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2024 Akur Meta Torres Strait Islander Corporation – Indigenous Recording Project

Discover, Share, Amplify: Your Indigenous Sound Awaits

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Artist Application

Welcome to the 2024 Akur Meta Torres Strait Islander Corporation - Indigenous Recording Project application form! We're excited to invite 6 Indigenous artists from the Greater Newcastle area to share their talent. This initiative is an opportunity to showcase your unique sound and contribute to the rich tapestry of Indigenous music.

Application Guidelines


Open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists living in the Greater Newcastle area. No existing record contracts or management representation.

Submission Deadline: July 7th, 2024.

Notification of Results: 6 Successful artists will be notified by 14th July 2024.

What’s Next?

All Genres Welcome: We embrace diversity, and artists from all genres are welcome.

Song Ownership: At the end of the program, you will own two completed songs. Your material stays your own.

Creative Support: We will assist you with writing, recording, producing, mixing, and mastering your songs.

Release Assistance: Your music will be released on streaming services with our support, ensuring it reaches a wider audience.

Financial Support: Each artist will be paid $100 for each session to cover transport costs and other factors. Studio time and all other services are fully funded. At no stage will this need to be paid back by the artists.

Artist Information

Full Name*
Tell us about yourself, your influences, previous work, and anything else that showcases your unique musical journey. This is your chance to share up to 5000 characters of your story.

Music Demo Upload

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Accepted file types: mp3, wav, Max. file size: 50 MB, Max. files: 3.

    Agreement & Submission

    By submitting this form, you agree that the information provided is accurate, and you meet the eligibility criteria outlined in the guidelines.*

    Once you've completed the form, click the "Submit" button to send your application for consideration.

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