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March 26, 2015
MUSIC RESOURCE GROUP (MRG) announced the nominees for its 14th INDEPENDENT MUSIC AWARDS (IMAs).
Nominations in more than 80 album, song, EP, music producer, music video and design categories were announced for self-released and independent label artists from all over the world.
The eclectic mix of established and rising talent nominated in the 14th IMAs were culled from thousands of submissions that were released during the program’s eligibility period, between JUNE 2013 and DECEMBER 2014.
Artists who received nominations include GARLAND JEFFREYS, BEN KNEE, ORAN ETKIN, DAWN LANDES, ANTIGONE RISING, FLACO JIMENEZ & MAX BACA, BUDDY MONDLOCK, EDIE CAREY & SARAH SAMPLE, ASYLUM STREET SPANKERS, ALEANDRE DESILETS, DEAD OBIES, SLEEPY MAN BANJO BOYS, DAWN LANDES, HIGHASAKITE, THE AMIGOS, TEAM ME, RACHAEL SAGE, POMPEYA, EDEN BRENT, PASCUALA ILABACA Y FAUNA, RADIO RADIO and ELIZABETH MITCHELL.
Winners will be determined by a panel of influential artist and industry judges including SHARON JONES, AMANDA PALMER, SUZANNE VEGA, MESHELL NDEGEOCELLO, KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD, JANE MONHEIT, ARTURO SANDOVAL, MELISSA AUF DER MAUR, SHELBY LYNNE, ‘WEIRD AL’ YANKOVIC, JUDY COLLINS, BERNIE WORRELL, DENNIS DIKEN, TERRY McBRIDE, BOB LUDWIG, and ANTHONY DeCURTIS, along with talent buyers from high-profile showcase platforms and performance venues throughout the world.
In addition to the winners selected by the artist and Industry judges, music fans from around the world have until FRIDAY, JULY 31st to vote for their favorite Nominees at THE VOX POP JUKEBOX, the fan-determined portion of The IMAs.
IMA Winners will be promoted to more than one billion music fans via online and broadcast promotions, performance and distribution opportunities. Details and complete list of nominees and judges available at theIndependentMusicAwards.com
Produced by MUSIC RESOURCE GROUP, publisher of “Musician’s Atlas,” the music industry’s contact database, the IMAs will accept submissions for the 15th INDEPENDENT MUSIC AWARDS beginning later this spring.
Composer Pete Wells, of The Perennials, created this moving composition for Tiffany & Co. Read more about it in the Huffington Post or AdWeek.
Check out the Wild Leaves video for “Mystic Ocean” directed by Kimberly Knoll, an animator for Adult Swim and Nickelodeon. Read about it on Paste Magazine, where Saltlands Studio gets a mention.
Here’s the latest from Sri. Expect more music later this year!
Watch Shameless this Sunday, January 18th and listen for Raccoon Fighter‘s song “Santa Tereza”.
- DAWN LANDES NOMINATED FOR FOLK ALBUM OF THE YEAR FOR IMA
- RACCOON FIGHTER PLAY AT PALISADES MARCH 28th
- ORIGINAL COMPOSITION FOR TIFFANY & CO BY PETE WELLS
- WILD LEAVES VIDEO PREMIERE FOR “Mystic Ocean” IN PASTE MAGAZINE
- DAWN LANDES AND PIERS FACCINI LIVING ROOM TOUR 2015
- THE PERENNIALS PLAY AT MERCURY LOUNGE FEB 19
- NEW VIDEO FOR RACCOON FIGHTER’S “Street Urchins”
- PETER SALETT PLAYING AT ROCKWOOD FEB 11
- TEAM SPIRIT PERFORM LIVE IN THE STUDIO FOR BREAKTHRU RADIO
- WILD LEAVES PLAY AT BABY’S ALL RIGHT FEB 3
- LISTEN TO SRI’S NEW SONG “PHENOMENA”
- WILD LEAVES PLAY MERCURY LOUNGE JAN 22
- ANOTHER RACCOON FIGHTER SONG ON SHAMELESS
- RACCOON FIGHTER SONG ON SHAMELESS SEASON 5 PREMIERE JAN 11