Cryptic: Deep Dive Open Call // YMI Experimental Music Programme

Deadline: 7 Sep 2022


Deep Dive is an artist development programme for up to 15 young musicians who feel they would benefit from a relaxed, welcoming space to meet, learn, and gain confidence in sharing their ideas with each other.

The aim of the sessions is for the group to explore electronic and live music making skills. The programme will be led by the group, responsive to their needs, and will be supported by professional artists and industry professionals who will act as mentors.

The programme will run from October 2022 until March 2023 and will consist of monthly two-hour gatherings in Glasgow. These meetings will be once every month from 19:00 until 21:00. There will be six sessions in total.

We particularly welcome applications from young musicians who feel they face barriers, which may include financial, ethnicity, education, social class, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, neurodiversity, a long term health condition/s or have caring responsibilities.

What do you get:
-£50 per session attended, plus travel and accommodation to attend the session if you don’t live in Glasgow. Travel within Glasgow will also be paid for anyone who lives locally
-Six two-hour sessions and the opportunity to participate in a jam session at the end (you are welcome to leave if this isn’t your thing)
-Support throughout from mentors and the Cryptic team
-Meet with like-minded people to collaborate with and share ideas and skills
-Support to develop your music career
-Time and space to explore experimental music making
-Free tickets to Cryptic Events

Who can take part:
-Musicians between the ages of 16-25
-Musicians working in any form of music who are interested in exploring electronic music
-You can be based in any part of Scotland but be willing to travel to Glasgow each month
-You do not need to have a formal music education, we’re particularly interested in musicians who are self-taught

To apply:
-To apply please complete this simple form, which can be submitted in written, audio or video format via this link
-In your application, please tell us about you, your music, any barriers that you might have faced in progressing your music career, and how you would benefit from the programme
-Please complete the Inclusion Form via this link – this helps to support our aim to be an inclusive and diverse organisation and lets us know how we’re doing

Shortlisting panel:
Cathie Boyd (Cryptic), Fiona Haggerty (Cryptic) and TAAHLIAH (DJ /Producer)

External link DEEP DIVE info/ application
Submitted by Cryptic

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