last Letters
• Miloux / Pocket
• Silence The City / Identity
The August Making Tracks Panel was –
The next MakingTracks round closes at 5.00pm on Tuesday 01 September 2015.
Applications can be made online at www.nzonair.govt.nz/music.
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