Name of funding opportunity

Recording Production Grant

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MES’s record production grants are awarded for the production of new domestic performing and/or creative music recordings.

The key criteria for successful recording applications are

  • the quality and standard of the music and performance
  • the originality, freshness and novelty of the repertoire
  • musical and cultural relevance of the recording
  • distribution: a commercial professionally-run physical and/or digital distribution platform must exist for the recording

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Application guidelines

Recording grants are available for individual recordings that include several works of music. The size of the recording (album, EP or similar) must be indicated in the application. The application must be accompanied by no fewer than three but no more than five samples of the music recorded. The samples must be taken from the finished recording (no raw-mixed content).

The application for support must be filed within 4 months of the release of the recording.

Application period

- 15.01.2021