The Age Music Victoria 2015 Nominees Announced -
Patrick Donovan, CEO of Music Victoria photo by Ros O'Gorman

Patrick Donovan, CEO of Music Victoria photo by Ros O'Gorman

The Age Music Victoria 2015 Nominees Announced

by Paul Cashmere on October 20, 2015

in News,Noise Pro

The third annual The Age Music Victoria Genre Awards will be announced on November 11. The awards nominees have been announced.

Music Victoria CEO Patrick Donovan said, “Victoria is one of the few scenes in the world that can warrant its own genre awards such is the strength of diversity. Congratulations to this year’s nominees.”

The awards night will feature performances by Marlon Williams, Courtney Barnett and Harts performing short sets and the EG Allstars, who will be joined by special guests Ajak Kwai, Ben Salter, Blake Scott (The Peep Tempel), Briggs, Ecca Vandal, Emma Donovan, Iseula Hingano (Blue Eyes Cry) and Olympia.

The Genre Nominees

Best Blues Album

Blue Heat – One Day Too Long
Blues Mountain – Separation Street
Fiona Boyes – Box & Dice
Greg Dodd & The Hoodoo Men – Movin’ On
Lloyd Spiegel – Double Live Set

Best Country Album

Jemma & The Clifton Hillbillies – Self Titled
Ben Mastwyk – Mornin’, Evenin’
Mustered Courage – White Lies & Melodies
Raised By Eagles – Diamonds In The Bloodstream
Marlon Williams – Self Titled

Best Soul, Funk, R’n’B and Gospel Album

Emma Donovan & The Putbacks – Dawn
Mojo Juju – Seeing Red / Feeling Blue
The Paul Kelly – Merri Soul Sessions
Seven Ups – Self-Titled
Women of Soul – Self-Titled

Best Jazz Album

Allan Browne Quintet – Ithaca Bound
Jack Earle Big Band – Self Titled
Barney McAll – Mooroolbark
Refraction – As We Were
Paul Van Ross – Mi Alma Cuban: My Cuban Soul

Best Hip Hop Album

Ciecmate – Limbo
Maundz – Nobody’s Business
Tornts – No Compromise
Spit & Mac – The Hourglass
Lgeez – Cloud Nine

Best Electronic Act

Andras & Oscar
Roland Tings
Total Giovanni

Best Heavy Album

Cuntz – Force the Zone
Fuck the Fitzroy Doom Scene – Facing the Ruin
High Tension – Bully
King Parrot – Dead Set
Ne Obliviscaris – Citadel

Best Indigenous Act

Emma Donovan
Dan Sultan
Benny Walker

Best Global or Reggae Album

Ras Jahknow – Jah Sta Li Dub
Larry Maluma – Ulemu
Ruth Roshan & Tango Noir – Stories of Love & Regret
Quarter Street – Self titled
T Rhythm – Reminicin

Best Folk Roots Album

Kate Bourke & Ruth Hazelton – Declaration
Suzannah Espie – Mother’s Not Feeling Herself Today
Oh Pep! – Living
The Mae Trio – September
Tolka – One House

Best Experimental/Avant-Garde Act

Carolyn Connors
Ede Eves
Eugene Eughetti
Joe Talia
Robin Fox

Voting is open until Friday 6 November for the public awards.



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