Clint’s Three-Quarter Time Awards Ceremony

I’ve heard a LOT of great music this year, and seen a LOT of really good bands.  After seeing Swervedriver play Raise this week at the Zoo, I started thinking about all of the great music I’ve been lucky enough to witness over the last 9 months and decided to write a list (because everybody loves lists, right?) of the best music I’ve heard so far.  Here are my picks:

Best New Record: Adalita – All Day Venus
   Notable mentions:
   Baby Animals – This Is Not The End
   Steve Kilbey And Martin Kennedy – You Are Everything
   Butcher Birds – Butcher Birds EP
   Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds – Push The Sky Away

Best live act: You Am I
   Notable mentions:
   Dinosaur Jr
   My Bloody Valentine
   The Superjesus
   Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

Best Brisbane band: Hits
   Notable Mentions:
   We All Want To
   The Halls
   Silver Sircus
   Sabrina Lawrie

Best Brisbane Venue: The Zoo
   Notable Mentions:
   Beetle Bar
   The Hideaway

Comeback of the year: Baby Animals
   Notable Mentions:
   The Superjesus
   Black Sabbath
   Underground Lovers

90’s Nostalgia Central: Soundwave 2013 – The Offspring / Blink 182 / Garbage / Kyuss / Metallica / etc.

Reissue of the year: You Am I – Sound As Ever / Hi Fi Way / Hourly Daily
   Notable Mentions:
   Nirvana – In Utero
   Smashing Pumpkins – Mellon Collie & The Infinite Sadness
   Mad Season – Above

Gone but not forgotten: Chrissy Amphlett, may your music and your memory live forever.

By Clint Morrow


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