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SUB BLUE

Tyler Mensah is an artist shedding light on the struggles of suburban life via deft electronic soul.

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WELCOME TO SOUND CITY

Read our special preview section covering all the highlights of this year's festival

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STRENGTHENING OUR ROOTS

Sound City COO Rebecca Ayres looks ahead to an exciting 2019 for the festival as it returns to the Baltic Triangle.

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SOUND CITY 2019 LINE-UP

Some highlights selected from this year's festival bill, including headliners and ones to watch

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SOUND CITY+

Sound City+ at a glance: a selection of highlights from the range of panels and discussions from this year's industry conference

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LOYLE CARNER

Festival headliner, and one of the hottest hip hop talents in the UK, Loyle Carner speaks to us about his new album

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SOUND CITY DANSETTE

A selection of artists to look out for on this year's Sound City bill.

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GWENNO MEETS BEIJA FLO

Beija Flo meets trilingual maverick Gwenno, who is leading Sound City’s five-day creative residency Both Sides Now

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SHAME

With their hymns to a life of mundanity and political strife, Shame have found the pulse of an angry, unsatisfied country.

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SOAK

The Derry-born, Manchester-based artist makes a welcome return to the live scene at Sound City with a new album

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ERIN TONKON

The engineer and producer who worked on Bowie's Blackstar talks about her experience of the music industry

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SOUND CITY REVEALS MORE NAMES

Find out who's been added to the line-up for this year's Sound City

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SOUND CITY 2019 LINE-UP ADDITIONS

Find out who's been added to the line-up for this year's Sound City

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2019 AHOY!

Top cultural events to mark in your fresh Filofax

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SOUND CITY 2019 ANNOUNCEMENT

Big names unveiled for 2019 edition of Baltic Triangle festival

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SC18 REVIEW – CONOR GIBLIN

Baltic Triangle 5/5/18
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KEYCHANGE IS COMING

During this year’s Sound City, our Student Society team took a closer look at a sector-wide initiative aimed at bringing gender equality to our festivals within five years.

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SOUND CITY 2018

Photo gallery by Jessica Grace Neal featuring, Dermot Kennedy, Matt Maltese and The Night Cafe.

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SOUND CITY 2018

Photo gallery by Stuart Moulding featuring, King Khan and The Shrines, Black Honey and Superorganism.

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SC18 REVIEW – GEORGIA TURNBULL

Baltic Triangle 5/5/18
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SOUND CITY+

British Music Experience, Cunard Building 4/5/18
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SC18 REVIEW – CONAL CUNNINGHAM

Baltic Triangle 5/5/18
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SOUND CITY 2018

Photo gallery by Lauren Jade Keir featuring, Baxter Dury, The Orielles and ZUZU.

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SOUND CITY 2018

Baltic Triangle 5/5/18
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PEACE

The B-town pioneers have transcended from darlings of the indie scene to socially-conscious, festival-headlining behemoths. What’s next for Sound City’s 2018 headliners?

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ISSUE 88 EDITORIAL

Editor Christopher Torpey on the spirit of change and the region's appetite for cultural renaissance

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SUPERORGANISM

Pop Art 2.0: meet the multilimbed, multinational collective dismantling our conceptions of music-making and creativity in the digital age. 

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BAXTER DURY

The Prince Of Tears has carved out his own niche in scabrous, orchestral pop, finding his groove on an album replete with heartache and squalor.

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IDLES

Breathing fresh air into Britain's independent scene, this Bristol five-piece are reviving guitar music's punk spirit with equal parts intellect and anger.

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ZUZU

The Birkenhead based indie sensation talks to us on the eve of releasing her debut EP Made On Earth By Humans

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BOTH SIDES NOW

With the help of Stealing Sheep music charity Brighter Sound are actively seeking change in gender balance throughout the music industry

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SOUND CITY+

The British Music Experience plays host to a series of panel discussions and conversations with industry experts from across the world.

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SOUND CITY 2018

Sound City announces 150 more artists and official afterparty with Greg Wilson

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SOUND CITY 2017

BIDO LITO! COMMENT | For Sound City to reignite its flame, it must be embedded back within the city itself

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SOUND CITY 2017

Liverpool Waters, Clarence Dock
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A DECADE OF SOUND

Pre-order your programme for Pioneers of British Electronic Music, The Velvet Underground & Nico Reimagined and Sound City

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WELCOME TO SOUND CITY 2017

David J Pichilingi, Sound City CEO, welcomes in the festival's 10th anniversary celebrations

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PEACHES

“What else is in the teaches of Peaches?” Sex positivity and coming of age with the art pop icon.

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DON LETTS

The Don talks rebellion and the importance of cultures coming together in his Sound City+ keynote conversation.

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TIM BURGESS

The Charlatans’ main man brings Tim Peaks Diner to Sound City for unmissable conversations and live performances.

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SOUND CITY IN FOCUS

Our favourite snaps from Sound City's 10 year history. The fun starts here.

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ISSUE 77 EDITORIAL

Editor Christopher Torpey muses on the passage of time ahead of a whirlwind summer of music and culture in Liverpool

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SOUND CITY 2017

Sound City returns again in May, ready to celebrate its tenth anniversary with an extravagant array of bands and events.

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ALI HORN VIDEO PREMIERE

Watch the video for Ali Horn's debut cosmic surf odyssey Days Like Today

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SUGARMEN VIDEO PREMIERE

Watch the video for Sold – taken from their debut album

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SOUND CITY 2016

Bramley-Moore Dock 28/5/16
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