Zoo Labs announces partnership with BandPage!

Our regular application round for the upcoming November residency has already closed, but not to worry! You can still apply via a partnership we launched last week with BandPage.

BandPage will fly the winning team to the Bay Area to participate in our 10-day music accelerator. In addition to recording an EP, you’ll be mentored by experts who will help you to realize new models for building your career and reaching your fans.

Interview with Afghanistan’s first rock band, Kabul Dreams

On Jan. 17, 2014, Kabul Dreams, Afghanistan’s first rock band, came to record a session at Zoo Labs forProject AJ+, a new digital channel from Al Jazeera. Our very own Dan Lawrence, program coordinator and producer, sat down with lead singer and guitarist, Sulyman Qardash to hear about their experience building a band, starting a musical movement and what’s up next. 

The Boston Boys: We’ve Got The Tamana

Tamana (TAH mah nuh) n. – The “spiritual force” that guides The Boston Boys toward opportunity, serendipity, and success.

The term, according to lead vocalist Eric Robertson, was born during a rehearsal while repeating phrases to work out harmonies. While it’s exact meaning is a matter of debate, it seems to embody an energy that creates good vibes, and tips a hat to the chance encounters that make amazing creative moments happen.

First Zoo Labs Music Residents: The Boston Boys

On September 30th, Zoo Labs will welcome five members of the band The Boston Boys, to its first-ever music residency. The band was chosen from a national field of applicants. Thank you to our panel of judges and everyone that made this happen. Here we go!

Zoo Labs Music Residency is designed to give bands the opportunity to create music and develop a strong business strategy.