'Platform' to support emerging Egyptian musicians in their live online music sessions

Ati Metwaly , Tuesday 18 May 2021

Focusing on emerging artists, Nowhere Online Music Platform is now accepting submissions for its new season of online concerts

Musicians in Platform's online sessions

Egypt’s website Nowhere Online Music Platform, simply known as Platform, has announced a call to all Egyptian musicians to apply for its new season of online concerts.

While offering their support in creating professional high-quality video and audio material, Platform's focus on online concerts will be given to young and budding bands who do not have opportunities to present their work to the public.

The chosen applicants will be offered a live video music session and professionally filmed material that will help them in further marketing their work. 

In parallel, Platform will support musicians in marketing their audio material through numerous digital platforms, such as Spotify, Anghami, and Deezer, assuring the financial returns.

The young artists will also be offered workshops and advisory sessions with renowned local and international musicians tutoring in music production as well as marketing techniques. 

While welcoming new, original, and bold musical ideas, and without setting age limitations, Platform set a few guidelines for musicians wiling to apply.

The requirements include:

- Expected concert should not exceed 30 minutes.  
- Original music/songs (covers are not accepted)
- The band should not exceed five members
- The presence of an artistic manager in charge of the band, who is not one of the performing musicians.
- The band's photos

Follow this link to submit your application


Founded in 2014 by Emad Mabrouk, the Nowhere Online Music Platform aims to create a central point for all young and aspiring musical talents. Among their reservoir, we find bands such as Almena, Hawas, Hageen, among other bands which came to light in the past few years.

Online concerts are among numerous activities held by Platform featuring multiple musicians, such as Adham El-Habashy, Mizology, Ahmed Hamady, and Huda Asfour. 

Platform cooperated with Massar Egbari in their live-streamed concert, which took place on 24 March 2020. It was the first performance of its kind by an Egyptian band, held right after the general lockdown was put in place.

Originally a filmmaker and film researcher, Mabrouk's portfolio includes working at the Jesuit Cultural Centre in Alexandria and at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina's film department. He is now focusing on Platform's new projects and music.

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