Tuesday, November 5, 2013

2013 Hamilton Music Industry Award Nominees

1. Artist Manager of the Year

Shauna de Cartier/Helen Britton – Whitehorse
Marc Pollack/Jon Kalter – Walk Off The Earth
Parkside Mike Renaud - Said The Whale, Rah Rah, Elephant Stone, Odds, Jeremy Fisher
Nathan Stein – Monster Truck
Madeline Wilson - Lee Harvey Osmond, Blackie and the Rodeo Kings, Harlan Pepper

2. Instrument Retailer of the Year

Absolute Music
Long & McQuade
Mountain Music
Picks and Sticks
Pongetti Musical Instruments

3. Recording Studio of the Year

B-Town Sound – Walk Off The Earth
Boxcar Sound Recording Studio – Andre Bisson, Ghosts of Memphis
Catherine North – Whitehorse, Paul Federici
Grant Avenue Studio – Poor Angus, The Acoustics, Michael Vallely, Garth Baker, Loril Shannik, The Saint Are Coming, 2x The Mono,
Jukasa Studio – Alexisonfire, Cancer Bats, George Rose Big Band, 1220 Blast
Psychotropic Studios– Weekend Riot Club, Andreas, Allotrope, Buckshot Bebee, Amber Damned

4. Website/Online Publication of the Year


5. Music Teacher of the Year (elementary school) by People's Choice

Victor Dudalski – Holy Name of Mary
Mike Furlong – Various, HWCDSB
Rosemary Hale – HWDSB Strings Instruction Program
John Mamone – Various, HWCDSB
Dawn Martens, Buchanan Park Elementary School

6. Music Teacher of the Year (secondary school) by People's Choice

Dave Tabone – Bishop Ryan SS
Gregory Burton – Hillfield Strathallan School
Trevor Nicoll – Sir Allan MacNab Secondary School
Jon Abell - Westdale Secondary School
Ted Bohn – Westmount Secondary School

7. Music Teacher of the Year (post-secondary school) by People's Choice

Terry Basom - Mohawk College
Keith Kinder – McMaster University
Emma Rush - Mohawk College
Jamshed Turel – Mohawk College

8. Music Teacher of the Year (independent school) by People's Choice

Ania Fritch
Cydney London-Speers
Kelly Kereliuk
Chris Houston
Kirk Starkey

9. Studio Engineer of the Year

Nick Blagona – Weekend Riot Club, City and Colour
Amy King – The Acoustics, Poor Angus
Darren Magierowski – Alexisonfire, Cancer Bats, Ascot Royals, George Rose Big Band, Black Stone
Scott Peacock - Lee Reed and John P, Hachey The MouthPEACE
Tawgs Salter/Gianni Luminati/Justin Koop – Walk Off The Earth

10. Producer of the Year

Nick Blagona – Weekend Riot Club, 1220 Blast, Allotrope
Michael Chambers – Whitehorse, Paul Federici
Amy King – Poor Angus, Garth Baker
Jessy Lanza & Jeremy Greenspan – Jessy Lanza
Tawgs Salter/Gianni Luminati/Walk Off The Earth – Walk Off The Earth

11. Artist Website of the Year


12. Video of the Year

Jessy Lanza – Kathy Lee, Lee Skinner, Director
Lee Harvey Osmond - Break Your Body Down, Ryan Furlong, Director
Monster Truck – Sweet Mountain River, Davin Black, Director
Saint Alvia – Mother's Day, Ben Rispin, Director
Walk Off The Earth – Somebody That I Used To Know, Gianni Luminati, Walk Off The Earth, Director

13. Best Album Artwork

Lee Harvey Osmond – The Folk Sinner
Monster Truck - Furiosity
The Reason – Hollow Tree
Ian Thomas – Little Dreams
Walk Off The Earth – R.E.V.O

14. Record Label of the Year

Hidden Pony - Said The Whale, Rah Rah, Elephant Stone, Jeremy Fisher, The Danks, Imaginary Cities
Other Songs Music – Scott Orr, Timid, The Brave
Schizophrenic Records - TV Freaks, Born Wrong
Six Shooter Records – Whitehorse, Harlan Pepper
Sonic Unyon Recording Company – Terra Lightfoot, Young Rival, Threat Signal

15. Music Retailer of the Year

Dr. Disc
Hammer City Records
Picks And Sticks
The Beat Goes On

16. Music Director (Radio) of the Year

Cole Pops -INDI 101
Chuck Evans – Y108
Michelle Quinn - K-Lite
Jason Rule – CFMU

17. Publicist of the Year

Cristina Fernandez – Listen Harder
Sean Palmerston – Sonic Unyon
James Tennant – Steve Sinnicks

18. Radio Show of the Year

Freewheelin Folk Show – CFMU
Get Hammered/Indie Show – Y108
Hellbound – INDI 101
Lou's Control – CFMU
Lullabies in Razorland – CFMU
Watermelon Throwdown – CFMU

19. Media Person of the Year

Kristin Archer – ihearthamilton.com
Lou Molinaro – CFMU
Graham Rockingham - Hamilton Spectator
Ric Taylor – CFMU/View Magazine
James Tennant – CFMU, Hamilton Magazine

20. Radio Station of the Year

93.3 CFMU
INDI 101
102.9 K-LITE
Fresh 95.3

21. Print Publication of the Year

Hamilton Magazine
View Magazine
The Hamilton Spectator

22. Poster Artist of the Year

Anthony Haley
David Kellogg
Jeremy Kemeny
Deborah Spoto

23. Major Concert Venue of the Year

Ancaster Fairgrounds
Christie Conservation Area
Copps Coliseum
Gage Park
Hamilton Place

24. Live Club of the Year

Baltimore House
Club Absinthe
Homegrown Hamilton
The Casbah
This Ain't Hollywood

25. Musical Event of the Year by People's Choice

Burlington Ribfest
Burlington Sound of Music Festival
Festival of Friends
It's Your Festival

26. Theatre of the Year

Hamilton Place
McIntyre Performing Arts Centre
Studio at Hamilton Place
The Pearl Company
The Staircase Theatre

27. Talent Buyer of the Year

Ken Inouye – Various Venues
Tim Lidster – Homegrown Hamilton
Lou Molinaro - This Ain't Hollywood
Paula Perri - Copps Coliseum
Brodie Schwendiman – The Casbah

28. Booking Agent of the Year

Live Tour Artists
Paquin Entertainment
S.L. Feldman and Associates
Spherical Productions
The Agency Group

29. Tour Manager of the Year

Joe Cacioppo - Buffy Sainte Marie, Dora The Explorer / Walk Off The Earth
Brad Ferguson - Arkells
Duke Foster - Blue Rodeo
John Morely – Hey Ocean! / Walk Off The Earth / Toopy & Binoo / The Strain
Madeline Wilson – Lee Harvey Osmond, Blackie and the Rodeo Kings, Harlan Pepper

30. Live Sound Engineer of the Year

Anthony Cascella – McIntyre Theatre
Stephen Foster – Studio at Hamilton Place
Doug Smith – This Ain't Hollywood
Michael Stewart – Hamilton Place

31. Sound and Lighting Company of the Year

AVW Tel Av
Bates Audio
Creative Artists Group
Lou's Music
Soundbox Productions

32. Event Photographer of the Year

Alex Bromke
Ted Buck
David McEachern
Misha Photos
Kyle Weir

33. Piano/Keyboard Player of the Year

Brandon Bliss – Monster Truck
Hunter Eves
Jessy Lanza
Jesse O'Brien - Smoke Wagon Blues Band/Andre Bisson
Nick Succi – Smokewagon Blues Band

34. Special Instrumentalist of the Year

Sonny Del Rio
Yiannis Kapoulas
Loril Shannik
Al Spoto – The Acoustics
Ruth Sutherland

35. Guitarist of the Year

Andrew Aldridge – Buckshot Bebee and the Secret Boyfriends
Jack de Keyzer
Luke Doucet - Whitehorse
Brian Griffith – JP Riemens & the Fabulous Barflies
Yiannis Kapoulas
Jeremy Widerman – Monster Truck

36. Drummer of the Year

Matt Burns - Brad Cheeseman Group
Ray Farrugia – Lee Harvey Osmond
Steve Kiely - Monster Truck
Danny Lockwood
Gianni Luminati – Walk Off The Earth

37. Bassist of the Year

Carrie Ashworth - JP Riemens
Brad Cheeseman - Brad Cheeseman/Andre Bisson
Jason Colvecchia - The Smoke Wagon Blues Band
Andrew Eckart – The Acoustics
Jon Harvey – Monster Truck

38. Local Group of the Year by the People's Choice

Engine Empire
John Mamone
Marcio Novelli
Still Life
Sons of Revelry
Two Peace Extra Spicy

39. Canadian Recording of the Year by People's Choice (Sales over 10,000 units)

Arcade Fire
Michael Buble
Monster Truck
Serena Ryder

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