INMA Awards Party Rocks

September 14, 2006

914coverThe Atlas Oyster Bar decks was filled with a Who’s Who of the local music scene. DK Connection provided the music and sound. Renaissance Man provided some kick-ass metal awards for the winners. And Rocker AJ served as the emcee and even Roy Jones, Jr., showed up to present the Best Rap Artist award to his sons and nephew-  3D.

Glory of the This was the big winner – Artist of the Year & Album of the Year (“The Love, The Liar, The Ruse”).

60 Cycles of Sound walked away with Best Rock & Best Live Show.

Endings Edge Best Hardcore and Song of the Year (“When The Dinosaurs Lived”).

All three bands along with Terrific Kid can be heard tonight at the UWF Commons Auditorium starting at 6 p.m.

Others:

Best Indie/Folk: Reynosa

Best Vocalist: Lyndsey Battle

Best Jazz: Robin Stine

Best Newcomer: Among Them

Best  Drum/Bass: Mark Lannigan

Best House Breaks: Syndrome

Check out all the winners in the current IN issue: IN Music Awards ’06

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Awards ceremony/party tonight at Atlas – 6-8 p.m.

Concert @ UWF Thursday, Sept. 14

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WFMU’s Great Copycat Contest

WFMU’s Beware of the Blog  has come up with this contest as part of its monthly DJ Compilation feature:

This month’s DJ-produced compilation is Bill Zurat’s‘s 2005 marathon collection, Copycats, Imitators and Soundalikes.See if you can identify which well known band is, ahem, being paid homage to in each track below. The first correct listing in the comments section to this post wins the WFMU T-shirt of your choice. Since some tracks rip off more than one band at a time, the final arbiter will be Bill Z himself. Keep your guesses in the right order please!

1. Luv – “Shoes Off (Boots On)”
2. Primitive Romance – “The Spirit’s Still There”
3. Neu Elektrik – “Cover Girl”
4. Scott Wilk and The Walls – “Radioactive”
5. Marc Eric – “California Home”
6. Sidney Joe Quails – “How Can You Say Goodbye”
7. Sleepy Hollow – “Am I Talking Out of Turn”
8. Blue Things – “It Ain’t No Thing Babe”
9. Redeye – “Games”
10 .Repetition – “A Still Rephlex”
11. The Divorce – “Family”
12. Edgar Broughton Band – “It’s Falling Away”
13. Steve Tilston – “Simplicity”
14. Tin Tin – “Lady In Blue”
15. Jobriath – “Blow Away”

Read more – WFMU’s Great Copycat Contest

INMA goes to College

August 31, 2006

UWF TO HOST “INDEPENDENT NEWS” MUSIC AWARDS

 

PENSACOLA The University of West Florida Campus Activity Board and the “Independent News,” Pensacola’s alternative newsweekly, will host the Third Annual Independent News Music Awards Sept. 14 from 6 to 9 p.m. in the UWF Commons Auditorium, Building 22. The event is free and open to the public.

 

The music showcase, hosted by A.J. Fratto, “Rocker AJ,” will feature Endings Edge, 60 Cycles of Sound and headliner Glory of This. James Harrah, the former vocalist for Glory of This, will also give his final performance.

 

Now in its third year, the Independent News Music Awards (INMA) is a leading local music event, drawing thousands of fans over the past two years and establishing itself as a regional leader in showcasing local talent and emerging artists.

 

For more information, contact the UWF Campus Activity Board at (850) 474-2406 or visit the Independent News’ Web site at http://www.inweekly.net.

Ain’t Too Proud to Beg

MTV Salute – 8/14/06

August 14, 2006

In honor of the Donovan emails – Joe Cocker & Leon Russell, “The Letter”

They no longer make videos like this one…

But someone may need to explain the video to them:

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Simple Minds 290

Nightly music tribute. See if you remember this song & video. It fits Stop Our City’s arguments.