Aery is an artist management company, representing Algiers, Charlie Cunningham, Michael Price & Yann Tiersen.
mostdeffo is a music management company launched in Liverpool in October 2018. Ultimately, mostdeffo has been created by Cath Hurley to manage artists but is also an additional resource and positive voice providing industry support to the existing music organisations based in the region along with working directly with emerging bands and artists helping them on the right path. mostdeffo is proud to work with organisations such as FUTURE YARD, Merseyrail Soundstation, PRS Foundation, Launchpad and Music:Leeds.
Live Music Promoter
Fit The Bill Ltd Liverpool
Fit The Bill Ltd produced Folk On The Dock on Royal Albert Dock Liverpool for three consecutive years. Now looking for a new home for the festival that attracted up to 80,000 people over three days each year. We provided a platform that helped launch artists including Robert Vincent (2016), The Adelaides, Laura Oakes, Megan O’Neill and many more. Also promoted Michael Head at The Museum of Liverpool that sold within nine minutes of going on sale. We would like to relaunch the festival across Liverpool as originally planned with venues including Liverpool Philharmonic who were on board.
Positive Vibration Liverpool
Positive Vibration is an award-winning festival, events company, booking agency, management company and DJ collective, which showcases & celebrates reggae music (and all related genres).
Since its inception in 2016, Positive Vibration Festival has established itself as one of the country’s most exciting and eclectic reggae festivals, playing host to internationally renowned bands, legendary sound systems & selectors and some of the brightest new talent.
Most recently, Positive Vibration has created POSITIVE VIBRATION PODCAST – a brand new series of podcasts where musicians, actors, authors & sportspeople discuss their love of reggae music.
Music Composer / Arranger
Barry Grady Liverpool
I compose, arrange and produce many genres of music but mainly classical, neo-classical and EDM at the moment. I studied at City of Liverpool College in Music Technology and have music published on all major platforms.
Music Educational / Support Organisation
Where are the Girlbands? Liverpool
@wherearethegirlbands is a digital organisation that supports and empowers female creatives in Liverpool, offering curated promotion, networking and collaboration opportunities and a space for discussion of gender inequality on the music scene. Our aim is to celebrate the work of local female creatives and offer them a space and a platform to be heard.
Music Festival (or Festival including Music)
Futurama Festival Liverpool
The Futurama Festival is a new post punk and electronic festival for Liverpool and takes place across the Easter Bank Holiday weekend (3/4.04.21). Although, it’s a new festival it has an incredible history. The Futuramas were a series of groundbreaking alternative festivals between 1979 and 1983. In fact, they were probably the first indoor alternative music festivals anywhere and their legacy is still felt today. The line ups are like the greatest who’s who of British alternative music…it includes Joy Division, Echo and the Bunnymen, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Teardrop Explodes, Gang of Four, Soft Cell & The Fall.
Music Magazine (Print)
Bido Lito Wirral
Bido Lito! is a monthly magazine for and about Merseyside’s thriving creative community. We’re all about the here and now – the musicians, artists, makers and creative minds that make the region’s independent scene stronger than it’s ever been.
As lockdown measures are currently preventing us from producing our inky monthly our new content is going out via the weekly Bido Bulletin newsletter.
At the centre of Liverpool’s independent creative scene since 2010, Bido Lito! provides Merseyside with news, reviews, features and comment on the region’s vibrant cultural landscape.
Music PR or Marketing
One Fell Swoop Liverpool
One Fell Swoop offers a host of marketing, communications and events services – connecting you with your audience.
From fully outsourced solutions to working alongside your own team, we pride ourselves on our adaptability, tenacity and a passion for what we do.
Delivering multi-disciplinary campaigns of all shapes and sizes, we offer PR, social media management, content creation, digital advertising, branding, and marketing strategy, in addition to a host of event management and support services.
We have a bespoke and creative approach and bring a wealth of industry experience, contacts, knowledge and enthusiasm to every project.
Wall of Sound PR Liverpool
Established in August 2012, Wall Of Sound PR is a boutique public relations and digital marketing agency focused on nurturing a diverse and interesting roster of high quality alternative and underground music.
We provide a variety of online and print PR, radio plugging, digital marketing and consultation services.
Since our inception, we’ve worked on hundreds of record releases, as well as providing bespoke PR campaigns for brands, events, media personalities and music-related businesses.
Our staff come from an independent music industry background spanning previous roles in promotion, digital marketing, booking, artist management, record labels, event production, and journalism, plus time spent as professional touring and recording musicians. This wealth of experience gives our team an innate and broad understanding of the music industry at large.
We’re always happy to speak about creating tailored campaigns for clients, and are flexible on rates for independent and unsigned acts, taking a long-term view of growing our relationships and services alongside the careers and needs of our clients.
Sentric Music Group Liverpool
Founded in 2006, Sentric Music Group is a global, award-winning independent publisher. Based in Liverpool, with offices in London, Hamburg and New York, it boasts an international infrastructure including direct royalty collection in over 120 global territories. Today, it represents more than 1.5m works and over 200,000 songwriters either directly or via industry partners, including music publishers, independent labels, management companies and distributors that benefit from Sentric’s publishing administration, co-publishing and creative services.
Alongside Sentric’s industry innovating Direct to Artist 28-day publishing model and online platform, the company is home to a number of highly respected brands across multiple genres including Black Rock Publishing, IQ Music Publishing and Big World Publishing.
Sentric is also home to RightsApp, a pioneering software and service platform that enables rightsholders to seamlessly view and administer compositions, collect royalties and manage a global publishing business centrally & effectively. The Music Rights Management platform provides ultimate visibility, complete control and guaranteed performance for the modern music business.
Situated in the heart of the Baltic Triangle – Liverpool’s cultural mecca – District is a vibrant multi-purpose venue, playing host to gigs, club nights, screenings, talks and many other engaging events.
District is home to some of Liverpool’s most popular and eclectic music nights, including Boss, Positive Vibration and EAT ME + Preach.
District plays host (or has played host) to some of the UK’s most innovative and exciting metropolitan festivals, including, Liverpool Sound City, Baltic Weekender, Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia, Positive Vibration – Festival of Reggae, Liverpool Disco Festival, Threshold Festival and Liverpool Music Week.
FUTURE YARD Wirral
FUTURE YARD is a brand-new, 350-capacity space in Birkenhead, an industrial town situated on the banks of the River Mersey. This new community venue will bring some of today’s most exciting new national and international artists to Wirral, while at the same time providing key early performance opportunities for emerging local musicians.
FUTURE YARD is also an innovation space for highly-talented aspiring musicians and future industry professionals, providing artist development opportunities and industry skills training schemes. Future Yard CIC is a registered non-profit, founded to instigate positive change in the industry and leverage music as a force for good within our local community.
Through utilising the power of music, FUTURE YARD aims to inspire local people, creating life-changing opportunities and shaping a new music future.
As an organisation, FUTURE YARD has committed to a long-term goal of becoming the UK’s first carbon neutral grassroots music venue. Working in partnership with Liverpool John Moores University’s Low Carbon Eco-Innovatory, we are currently shaping the long-term design of the building, its energy consumption and developing a range of policies in how the venue operates to achieve this goal. You will find no single-use plastic stocked on our bars or on our artist riders.
M&S Bank Arena Liverpool
The M&S Bank Arena is one of the most prestigious venues in the UK. The arena opened in 2008 with the launch event for Liverpool’s year as European Capital of Culture and has since hosted over 1,550 performances and welcomed over 6.5 million visitors. The venue has a capacity of 11,000 and has hosted a range of high profile events including the MOBO Awards, the European MTV awards and world-class artists from Sir Paul McCartney, Diana Ross and The Who, to Liam Gallagher, Lady Gaga and Beyonce.
The M&S Bank Arena offers a variety of music venue spaces including The Auditorium at M&S Bank Arena for intimate performances within the interconnected convention centre and Space by M&S Bank Arena for live events in sister venue Exhibition Centre Liverpool
Capeesh is a youth/community development project that seeks to motivate and enable young adults (aged 13-24) to acquire and grow skills and confidence; increasing chances of deriving enjoyment and income, through direct or indirect involvement with music.
We have strong links with Harthill Youth Centre (in Wavertree L15) where we have supported young musicians and held regular ‘Open Mic’ events.
After a quiet 2020 (for obvious reasons) we hope to get busy in 2021, with a peer mentoring music initiative (funding allowing) at the forefront of our plans.
Contact us via our Facebook page.
Holistic Harmonies is a Community Interest Company whose aim is to use Creative Arts to promote positive wellbeing for the whole family.
Delivering weekly Singing Mamas Choirs for women and children, music and movement sessions, family social events, baby massage courses, and targeted projects aimed at developing a cross-generational practice within social care settings; Holistic Harmonies is driven by a passion for music and movement and our objective is to use the art form as a vehicle to promote positive mental and physical wellbeing and togetherness with participants across all lifespans.
Positive Impact Liverpool
Positive Impact is an Arts Development and Management Company working primarily within Liverpool’s Black Community. We provide training and development opportunities for young people thus providing a springboard for those young people wishing to forge a career in the mainstream Arts Industries. We were Sony Nominated for the creation of a Radio Drama series entitled The Grove, broadcast on BBC Radio Merseyside. Musically we have helped develop two MOBO Unsung Award winners Esco Williams and later MiC LOWRY, who went on to Support Justin Bieber on his European Arena Tour. We intend to develop more young artistes and help them to fulfil their dreams!
Sound Music Group Liverpool
“Developing bands and musicians, guiding them to take their passion to the next step”
Sound Music Group suited in the heart of Liverpool, our company is set into four departments; Sound Stage, Sound Creative, Sound Agency and Sound Signage. Our group is the one stop place offering a range of services from consultation to design and media.
Crosstown Studios Liverpool
Crosstown Studios is an independent recording and production studio based 10 minutes from Liverpool City Centre. Established in 2008, Crosstown is now the home-away-from-home for many musicians, Liverpool based and beyond. With the latest in recording and production technology, and the experience of in-house producer Jon, we are here to help you find YOUR sound. Get in touch to discuss your next project!