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Qwartz 10 submissions open

French music prize Qwartz has opened submissions for its 10th edition, with Blixa Bargeld taking up this year's honorary presidency. Six awards will be given out, with prizes of between €500 and €5,000, and winners are selected blind by the jury (ie, tracks are detagged and given just a number prior to the judging process). Only works published after 1 January 2012 can be submitted, deadline for applications 31 July. Full guidelines are here, and more details on the awards here.