Nominees for the Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards

The nominees for the ninth annual Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards have just been announced   This year’s nominees include some of the country’s brightest emerging artists, alongside established and respected performers, acknowledging yet another extraordinary year for Independent music. Awards to be presented during the evening include Best Independent Album, Best Independent Artist, Best Independent Hip Hop Album, the Carlton Dry Global Music Grant, and Best Independent Hard Rock, Heavy or Punk Album among others. The nominations for Best Independent Artist have each received multiple nods, with Violent Soho leading the pack across four categories, including Best Independent Album, … Continue reading Nominees for the Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards

Review: 2013 Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards

Just under a fortnight ago, the city of Melbourne hosted the independent music scenes night of nights, the 2013 Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards. Held at the unique Revolt Melbourne Artspace, an old warehouse dawned with projected images taken from … Continue reading Review: 2013 Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards

Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards Nominations Announced

Nominations for the eighth Annual Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards have officially been announced. This years nominees include a stunning array of the country’s brightest emerging artists, alongside established and respected performers, acknowledging yet another extraordinary year for Independent music. Awards to be presented during the evening include Best Independent Album, Best Independent Artist, Best Independent Hip Hop Release and Best Independent Hard Rock, Heavy or Punk Release among others. Electronic Wunderkind Flume and Indie Rock Dance duo Jagwar Ma lead the pack with five nominations each. The two acts have not only been nominated in the same categories which … Continue reading Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards Nominations Announced

Carlton Dry Industry Nights presents Drapht (Adelaide)

Bag Raiders, Goodwill and AJAX have all trundled on down to Adelaide to play Carlton Dry’s series of free shows, Carlton Dry Industry Nights. With other acts such as Bluejuice, Gypsy & the Cat, Miami Horror and more playing around the country, Carlton Dry have proven that they’re not booking a half-assed marketing campaign; they’re in it for the long haul. The next round of nights has been announced today, and features Bag Raiders for Perth (June 13) and the Gold Coast (May 30th), and Drapht for Adelaide (May 23rd) and Geelong (June 6th). Previous installments have all proven a … Continue reading Carlton Dry Industry Nights presents Drapht (Adelaide)