Reminder: Apply for the Red Bull Music Academy Tokyo by April 4th!!! Details below…Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity…

UPDATE: The Red Bull Music Academy 2011 will not be held in Tokyo. The new location to be announced April 11. Also, application deadline extended to 4/26.

REMINDER: The application deadline is Monday, 4/4.  Your application needs to be postmarked April 4th and I’m gonna go ahead and post the link to the 24 hour post office (7500 E. 53rd Place) for anyone ends up cutting it extra close now, I know a few people who needed it last year…LOL. Also, if you personally get me your application by Sunday, 4/3 we’ll pay to mail it to Europe (the headquarters of the Academy) on your behalf.

Everything below is a repost from February, but I wanna make sure Colorado (and the everyone else) knows about this great opportunity.  Anyone with questions please hit me up at justin[at]redbullmusicacademy{dot}com.

In their own words, “The Red Bull Music Academy brings talented souls from around the globe together to make music and swap wisdom.  For the past 12 years, the Red Bull Music Academy has been traveling the world, to give music makers of all stripes a whopping dose of creative inspiration: two weeks of recording sessions, workshops, lectures by musical luminaries, and unforgettable late night jams. This year, the destination is Tokyo, and all producers, vocalists, DJs, and instrumentalists are invited to apply. The only necessary requirement? Drive.”

With that philosophy, the Red Bull Music Academy has accumulated an unprecedented wealth of music knowledge, fostered a long list of unexpected collaborations and built a storied history of lecturers and participants.  Over the last four years I’ve been fortunate enough to be involved in the Red Bull Music Academy as Colorado’s sole representative.  With that said, I’ll be running an info session for locals interested in the program with a very special guest or two in March, throwing an On The Floor event that’ll end up on and, most importantly, answering any questions you might have about the program itself and helping local musicians/DJs/vocalists/producers/etc complete everything for their applications.

So whether you’re in Colorado or not, feel free to hit me up with any questions about the program at justin[at]redbullmusicacademy{dot}com and I’ll be happy to help clarify how things work.  You can also find more info at, at & the downloadable info booklet below.  Then from there, download the application form, grab a snack and give yourself a big chunk of time to get started filling it out (think of it as a musical scholarship application; because like all things especially worthwhile, it’s going to take some effort).

Last but not least, here’s links to a dozen of my favorite in-depth lectures featured at to give you a taste of how deep the learning goes, check out the site for hundreds more and for thousands of podcasts, live shows, interviews & more.

.:?uestlove of the Roots:.

.:Bob Moog:.

.:Mark Ronson:.

.:Danny Krivit:.

.:Dennis Coffey:.


.:Chuck D:.

.:Just Blaze:.

.:The Mizell Brothers:.

.:Bob Power:.

.:Jay Electronica:.

.:Blu & Exile:.

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