The Open Music Initiative (OMI) will host musicians, music industry professionals, software developers, and visual artists in its Summer Lab between June 5-July 28 in Boston, MA, United States.
Lab participants will explore the technical challenges of utilizing open-source protocols to:

- Catalogue, attribute and distribute live DJ mixes.
- Commercialize mixtapes built from original material and back catalogs.
- Compensate musicians for visual works using their songs as data.
- Identify artists for their contribution to single tracks in new works.
- Selected musicians and music industry professionals, will receive an expenses-paid trip to the US in order to participate
in the Lab. This program is facilitated by IDEO and Berklee College, and is sponsored by Intel and the Inter-American
Development Bank.

Eligibility Criteria:
- Residing citizen of Trinidad and Tobago or Jamaica.
- Ability to travel to the US in mid-late July.
- Valid US Visa (valid until August 2017).
- Ability to videoconference into Summer Lab at least twice weekly throughout June and July.
- Must have at least two years experience recording as well as working in live music settings.
- Must be either a musician or artist, or a professional working with a label, production company, studio, publishing
company, management company, or other music industry company based in Jamaica or Trinidad and Tobago.
- Must be able to access musical works for use in the Lab (not exclusively controlled by a label).
- Only individual artists are eligible (no groups).

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Applicants must reside in either Jamaica or Trinidad and Tobago in order to be eligible.
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What genre and style of music do you play or help to create?
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In what ways do you create music?
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What types of technology and/or software do you use to make music?
For example; turntables, synthesizers, drum machines, samplers, Ableton, Logic, Pro Tools, etc.
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My background and skills are valuable and relevant to this Summer Lab exploring the future of the music industry because. . .
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Please provide online links to your music and/or personal website.
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