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NTS Work In Progress

One Year
Artist Development

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Midnight (UK time)
Sunday 30th September 2018

The Programme:

NTS Radio has launched a new artist development programme: ‘NTS Work In Progress’, taking up to eight musicians, bands, and DJs to the next stages of their careers. This project aims to support artists from all backgrounds and across all genres globally – anything from experimental club music through to traditional folk, ambient improvisations, garage punk or hip-hop.

Selected NTS WIP artists will receive the following:

  • Free audio equipment and software from our partners: Audio-Technica, Native Instruments, Pioneer DJ and Spitfire Audio
  • International paid performance opportunities
  • Free recording and practise studio time
  • An NTS radio show
  • An NTS produced music video
  • Press photos
  • Mentoring sessions from music industry experts
  • A stay at Villa Lena retreat in Tuscany as an artist-in-residence.

How To Apply:

  • NTS WIP opens to applicants on Wednesday 5th September 2018.
  • The deadline for submitting your application is midnight (UK time) on Sunday 30th September 2018.
  • We expect this to be a popular programme so we cannot accept late applications.
  • If any potential applicants have accessibility needs and would like some assistance completing the application then we're here to help - please email us at
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Selection Process:

NTS along with Philipp Maiburg and Michael Leuffen (Carhartt WIP) will be selecting up to eight musicians, bands and DJs. Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed in person or remotely from 15th October - 19th October 2018.