2011 SMAC award nominations
The nominees for the 2011 Sydney Music Art and Culture awards have been announced. The awards presented by FBi recognise Sydney’s artists, musos, venues, promoters, creators and culture makers who (in FBi’s words) “keep the city’s creative heart beating”.
In 2011 the awards tip Catcall, Lanie Lane, Matt Corby, Royal Headache, Jonti,
Oliver Tank and Wim as the next big things. Nominees in other categories include Step Panther, Belles Will Ring, Seekae, Ghoul, Jack Ladder, Jonathan Boulet and the Radiant Live shows curated by FBi host and FL contributor Adam Lewis (aka esquared ).
In addition to all the musical categories below the The Gate Presents No Fixed Address gig series has also been nominated in the “Remix the City” category.
Last years winners included Cloud Control, Guineafowl, The Jezabels, Laneway Festival, Changing Lanes.
You can vote for your favourites and go into the draw for a Fender Squire SH Mod Telecaster at the SMAC website
Next Big Thing
Record Of The Year
Africa Hi-Tech – 93 Million Miles
Belles Will Ring – Crystal Theatre
Collarbones – Iconography
Seekae – +Dome
Lanie Lane – To The Horses
Megastick Fanfare – Grit Aglow
Royal Headache – Royal Headache
Best Music Event
Goodgod Long Birthday Nights
Alps – Sail Away
Flume – Sleepless feat. Anthony & Cleopatra
Ghoul – Lodum (Rising)
Hermitude – Speak of the Devil
Jack Ladder – Cold Feet
Jonathan Boulet – You’re A Animal
Matt Corby – Brother
Melodie Nelson – My Johnny
Lime Cordiale – Say It
Nantes – Fly
Palms – The Summer Is Done With Us
The Rescue Ships – On The Air
Best Live Music Act
Kirin J. Callinan
Best Major Festival