Photography: Jay Chow

The 10 artists taking part in the third semester of Merseyrail Sound Station have been revealed. Representing a variety of genres, the musicians taking part in the development programme will benefit from a suite of activity designed to help them with their craft and further their career in music.

The semester begins with studio workshops at Sort Rehearsal Rooms and culminates in a live showcase at Liverpool Central train station on Friday 26th July. Along the way artists will receive an artist masterclass from Becky Hawley of Heavenly Recordings artists Stealing Sheep and get direct advice from a panel of industry experts at a series of seminars at the M&S Bank Arena.

Included in the cohort of artists is Eggy Records artist Ana Mae, fast rising local band Gen and the Degenerates and Wirral-based bedroom producer Borth.

The list of artists in full:
Ana Mae
Blurred Sun Band
Michael Aldag
Ben Burke
Amber Ray
Gen and the Degenerates
Flare Debris

To hear the artists taking part go to

The Merseyrail Sound Station project is designed by Merseyrail with Bido Lito! and looks give the region’s brightest musical talent the tools to succeed in a rapidly changing industry.

Working with the likes of The Musician’s Union, PRS for Music, Sentric Music and other organisations from around the country, Merseyrail Sound Station provides artists with advice and mentoring to help them reach the next stage of their career.

Previous artists who have taken part in the programme include Eyesore and the Jinx, Yank Scally and Beija Flo.

Artists based in the region will be able to apply for the next round of activity from 22nd August.

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