Listen: WAM Song Of The Year Nominee Compilation [Premiere]
Take a listen to 57 of the tracks nominated for this year's WAM Song Of The Year Awards.
One of the country's premier song competitions - WAM Song Of The Year - is a massive celebration of WA music done in the only way WA Music knows how; a big ole swag of amazing prizes, and a good ole fashioned hootenanny to celebrate. They've just announced the full list of 2014 WAM Song Of The Year nominees, across 16 categories covering a heap of genres, and in celebrating 25 years strong are offering over $40,000 worth of prizes. This year the awards ceremony is heading south to take over Fremantle's B-Shed on Saturday 21 March, with nominees Methyl Ethel and Grace Barbé providing live tunes, along with previous nominee Lilt and DJ John Safari, along with a mystery MC and special guest presenters keeping the night very merry. Presale tickets are $20+BF WAM members / $25+BF nons from Moshtix.
Leading the nominations is Pilerats fave KUČKA copping five nominations, with Mister & Sunbird and Rag'n’Bone also scoring multiple noms, whilst Ruby Boots, Kimberley Carlson, The Disappointed, Charlotte Viney, Coin Banks and Grace Barbé also have multiple songs nominated in single categories. It's a large and diverse list, and you can check it out in its entirety HERE. This year's grand prize winner scores $3,000 cash; recording time at Albert Studios in Sydney; the opportunity for a publishing deal with Perfect Pitch Publishing; two days recording at Sonic Lolly; mastering provided by William Bowden of King Willy Sound (Goyte’s Somebody That I Used to Know); an online music course valued at $1,640 courtesy of BerkleeOnline; 500 CDs pressed by DiskBank; a RØDE Microphones package; the opportunity to perform at the 2015 WA Music Awards-nominated State Of The Art Festival; and a prime spot on the 2015 WAM Festival line-up. HUGE.
And today we're very excited to premiere this massive playlsit compiled by the legends at WAM, featuring a choice selection of artists who are up for awards - a diverse list with something for everyone.