CALL OSA 2021

International call for music producers

HOW TO PARTECIPATE

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RULES OF PARTICIPATION

The 2021 OSA call is open to producers who want to measure themselves against the concept of “dare”, experiment and co-create in order to bring new sound visions.

The challenge is to recode ancestral sounds electronically, by creating an unpublished track from a repertoire of open source in free access. Participants will be requested to produce an original track based on the sound samples belonging to the rituals of the Lucanian tradition (bagpipes, cowbells, cupa cupa..) collected in the OSA Library, developed during the Open Sound Festival in the framework of the Matera European Capital of Culture 2019 official program.

The OSA call winner (named OSA Producer) will take part in the 2021 Open Sound Academy edition, promoted by Multietnica Association in collaboration with Sugar Music. The winner will have the opportunity to live a unique experience of co-design and co-creation of a live show called OSA 2.1 in close collaboration with the 2021 Guest Producers, Mattia Barro “SPLENDORE” and Marco “FORESTA” from the IVREATRONIC Collective as well as Matilde Ferrari aka “PLASTICA”.  

The three Guest Producers together with the OSA Producer, led by Alioscia Bisceglia (Casino Royale) as Open Sound Ambassador, will take part in an artistic residency in Basilicata from 23th to 29th August, in order to work on the production of the OSA 2.1 live show. The show preview – which includes also the participation of musicians of the Lucanian tradition – will be staged on 28th August in San Severino Lucano, in the Pollino National Park within the 25° edition of the Pollino Music Festival (PZ).

The show OSA 2.1 national première will take place in November 2021, in Milan during the Linecheck Music Meeting and Festival.

Participation is free!

The call is addressed to all the citizens from the European Union between 18 and 35 years old.

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The track must contain one or more samples of at least two different instruments from the Open Sound Library with a maximum duration of 4 minutes.

  • Call opening: July 7 
  • Call closing: August 8 
  • Winner Announcement: August 12

Candidates’ projects’ selection is made by:

  • Ivreatronic (Mattia Barro “Splendore” e Marco “Foresta”) – guest producers
  • Matilde Ferrari “Plastica”  – guest producer
  • Alioscia Bisceglia (Casino Royale) – Open Sound Ambassador
  • Mario Cianchi (A&R Sugar Music)
  • Jacopo Beta (Music Innovation Hub; Linecheck)

The OSA Producer will have the opportunity to live a valuable professional experience working with experts, musicians and producers from the international music scene in the recording studio, reharsal room as well as on stage. Below you can find the schedule of the whole event:

  • 12 August 2021
    On August 12 the OSA Producer call results will be published on the website https://opensoundfestival.eu/it/
  • 23-26 August 2021 –Officine Culturali “Al Verde” – Bernalda (MT) – in collaboration with Metaponto Beach Festival
    At the first stage, the OSA Producer will work with the Guest Producers and the musicians of the Lucanian tradition. They will meet iin Bernalda (MT) in the recording studio and the reharsal room at the Officine Culturali “Al Verde”. Starting from the selected track, the joint work will be arranged in order to become an essential part of the OSA 2.1 live show.
  • 26-29 August 2021 –Mulino Iannarelli- San Severino Lucano (PZ) – in collaboration with Pollino Music Festival
    All the artists involved in the 2021 original production will move to San Severino Lucano (Pz) where the live show preview will be held on August 28 in the outstanding scenary of the Pollino National Park. The performance will be the exclusive event of the 25th edition of the Pollino Music Festival (www.pollinomusicfestival.it)

Travel and accomodation costs are borne by the organization.

  • November 2021 – Linecheck Music Meeting and Festival – Milano in collaboration with Music Innovation Hub
    The OSA Producer, together with the guest producers and musicians of the Lucanian tradition, will perform the show OSA 2.1 during the Milan Music Week, within the Linecheck Music Meeting and Festival program (https://www.linecheck.it/).

Travel and accomodation costs are borne by the organization.

PREVIOUS EDITION

In its second edition 2020, the OSA Call received more than 70 projects. The winners were the producers Cali Low, Malafemmena and Angelo Rosato Fanelli, in addition to them, the guests of the Open Sound Festival 2020 Clap! Clap !, Stabber, Yakamoto Kotzuga and and the orchestra led by Maestro Giorgio Mirto also worked with the samples of the library, by creating the OSA suite 2020 show.

Watch here  “Suite OSA – Open Sound Festival 2020” Terrazza Lanfranchi (Matera, 26/09/20)

Watch here  “Open Sound Recording Session 2020”, the co-creation session held in the Sassi of Matera at the Sync Music Studio 

Watch here  “Open Sound Recording Session #1”, the interview with STABBER and Mala Femmina

Watch here  “Open Sound Recording Session #2”, the interview with CLAP! CLAP! and Lillo Dadone 

Watch here  “Open Sound Recording Session #3”, the interview with YAKAMOTO KOTZUGA and Angelo Rosato Fanelli

Listen to  the Open Sound Academy 2020 original tracks

In its first edition 2019, the OSA Call received more than 50 projects. The winners were the producers AlèFe and DadeMatto . In addition to them, the guests of the Open Sound Festival 2019 (Paolo Baldini, Night Skinny, Clap! Clap !, go-Dratta, Mantra Groove Station) also worked with the samples of the library, by creating the first 7 unreleased tracks of the Open Sound official playlist (Open Sound Festival | Listen to SoundCloud ).

The videos of the Open Sound Festival 2019

Watch here “Open Sound Festival 2019”, the history of the project designed and developed during the Matera Capitale Europea della Cultura 2019

Watch here  “Open Sound Festival 2019. DAY 4” (Cava del Sole): on the stage ancient sounds mixed with electronic beats Agotrance, Clap! Clap !, Dardust, go-Dratta (Futurissima), NIGHT SKINNY, Paolo Baldini DubFiles .
Watch here the “Open Sound Recording Session”, the co-creation session at the Red Bull Studio Mobile (Matera, 2019)

Watch here “Playing nu sound”, the interview with Alioscia Bisceglia and Manuel Tataranno (Matera, 2019)
Listen to the Open Sound 2019 official playlist