Wednesday, November 28, 2007

News from the Music BC Newsletter

Frontside Promotions Group is looking for an Intern
Frontside is a Vancouver based company with divisions handling promotions, artist management, merchandise and online marketing. We are searching for an organized, ambitious and hard working individual that is looking to get involved and gain experience in the music industry. This is a full time position for a term of 4 months.

For more information please contact Justin Wachtel. He can be reached at 604 648 2782 or you can email your resume to

NewMusicWest 2008 is set for May 14 - 18 2008 in Vancouver, BC!
This will be the 17th year of the NewMusicWest Festival and Conference! Last years festival was a major success and generated a lot of buzz within the industry. NMW will be building off that success and bringing in more A&R from major labels as well as the largest number of Indie label reps! Showcasing artists will also receive passes to the conference and networking events.

Apply today for your chance to play at the largest NEW music festival on the West Coast of North America! With over 200 showcase spots available and hundreds of industry reps, new talent will be discovered. Go to to apply.

Music BC 2008 Compilation CD Sponsored by CD MAN

DEADLINE: DECEMBER 7th, 2007 at 5pm (PST)

You can download the PDF application form here

This program is open to all current paid Music BC members who are current residents of BC and who have commercially released an album or single within the last 12 months of this deadline date. A jury selected by Music BC will determine which songs to include on the 2008 Music BC Compilation CD of BC artists.

Successful applicants will have one track included in the 2008 Music BC Compilation CD at no charge to the applicant. This compilation will be made available at the MIDEM conference in 2008 in Cannes, France, and also available at various Canadian Consulates. The compilation will be available as a promotional CD only and not for sale. Applicants are advised that no royalties or mechanical licensing fees shall be payable for inclusion on this compilation. Applicants acknowledge that Music BC Industry Association may use the compilation CD following the MIDEM 2008 event to promote BC artists to international consulates, labels, Film/TV music supervisors, publishers, and other music industry companies.

Now in its 26th year, Rogers Wireless CMW is the single longest running and premiere conference focusing on business of Music, bringing together Sound Recording, New Technology and Broadcast for one spectacular week of events... Combining informative, intensive conferences, cutting edge trade exposition, award shows & Canada's biggest New Music Festival.

By night Toronto's most popular clubs and concert halls throw open their doors to industry insiders and the general public to create an electrifying musicfest of discovery. The talented emerging new bands are music to the ears of A&R reps on the lookout for next year's stars. The Festival spans 4 nights of performances, with over 500 showcasing bands at over 40 live music venues in downtown Toronto.

International Music Festival
October 3-7, 2007
Montreal, QC

CMJ 2007
Music Marathon & Film Festival
October 16-20, 2007
New York City, NY

Bass player needed for N.Delta Surrey area rock band, between 16 to 20 years old. We are a serious band with lots of original music averaging 25 shows per year. Climb on board, only serious, talented and commited musicians need reply.CD Release Party coming soon. If you previously applied to this post please do so again as our previous account is lost. Reply to:

"The Years" is looking for a groovin' BASS PLAYER! Whether a pick or finger player, if you can groove between Flea's melodic side and Sir Paul McCartney - you are what we want! We are based in Abbotsford/Mission and some members of the band have christian faith, although we are not a 'christian band'. Check out our dynamics at: If interested, email:

Demo recording Studio available from local artist Richard Cummins. Richard's work has not only garnered the coveted #1 spot at review sites such as the Phantom Tollbooth, but has also beat out such artists as Paul McCartney & Arcade Fire! A relaxed atmosphere located in the fraser valley, this is the perfect studio for a singer/songwriter or developing band. Richard will record, engineer, and mix your project, and as well can be available to provide guitar, bass, drums, BG vocals, etc, to your project. Cd's will be of broadcast quality and are perfect for your myspace, demo package, independent radio and most importantly - sales at gigs! Check out:

Looking for musicians? Wish to offer your services? Email your listing to FREE FOR MEMBERS!

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