With the global dominance of Australian artists such as Iggy Azalea, 5 Seconds Of Summer, Sia, Flume and Chet Faker, the eyes and ears of the world of pointing to Australia to find the next big thing.
Nova, Warner Music and Rumble want to find that next Australian music superstar and are joining forces to create Fresh Discovery – a national search for the best un-signed talent in Australia.
This is not a karaoke contest to drive TV ratings. We are looking for the real deal. Artists who have a vision for their music and their career, and who care about the music they create.
Here are some ideas of who we would like to hear from:
Do you write your own songs and think you could be the next Matt Corby, Vance Joy or Lisa Michell?
Ready to join the new wave of alt-pop along with the likes of Tkay Maidza and East?
DJ’s & producers….
Is your dream is to join the new breed of Australia’s rising EDM stars like Will Sparks, Peking Duk, Golden Features, Mashd N Kutcher and Tigerlily?
Are you a band that could be the next Safia, Rufus, or Flight Facilities?
If this sounds like you (or if you are doing something else that doesn’t fall into these categories but you still think we would like) we would to hear your sounds!
How do I enter Nova’s Fresh Discovery?
You can enter Nova’s Fresh Discovery in the following ways:
Online Auditions - Post a video performance of you singing an original or cover song to this website. Any type of video recording is accepted as long as the audio is clear and the image is not too dark. Go to the Home page of this site, click the “Online Audition” tab and post your video to enter. Closing date is Sun 22nd March.
Live Auditions - Go to the home page of this site and select your capital city to see location and time details. On the day you will be required to perform one original or cover song for approximately 2 minutes. There will be no amplification or microphones on the day so please plan to perform either acapella or acoustically (guitar, portable keyboard). Please arrive at the venue early on the day of auditions to register & ensure priority position for the audition.
What is the prize?
The winning entry/artist will receive a recording deal with Warner Music Australia and a private mentoring session with one of the world’s biggest artists (to be announced Monday 16th March) to help you kick start your music career.
Nova’s Fresh Discovery starts Thurs 25th February 2015 and ends Sunday 22nd March. The winner of nova’s fresh discovery prize will be announced on Smallzy’s Surgery on Friday 27th march with the mentoring session taking place on Thursday 2nd April.