Liverpool Sound City 2014: Jon Hopkins, Albert Hammond Jnr, Drenge and more for May festival


Liverpool Sound City reveal next wave of bands plus host of new speakers for Conference panels.

Liverpool Sound City has unveiled headliners Jon Hopkins and Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jnr for their May festival.
Doves front man Jimi Goodwin joins Drenge, Mixhell, Royal Blood, The Wytches, Fat White Family, Superfood, San Farmin and Lyla Foy to play across Liverpool during 1-3 May 2014.
For the full list of bands already announced for Liverpool Sound City 2014, click here.
Following last month’s announcement of John Cale and Thurston Moore as keynote speakers for the conference, the festival has revealed Aspect Ratio Music Director Vanessa Jorge and HBO Music Director Natalie Baartz who will be discussing how to place tracks into film and TV trailers including Game of Thrones, Zero Dark Thirty and Django Unchained.
Additional speakers include former Creation Records boss and GIT Award 2014 judge Alan McGee, PPL Director of Performer Affairs Keith Harris, The Farm vocalist Peter Hooton, ATC Management Senior Partner Arwen Hunt, musician John Robb, author Kevin Sampson and DJ Dave Haslam who will be speaking on issues including indie labels, music and brands.
The third and final wave of speakers and live acts will be revealed next month.

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