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Other Voices IMRO Other Room open call for new bands

Other Voices IMRO Other Room open call for new bands


Other Voices returns to Dingle this December for their annual shindig.

As part of the special weekend, the IMRO Other Room features new and upcoming Irish music most recently that included Rusangano Family, Saint Sister, Talos, Gavin Glass, Bitch Falcon, HAWK and 2015 Open Call winner Saramai.

The Open Call is open for this year to play the IMRO other room. What bands need to do to enter (entries open until September 16th) with terms and conditions below.

Apply with:
ONE (or all) of the following: SOUNDCLOUD URL / SPOTIFY / YOUTUBE URL
BIO (200 words)

Apply here.
Key points:
The winning applicant will be offered a coveted chance to play the IMRO Other Room infront of a live audience in Dingle at Other Voices 2016.
Applicants must apply with an original piece of work and be free to travel to Dingle between the 2nd-4th of December 2016.

Important Dates:
IMRO OPEN CALL 2016 accepting submissions: 26th August 2016
IMRO OPEN CALL 2016 closes: 16th September 2016
PUBLIC VOTE RTE: 24th October 2016
PUBLIC VOTE RTE CLOSES 28th October 2016
November 2016 Winner Announced.

Saint Sister - Cold Feet


1. ​You need to be at least 15 and if under 18 you’ll have to get your parent’s or legal guardian’s consent before signing up to the Other Voices IMRO Other Room Open Call.
2.​You can submit one audio visual recording of original (non sampled) songs written by you – the tracks have to be owned/controlled by you throughout the world (and any samples need to be cleared) but it’s okay if you have a publisher for your songs.
3. ​Each recording needs to be submitted via a url. For the purpose of this comptition this is limited to YouTube, Spotify and SoundCloud. Please note that it is an advantage to submit a live recording, but not essential.
4. ​Your recordings and compositions will be promoted on the Other Voices websites and affiliate websites and your submission to the IMRO Other Room Open Call indicates permission for Other Voices to do so.
5. ​A selected panel from Other Voices will generate a shortlist of approximately 20 submissions from the total amount of submissions
6. ​This shortlist of approximately 20 submissions will be given to an external panel to select the final five submission to go to public vote
7. ​At the end of the voting process the most popular submission will be invited to perform in the IMRO Other Room 2nd – 4th of December 2016. Dates of travel TBC.
8. ​You must be available to travel to Dingle to take part in the filming of Other Voices between 2nd – 4th December 2016.
9.​ Any associated costs in relation to travel and accommodation in Dingle will not be covered by Other Voices
10. ​Other Voices rights are entirely non-exclusive and there’s no tie-in. You always retain control of your recordings and songs. Other Voices™ will use your tracks and songs in promotion which will be licenced by you gratis as part of the submission process.

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