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The GIT Award 2014 was a night that will live long in the memory, Getintothis reflects on a magical night at the Kazimier.

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Forest Swords wins the third annual GIT Award as reggae legend Lee Scratch Perry pays tribute to rising Wirral electronic artist, Getintothis reports on all the drama from a heady night at the Kazimier.

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The winner of the GIT Award 2014 will be revealed tonight, Getintothis gives you the lowdown ahead of the Kazimier spectacle.

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The GIT Award 2014 is 48 hours away - and with a grand evening of festivities planned at the Kazimier, there is but one man who's able to start the party - the High Priest of Spectacle, the Demi God of Magik, the Prince of Mania - introducing Howard Be Thy Name.

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Merseyside music's brightest talent, Getintothis' Mike Townsend profiles Holly Lapsley Fletcher - the inaugural recipient of the GIT Award One To Watch prize.

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One foot in the past and one eye on the future, VEYU combine the best of both worlds. Getintothis' Jamie Bowman profiles a group looking to start something big.

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The Tea Street Band are fast becoming woven into the fabric of Merseyside music like their heroes before them but as they tell Getintothis' Sean Bradbury, it's the common touch which has helped propel them into the hearts and minds of their growing fanbase.

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We may have caught our first glimpse of the real Bill Ryder-Jones last year. With a second GIT Award nomination to his name, the songwriter's reputation has never been stronger. Getintothis' Alan O'Hare is caught up in a bad wind blowing from West Kirby.

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A meteoric rise backed by a superlative debut album has seen Outfit move with ease onto the international stage, Getintothis' Harry Sumnall finds the five-piece wearing their fame like a comfortable pair of jeans.

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Ninetails have undergone extensive changes in personnel and in musical scope, however, as they tell Getintothis' Joseph Viney, they're more than happy with the strides they're making.

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Having cut his teeth in Liverpool as a teenager, Mad Brains has spent the last few years globe-trotting while piecing together the first fruits of his debut album album, Getintothis' Orla Foster profiles the most inspirational hip hop talent the region has seen in years.

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Mogwai, Lee Scratch Perry, Pitchfork - things are going from great to better for Forest Swords, Getintothis' Mike Townsend sees Merseyside's pioneering electronic hope carving out an astonishing new frontier.

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Ex-Easter Island Head are as embedded in the Liverpool landscape as they are a world away from any other music collective imaginable, Getintothis' Harry Sumnall talks to their driving force, Benjamin D. Duvall, who salutes the city's independent visionaries who have shaped the forward-thinking sign of the times.

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He's back! GIT Award 2012 nominee, Liverpool's literate pop star, Dan Croll, returns to the shortlist with a forthcoming debut album set to shoot his star higher still. Getintothis: Alan O'Hare catches up with Merseyside's pop big hitter.

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Hype can do funny things to people, but Circa Waves just take it as it comes. Getintothis' Joseph Viney basks in the warm glow of "the world's hottest band".

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