Mugstar have been nominated for a GIT Award, a celebration of Merseyside based creativity.
It has been a significant year for musical creativity and diversity on Merseyside and this has been confirmed by the 12 acts shortlisted for the inaugural GIT Award 2012.
The GIT Award, named after Liverpool music blog Getintothis and dubbed by the national music press as the Scouse Mercury Prize, celebrates the finest new recordings in the last 12 months on Merseyside.
GIT Award founder and chair of judges, Peter Guy, said: ‘The first GIT Award shortlist highlights the wealth of new musical talent within Merseyside.
‘The artists are ambitious and inventive, emotional and passionate, funny and profound. They evoke a sense of time and place, providing a wonderful snapshot of Merseyside’s varied sonic landscape proving why Liverpool is still the centre of the music universe.‘
The GIT Award 2012 shortlist is:
Ex-Easter Island Head
The Tea Street Band