Those who made it through the application and audition process have now completed 12 weeks packed full of rehearsals, instrument workshops and recording at the studios.The programme also included the chance to take part in seminars led by industry experts covering all aspects of the music industry.
With the bands having now successfully completed there recordings, the iPop album is currently in the process of being distributed to music organisations throughout the UK.
The initiative has already being welcomed by music professionals as ‘a genuine opportunity for new and emerging Scottish talent’.
Vic Galloway, of Radio 1 and Radio Scotland says he ‘looks forward to hearing a future Franz Ferdinand, Glasvegas or Biffy Clyro’.
He added: “iPop looks like a great platform for local talent, with high-quality help and encouragement from the consistently excellent Riverside Studios.
“Scotland has a booming music scene, punching well above its weight and I look forward to hearing some of the bands involved emerge as a new force to be reckoned with.”
To celebrate the launch of the album, bands will be showcasing there talents in the final stage of the project with a gig at Rutherglen Town Hall on the 27th June. Each of the 15 acts will be will be playing a 20 minute set at the 230 seater venue. Doors open at 3.45pm, tickets are priced £3
For more information on ‘iPop’ please contact Daniella Keenan on 01698 452293 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org