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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

Oliver Tank
Lanie Lane
Matt Corby
Royal Headache

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
Radiant Live
Rabbit Hole
Mad Racket

Best Song

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
The Snowdroppers
The Laurels
Jinja Safari
The Jezabels

Best Major Festival

Peats Ridge
Vivid Live
Musica Tumbalong

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MorningAfterboy said on the 30th Nov, 2011

Awesome stuff. Great to see so much competition for Best Major Festival :P


grattan said on the 23rd Jan, 2012

Record Of The Year - Lanie Lane - ''To The Horses''
Best Major Festival - Harvest
Best Live Act - The Jezabels
Best Song - Matt Corby - ''Brother''
Best Music Event - Goodgod Long Birthday Nights
Best On Screen - Bluejuice - ''Act Yr Age''
Best Collective - Dirty Shirlows
Next Big Thing - Matt Corby