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
The dynamic duo Peking Duk put on an exciting, high energy show at Perth's Metro City, leaving everyone in the crowd pumped up and sweaty at the end of the night.
This touring production of Mamma Mia! was just what the doctor ordered. It promised a night of good, easily digestible fun, and delivered exactly that.
Bile masquerading as artful spectacle. There are some surprising reveals here and there that threaten to hold your interest, but little in the way of meaningful exchanges and growth.
Imagine Dragons blew us away, leaving Perth Arena in absolute awe of what we had just witnessed. The Temper Trap were in support.
First written and perfumed in the mid-1950s, Summer of the Seventeenth Doll is a landmark of Australian theatre history. Everything fell in to place perfectly, from the set and light design to the razor-sharp line delivery.
After hearing their first song on the album, 'Try Your Luck', you certainly get the impression this album is fittingly named. It’s safe to say Perth is set for a wild show.