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Liverpool Sound City Youth Live: Mid Week Results

May 13, 2010


The polls are hotting up as we head towards the gig during Liverpool Sound City which takes place from the 19th – 22nd May 2010. As we draw closer we thought we would release a sneak peak at the results – to encourage you to keep voting.

To see the current results please visit HERE (link has been removed)

Remember only one vote per person will count towards the final results. Please keep voting. It’s going to be a close one. Also you can no longer vote for Go Fiasco who have dropped out of the competition because of reasons known to themselves. This is a 2 horse race.

To vote for The Temps send the number 2171 to 0778 620 9876
To vote for Copyright send the number 2172 to 0778 620 9876


WWLTRN: Miami off  the Total Life Forever album by Foals


Liverpool Sound City: Youth Live –Vote Now! 07786209876

May 5, 2010



Hi there,

At CIIA We are all getting very excited in the build up to Liverpool Sound City.

As we draw nearer to the festival we need to crown the overall winner of Liverpool Sound City: Youth Live.  To do this we have put together a text voting system.

The numbers to vote are:

The Temps:        2171

Copyright:           2172

Go Fiasco:           2173

Please send the corresponding number only to 07786209876.  Please note you need to be 18 year old or over or pay the bill or have the bill payers permission before you enter.

You can vote more than once and the text will cost your standard mobile operators rates.

We will keep you updated of the results through the CIIA website

The winner and prizes will be announced after the Liverpool Sound City festival.

The Liverpool Sound City Live Guide has now been produced and is being distributed throughout the city -  If you spot a copy pick one up and have a read – there are some exciting events happening across the City

More information will be posted on the CIIA website, Facebook and Twitter groups.

Many thanks

CIIA and Liverpool Sound City

WWLTRN Heads Will Roll (A-Trax remix) by the Yeah Yeah Yeahs


Liverpool Sound City: Youth Live

April 17, 2010



Liverpool Sound City: Youth Live, March 2010 – May 2010

We want to say thank you to everyone who came down to support the bands that played during the Liverpool Sound City: Youth Live events that took place throughout March at the Zanzibar.

We also want to thank our winning bands for putting on a great show, this includes The Temps, Copyright and Go Fiasco – Well done boys!

We want to pay a special thank you to Tony and his team at the Zanzibar who made sure the events ran smoothly without any hiccups.

So…Throughout March a selection of bands were chosen from 50 applicants to perform at one of three heats.  The final bands that played were:

1. Laisser Faire
2. The Temps
3. The Little Hydes
4. Frontline
5. Copyright
6. Ladykillers
7. The Dirty Faces
8. The Envy
9. Go Fiasco
10. Purple Riot
11. Day Will Come

A panel of judges chose the final three bands to play at the Liverpool Sound City festival on Seel Street on the 22nd May 2010.  The bands may also play The Maccabees gig at the 02 Academy on May 22nd, check out for more information

The Judges were:

1. Rebekah Freeman – CIIA
2. Nicholas Baskerville – CIIA
3. Anthony Butler – Zanzibar
4. David Pichilingi – Liverpool Sound City
5. Alan Wills – Delta Sonic
6. Peter Guy – Liverpool Echo Music Columnist
7. Gary Murphy – The Bandits, the Bandwagon Club, Starwood Management
8. Deidre Lynskey – Aimhigher

Three of the judges will be mentoring the winning bands over the course of the next 2 months in the lead up to their performance during Liverpool Sound City.  The bands will have the opportunity to perform in front of delegates from all over the world working in the Music Business.

For more information about the judges mentoring the bands please visit


Now we have our finalists and they will be playing at the festival we still have to crown the overall winner of the Liverpool Sound City: Youth Live 2010.  We will be putting this to a vote.  Whichever band you support and would like to win then you will be able to vote by text.

The text numbers will be released in the next blog.  The winning band will get a day in the studio with professional mentoring to lay down and arrange their tracks.  As well as this they will get an array of prizes.

Watch This Space, more information coming soon, including text numbers…

WHAT WE ARE LISTENING TO RIGHT NOW: Rocky Raccoon from The White Album by The Beatles