Rising Artist: 
Talent Search Contest

As part of Plaid Dog’s mission to support independent artists, we are awarding select artists the opportunity to record an all-expenses-paid album at our studio. Maintain 100% ownership of your music. Submit your music for consideration by applying below.

Winners of our Rising Artist Contest will receive the following for free:

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Record Your 1st Single

Work with our skilled producers to record your premiere single. We’ll use this recording to attract interest in your project from your community and beyond.

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Making The Band

Work with our amazing network of session musicians. You are also welcome to bring in musicians you already work with.

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Finish Your Album

Using our own unique crowdfunding process, Plaid Dog will help you raise the funds to record the rest of your album. After the campaign wraps, we'll get back in the studio and make a fantastic record together!

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Beyond The Studio

Plaid Dog will help you create a plan to release and promote your album, expand your listenership, and launch your music career!

Develop your sound, grow your fanbase, and start your career.