Friday, February 24, 2012

2012 Indie Award Nominees announced

The nominees for the 2012 Sirius XM Indie Awards were announced yesterday.  The awards will be ah, awarded during CMW on March 24th at the Royal York.

Here are some of the highlights:

Mother Mother
ALBUM OF THE YEAR
  • Austra – Feel It Break (Paper Bag)
  • City and Colour – Little Hell (Dine Alone)
  • Feist – Metals (Arts & Crafts)
  • Fucked Up – David Comes To Life (Matador/Beggars Canada)
  • Mother Mother – Eureka (Last Gang)
SINGLE OF THE YEAR
  • Alyssa Reid – Alone Again (Wax)
  • Crystal Castles – Not In Love (feat. Robert Smith) (Last Gang)
  • Kristina Maria – Let’s Play (MapleMusic)
  • Raghav – Fire (Cordova Bay)
  • The Sheepdogs – I Don’t Know (Dine Alone)
GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR
  • City and Colour (Dine Alone)
  • Hey Rosetta! (Sonic)
  • Mother Mother (Last Gang)
  • The Pack A.D. (Mint)
  • The Sheepdogs (Dine Alone)
SOLO ARTIST OF THE YEAR
  • Coeur de Pirate (Grosse BoĆ®te)
  • Dan Mangan (Arts & Crafts)
  • Feist (Arts & Crafts)
  • Rich Aucoin (Sonic)
  • The Weeknd (Independent)
ALTERNATIVE ARTIST/GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR
  • Braids (Flemish Eye)
  • Destroyer (Merge)
  • Grimes (Arbutus)
  • Library Voices (Nevado)
  • Sandro Perri (Constellation)
FOLK/ROOTS ARTIST/GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR
  • Blackie And The Rodeo Kings (File Under: Music)
  • Bruce Cockburn (True North)
  • Elliott Brood (Paper Bag)
  • One Hundred Dollars (Outside)
  • The Deep Dark Woods (Six Shooter)
ROCK ARTIST/GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR
  • Sloan (Outside)
  • The Pack A.D. (Mint)
  • The Sheepdogs (Dine Alone)
  • The Trews (Bumstead)
  • Theory of a Deadman (604)
SIRIUSXM EMERGING ARTIST OF THE YEAR
  • Adrian Glynn
  • Dinosaur Bones
  • Imaginary Cities
  • Indian Handcrafts
  • Low Level Flight
  • Nash
  • Rich Aucoin
  • The Pack A.D.
  • Timber Timbre
  • Wildlife
The complete list of nominees can be found here.

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