Red Bull Music Academy have announced that the 2011 Academy formerly due to take place in Tokyo, Japan is now to be held in Madrid, Spain.
Following last months natural disasters in Japan, the academy whose alumni include Goldielocks, Oddisee, Muhsinah and Jamie Woon, have decided to host the 2 two-week long sessions in their building in the Matadero region of Madrid. The RBMA building, which is set to become permanent feature following this years academy, is surrounded by inspiring early 20th century architecture, and combined with high calibre lecturers (who in the past have included, Questlove, A-Track, Mark Ronson and Flying Lotus) should aid in inspiring academy participants during their stay.
The academy runs from October 23 to November 25 2011 with the deadline for applications on April 26th. For more information on how to apply check out the video below or visit the official RBMA website.