Courtney Barnett, Sheppard Win At Independent Music Awards
Noise11 photographed Sheppard, Rod Laver Arena Melbourne 2014

Sheppard photo by Ros O'Gorman

Courtney Barnett, Sheppard Win At Independent Music Awards

by Paul Cashmere on October 8, 2014

in News,Noise Pro

Courtney Barnett will be the artist to watch in coming months after winning the Best Independent Artist award at the Independent Music Awards in Melbourne on Wednesday night.

Sheppard, the success story of 2014, picked up their first award ever on the night for Breakthrough Independent Artist. The band were at the event and performed their hit song ‘Geronimo’, the biggest selling Australian song of 2014 so far.

2014 Carlton Dry Independent Music Award Winners

Best Independent Artist
Courtney Barnett

Best Independent Album
Violent Soho – Hungry Ghost

Breakthrough Independent Artist
Sheppard

Best Independent Single/EP
Courtney Barnett – Avant Gardener

Best Independent Label
I OH YOU

Best Independent Hip Hop Album
Remi – Raw x Infinity

Best Independent Country Album
Halfway – Any Old Love

Best Independent Blues And Roots Album
Dan Sultan – Blackbird

Best Independent Hard Rock, Heavy or Punk Album
Violent Soho – Hungry Ghost

Best Independent Dance/Electronica or Club Single
Peking Duk – High

Best Independent Dance/Electronica Album
RÜFÜS – Atlas

Best Independent Classical Album
Gurrumul / Sydney Symphony Orchestra – His Life And Music

Best Independent Jazz Album
Paul Grabowsky Sextet – The Bitter Suite

Carlton Dry Global Music Grant Winner
Remi

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