Bank of Melbourne have announced the 12 finalists of its community-driven music initiative, Melbourne Music Bank.

The public is now able to vote for their favourite artist, to narrow the competition down to a final four. The chosen four will perform their song at the Melbourne Recital Centre, and a panel will determine the 2014 winner of Melbourne Music Bank.

The winner of Melbounre Music Bank will receive a range of prizes and opportunities, such as two days of recording at Sing Sing Studios, a video clip by film maker Wilk, live gigs, album artwork, 500 CDs, PR and marketing advice and the chance to have their song used in a Bank of Melbourne advertising campaign.

The final twelve artists are Alex Brittan, Boyeur, Davies West, Heloise, Matt Walters, NY, Richard Cashion, Rick Steward, Selki, The Lion, This Public Life and Under The Arch
Voting is open to the public now through