Sign up for our mailing list Real artists creating records on their own terms

Sign up for our mailing list


Wednesday, December 1st, 2004

Anti-/Epitaph artists recieve 11 PLUG Independent Music Award nominations!

The PLUG Independent Music Awards began in 2001 and are dedicated to celebrating the artists that flourish independent of Major label support. PLUG is about the independent community – fans and biz – coming together to recognize its own.

Epitaph and Anti- have recieved 11 nominations for this year's awards including artist of the year and record label of the year. This year’s event will be held in New York City this February.

Here are the catagories and nominees:

Female Artist Of The Year: A Girl Called Eddy Jolie Holland

Male Artist Of The Year: Tom Waits Nick Cave

Artist Of The Year: Tom Waits

Punk Rock Album Of The Year: Bad Religion - The Empire Strikes First Converge - You Fail Me

Live Act Of The Year: Sage Francis

Label Act Of The Yea:r Anti-

PLUG Album Art/Packaging Of The Year: Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds - Abbatoir Blues/The Lyre Of Orpheus Tom Waits - Real Gone

You can cast your vote for the PLUG awards online href='' target='_blank'>HERE!

Facebook | Twitter | Google Plus

Browse by Artist

1521All Artists 95Tom Waits 61Mavis Staples 53Neko Case 51Lost In The Trees 50Sean Rowe 48Dr. Dog 41Jolie Holland
40Bettye LaVette 38The Milk Carton Kids 37Man Man 33Tim Fite 33DeVotchKa 31Islands 31Grinderman 31Tinariwen 27Galactic 27Wilco 27Son Little 24Michael Franti and Spe... 22Bob Mould 22William Elliott Whitmo... 22Saintseneca 21Nick Cave & The Bad Se... 21The Frames 20Joe Henry 19Booker T. Jones 19Sage Francis 18Doe Paoro 17John K. Samson 17Yann Tiersen 16Ramblin Jack Elliott 16Jason Lytle 15Glen Hansard 15Christopher Paul Stell... 13Daniel Lanois 13Billy Bragg 13Andy Shauf 12Xavier Rudd 12Xenia Rubinos 12Prism Tats 12Peter Silberman 11The Weakerthans 11Lyrics Born 11Rain Machine 11Mose Allison 11Roky Erickson 11The Antlers 11Calexico 10The Swell Season 10The Melodic 10Delicate Steve 9Marianne Faithfull 9N.A.S.A. 9Deafheaven 9So Much Light 9Cameron Avery 8Solillaquists of Sound 8Greg Graffin 8Cadence Weapon 8The Coup 7Elliott Smith 7Eddie Izzard 7Dead Man's Bones 7Alec Ounsworth 7Beth Orton 7Kelly Hogan 7Title Fight 7Jade Jackson 7Los Angeles Police Dep... 6A Girl Called Eddy 6Busdriver 6Os Mutantes 6Kate Bush 6Broken Twin 6The Drums 5One Day As A Lion 5The Field 5Keaton Henson 5Beat Connection 5Japandroids 5The Dream Syndicate 4Ersi Arvizu 4Marketa Irglova 4Pops Staples 4Ben Harper and Charlie... 3Danny Cohen 3Sierra Leones Refugee... 3Petra Haden 3Cass McCombs 3Girlpool 3Curtis Harding 2Various Artists: RANGO 2Jeff Tweedy 2Rafiq Bhatia 1Tricky 1Joe Strummer And The M... 1Youth Group 1Blackalicious 1Antibalas 1Porter Wagoner 1Various Artists: ROGUE... 1The Locust 1Rogue's Gallery 1Kronos Quartet with Br... 1Simian Mobile Disco 1case/lang/veirs 1Merle Haggard 1Un Blonde 1Walter Wolfman Washing...
See Full List+