Independent Music Awards Tag

Q&A with Andreas Sandlund

Influences: Well at the moment I can’t say I listen to a whole lot of music actually, if so mostly instrumental music, jazz, recently I have had a bit of a habit surfing on Youtube listening to music such as Weather Report, Brad Mehldau etc,...

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Brian Carpenter: Eclectic Jazz, Rooted In Americana

Brian Carpenter's music is like a road map of the U.S. The multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter has cited places like Coney Island and the Florida Panhandle as inspiration for his concept albums Dreamland and Boy From Black Mountain. On his latest recording, Hothouse Stomp — which he recorded...

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Ali Milner celebrates independence

Whistler’s own singer/songwriter Ali Milner can add another feather in her cap on the road to stardom, as last week she took home the best adult contemporary prize at the Independent Music Awards (IMA). The awards are an international affair, and celebrate musicians and bands that...

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Q&A With Alejandro Escuer

Genre: CONTEMPORARY CLASSICAL INFLUENCED BY FOLK AND WORLD MUSIC. ‘MY MAIN INTEREST IS TO MOVE AUDIENCES THROUGH THE CREATION OF SOUND EXPERIENCES CLOSER TO INTROSPECTION AND HYPNOTIC STATES OF MIND RATHER THAN TO MERE ENTERTAINMENT”...

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Q&A With aKido

What is the meaning of your band name? I was looking for a way to incorporate my name, Kim, into the name of my music project, and I liked the look of the little “a” and the big K followed by the “i d o”....

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Line for Line (LFL) Nominated for IMA Rap Album of the Year

Line for Line (LFL) debut album nominated for Independent Rap Album of the Year! Hip hop octet Line for Line (LFL) debut album nominated for Independent Rap Album of the Year in the 10th annual Independent Music Awards! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRLog (Press Release) – Apr 05,...

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Q&A With Dan Cunningham

What’s the meaning of your name? I use my actual name for the most part – I started using the alternate name “pickndawg” years back in order to have a unique name for a website and such. There were too many Dan Cunninghams on the...

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Q&A With LIONS

What’s the meaning of your band name? Were there any other contenders?: We got it from a jungle-themed soundproofing blanket in our old practice space. There were no other names even close....

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Q&A With Konshens and His State of Mind

What’s the meaning of your band name? The meaning of Konshens & His State of Mind derived from the phonetic spelling of the word “Conscience” I chose that name for an EMCEE because I feel as though I say what most people really feel and...

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