I don't think it's a coincidence that one of the best urban festivals in the country lives right here, in our fair city of Sheffield. Sheffield has stood alongside Manchester and Liverpool as one of the great Northern musical cities, and we get to prove it again and again, every year, with Tramlines. We [...]

S-S-S-Sound City!

It's that wonderful time of year again! Liverpool Sound City is rearing it's beautiful head and is getting ready to bless the banks of the Mersey with the very best underground music that the UK has to offer. Every year, Liverpool Sound City proves itself to be one of the UK's very best festivals [...]

Want To Work In The Music Industry?

Imagine this. You wake up one morning and decide "I want to work in the music industry." What do you do? You open your laptop and Google something like 'Music Industry Jobs UK.' You find nothing. You wonder why there is no jobs in the industry, you write a tweet about it and go back [...]

SXSW Gets Fizzy… Again!

You heard right.  After a massively successful 2016 touring the UK and Europe and releasing their biggest single yet, the ferocious five piece from Leeds are once again set to invade the blissful shores of the USA. Fizzy Blood will be flying over to the one and only SXSW in Austin on the 13th [...]

“Why Hasn’t My Band Made It?”

Picture this. It’s coming up to festival season. You and your mates are planning a trip to Leeds Festival. It is Tuesday morning and you are eagerly anticipating the announcement of the headline act. Finally, the poster is released and your heart sinks. It’s Coldplay. But then you take a step back and think, “Wait, [...]

By |February 17th, 2017|Festivals, Label News|0 Comments

February, Festivals and Fresh Starts!

And we're off. 2017 has kicked into gear and blasted down the track without so much as a chance to breathe. Where to begin . . . Fizzy Blood have had probably the greatest January of their lives, with announcements of slots at Download Festival, Tramlines, 2000 Trees and a whopping great UK / [...]

By |February 14th, 2017|Deadset Dream, Festivals, Fizzy Blood, I Set The Sea On fire, Releases, Tours|0 Comments

Summer 2016 at Alya Records!

] Well, the last few months have been incredible. In the last 4 months we have accomplished so much with our bands, and I think I'll tell you exactly what. Over the summer, all our artists played their hearts out to audiences up and down the country, and in some cases, further afield. Thanks to [...]

SXSW Interactive Events Roadshow!

It's that time again. With Festival Season drawing to a close, the time has come again to be planning for next year's activities. The SXSW Interactive Events Roadshow is coming to the UK on Thursday to give potential festival goers an inside look into how the festival is ran, and many of the events [...]

By |August 27th, 2016|Festivals|0 Comments

I Set The Sea On Fire At Zandari Festa!

After a giant success in 2016 with their debut album, slots at the best UK indie festivals, I Set The Sea On Fire have been offered a slot at Zandari Festa (Sound City in South Korea)!  As part of the Sound City Initiative, South Korea's Zandari Festa annually plays host to many UK acts recommended [...]

By |August 23rd, 2016|Festivals, I Set The Sea On fire|0 Comments

Sound City? In Korea?

Liverpool Sound City. We all know it as an amazing Summer festival situated on the banks of the Mersey. What you may not know, however, is that Liverpool Sound City also operates in South Korea. What? You heard me right. As part of the Sound City Initiative, South Korea's Zandari Festa will play host [...]

By |July 14th, 2016|Festivals|0 Comments
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