11th November, 2015

11th AMP – Submit your albums!

The 11th Australian Music Prize is currently mulling over their longlist with the final announcement soon to be revealed. Are you an artist who has released a record in 2015? You can submit your album for consideration. All you need to do is the following:

Send an email through to with the artist name, album title, release date and a link to where the judges can listen to the record.

The artist must be an Australian, the album must be at least nine tracks long (33 1/3 minutes of music) and the album must be a new release of 2015. The winning artist will take home $30,000 prize money thanks to the PPCA. Check out the albums already longlisted – the AMP’s short list announcement will be made in January, with the final result being unveiled in March.


Courtney Barnett – Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit

Daniel Johns – Talk

Daughter’s Fever – Daughter’s Fever

Dick Diver – Melbourne, Floride

Fuck The Fitzroy Doom Scene – Facing the Ruin

Grenadiers – Summer

Hermitude – Dark Night Sweet Light

High Tension – Bully

Jess Ribeiro – Kill It Yourself

Marlon Williams – Marlon Williams

Melanie Horsnell – Quatre Chemins

Methyl Ethel – Oh Inhuman Spectacle

Oh Mercy – When We Talk About Love

Oisima – Nicaragua Nights

Peter Bibby – Butcher/Hairstylist/Beautician

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10th November, 2015

2015 J Award Nominees

National radio station triple j have revealed the 2015 nominees for the annual J Awards, celebrating the best in Australian musical talent.

The winners will be revealed at the J Awards ceremony and broadcast live on triple j from 4.30pm AEST on Thursday 19 November. Best of luck to all the nominees!

J Awards 2015 nominees

Australian Album of the Year

Alison Wonderland – Run
Alpine – Yuck
Courtney Barnett – Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit
Gang Of Youths – The Positions
Hermitude – Dark Night Sweet Light
Jarryd James – Thirty One
Parkway Drive – Ire
Seth Sentry – Strange New Past
Tame Impala – Currents
The Rubens – Hoops

Unearthed Artist of the Year

Boo Seeka
Tired Lion
Vallis Alps

Double J Artist of the Year

Blank Realm
Emma Donovan & The PutBacks
Hiatus Kaiyote
Paul Kelly
Tim Rogers

Australian Music Video of the Year

Boy & Bear – ‘Walk The Wire’ Director: Darcy Prendergast & Josh Thomas
Briggs – ‘The Children Came Back’ Executed by: Heath Kerr & Josh Davis
Courtney Barnett – ‘Pedestrian At Best’ Director: Charlie Ford
Flume (feat Andrew Wyatt) – ‘Some Minds’ Director: Clemens Habicht
Life Is Better Blonde – ‘Mine’ Director: Natalie Erika James

For more info head here.