WAM SONG OF THE YEAR – Nominees announced

WAM Song of the Year Award nominees are revealed ! Juliana Areias – Bossa Nova Baby scores two nominations! Congratulation to all ‪#‎WAMSOTY‬ nominees! Thank you WAM and all supporters for making it possible! Let’s party and celebrate it at the Awards Party on Saturday April 9th at B-shed – Fremantle! You are invited!
Listen to the 2 chosen songs and tell us your favourite:
Mare Cheia ( Full Tide) by Johannes Dimyadi / Juliana Areias:


Flecha ( Arrow) by Glenn Rogers/ Juliana Areias:


See full list of nominees below and book your tickets for the Award Party here: http://wam.org.au/wam-song-of-the-year-award-2015-nominees…/

WAM SONG OF THE YEAR

#WAMSOTY NOMINEES REVEALED!

WA’s premier song competition, and one of Australia’s biggest, we’re excited to reveal the WAM Song Of The Year 2015 nominees in 16 categories covering all genres. Vying for a share in $40,000 worth in prizes, leading the nominations pack is Joni In The Moon with four nods. Also scoring multiple nominations are Brayden Sibbald, ChaosDivine, Daniel Susnjar Afro-Peruvian Jazz Group, Eastwinds, Figurehead, Intenso,Juliana Areias, Karanina, Katie J White, Madi Henry, Nerve Quakes, Safe Sex,Scalphunter, Tangled Thoughts of Leaving, TERA and Valentine. For the full list of nominees…

The rest of the nominations pool features an inspiring mix of songs from both established acts and new discoveries, with the winners to be revealed at an epic publicWAM Song Of The Year Awards Party on Saturday 9 April. After an amazing debut last year, the sunset-starting soiree will return to Fremantle’s B-Shed warehouse for one last time, where the winners are to be announced. A diverse showcasing of artists will keep the good vibes running, with guest MCs also to be announced soon. Presale tickets are $25+BF available via Oztix.com.au (available here) or at Oztix outlets from9am (AWST) Friday 11 March. Capacity is strictly limited and this event is likely to sell-out.

#WAMSOTY proudly acknowledges the generous support provided by our:

Major Partners: APRA AMCOS, Audiofly, City of Fremantle
Associate Partners: Fremantle Ports, Patrick
Grand Prize Sponsors: Alberts, Perfect Pitch Publishing, RØDE Microphones, Berklee Online, Firestarter Distribution, Sonic Lolly, Diskbank
Category Sponsors: Cool Perth Nights | Mojos Bar, Country Music Club of Boyup Brook, Nannup Music Festival, Perth Jazz Society / The Ellington, Sunset Events
Studio Sponsors: Artisan, Blackbird Sound Studio, Crank Recording, Debaser Studios, Fremantle Recording Studios, GibSONICS / Belltones Studio, Poons Head, Shanghai Twang, Sonic Lolly, Soundbaker, Sovereign Studios, Sumo Sound Studios, Tone City Recording Studio, Rada Studios, Underground Studios

Full list of partners here and studio sponsors here

FULL LIST OF NOMINEES:

WORLD
Sponsored by Fremantle Ports I Studio sponsor Artisan
Alon Shimon Shai-Kaspi Roni Levi
Eastwinds Blame Lulu Peanuts – Metsahällilaul
Eastwinds Chakwe
Juliana Areias Mare Cheia (Full Tide)
Juliana Areias Flecha (Arrow)

BLUES/ROOTS
Sponsored by Sunset Events I Studio sponsor Poons Head
Jordan McRobbie
 The Ascension
Karin Page Lonely Night
Katie J White River
Katie J White Warrior
Tracey Barnett Listen To The Earth

COUNTRY
Sponsored by Country Music Club of Boyup Brook I Studio sponsorSoundbaker
David Mercy Wonders Never Cease
Fred Ryan It Must Have Been Good
Helen Townsend Streets Of Glory
Lynn Hazelton Melita Station
Pete Byfield Ashes

ELECTRONIC
Sponsored by City of Fremantle I Studio sponsor Tone City
Joni In The Moon Tarantella
Joni In The Moon War and Porn
Lilt Don’t Tell Me
Mining Tax Footy
Tobacco Rat Trenchtown 2020

EXPERIMENTAL
Sponsored by Patrick I Studio sponsor Blackbird Studios
Intenso China
Intenso 5 Days, 11 Hours, 7 Mins
Safe Sex Cut You
Tangled Thoughts of Leaving Shaking Off Futility
Usurper of Modern Medicine Be Ready

FOLK
Sponsored by Sonic Lolly I Studio sponsor Shanghai Twang
Chad Blondel Homme
Galloping Foxleys My Love Affair With Archer
Lucy Peach Be So Good
Mitchell Martin Hold On
Riley Pearce Brave

HEAVY/METAL
Sponsored by Firestarter I Studio sponsor Sovereign Studios
Chaos Divine Badge Of Honour
Chaos Divine Landmines
Förstöra One Last Stand
Scalphunter Bleeding Out
Tangled Thoughts of Leaving The Albanian Sleepover – Part One

JAZZ
Sponsored by The Ellington Jazz Club & Perth Jazz Society I Studio sponsor Crank Recording
Abbey | Foster | Falle At Long Last
Ben Matthews The Process
Daniel Susnjar Afro-Peruvian Jazz Group Pius Bartosik
Daniel Susnjar Afro-Peruvian Jazz Group Guapeo
MFG Requiem

OUTSTANDING INDIGENOUS
Sponsored by APRA AMCOS I Studio sponsor Underground Studios
Beni Bjah Survivors
Doreen Pensio and Band Changes
Jake & The Cowboys She Said
Selekt Few On Country
TERA Belly Of The Beast

OUTSTANDING REGIONAL
Sponsored by Nannup Music Festival I Studio sponsor Sonic Lolly
Brayden Sibbald Restless
Brayden Sibbald Maybe I Was Small
FINGERS Mitchell Cullen Didge It
Kris Nelson Favourite Regret
Valentine Vampire

POP
Sponsored by Cool Perth Nights | Mojos Bar I Studio sponsorArtisan
Bri Clark Shiver
Joni In The Moon Tarantella
Joni In The Moon War And Porn
The Tommyhawks Hollow
Valentine Vampire

PUNK/HARDCORE
Sponsored by CCA Productions I Studio sponsor Sumo Sound
Blindspot You’re So Phoney
Foam Four Men Enter A Room
Nerve Quakes Meliorism
Nerve Quakes Monarch
Scalphunter Best Of Me

ROCK
Sponsored by Audiofly I Studio sponsor Debaser Studios
Pat Chow Bad Thoughts
Ragdoll Rewind Your Mind
Rag n’ Bone Death Rattle Waltz
The Methamphetaqueens Girl That I’m Into
The High Learys Letters To Alice

SCHOOLS 14 & UNDER
Sponsored by Perfect Pitch I Studio sponsor GibSONICS / Belltones Studio
Karanina Make A Wish
Karanina New Summer
Madi Henry Stronger
Madi Henry Monster
tRuth Doubt

SCHOOLS 1517
Sponsored by Diskbank I Studio sponsor Rada Studios
Charlotte Viney With You
Figurehead Blind
Figurehead No Sleep
Michael Waller As Time Goes By
Puzzle Winter

URBAN/HIP HOP
Sponsored by Alberts I Studio sponsor Fremantle Records
Bluntfield and Billy Harris The Dark Crystal
Marksman Lloyd Pause (Feat. Coin Banks & Nic Di Lena) (Prod. Sable)
Safe Sex Soup
TERA Belly Of The Beast
The Brow The Mantra

 

 

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