August 21, 2016  

Student Opportunities: A National Brand Are Looking for Producers + More

We strive to give our students and alumni unique opportunities to get involved within the music industry. These come exclusively from our extensive network of industry contacts, and can range from DJ performance to internships and paid roles too. Scroll down to see what’s popping this week, and for those that want to access many more ongoing opportunities like this, you can find out all about our courses right here! Please remember, that all opportunities posted here are for Point Blank students and alumni only.

A National Brand Are Looking for Up and Coming Artists to Soundtrack Video Campaign

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Are you an artist looking for an opportunity to have your music showcased in a commercial
environment? A national brand is on the hunt for up-and-coming talent and want you to submit your tracks. They are creating dynamic video content, featuring a street food-style setting, food trucks and a fun, cool audience. They want to find up and coming student bands/music artists to utilise their music within these video campaign clips to tie in with the cool, stylised content.

Key benefits:

Promotion of music
Full artist credit within video campaigns
Opportunity for students to have their tracks showcased in a commercial space
Amplification through both social media and national, regional media outreach

What they’re looking for?

They don’t want to limit or define by genre, style or tempo, they want to hear you! Think fun, upbeat and festival vibes. What gives you that Friday feeling? (visual references above!)

When?

By Wednesday 31st August 2016

How to submit?

To submit your tracks, link to your tracks (i.e Soundcloud) or simply have any further questions please contact Louise who will forward you onto relevant contact
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A Top Clothing Brand is Looking for a DJ in London, Liverpool and Glasgow

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We have been approached by a top clothing brand with a great opportunity for a DJ. They are looking for someone to play an in-store gig in London on 24th September, 2pm to 5pm. Because of the nature of the gig, they are looking for an upbeat pop/commercial DJ set – think top 40, modern favourites and cheesy classics (these can be remixed, so long as they’re recognisable to a general audience).
The right DJ will also have a social media presence and following across Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. You will get a fee and £100 of clothing, plus PR from a major retail outlet.

They are also looking for local DJs based in Liverpool and Glasgow. Info for those gigs below.

LIVERPOOL 6 – 8.30pm

21st September
Social media presence a must
South John Street, Liverpool, L1 8BJ
Music: Arctic Monkeys, Florence & The Machine, Lana Del Rey, The Cure, The Last Shadow Puppets. (PG friendly)
Healthy fee TBC + £100 of clothing + PR from major retail outlet

GLASGOW 6 – 8.30pm 

20th September
Social media presence a must
Buchanan Street, Glasgow, G21 2JY
Music: Paolo Nutini and soul and motown music (PG friendly)
Healthy fee TBC + £100 of clothing + PR from major retail outlet

Drop Louise an email with some info, links to your social media accounts and your music.

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