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GIT Award 2015 Shortlist Announced
Christian Eede , February 16th, 2015 16:45

Nominees for Liverpool-based newcomers award announced; Låpsley, Jane Weaver and All We Are among the shortlisted names

Continuing its commitment to showcasing Liverpool's music scene, the nominees for the GIT Award 2015 have today been announced ahead of the unveiling of the winner on April 4.

This year's nominees are as follows:
All We Are
Circa Waves
Hooton Tennis Club
Roxanne Jones
Esa Shields
The Sundowners
Xam Volo
Jane Weaver
We Are Catchers

Speaking about his role in putting together the shortlist for this year's award, judge Rich Walker, general manager at 4AD Records, said: "What a great award to be asked to help judge. Working at 4AD, there's never a shortage of new music to listen to but I've particularly enjoyed discovering what a fertile and supportive scene Liverpool currently has. More cities really should copy the GIT template and do their own award."

This year's edition marks the fourth consecutive year of the GIT (Getintothis) award which aims to champion "the best of Merseyside music providing a snapshot of the year while recognising significant artist achievement across a range of musical styles" and tQ's very own John Doran is also among the judges that helped put together the shortlist. The winner will be announced at Liverpool's Kazimier venue on April 4 and tickets for the event can be purchased here. Meanwhile, you can find all the details for this year's GIT Award here.