Former Roxy Music member and legendary music producer Brian Eno has been announced as one of the curators for the music categories for NOISE Festival 2014. Run by a Manchester based, national arts charity called NOISE, the British legend will be Music & Arts Curator for the annual event and cast his eyes and ears over the entries made by undiscovered talent for this years festival.

Brian Eno

Brian Eno

Featured alongside Eno will be Thris Tian, co-founder of the world’s number one underground music channel Boiler Room TV. Starting out as a DJ before setting up the online channel, Thris will be Enterprise & Underground Music Curator. Together, the two will make their choices known in Autumn 2014 when selected artists will get the amazing opportunity of paid placements with the Curators or other related leading creative companies in the industry.

On top of offering this, Thris Tian will also provide his selected picks career guidance and mentorship opportunities, combined with a live, interactive Q&A session for 8 lucky hopefuls, which will be broadcast online on Wednesday 21st of May 2014.

If you want to enter for a chance of both a Q&A place and to take part in NOISE FESTIVAL 2014, you can enter your work via a free e-portfolio at But hurry up, as the closing deadline for the Enterprise & Underground Music webinar with Thris Tian is Wednesday 23rd April. Entries for the NOISE Festival have until 31st of May 2014.

Other top industry professionals involved with the festival include Giles Deacon (Fashion), cult horror writer and director Clive Barker, acclaimed cartoonist Gerald Scarfe CBE (Illustration), Life President of Eidos Ian Livingstone CBE (Games & New Media), and i-D Magazine co-founder Tricia Jones.

Full line-up Noise Festival

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