Outward Sound Recipients Round 2 2018

June 21st 2018
Outward Sound is pleased to announce the second round of grant recipients for 2018.

Outward Sound is pleased to announce the second round of grant recipients for 2018.

Seventeen International Music Market Development grants were awarded this round:

Alien Weaponry
58-date UK/Europe/Australia tour including four festival dates (Bloodstock in the UK and Summer Breeze in Germany and the headline slot of Dead of Winter Festival in Brisbane) and tour support for Nervosa, in support of debut album release, Tū, on Napalm Records

Noah Slee
9-date European tour in support of recent album release Otherland on Majestic Casual/Wondercore Island

Jonathan Bree
18-date UK/Europe tour over August/September to support release of new album, Sleepwalking on Lil' Chief Records

The Beths
17-date UK/Europe tour and 6-date US tour in anticipation of album Future Me Hates Me to be released on Carpark Records

Princess Chelsea
20+ date UK/Europe tour in support of the release of upcoming album, The Loneliest Girl on Lil' Chief Records

Louis Baker
18-date tour across the UK/Europe including a showcase performance at The Great Escape and songwriting sessions in the UK and Los Angeles, USA

5-date tour of the USA including two performances at Coachella Festival

North American trip for songwriting sessions and 10-date tour including headline shows and support slots for BoomBox Cartel

11-date Australian tour supporting Cub Sport coinciding with the reissue of album Swordfish on Dew Process

Wax Chattels
23-date US and UK tour in support of the release of debut, self-tited album on Flying Nun/Captured Tracks

Miss June
10-date Australian tour in anticipation of the release of debut album, Bad Luck Party

Donna Dean
5-week tour of the USA including showcasing at Americana Festival

Samuel Longmore
Two week residency at Magnet Studios in Melbourne to develop live performance in association with Avantwhatever

3-date festival run in Germany including Hessentag Festival and Schlossgrabenfest and 2 club shows in London

Hangar 18
11-date tour of the Phillipines with an additional show in Hong Kong and one show in Australia

Sola Rosa
Writing, collaborating and up-skilling trip to work with UK artists

Bakers Eddy
Tour of Germany and a performance at The Alternative Great Escape in the UK

Four Business Development grants were also awarded this round to the following:

Delete Media
Flo Wilson
L.A. Women
NicNak Media

Applications for the next round of Outward Sound grants close on July 16th, 2018 at 5pm.

More information on the scheme can be obtained by contacting Rebekah Ngatae, International Coordinator, at the NZ Music Commission on (09) 376 0115, or by emailing rebekah@nzmusic.org.nz

Media enquiries should be directed to international@nzmusic.org.nz. Artist photos are available upon request.

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