Liverpool Sound City

Zimbalam is proud to partner with Liverpool Sound City this year. As well as discussing the future of the music industry, music lovers will get to enjoy a showcase of some of the best up and coming artists, both signed and unsigned. To celebrate and promote independent music, Zimbalam and Sound City will be releasing a digital compilation of the best new music that the North-West has to offer.

In just three years Liverpool Sound City has already established itself as the UK’s most creative and innovative city-based music events by combining an international perspective on the best in new music, art, film, photography, business, new tech, media and more with one of the world’s most legendary music cities. Bringing the best and brightest to Liverpool to discuss what’s at the cutting edge of popular culture, LSC looks to provide a fresh look at the future by challenging the conventional and constantly striving to discover the next big things – all while showcasing some of the best new music on the planet.

The conference line up is shaping up to be the biggest year at Sound City, with the CEO of Bella Union, Simon Raymonde, in conversation with Midlake’s Eric Pulido discussing the trials and tribulations of running a record label. Also just confirmed, Alex White CEO of Next Big Sound, Mark Rock from Audioboo and Adam Perry from Band App plus Michael Breidenbrücker as a keynote speaker to discuss his work on RjDj, the equally critically acclaimed Inception app and being one of the founding members of influential music site

Confirmed artists include The Black Lips, The Whip, Steve Mason, Funeral Party, Wave Machines, Jamie XX, SBTRKT, Spank Rock, Willy Mason, Frank Turner, Mona, Yuck, Three Trapped Tigers, Kurt Vile and the Violators, Sound Of Guns, Chain and The Gang, Chad Valley, Mugstar, Handsome Furs, Colourmusic, The Sand Band, Veronica Falls, Lower Than Atlantis, Ed Sheeran, The Publicist, Those Dancing Days, Zeus, Idiot Glee, Teeth, Niki and the Dove, Worriedaboutsatan, and Forest Swords!!

Special discount for Believe Digital and Zimbalam customers at Liverpool Sound City: £120 per person (normally £150) go to and enter code: DELEGATELSC68

This post is by Believe Digital A&R/ Label Manager, William Headlam-Wells @WillHW

7 thoughts on “Liverpool Sound City

  1. Hello,

    I wonder if i’d be interested, but i don’t read english enough to be sure that i understand everything.
    May i suggest you give a good translation to make us really concerned ?

    Thanks by advance

    Yours musincerely,


  2. We are interested on having on songs on the upcoming digital compilation please send us more information.

  3. hi congrats for this intersting alternative and i would like to know if any band in the world is possibly welcome to participate in the liverpool festival? if so ,please send me back a competition form to fill in my own band application.
    looking forward to hearing from you
    Adel JOUINI

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