Minnesota musicians: be heard!

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MNspin now accepting new music submissions for 2023

Hennepin County Library is searching for Minnesota musicians to feature on MNspin, the library’s free music streaming service. The annual submission period is open March 15 – April 17, 2023.

Submit a song

Minnesota musicians and bands of all genres are invited to visit the MNspin submission page and upload one song for consideration. A panel of local music experts and library staff will review all submissions and invite selected artists to make one album available through the online platform. Selected artists will be offered a license agreement and receive $200.

Hennepin County employees and children under 15 are ineligible to participate.

About MNspin

MNspin connects Minnesota artists with new audiences and offers listeners an ad-free exploration of our rich, diverse local music scene. Anyone can stream from the platform, and library cardholders can download songs free. MNspin launched in 2017 and receives generous financial support from the Friends of the Hennepin County Library.

Stream new music

New music is added to the MNspin platform annually. In 2022, 93 new albums were added, growing the collection to more than 500 albums across 14 genres.

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