RESIDENTS

Volta supports professional and semi-professional musicians in and around Brussels. Any artist active in the professional field or seeking entrance into the professional field can make use of the services of Volta and become a Volta resident. Each year, Volta selects 6 artists to become Volta residents for one year. Their residency may be extended depending on plans and trajectory.

For who :

  • professional and semi-professional musicians in and around Brussels
  • groups or musicians who are at a crossroads in their careers
  • the musician or group wants to build a sustainable story

What Does Volta Offer :

  • technical, financial, artistic guidance
  • access to all spaces
  • network and partners to make the right links
  • promo & visibility 
  • presentation / try out / concert

Interested in becoming a VOLTA resident?  
We accept new residents every year with an open call. 
The 2024 residency application is closed* 

Whispering Sons

Whispering Sons

Belgian five-piece Whispering Sons brings a dark and unique blend of experimental and frenetic post-punk. Combining elements of no wave, industrial and avant-punk, the anxious and propulsive instrumentation is relentless and eerily abstracted, whilst voca
Robbing Millions

Robbing Millions

ROBBING MILLIONS is the moniker of Belgian musician Lucien Fraipont.
Casper Van De Velde

Casper Van De Velde

One of Belgium's highest acclaimed drummers Casper Van De Velde is known for his work with schntzl, Donder and Bombataz. His solo project 'Simba' is a collection of soothing, melodic songs in a cozy and dreamy world.
Willem Malfliet

Willem Malfliet

Willem Malfliet is a Brussel Based producer and musicians active in multiple projects and bands such as Woolvs and Bodem.
Lander Gyselinck

Lander Gyselinck

Lander Gyselinck, known as the drummer of STUFF., BeraadGeslagen, LABtrio and a zip line of other jazz-related projects likes to venture into experimental territories, usually with one leg in improvisation and the other in electronics.
Clara!

Clara!

Part of prankster collective PRR! PRR! based in Brussels, Spanish Mc and Dj Clara! blends anger, jokes and sex on reggaeton rhythms with a punk spirit and a feminist weapon.
Bombataz

Bombataz

On the 30th of October 2020 the debut album ‘Olympics of Love’ of Bombataz, the Brussels post-jazz pop quartet, was released on cloudshaper label. 

Ana Diaz

Ana Diaz

Ana Diaz, granddaughter of immigrants who fled the dictatorship in Spain, is a Brussel based artist. Ana composes and reworks traditional songs accompanied by musicians.
Bandler Ching

Bandler Ching

Bandler Ching captures the musical ideas of Ambroos, Olivier & Federico. As their ideas fluctuate between all kinds of genres, they tend to describe it as honest music.
Vitja Pauwels

Vitja Pauwels

Anyone who has dived into the liner notes of (Belgian) albums knows that Brussels multi-instrumentalist Vitja Pauwels has certainly not been idle in recent years.
ECHT!

ECHT!

ECHT! is a band from Brussels. Inspired by the concepts that you can find in electronic music and effects of musical production, they steal those languages and apply them to their music.
KAU trio.

KAU trio.

KAU trio. is an instrumental project based in Brussels.
Lander & Adriaan

Lander & Adriaan

Volta-resident and Brussels based drummer-artist Lander Gyselinck (Hihats In Trees/BeraadGeslagen/STUFF.) teamed up with Antwerp’s finest of the finest of keywizards, Adriaan Van de Velde (Pomrad/J. Bernard).
SUPER GUM

SUPER GUM

Gum! is an avant-rock/lo-fi band with a thousand faces.
Aili

Aili

For their debut EP, ‘Dansu’ Belgian-Japanese artist Aili Maruyama and ‘Transistorcake’ Orson Wouters joined forces.
Stace

Stace

Between acoustic and electronic neo soul, Stace introduces us to a special place of vulnerability, authenticity and feminity.
Noa Lee

Noa Lee

Noa Lee is a Belgian indie-pop band, led by songwriter/singer/pianist Nina Kortekaas.
Soet Kempeneer

Soet Kempeneer

Bassist Soet Kempeneer is part of the new and promising scene of Belgian jazz musicians. Maybe you have already seen him live with Hendrik Lasure's Warm Bad or in duo with singer/pianist Nina Kortekaas.
CIAO KENNEDY

CIAO KENNEDY

What do a theatre teacher, a lawyer, a social worker, a bicycle repairman and a kefir brewer from the Namur region do when they meet in Brussels under the same roof? The answer: electronica post-rock, dancing and uninhibited. All just under 30 years old,
Zemlya

Zemlya

Zemlya’s “earth, land” is formed by spherical drone layers, distortion and crashing cymbals, from which a meditative, metallic sound world arises. A basic energy-driven dialogue between drums, voices and bass guitar exploring both hard noise and uplifting
Jean Paul Groove

Jean Paul Groove

Beneath its mechanical façade, Jean-Paul Groove's music owes nothing to machines or computers. Distancing themselves from robots, algorithms, and AI-generated tracks, the trio from Brussels places humanity at the core of its creative process. Crafted at
Echofarmer

Echofarmer

Catching echoes of digital noise, acoustic instruments and field recordings, echofarmer crafts complex, dynamic worlds.
Lupa Gang Gang

Lupa Gang Gang

LũpḁGangGang are a very talented bunch of rookies in the Belgian jazz scene. With influences including Yussef Dayes, BADBADNOTGOOD and even Black Country, New Road, their sound is rich in texture and depth with an underlying, undeniable groove throughout.
Whoman

Whoman

A fusion of meandering keys and guitars, harmonic voices and dense grooves, Whoman is the result of progressive songwriting turned into indierock/pop and sings about love, nature and you.
Adja Fassa

Adja Fassa

Adja is Brussels-based creator, singer and performer Adja Fassa, an artist rapidly making a name for herself in Belgium and a multidisciplinary with big plans. On the 24th February, she is set to release her debut EP ‘IRONEYE’ via the groove-obssessed Sdb
Calvin and Nemo

Calvin and Nemo

Calvin and Nemo is an English/French duo created and based in Brussels. They sing loud simple melodies and deliver their lyrics with care.
Francesca Fulmini

Francesca Fulmini

Listening to Francesca Fulmini’s music feels like getting home after a long and rainy day and simultaneously shedding your wet clothes and the day’s worries.
Uwase

Uwase

Uwase is a young artist from Brussels with more than one string to her bow. Being a singer-songwriter and producer.
 Hanne De Backer

Hanne De Backer

Hanne De Backer is an Brussel-based saxophonist and theater performer. Hanne wants to harness the impact of music and performance without being limited by boundaries or styles. the Belgian clarinetist and saxophonist whether solo or in various formations,
Minla

Minla

Minla is a Brussels-based band that brings ethereal electro-acoustic music, blending jazz roots with influences from various genres.
Alex Lesage

Alex Lesage

Alex Lesage is an electronic musician from Brussels who primarily works with analog equipment to create a diverse range of experimental dance tracks. His early work in IDM gradually transitioned into more club-oriented electro-house releases.
Bajeer

Bajeer

Hidden behind magical trees and vast mountain ranges, people of the village Bajeer seamlessly blend the ethereal tones of psychedelic music with the thunderous resonance of heavy riffs, creating a sonic tapestry that is both enchanting and exhilarating. H
Maya Dhondt

Maya Dhondt

maya dhondt is trained as a classical pianist. She is active in the music-, performance- and theatre scene as a multifaceted performer and musician. In her own work she explores the boundaries within genres, looking for encounters between the classical an
GERARD

GERARD

GERARD [ʒeːraːr] is the musical alter ego of Elias Durnez (°1998). With a sound that transitions from ambient to pop and even to club music, GERARD brings electronic music for internet times. Ethereal guitar and voice sounds are combined with hard digital
Dushime

Dushime

Dushime (1995) is a fresh appearance within the Belgian art scene. For several years now, she has been moving through the Flemish cultural world.