Record Store Day Unsigned Competition for UK-based Artists (application deadline: 16th October 2023)

If you’re an unsigned UK-based artist and want your music pressed onto 500 vinyl records you may be interested in applying to the Record Store Day Unsigned Competition.

The deadline for entries is Monday 16th October 2023.

Breed Media is the official vinyl manufacturing partner of Record Store Day 2023. Founded in Sheffield in 2007, Breed Media, a Key Production Group company, offers end to end manufacturing solutions in vinyl, CD, DVD, Blu-ray, cassettes, print and bespoke packaging.

For over 15 years,  Breed Media have been nurturing independent artists and helping them fulfil their vision. As well as the opportunity to win your music pressed to vinyl and distributed, this will be a great chance to get your music heard and promoted across the music industry.


The winning band or artist will get:

o 500 records manufactured by Breed Media.
o Mastering at Abbey Road Studios supported by Bowers & Wilkins.
o Play at Key Production Group’s 33 1/3 birthday party at a legendary London venue, and
o Get your music heard and promoted across the music industry.

Eligibility Criteria

To enter #RSDUnsigned applicants must meet the following criteria:

o Submit ONE video of up to TWO minutes introducing your music (all genres welcome!).
o Be unsigned and have original material.
o Be 16 or over and a UK resident to enter this competition.
o Entrants under the age of 18 must obtain parent or guardian consent, and
o Fill in the form which must include a YouTube link to your song.

For more information, please visit the Breed Media website.