Frequently Asked Questions
You can apply with one to three tracks per group with the exact same members. However, you may join as many groups as you like and can create extra consortiums or mutations.
There’s no limit regarding the length of your demo, however you should consider creating a song that works on streaming platforms or in radio.
You have to create a group with at least three people, where all of you come from different nationalities. You can form a group with three to six members where half of the members come from different countries.
If you have formed a group of three then yes. If you are more than three you must come from at least three different nationalities.
You don’t have to play all the instrument, however if your track is selected you must find a solution for recording that.
Of course we’ll help you find members for your supergroup. You can find partners on the official Facebook page of Danube Sounds, don’t hesitate to share your ideas! If you’re still looking for a member from another country or someone who plays a certain instrument contact us here and the mentors will help!
You can reach out in your already established network, post your ideas on the official Danube Sounds Facebook page, or ask the help of regional mentors.
Speaking English fluently is necessary to participate in the program.
Yes, if you’re at least from three different countries, you may apply with your already existing band. But you can’t hand in a demo that has already been published.
You can write to the mentors via this form.
Danube Sounds is not genre-based, but you must consider that the professionals involved have a relevance in contemporary pop-rock culture, clubs and media.
Yes, one per group.
Only one member of the group must upload the track. They can add all the contributors using the registration ID. If you have a problem with adding members or you find yourself left out, don’t hesitate to contact us.
Application and uploaded tracks won’t be made public at the early phases of the program. All materials will be handed in on an online platform only accessible for the project team, mentors and curators after the deadline. Those tracks that will be selected for the shortlist won’t be public either. Only the recorded and mastered tracks will be published.
You’ll get a message via the official website and an e-mail notification.
No, the tracks will be selected by the mentors and headmentors. Mentors will choose the groups based on artistic value, composition, potentials.
If you are selected you can take photos during the recording days and masterclass.
Yes, in case that travelling between countries won’t be possible Danube Sounds goes online.