WAM song of the year 2014

Posted on 28th March 2015 by Brett Caporn (LRRecords) in download,events,local,music,music news/stuff - Tags: , , , , ,

Picking up three WA Music Awards late last year, the swift rise of future-oriented poptronica artist KUČKA has continued, being awarded the Grand Prize for her song Unconditional at the annual WAM Song Of The Year Awards Party, after earlier in the night securing a win in the Electronic category.

Judged by a high-profile panel of independent industry heavyweights, including Grand Prize judges Adam Christou (Music Director RTRFM), Bob Gordon (Editor X-Press Mag); Clive Hodson (Perfect Pitch Publishing, NSW), Dan Cribb (WA Editor The Music), Gemma Pike (Triple J, NSW), Joel Quartermain (Eskimo Joe/Wastelands Studio), John Bissell (Music Supervisor Mothlight Music, LA), Jordan Campbell (Booking Agent The Harbour Agency, NSW) and Stephen Goodhew (Music Director FBI Radio, NSW), the list of winners makes for a fascinating snapshot of WA music, and you can listen to it now in our playlist, complete with FREE DOWNLOADS.


ROCK: Tired Lion, I Don’t Think You Like Me
POP: Methyl Ethel, Rogues
FOLK: Winter’s Mile, Tell My Lover
EXPERIMENTAL: The Intenso Band, Earthquake
BLUES & ROOTS: Morgan Bain, Hold On
COUNTRY: Ruby Boots, Wrap Me In A Fever
URBAN/HIPHOP: Coin Banks (feat Anders & The Ruby Horns), Someone
HEAVY/METAL: Chaos Divine, Soldiers
PUNK/HARDCORE: Rag n’ Bone, Wood & Wire
WORLD: Grace Barbé, Fatige
SCHOOL 14 YEARS & UNDER: Charlotte Viney, Hurricane
SCHOOLS 15-17 YEARS: Mike Waller, Seasons
OUTSTANDING REGIONAL: Codee-Lee, Ain’t Got Time For That
JAZZ: Trisk, Charon




2012 WAMI Festival

Posted on 14th May 2012 by Brett Caporn (LRRecords) in events,local,music,music news/stuff,must see must do - Tags: , , , , , ,


Presented by the Western Australian Music Industry Association (WAM), the annual WAMi Festival celebrates original WA music through extensive program of multi-genre, live, local music showcasing, associated music industry events, music business conference, and the WAMi Awards –wam.asn.au/program

Independently industry nominated, with both industry & publicly voted categories, the WAMi Awards bring together local music fans with state, national and international industry to acknowledge and celebrate achievements in the West Australia contemporary music industry over the previous 12-months – wam.asn.au/awards

Released each year as part of the WAMi Festival, the Kiss My WAMicompilation proudly showcases select original, contemporary West Australian music and music video. As a quality, independently industry selected compilation, Kiss My WAMi is distributed annually as a promotional item to industry nationally & internationally –  wam.asn.au/kissmywami

The WAMi Music Business Conference brings industry knowledge, networking and festival performance pitching opportunities, offered by local, national and international presenters, Friday 1 June at The Bakery, Northbridge – wam.asn.au/conference

Stay tuned to wam.asn.au/wamifestival and subscribe to our FREEWAMi Festival email list for all the latest WAMi action delivered directly to your inbox!

Perth Dance Music Awards Party this Sunday « Perth Dance Music Awards

Posted on 8th December 2011 by Brett Caporn (LRRecords) in electronica,events,labels,local,music news/stuff - Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Perth Dance Music Awards Party this Sunday « Perth Dance Music Awards.


Summer has finally arrived, and what better way to kick-off the coming sun filled months than with a celebration! Come down for a beer and a boogie as we recognise the best and brightest of 2011 at the Perth Dance Music Awards this Sunday the 11th December.

The excitement begins from 3pm in the cool, lush beer garden at The Court Hotel with Dart and Blend undertaking hosting duties and local talentDevo, Mono Lisa, Declan, Ru-Kasu, Richard Lee, Nyquist Freqs and Rousa showcasing their skills and spinning tunes until MIDNIGHT!

As if all this wasn’t elating enough, entry is free and there will also be some fantastic prizes given away. These include Breakfest tickets and passes to Elite Force on NYE at Ambar as well as 3 double passes to Summadayze thanks to our friends and Boomtick and Mellen Events

With all the suspense and excitement we couldn’t help letting a few of the winning announcements slip out. So to keep you satisfied until Sundays big reveals please give a huge congrats to Nero, winner of the Best International Performance sponsored by inthemix, and Teknoscape, winner of the Best Dance Music Website sponsored by Chilli Tech.

To find out who has taken out top honours in the remaining categories you’re going to have to head the awards ceremony. Make sure you’re there as we celebrate another massive year of dance music in Perth and recognise the locals who have really made a difference with our thriving scene. See you on Sunday!


PDMA: Top 3 announced « Perth Dance Music Awards

Posted on 2nd December 2011 by Brett Caporn (LRRecords) in dj set,electronica,events,local,music,music news/stuff,producer - Tags: , , , ,

PDMA: Top 3 announced « Perth Dance Music Awards.

The votes are in, the count is tallied, and we can now reveal the top 3 in each category of the 2011 Perth Dance Music Awards. A huge congratulation to all of our finalists!

To find out who will be the crowned winner in each category you’re going to have to head to the awards ceremony on Sunday the 11th of December. The fun starts from 3pm at the Court Hotel where the movers and shakers of the Perth dance music scene will be chilling out and catching up. Entry is of course free!

Hosting duties will be undertaken once again by Dart and Blend and a stellar lineup of local acts will keep things exciting in between announcements. The DJs who will keep us entertained with their beats and basslines are Devo, Mono Lisa, Declan, Ru-Kasu, Richard Lee, Nyquist Freqs and Rousa.

Along with providing you with some top notch entertainment, there will also be fantastic prizes given away at the awards ceremony. These include Breakfest tickets, Summadayze tickets and passes to see Elite Force at Ambar on NYE.

So make sure you are there as we announce the results and recognise this years highest achievers. It promises to be an afternoon of good tunes, good crew and summer fun spent with 2011’s best and brightest. And the top 3 in each category (in no particular order) are…


Voting opens & hall of fame announcement « Perth Dance Music Awards

Posted on 3rd November 2011 by Brett Caporn (LRRecords) in music,music news/stuff - Tags: , , , ,

Voting opens & hall of fame announcement « Perth Dance Music Awards.

BIG UPS to all those that make the Perth electronic music scene so vibrant! Vote for the best, Don’t miss this opportunity to play a vital role in the industry that is your weekends, your summer, your dance music experience in Perth.