Spacey Jane proceed their white-hot current kind, with the Fremantle band scooping up 4 awards on the current 2020 WAMAwards ceremony (23 March), staged at Perth’s historic His Majesty’s Theatre.
With 22 of their 25 exhibits on their upcoming nationwide tour bought out, to not point out their #2 putting on the Hottest 100 for ‘Booster Seat’, there isn’t any denying Spacey Jane are the ‘it band’ of Australian music proper now.
They scooped up awards for Finest Pop Act, Most Common Act, and Finest Single (for, you guessed it, ‘Booster Seat’) in addition to tying for Finest Album with Tame Impala.
One other multi-award winner was Afro, roots, pop, funk artist Grace Barbé, who walked away with three gongs: Finest World Music Act, Finest Vocalist and Finest Bassist.
An enormous shoot-out to Mojos Bar, with the Fremantle dwell music venue profitable Most Common Venue for a staggering seventh yr working.
Different main winners have been Noah Dillon (Finest EP for ‘Every thing Melts’), Psychedelic Porn Crumpets (Finest Music Video for ‘Mr Prism’) and Blue Gray Pink who gained the Label Of The Yr award.
The 2020 Golden WAMi was awarded to RTRFM’s Will Backler of RTRFM, whose contributions as Music & Program Director, Interviews Coordinator and Head of Coaching present numerous alternatives for WA artists and business, whereas championing the broad range of expertise WA has to supply.
The night time additionally paid tribute in honouring two Corridor of Fame inductees, the late Paul McCarthy and Fitzroy XPress. Members of McCarthy’s final band Circus carried out in tribute to the legendary singer-songwriter, whereas Fitzroy Xpress additionally took to the stage in celebration of their achievement.
Protecting the power up all through the night time have been stellar dwell performances from winners Adrian Dzvuke, Bexx, MissGenius, Noah Dillon, Tanya Ransom and nominees Nika Mo and Alter Boy.
Topping the night off with a bang was a particular full-band efficiency – their first in 12 months – from multi-WAMAward profitable Tame Impala, leaving the viewers ecstatic on the uncommon alternative to witness the worldwide music phenomenon in a theatre setting.
WAMAwards: Style & Business
Tame Impala – ‘Gradual Rush’ & Spacey Jane – ‘Daylight’
Spacey Jane – ‘Booster Seat’
Noah Dillon – ‘Every thing Melts’
Finest Music Video
Psychedelic Porn Crumpets – ‘Mr Prism’
Label Of The Yr
Blue Gray Pink
Finest Blues/Roots Act
Matty T Wall
Finest Nation Act
Finest Experimental Act
Finest Folks Act
Jack Davies & The Bush Chooks
Finest World Music Act
Finest Hip Hop Act
Finest Indigenous Act
Finest Jazz Act
Daniel Susnjar Afro-Peruvian Jazz Group
Finest Reside Digital Act
Your Lady Pho & Bexx
Finest Metallic/Heavy Act
Finest Pop Act
Finest Punk/Hardcore Act
Finest R&B/Funk/Soul Act
Grievous Bodily Calm
Finest Regional Act
Finest Rock Act
The Southern River Band
Finest Brass/String/Woodwind Instrumentalist
Gemma Farrell (Gemma Farrell Quintet, Artemis Orchestra, Namora Nonet)
Talya Valenti (Bolt Gun, Stella Donnelly)
Finest Digital Producer
Man Ghouse (Gina Williams & Man Ghouse)
Finest Keys/Synth Artist
Josiah Padmanabham (Grievous Bodily Calm)
Finest Reside Sound Engineer
Finest Studio Sound Engineer/Producer
Andy Lawson (Debaser Studios)
WAMAwards: Public Voted
Most Common Act
Most Common Reside Act
Most Common Reside Or Streaming Music Occasion
Nannup Music Competition
Most Common New Act
Most Common Venue