City of Liverpool College

Liverpool has a longstanding tradition of churning out ‘boss’ music so we’re more than excited about our city’s latest offering of musical excellence.

The City of Liverpool College is launching its very own record label. The label’s first signing will be the winner of a college-run competition; bands and musicians will compete to have their album mastered and recorded for a May 2014 release.

Every aspect of the album will utilise the college skills base; from the artwork, to the marketing, the music production to the public relations, it’s a great opportunity to showcase a variety of Liverpool talent.

The competition is open to all students at City of Liverpool College; whether you’re studying music, bricklaying, hairdressing etc. and anybody wishing to enter simply needs to submit a recording of an original track by mid-November.

Mike Moran, music technology lecturer, said: “This is a great opportunity for any unsigned musician, even those who’ve never considered their music to be something they could pursue as a career.“We want the competition to reflect the diversity and equality of the college, so we welcome music of all genres from rock to grime to classical to jazz.”

More details will be provided when the competition is officially announced, but if you just can’t wait ‘til then, you can contact Mike Moran directly (

By Kate Lally