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Commission opportunity for Sonic Artists

  • Deadline:
    Oct. 10, 2011, 9 a.m.
  • Location:
    Tyneside Cinema, 10 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 6QG, GB

BASIC.fm (Broadcast Art, Sound & Independent Culture)

Full information is available here:

Pixel Palace is currently developing BASIC.fm a new radio station that will host Broadcast Art, Sound & Independent Culture as a series of monthly audio streams.

BASIC.fm aspires to be a space that can be inhabited by artists, curators, thinkers and interesting people with something to share and will be gradually be populated with work, projects, shows and archived events.
Call for new commissions

Pixel Palace is commissioning four new audio works for BASIC.fm. Each work will be hosted for a month on continuous play and the first commission will go live in November.

We are seeking artists who use sound as a medium in unexpected,
exciting and innovative ways. This may include work that may act in a
similar way to hold music or radio and television test signals.

There is a one-off artist fee of £250 for each commissioned piece.

This call is open to all artists, musicians, field recordists and sonic artists regardless of nationality, age, or career stage.

Commission proposals must include:
- Title and description of proposed audio work for BASIC.fm (100 words maximum)
- Examples of past work (please provide links to work as large email large media files cannot be accepted)
- CV and contact information

How to apply

Please email commission proposals to Dominic Smith, Digital Media Projects Manager at the Tyneside Cinema:


The deadline for commission proposals is 10 October 2011 at 5pm. Artists will be notified via email regarding the result of their proposal.