This article was published in 2006.
West Yorkshire label Chocolate Fireguard have announced an opportunity for local record labels, bands and musicians to contribute to or feature on a SXSW Promo Sampler CD.
The CD will be diverse in style and genre and packaged in full colour wallets with a print run of between 1000 to 2000 copies. It will be manufactured for promotional use only and specifically for the SXSW Conference, Austin/Texas (15th-19th March 2006).
The sampler is a West Yorkshire wide initiative aiming to showcase West Yorkshire talent released on West Yorkshire labels to the international music industry. The project follows on from the activities of the Timeless Music Project in Huddersfield, and is a collaboration between Chocolate Fireguard, Timeless Music Project and the International Trade Team at Business Link West Yorkshire.
Interested? To be included the track must be owned or controlled by the those making the submission, and both the label and band must be from the West Yorkshire area.
For consideration, tracks and information must be submitted no later than Friday, 17th February! All envelopes should be clearly marked "SXSW Sampler" and sent to:
Chocolate Fireguard Music Ltd
Unit 29, The Gatehouse Enterprise Centre,
Albert St, Huddersfield, HD1 3QD.