Romford musicians could win £1000 and slot on professional compilation CD in Brewery and Panacea Records competition

PUBLISHED: 10:45 19 July 2012

Unsigned bands have the chance to win £1000 and a place on a compilation album

Unsigned bands have the chance to win £1000 and a place on a compilation album


There is still time for Romford musicians to win a slot on a new compilation album showcasing local talent.

The Brewery shopping centre has teamed up with independent Colchester label Panacea Records to hunt for bands and solo performers for their new collection Romford Underground, which will be sold on CD in the centre.

And one entry will go on to win £1000 to help them take their music further.

Rubie Charalambous, The Brewery’s centre director, said the campaign was hoping to find “the artists of tomorrow today”.

“We have had some great entries so far,” he said. “It’s great to hear some really original music.

“However, I’m sure there is some great talent out there waiting to be heard.

“Not only will the winners get a fantastic opportunity to be on a professional CD with other credible artists, but will have a chance to take home £1000. I’m sure the money will come in useful for any budding artists trying to get their music out there.”

Romford Underground will feature 15 tracks of original music. Judges from Panacea, The Brewery and the Romford Recorder will choose 20 tracks, from which a public vote will select the final tracklist. In addition, the song with the most votes will win the cash.

If you’d like to get your track heard on the Romford Underground album, send an mp3 of your song, a profile of yourself or your band and your contact details to You can also enter online at The closing date is Tuesday July 31st.

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