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Violent Soho lead 2014 Independent Music Awards Nominations

 

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Brisbane’s hard rockers Violent Soho have led the way as far as nominations go for this years Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards with four. They have been nominated for Best Independent Artist, Best Independent Album and Best Independent Hard Rock, Heavy or Punk Album for their album Hungry Ghosts as well as Best Independent Single for “Covered In Chrome”.

Chet Faker, Sia and Rufus have all had a massive year and all received three nominations each. Courtney Barnett who charmed the U.S with her incredible Tonight Show performance, received two nominations for Best Independent Artist and Best Independent Single for her single “Avant Gardener”.

The Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards will be held on Wednesday October 8, at the Meat Market in North Melbourne and will feature performances from nominees including Meg Mac, Safia, Sheppard, DMA’s and Remi.

 

2015 Independent Music Awards Nominations

BEST INDEPENDENT ARTIST

Chet Faker
Courtney Barnett
John Butler Trio
Sia
Violent Soho

BEST INDEPENDENT ALBUM

Chet Faker – Built On Glass (Future Classic)
RÜFÜS – Atlas (Sweat it Out)
Sia – 1000 Forms Of Fear (Monkey Puzzle)
Total Control – Typical System (Independent)
Violent Soho – Hungry Ghost (I Oh You)

BREAKTHROUGH INDEPENDENT ARTIST OF THE YEAR

D.D Dumbo
DMA’s
Meg Mac
Remi
Sheppard

BEST INDEPENDENT SINGLE OR EP presented by Levi’s

Courtney Barnett – Avant Gardener (Milk Records!)
DMA’s – DMA’s EP (I Oh You)
Sheppard – Geronimo (Empire of Song)
Sia – Chandelier (Monkey Puzzle)
Violent Soho – Covered In Chrome (I Oh You)

BEST INDEPENDENT HIP HOP ALBUM

Allday – Startup Cult (ONETWO)
Horrorshow – King Amongst Many (Elefant Tracks)
L-FRESH The LION – One (IVienna People Recordings)
Remi – Raw x Infinity (House of Beige)
Thundamentals – So We Can Remember (Obese Records)

BEST INDEPENDENT COUNTRY ALBUM

Davidson Brothers – Wanderlust (Independent)
Halfway – Any Old Love (Plus One Records)
Sara Storer – Lovegrass (ABC Music)
The Painted Ladies – Play Selections From ‘The Loner’ (Plus One Records)
The Perch Creek Family Jugband – Jumping On The Highwire (Vitamin Records)

BEST INDEPENDENT BLUES AND ROOTS ALBUM

Dan Sultan – Blackbird (Liberation Music)
John Butler Trio – Flesh & Blood (Jarrah Records)
Little Bastard – Little Bastard (Four | Four)
Mia Dyson – Idyllwild (Black Door Music)
Paul Kelly – The Merri Soul Sessions (Gawd Aggie Recordings)

BEST INDEPENDENT HARD ROCK, HEAVY OR PUNK ALBUM

DZ Deathrays – Black Rat (I Oh You)
High Tension – Death Beat (Cooking Vinyl Australia)
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Oddments (Flightless)
sleepmakeswaves – Love Of Cartography (Bird’s Robe Records)
Violent Soho – Hungry Ghost (I Oh You)

BEST INDEPENDENT JAZZ ALBUM

Andrea Keller Quartet with Strings – Wave Rider (Jazzhead)
Gian Slater – Still Still (Which Way Music)
Joseph Tawadros – Permission To Evaporate (ABC Jazz)
Julien Wilson Quartet – This Is Always (Lionsharecords)
Paul Grabowsky Sextet – The Bitter Suite (ABC Jazz)

BEST INDEPENDENT DANCE, ELECTRONICA ALBUM

Andras Fox – Overworld (Homeloan Records)
Chet Faker – Built On Glass (Future Classic)
Guerre – Ex Nihilo (Yes Please)
RÜFÜS – Atlas (Sweat it Out)
Ta-ku – Songs To Break Up To (HW&W Recordings)

BEST INDEPENDENT DANCE, ELECTRONICA OR CLUB SINGLE

Kilter – They Say (etc/etc)
LUCIANBLOMKAMP – Help Me Out (Yes Please)
Peking Duk feat. Nicole Millar – High (Vicious Bitch)
RÜFÜS – Sundream (Sweat it Out)
SAFIA – Paranoia, Ghosts & Other Sounds (Independent)

BEST INDEPENDENT CLASSICAL ALBUM

Anna McMichael and Tamara-Anna Cislowska – Close Your Eyes and I’ll Close Mine (Tall Poppies)
Gurrumul & Sydney Symphony Orchestra – His Life And Music (ABC Music / Skinnyfish)
Jane Sheldon & Nicole Panizza – Nature (Phosphor Records)
Michael Kieran Harvey – Psychosonata (Move Records)
Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra – Hush Collection, Vol. 13: The Magic Island (Hush)
Read more at http://www.fasterlouder.com.au//40508/Violent-Soho-lead-Independent-Music-Awards-Nominations#eRsV9oxrZWzXiVKc.99

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