The 2016 WAMAwards nominees have been announced, with the list being led by grunge outfit Tired Lion with six nominations and jazz-rap collective Koi Child with five.
Other artists with the highest multiple nominations include Hideous Sun Demon, Verge Collection, Rag N’ Bone, Methyl Ethel and Lucy Peach.
Nominees were selected from judging panels formed from category specific specialists in the industry.
Voting among the 700+ music industry members has commenced in order to decide the winners of the craft and genre and industry awards.
Members of the public are able to vote in the six Public Voted Awards – including Most Popular Live Act, Most Popular Event and Most Popular Video.
Make sure you cast your votes here before 11.59pm Sunday October 23. Choose wisely.
While you're voting, make sure you check out what else is happening at 2016's WAMFest. There's a stack of free gigs lined up, featuring performances from your new favourite artists, such as Mathas, Tobacco Rat, Ah Trees, Catlips (DJ), Psychedelic Porn Crumpets, Tangled Thoughts of Leaving, Verge Collection, Spire and heaps more. Get pumped!
written by Joseph Wilson + Daniel Morey
Bigger means hollower in this inessential sequel, yet it’s still entirely watchable at the worst of times due to Jessica Rothe’s effervescent presence. She’s that good.
Proving they are still as relevant today as they were when seminal album Straight Out The Jungle was released 30 years ago, the brothers kept it truly jungle on this Saturday night.
Swan Lake is a raw, confrontational performance that will challenge audiences to face their inner darkness. Showing at the Heath Ledger Theatre until Sunday 17 February.
This musical hits all of the classic songs and arcs of your average light-hearted Disney romp, but it also manages to land some great self-aware dunks on the city we all live in.
This was a true journey across a rich discography, exploring all kinds of moods and textures.
Seeing her passion and joy expressed through her voice and presence was truly heartwarming, and it was plain to see that she was having the time of her life while on stage.