Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Taite Prize finalists

 The Taite Prize finalists have been announced... Tom Scott makes it in twice with @peace and Home brew.

@Peace – @Peace (Frequency Media Group)
Aaradhna – Treble & Reverb (Frequency Media Group)
Collapsing Cities – Strangers Again (Pastel Pistol)
Home Brew – Home Brew (Young Gifted & Broke / Frequency Media Group)
Lawrence Arabia – The Sparrow (Honorary Bedouin)
OPOSSOM – Electric Hawaii (CRS Records)
SJD – Elastic Wasteland (Round Trip Mars)

And via Cheese on Toast here’s the judging panel:
Gary Steel (writer, editor, journalist at large)
Grant Smithies (Sunday Star Times)
Jan Hellriegel (IMNZ member / Native Tongue Music Publishing)
Lydia Jenkin (NZ Herald Entertainment)
Damian Vaughan (NZ Licensing Manager, APRA)
Leonie Hayden (Editor, RipItUp)
Murray Cammick (freelance DJ / music doyen)
Nick Atkinson (The Music Mix / Radio NZ)
Ren Kirk (Editor, theaudience.co.nz)
Sandra Hopping (IMNZ member/ Ode Records)
11th Man – John Taite (BBC America)

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