Vote for your favourite act

THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED

Watch the videos below, vote for the act that you like the most, and help get your favourite student act in the recording studio.

Over the past five weeks, our student brand ambassadors have held charity gigs at campuses nationwide, to raise money for the i Elephant Appeal. Each band that played submitted a song for consideration in this competition, and we have shortlisted the top five below.

The act with the highest number of votes at 5pm on Thursday 1 May 2014, will win an 8 hour recording session at Bowerman Studios.

The Hazel Empire | The Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts

Band members - Jorunn Sundet, Grace Hartrey & Nadia Bounasser. The girls have been playing together for two years and became a three-piece in the last 4 months. They plan to spend the next year in Liverpool playing gigs and recording.

Daisy Victoria | UEA

Daisy has been performing for 5 months. She has released a debut EP, and been confirmed to play Huw Stephen's Lake Stage at Latitude this year.

The Lion's Share | University College London

Band members - Jimmy Grayburn (vocals, banjo) Tom Blackburn (vocals, guitar) Megan Tarrant (double bass, violin) Eleanor Penny (vocals, ukelele). The Lion's Share was formed in February 2014, they plan to get some basic recording done and hope to play a couple of festivals this summer.

Venice Trip | University of Westminster

Band members - Andrés Alcover (Vocal/Guitar), Joe Wood (Drums) , Ben Camburn (Keyboards) & Nick GK (Bass). The quartet have been creating pychedelia and groove together since September 2012, and plan to record a new album over the summer which they would like to release on vinyl.

Will Connor | Newcastle University

Will has been playing for 2 years, and is hoping to increase his exposure, get more people to hear him and hopefully make music his career.

This competition has now closed.

Prize provider Bowerman Studios

Bowerman Studios, situated off the Kings Road in Chelsea, offers a live room kitted out with the finest microphones and recording equipment. They capture all styles of music to the highest levels of production, for a price that is accessible to the modern musician. For more information on Bowerman Studios, visit www.bowermanstudios.com

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