Burn Residency competition has revealed their program

The world’s biggest DJ competition, BURN Residency 2017, has opened their doors to yet another year of discovering hidden talents from all across the globe. This unique contest offers DJ's the opportunity of a lifetime, a career jump-start that puts them onstage in a European city as well as a 5-week Residency in electronic music mecca, Ibiza. The crowned winner will receive a €100,000 contract – a direct investment into their new career as an emerging DJ. Each stage of the competition will be judged by a panel of industry experts and international DJs. BURN Residency has seen guest mentors and judges such as Carl Cox, Pete Tong, John Digweed, Maceo Plex, Steve Lawler, Luciano and Jamie Jones invest their time into the competition and offer candidates tips and tricks on how to build a successful DJ career.

How Do You Apply?

  • Upload your mix to your Mixcloud account, using the artwork provided HERE and use the title: BURN RESIDENCY 2017 – YOUR DJ NAME
  • The mix you will need to upload to enter the competition must be between 20:00 and 45:00 minutes long. Pack as much into that window of opportunity as possible. Stay true to what you do.
  • The final stage of application is promoting your mix… it’s time to get networking. The more popular your uploaded mix proves to be the more likely you’ll be shortlisted by the judges - favourites and plays account for everything. To be in with a chance to go through to the next round your mix needs to gain 30 favourites.   Our expert panel of judges will then shortlist their favourite entries by seeking out the kind of qualities that showcase creative flair, commercial viability, originality and a distinctive signature sound.

Follow their page (LINK) for more details on the contest and the rules.    

By Saša, edited on 29 May 2018