Outward Sound Recipients Round Two 2010

June 11th 2010
Outward Sound is pleased to announce the 2nd round of grant recipients for 2010.

Stage Two in market support grants: Midnight Youth - to market, promote and tour the release of their album The Brave Don't Run in Australia through Warner Music, Kids Of 88 - to showcase and promote their debut album through Sony Music, Lawrence Arabia - to promote the release of critically acclaimed album Chant Darling (through Bella Union) in the USA and Canada including high profile showcases supporting Crowded House and Flight Of The Conchords, Connan Mockasin - to promote the release of Connan's debut album Please Turn Me into The Snat (through Phantasy) in Europe and the UK including high profile showcases supporting Crowded House.

Stage One market development grants: The Black Seeds - showcase tour of the US supporting the release of their album Solid Ground in North American, Dawn Raid - to facilitate re-launch of the label in the US with new partners SMC/Fontana, Electric Wire Hustle - showcase tour of the UK and Europe supporting the release of their debut album through label BBE, I Am Giant - showcase performances in the UK, Australia, Asia and the USA, Kirsten Morrell - showcase performance at the Isle Of Wight Festival and to pursue further opportunities in the UK, LA Mitchell - to capitalize on opportunities created in the UK and the US including a showcase at Toast, Pistol Youth - pre album release set up for the band's debut album in the USA, UK and Europe, The Early Birds - to showcase at Australian Song Summit, The Naked And Famous - promotional tour of Australia in support of their debut album including showcasing at Big Sound in Brisbane.

Applications for the next round of Outward Sound grants close on July 26th at 5pm.

More information on the scheme can be obtained by visiting our website at www.nzmusic.org.nz, contacting Gary Fortune or Alan Holt at the NZ Music Commission on (09) 376 0115, or by emailing international@nzmusic.org.nz

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