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2017 NOMINEES FOR VOTING:

BEST ALBUM

A.B Original – Reclaim Australia

Big Smoke – Time Is Golden

Cable Ties – Self Titled

Jen Cloher – Self-Titled

RVG – A Quality of Mercy

 

BEST BAND

A.B. Original

Cable Ties

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard

RVG

The Teskey Brothers

 

BEST SONG

A.B. Original – January 26

Cable Ties – Say What You Mean

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard – Rattlesnake

RVG – A Quality of Mercy

The Smith Street Band – Death To The Lads

 

BEST FEMALE

Ali Barter

Freya Josephine Hollick

Jen Cloher

Meg Mac

Tash Sultana

 

BEST MALE

D.D Dumbo

Dan Sultan

Paul Kelly

REMI

Tim Rogers

 

BEST EMERGING ACT

Alexander Biggs

Amyl & The Sniffers

Cable Ties

RVG

The Teskey Brothers

 

BEST LIVE ACT

A.B. Original

Cable Ties

Cash Savage & The Last Drinks

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard

Peep Tempel

 

BEST VENUE – UNDER 500 CAPACITY

The Curtin

The Gasometer

Howler

The Old Bar

The Tote

 

BEST VENUE – OVER 500 CAPACITY

170 Russell

The Corner Hotel

The Croxton Bandroom

The Forum

Melbourne Recital Centre

 

BEST FESTIVAL

Boogie Festival

Golden Plains

Laneway

Meredith Music Festival

Sugar Mountain

 

BEST REGIONAL VENUE – UNDER 50 GIGS PER YEAR

The Bridge Hotel (Castlemaine)

Meeniyan Town Hall (Meeniyan)

Music On The Hill (Red Hill)

Pier Bandroom (Frankston)

Theatre Royal (Castlemaine)

 

BEST REGIONAL VENUE – OVER 50 GIGS PER YEAR

Baha Tacos (Rye)

Barwon Club (Geelong)

The Eastern Hotel (Ballarat)

Karova Lounge (Ballarat)

Workers Club (Geelong)

 

BEST REGIONAL ACT

Benny Walker

Coda Chroma

Cosmic Psychos

D.D Dumbo

Freya Josephine Hollick

VOTE HERE!

 

NOMINEES FOR GENRE AWARDS

(Voted by a select industry panel - Winners to be announced Nov 22 at 170 Russell)

BEST COUNTRY ALBUM

Big Smoke – "Time Is Golden"

Freya Josephine Hollick – "The Unceremonious Junking Of Me"

Matt Joe Gow –"Seven Years”

Raised By Eagles – "I Must Be Somewhere”

Small Town Romance – “Self-Titled”

 

BEST ELECTRONIC ACT

Client Liaison

Dom Dolla

Harvey Sutherland

The Journey

KLLO

 

BEST EXPERIMENTAL/AVANT GARDE ACT

Byron Scullin

James Hullick

Miyuki Jokiranta

Nat Grant

Winter Sound School / Bridget Chappell

 

BEST FOLK OR ROOTS ALBUM

Jed Rowe – “A Foreign Country”

Jordie Lane and The Sleepers – “Glassellland”

Leah Senior – “Pretty Faces”

The Mae Trio – “Take Care Take Cover”

Sophie Koh – “Book of Songs”

 

BEST GLOBAL/REGGAE ACT

Amaru Tribe –  “Amaru Tribe”

The Bombay Royale – “Run Kitty Run”

George Telek, David Bridie & Musicians of the Gunantuna – “A Bit Na Ta”

Lamine Sonko and the African Intelligence – “Afro Empire”

Papa Chango – “The Lost Moon of Bellaris”

 

BEST HEAVY ALBUM

BatpissRest in Piss

Clowns – “Lucid Again

Divide and Dissolve – “Basic”

Dødknell – “Hatred. Absolute

Mammoth Mammoth –“Mount the Mountain” 

 

BEST HIP HOP ALBUM

A.B Original – “Reclaim Australia”

Birdz – “Train of thought”

Must Volkoff – “Aquanaut”

Pez – ”Don't Look Down”

Remi – “Divas & Demons”

 

BEST JAZZ ALBUM

Brenton Foster –  “The Nature of Light”

Fem Belling – “Now Then”

Paul Grabowsky/Mirko Guerrini/Niko Schauble – “Torrio!”

Senegambian Jazz Band –  “Self Titled”

Speedball – “We Have Moved”

 

BEST SOUL, FUNK, RNB AND GOSPEL ALBUM

Cookin’ On 3 Burners –  “Lab Experiments Vol 1”

Lance Ferguson –  “Raw Material”

The Meltdown –  “The Meltdown”

Silver Linings –  “So Good To You”

The Teskey Brothers – “Half Mile Harvest”

 

BEST ABORIGINAL ACT

A.B Original

Archie Roach

Benny Walker

Birdz

Dan Sultan

 

BEST BLUES ALBUM

Benny & The Fly By Niters – “Watch Yourself”

Dan Dinnen – “Keep on Stirrin’ The Pot”

Fiona Boyes – “Professin The Blues”

Lloyd Spiegel – “This Time Tomorrow”

White Lightnin’ – “Mongrel Blood”

 


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