NZ On Air Music has announced results from the fourth round of New Music Development funding. The September 2021 round saw the largest number of applications yet received, with 80 producer/artist collaborations proposed. 28 of those have received funding.
New Music Development was launched in September last year to provide resources for experienced producers to work with new artists to develop song-writing, overall sound and music direction. The next round will close on October 7.
NZ On Air has also announced the September 2021 New Music Kids funding outcomes, with 17 recipients in total.
New Music Kids supports children’s music makers to create new songs plus associated video content and promotion for new songs for tamariki. This was the sixth round of New Music Kids funding since its inception in 2018, taking the number of supported projects to 78 in the past three years.
The next New Music Kids round will be held next year in January/February 2022. More info here.