Call out for 16-25 year olds: Electric Storm

If you identify as a woman or non-binary and are aged 16-25, this music opportunity could be for you.

Call out for 16-25 year olds: Electric Storm

Brighter Sound is hosting a 5-day residency for adventurous music creators, producers, sound designers and digital artists. 

Aimed at women and non-binary people as part of Brighter Sound's gender equality programme Both Sides Now, this is a unique opportunity to push creative boundaries, develop technical skills and collaborate with like-minded artists. 


Electric Storm will take place between Monday 20th  - Friday 24th January 2020 at Spirit Studios in Manchester.

As part of the project you will:

  • Work collaboratively to create a bold new audio-visual work 
  • Learn more about how ‘An Electric Storm’ was produced and delve into the Delia Derbyshire Archive held at The John Rylands Library 
  • Work alongside professional artists Bishi, Caro C and Andrea Pazos
  • Use sound-making technologies to sample, distort and experiment with acoustic instruments
  • Develop skills in using Ableton software and the Push Controller
  • Perform or record your creation – together you’ll decide the best way to showcase your brand new work.


To apply for Electric Storm, you must:

  • Identify as female or non-binary
  • Be aged 16=25
  • Be based in Greater Manchester or the surrounding area.


  • The deadline for applications is Monday 16th December.
  • You can visit the Brighter Sound website and complete the online form to apply.
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