Tame Impala, San Cisco, Tired Lion among WA Music Awards nominees for 2015!

Today has seen some of WA’s best musicians honoured, with the nominations for the 2015 WA Music Awards being revealed again as part of the WAM Festival. Tame Impala leads the charge this year, scoring six  nominations (excluding individual nominations in the Craft Awards), while Pond aren’t too far behind, with five noms to their name.

Nominations have also gone to some excellent talent in Tired LionSan CiscoMethyl Ethel and Drapht, highly representative of the strong diverse music coming out of the West Coast. Over 700 industry members deliberated and finally decided on the final list this year and along with the nominee reveal today, the WA Music Awards organisers have also opened voting up for the public to have their say on the potential winners of six categories: Most Popular Live Act, Most Popular Event, Most Popular Video, Most Popular New Act, Most Popular Venue and Most Popular Music Event.

The WA Music Awards will be held at Jack Rabbit Slim’s on November 5th and will be featuring performances by the likes of Joni in the MoonJacob Diamond and more! Check out the Craft, Genres & Industry WA Music Awards nominees below and head to www.wam.org.au to find out more about their events!


Best Sound Engineer (Live)

Adam Round | Chris Wright | Ian Stuart | Jay Brandner | Kasey Veryzer

Best Sound Engineer (Studio)

Andy Lawson | Dan Carroll | Joel Quartermain | Kevin Parker | Matt Giovannangelo

Best Electronic Producer

Ashley Hosken | Laura Jane Lowther | John Dewhurst | Regan Matthews

Best Male Vocalist

Jacob Diamond | Jake Webb | Kevin Parker | Morgan Bain

Best Female Vocalist – Presented by the AU review

Ama Quinsee | Joni Hogan | Ofa Fotu | Sophie Hopes

Best Guitarist

Ben Witt | Cameron Nicholas | Lee Jones | Luke Dux | Mitch McDonald

Best Bassist

Alex Canion | John Brown | Roy Martinez | Ryan Dux | Sara McPherson

Best Drummer

Ashley Doodkorte | Elle Walsh | Liam Young | Louis Rando | Elliott Smith

Best Keys/Synth Artist

Gordon Cant | Jake Steele | Ron Pollard | Tara John


Best Blues/Roots Act

Andrew Winton | Morgan Bain | Old Blood | The Floors

Best Country Act

Codee-Lee | Davey Craddock & The Spectacles | Ralway Bell | Ruby Boots | The Wilds

Best Electronic Act

Catlips | KUČKA | Sable | Slumberjack | Ta-ku

Best Experimental Act

Decibal | KUČKA | Mei Saraswati | Original Past Life | Usurper of Modern Folk Medicine

Best Folk Act

Jacob Diamond | David Craft | Patient Little Sister | Galloping Foxleys

Best Indigenous Act

Gina Williams & Guy Ghouse | Fred Ryan | John Bennett | Stephen Pigram | Zeke

Best Jazz Artist

Ben Vanderwal | Daniel Susnjar | Jamie Oehlers | Tom O’Halloran

Best Metal/Heavy Act

Drowning Horse | Earth Rot | Förstöra | Voyager

Best Pop Act

Joni in the Moon | KUČKA | San Cisco | Methyl Ethel

Best Rock Act

The Love Junkies | Tired Lion | Pond | Tame Impala


Scalphunter | Shit Narnia | Statues | The Decline

Best Urban Act

Coin Banks | Drapht | Koi Child | Mathas | Odette Mercy & Her Soul Atomics

Best World Music Act

Daniel Susnjar Afro Peruvian Jazz | Eduardo Cossio Quartet | Grace Barbé | Juliana Areias | Gina Williams & Guy Ghouse

For more details head to: http://www.wam.org.au/



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