30 November 2011
NZ On Air will fund 34 new music projects from its November MakingTracks funding round.
The 34 projects were selected from a field of 113 applications.
Twelve are $10,000 grants for recording a song and making a music video to back up the release of the song and 22 are $6,000 grants for making a music video only.
This means NZ On Air has funded 163 projects since the MakingTracks scheme was launched in July (from 610 applications).
Decisions are based on the broadcast, music and audience merits of the songs that have been submitted. An independent panel of broadcasting and music professionals makes the recommendations.
The list of 34 November projects follows -
(a) Funding of up to $10,000 for each of the following 12 MakingTracks projects in the November round, comprising up to $4,000 for recording a song and $6,000 for making a music video of that same song -
• Beach Pigs/Catch Up In The
• Glass Vaults/Ancient Gates
• Janine & The Mixtape/Dark Mind
• Kurt & Lani/What Do You Take Me For?
• Lydia Cole/Love & Loss & Love
• Recommended Dosage/Product Of Society
• Signer/Languid Too
• SJD/I Wanna Be Foolish
• The Hypnotics/Give It Time
• The Ruby Suns/Real Life
• The Veils/Turn From The Rain
(b) Funding of $6,000 for each of the following 22 MakingTracks projects in the November round, being funding for making a music video only -
• Badd Energy/Ba-Zing
• Bic Runga/Tiny Little Piece Of My Heart
• Cairo Knife Fight/The Violence Of Action
• Golden Axe/Space Fire
• K Lab featuring Sacha Vee/Need To Know
• Katie Thompson/Cruel To Be Kind
• Mel Parsons/I'll Go
• Midnight Youth/Too Young To Wonder
• Olie Bassweight featuring Timmy P MC/The Tides Have Turned
• Olmecha Supreme/Timebeast
• Savage featuring Ria/I Promise
• Simple Day/Take A Breath
• Six60/Only To Be
• The Adults/Reunite
• The Bats/Simpletons
• The Black Seeds/Love Me Now
• The Datsuns/Gods Are Bored
• The Unfaithful Ways/29 Days
• Timothy Blackman/I Can't Blame You
• Tommy Ill/Living Dead
• Young Lyre/Make Light
The November MakingTracks panel was -
Willy MacAlister [George FM, ex-Nova, ZM,
Channel Z; Auckland]
Miles Buckingham [Radio Active; Wellington]
Gaye Stebbing [Juice Music Television; Auckland]
Graham Reid [Elsewhere website, ex-NZ Herald; Auckland]
Sara Gooding [Einstein Music Journal website; Auckland]
Lesley Paris [Otago Access Radio, ex-Radio One, ex-Flying Nun; Dunedin]
Andre Upston [Radio New Zealand; Auckland]
There is no MakingTracks funding round in December or January. The next MakingTracks funding round closes at 5.00pm on Wednesday 01 February. Applications can be made online at www.kiwihits.co.nz.