No limitation on age, gender, nationality, professional or amateurs.
Person who is willing to play mainly near Tokyo, Japan, and to travel to places both inside and outside of Japan.
[How to apply]
Please follow below:
1. Download the “Audition Track” and make/play the bass line that you think is the best for the track. Record yourself playing the line on a video.
*Please have the “Audition Track" playing inside the video. Be sure that we can clearly hear your bass sounds.
*Record yourself standing up. Make sure we can see you fully in the video from head to toe. You can use multiple cameras and switch the screen if you wish.
*The sound of the bass line can either be recorded by line recording or by amplifier. You can also use effectors.
*Do not edit or use punch-ins when recording the bass line.
*Please make the movie file in either MPEG4 or MOV format. The file resolution should be over 1920x1080, file size within 5GB.
*Please name the video file with underscore (_) in between your last and first name. (ex. Yamada_Nao.mp4)
*Please know that LOVEBITES and/or Victor Entertainment may use your video file for advertisements and other sales purposes in the future. Please check below for further information.
■Audition Track Click to download the “Audition Track”
(P)(C)2022 JVCKENWOOD Victor Entertainment Corp.
* We strictly prohibit any revision, copy, sales, publication, public transmission, etc. or any other activities’ use other than for this audition or to break any of the rules written below. We also prohibit any passing to other people of this data.
2. Please prepare your photos: one from shoulders and up, and one full body shot.
3. Please fill all the necessary items on the application form. You will upload the video and photos mentioned 1 and 2 above to the application form.
Application Period of the 1st Screening
Saturday, April 2nd, 2022 12:00pm (JST) - Tuesday, May 24th, 2022 11:59pm (JST)
Result Notification on the 1st screening
We will contact by email only to those who pass the 1st screening by June 14th (Tue), 2022. Please be sure to set your email account to approve emails from (@ve.jvcmusic.co.jp) domains. We will not contact those who do not pass.
We are planning to hold it around the beginning to the middle of July, 2022. It will be held in Tokyo
We are planning to hold it around the beginning to the middle of August, 2022. It will be held in Tokyo.
*Please click here for any questions or to contact regarding the auditions. We will not accept any inquiries regarding the results of the audition.
Please be sure to have the approval if you are signed to any productions or labels.
Please have parent approvals for those under the age of 18
Please know that there is a chance we may film the audition. The videos/photos/audio taken during the audition and the 1st screening application video may be used by LOVEBITES or Victor Entertainment for broadcasting, distribution, screening, duplication, distribution, commercialization, public relations, etc. worldwide. We will not pay in any way for this use. You will not execute any rights on copyright, neighboring rights, moral rights of authors, moral rights of performers, portrait rights, publicity rights, etc.
The application for the audition will only be available from this website.
Any expenses related to the audition are borne by the applicant.
We cannot answer any questions regarding the status and results of the audition.
We do not accept applications for those who have any experience of violating the law or have the experience of being legally punished in any country.
All personal information will only be used for this audition. Please click the link below for more information regarding the use of personal information. https://www.jvcmusic.co.jp/privacy/
You will be considered to agree on the use of personal information at the time you apply.
You are allowed to upload the video you turn in for the audition on your social media accounts (YouTube、Twitter、Facebook、Instagram、TikTok、nikoniko、Weibo、bilibili). It would be great if you can put the hashtag #LOVEBITES_BassistAuditions when posting.
Specifications such as schedules, place, methods of the audition may change due to situations regarding to COVID-19, warfare, or any other social conditions.
Once you pass all the screening process in the audition, we will hold a meeting with the applicant, LOVEBITES, and Victor Entertainment to decide on the specification of the activity details, period of contract, and other necessary specifications regarding the contract. At the point when all parties of the meeting agree, we will officially announce the new member. If all parties cannot agree on the contract specifications, we may cancel our offer.
All personal information will only be used for the audition.
Storage of information
Disclosure of information
We will not provide or disclose any personal information to a third party without the consent of the applicant, except when we receive a request for information disclosure from the judiciary, government, or similar organizations based on laws and regulations.
Contact regarding the handling of personal information