AIR Awards – Full line-up and ticket giveaway

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The Australian Independent Record (AIR) Awards have unveiled the full line-up of performers for the ceremony on November 22 in Melbourne. That line-up includes a full set from Midnight Juggernauts to close the night, plus performances by Dappled Cities, Bridezilla, Philadelphia Grand Jury, Bertie Blackman, country artist Kirsty Lee Akers, and Indigenous electronic act Tjupurru.

Tickets to this Sunday’s ceremony are only $28.70, but we have ten passes to give away via our mailing list. Make sure you’re signed up to the list ASAP, as we’ll be announcing winners before this Friday.

Nominees after the jump:

Best Independent Single Or EP

Architecture In Helsinki – That Beep
Art Vs. Science – Art Vs. Science (EP)
Bertie Blackman – Heart
Philadelphia Grand Jury – Going To The Casino
SIA – Buttons

Best Independent Country Album

Adam Brand – Hell of A Ride
James Blundell – Portrait Of A Man
Kirsty Lee Akers – Better Days
Tania Kernaghan – Livin’ The Dream

Best Independent Blues and Roots Album

C.W. Stoneking – Jungle Blues
Ash Grunwald – Fish Out Of Water
The Waifs – Live From The Union Of Soul
Bonjah – Until Dawn
Carus Thompson – Creature Of Habit

Best Independent Dance/Electronica Album

Deepchild – Departure
Art Vs. Science – Art Vs. Science
Mountains In the Sky – Electron Suite
Qua – Q & A
Infusion – All Night Sunlight

Best Independent Jazz Album

Greg Coffin Trio – It’s Neither Either Or. It’s Both And.
Julien Wilson and Stephen Magnusson – Kaleidoscopic
Sam Anning, Allan Browne and Mark Hannaford – Homage
The Mark Ginsberg Band – Generations
The World According To James – Lingua Franca

Best Independent Hard Rock or Punk Album

Closure In Moscow – First Temple
I Killed The Prom Queen – Sleepless Nights & City Lights
Mammal – The Majority
The Amity Affliction – Severed Ties
The Nation Blue – Rising Waters

Best Independent Hip Hop/Urban Album

Astronomy Class – Pursuit Of Happiness
Funkoars – The Hangover
Gully Platoon – The Great Divide
Hermitude – Threads
Pez – A Mind Of My Own

Breakthrough Independent Artist Of The Year Presented by Coopers 62

Art Vs. Science
Bertie Blackman
John Steel Singers
Oh Mercy

Jagermeister Best Independent Album

Bertie Blackman – Secrets And Lies
C.W. Stoneking – Jungle Blues
Dappled Cities – Zounds
Decoder Ring – They Blind The Stars, And The Wild Team
The Drones – Havilah

Independent Artist Of The Year

Bertie Blackman
C.W. Stoneking
Dappled Cities
The Drones


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