Furthernoise is currently migrating to another portal and is not accepting releases until early 2012. Watch this space for further news on when we will be accepting releases again.
Every month Furthernoise review and feature a wide spectrum of cross
genre music and sound works from submissions sent to us. These can
be live recordings including audio installations, independent CDRs
and CD / vinyl label releases. Although we cannot guarantee your
submission will be reviewed, we do listen to everything we receive.
It is our policy that all reviews contain selected mp3s of the featured
works, which are also streamed from the sites audio player. This
is governed by a Creative
Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.0 UK:
England & Wales License. By submitting material we assume your
permission to use the work in this way.
Furthernoise.org net label
Furthernoise regularly curates high quality mp3 compilations
and individual releases of adventurous critical music & sound. Our
current series Explorations in Sound is now in
it's 4th edition, and has established a reputation for quality and
innovation which has gained us international critical acclaim. Each release is free to download (artwork included) and features
a diverse array of artists and groups who are pushing the boundaries
of their genre, exploring new terrains that communicate via sound.
All works are governed by the above Creative Commons license. We have an open submissions poilicy for these releases and invite
curators and artists to submit ideas and material for future releases. Please
submit proposals through the sites contact address or email roger
[at] furthernoise [dot] org.
Review Submission Guidelines
In the interest of sustainability, we have changed our submission policy and are now accepting
submissions based on the location of nearest reviewer to the submission
being sent. Below is the list of Furthernoise reviewers, territories and the
genres they cover. Please send submissions to the
reviewer closest to you for the most relevant genre.
Australasia / USA (West Coast)
Roger Mills - Editor
Avant Jazz, Avant Folk, Avant Classical, Drone, Electroacoustic,
Electronica, Field Recordings, Experimental Beats, Improv, Radio,
17/51-55 Alt Street. Ashfield, 2131, NSW Australia.
United Kingdom / Europe
Alan Lockett - Ambient, Drone, Electronica, Live Events.
Top Floor Flat, 9 Caledonia Place, Clifton, Bristol. BS8 4DH. UK.
Derek Morton - drone, noise, electronica
4108 43rd Street
We also encourage electronic submissions where possible. Please
send covering email and description of submission to relevant genre
reviewer and ftp zip file containing mp3s encoded to 96kbt. MP3s must be encoded from a 44.1Khz Wav or Aif.
What To Submit
All hard copy or net submissions must be accompanied by 2 digital
images / artwork for the tumbnail and banner of the review. This
can be sleeve / cover artwork or artist photograph. The images must
be in the following format.
- Thumbnail or front end artwork as jpg or gif
120 pixels height x 80 pixels width.
- Main review banner artwork as jpg or gif 128
pixels height x 570 pixels width.
Please also include:
- Artist biog / statement or relevant processes
- Release date
- Label details (if any)
- Relevant URLs
Please ensure that you have provided the details above as failure to do so may result in your submission being overlooked.