Student Opportunities: Buzzwazz & Freelance Audio Intern

Point Blank always keeps current students and graduates in the loop with all of the best music industry opportunities, so with that said here’s our latest student opportunity round-up. All of these student opportunities come exclusively via PB using our extensive network of contacts, so get stuck in! NB: these opportunities are for Point Blank students and graduates only. Want loads more opportunities like this? Find out all about our courses right here.

Buzzwazz

Based just off Baker Street, Buzzwazz is a music production company and record label. Founder and songwriter Peter Morris is looking for a female lead singer, with a modern style like that of Anne Marie or Mabel. He makes pop songs with an urban flavour, and the backing tracks are recorded and ready for a vocal. The agreement is a one-off 50% split of mechanical royalties. If you’d like to learn more and hear some tracks with a mind to recording some songs – send an MP3 of your singing voice to peter@buzzwazz.co.uk.

Freelance Audio Intern

Rate: £10 per hour

Hours: 8 hours per week

Start date: ASAP

CoStartup & Go are currently recruiting for a client who uses Ableton extensively for his live shows. We can’t reveal their identity here but rest assured the project is an exciting one. They are looking for someone with a comprehensive understanding of the programme to help him pull together tracks.

Responsibilities

  • Warping songs
  • Arranging songs into clips (intro, verse, bridge, chorus, outro)
  • Some DJ’ing via Ableton between songs.
  • Elements of editing MIDI clips used to send information to an external vocal processor.
  • Collecting audio from a long improvised session and chopping the best bits into a shorter wav file, to be uploaded to Soundcloud.
  • Finding acapellas for hip-hop songs and writing notes on the vocal production (e.g. doubling of voice/pitch down effects) for the piece.
  • Knowledge of scales and keys, and editing melodies in these keys, would be helpful but not essential.

Key attributes

  • Professional attitude
  • Organised
  • Flexible
  • Proactive

Location

Face to face meetings will be required once weekly. The remainder of the work can be done remotely.

Interested? Send your CV over to : recruit@costartupandgo.com

Please note: We are happy to advertise roles and work experience which help students obtain the sort of experience you may need to gain a job in the music industry or to further your career in the music industry.  We interpret this broadly. However, we are not an employment agency and we take no responsibility for the terms upon which positions are advertised, nor the conditions which apply to any such positions or opportunity.  As such you should satisfy yourself that the terms offered are acceptable when considering any role advertised.

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