Independent Music Awards Tag

Q&A With Carla Hassett

Describe your nominated work: It’s a John Lennon song from The White Album. Julia was Lennon’s mother who was estranged to him during most of his childhood and died when he was still young. The song has such a longing vibe and my own songs...

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Q&A With Andrew & Polly

Did you use any unusual effects or instruments in this recording? Mandolin & accordion are our backbone, but we like to use our voices to make crazy sounds like Mouth Trumpet and Teeth Hi-Hats!...

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Pokey LaFarge Releases Jack White-Produced Record Tonight!

Catch rising national roots star Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three tonight at the Off Broadway as he releases his new seven-inch, "Pack It Up" b/w "Chittlin' Cookin' Time in Cheatham County." It's the 'scene of the crime' where the young opener LaFarge thoroughly upstaged...

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The Winners Are In

MRG has announced the winners of the 10th annual Independent Music Awards, the “influential awards program for fans and bands.” Among this years’ distinguished winners are Jackson Browne and David Lindley (Live Performance Album for Love Is Strange), Possessed by Paul James (Alt. Country Album...

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Little Miss Higgins Earns Big Award

The StarPhoenix March 31, 2011 Saskatchewan blues musician Little Miss Higgins is a winner of a 2011 Independent Music Award. Higgins and partner Foy Taylor won in the Blues category for their album Across The Plains. Winners are chosen in 70 categories by a panel of judges...

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Q&A With Ali Milner

Describe your nominated work: I Dare You is a musical expression which is the result of happy times, sad times, and all the times in between. It’s relatable and listenable and I couldn’t be more proud of it! :) ...

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Organamix Gets An IMA Nod

SINGAPORE-based jazz outfit Organamix - comprising organist Jeremy Monteiro, guitarist Andrew Lim and drummer Chanutr Techatana-nan - has been nominated at the 10th Independent Music Awards (IMA). The IMA celebrates self-released work or works by independent label artistes across all music genres. Organamix got their nod...

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Q&A With KJ Denhert

Describe your nominated work: Album No. 9 is a collection of Pop And Jazz classics mostly form the 60′s and 70′s. Radically inverting the ration of cover tunes on this album I only performed three original tunes and each were with friends and songwriters (San...

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Q&A With Oran Etkin

Genre: “Music For Children” is a wide categorization that can encompass many many styles and genres of music. I am very active as a jazz and world-music artist (my previous CD Kelenia, for example, won an IMA last year in a totally different field –...

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