Triple J has released the full list of nominees for next week’s J Awards, with Parkway Drive and The Presets among seven additional nominees for Australian Album of the Year.
Bertie Blackman, Regular John, Oh Mercy, Urthboy and Sarah Blasko round out the list, with Tame Impala being among some of the nominees announced earlier this month.
Winners will be announced at the J Awards in Melbourne on Friday 23 November, broadcast live on triple j from 5pm.
Full nominee list for Australian Album of the Year 2012
Tame Impala ‘Lonerism’
Alpine ‘A Is For Alpine’
Ball Park Music ‘Museum’
The Rubens ‘The Rubens’
Bertie Blackman ‘Pope Innocent X’
Regular John ‘Strange Flowers’
Oh Mercy ‘Deep Heat’
Urthboy ‘Smokey’s Haunt’
The Presets ‘Pacifica’
Sarah Blasko ‘I Awake’
Parkway Drive ‘Atlas’
The releases for the Album of the Year J Award were selected from those within the eligibility period, November 1 2011 to October 31 2012.
Several nominees have dropped by Noise11.com for interviews and to perform recently. Check out Alpine, Ball Park Music, The Rubens, Bertie Blackman, Oh Mercy and Sarah Blasko below.