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Arcade Fire, Divine Brown Up for Indies

Posted on February 21, 2006 by

Canada’s top independent artists will be honoured during Canadian Music Week at the 2006 Indie Awards.

The Arcade Fire, Bedouin Soundclash, Feist and Divine Brown are each up for two awards.

Indies Hall of Fame inductees The Pursuit of Happiness and The Parachute Club, as well as many of the nominated artists, will take the stage to perform.

The awards will be handed out on the first day of CMW, March 1, at the Docks. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster.

Nominees:
XM SATELLITE RADIO FAVOURITE ALBUM
The Arcade Fire – Funeral
Broken Social Scene – Broken Social Scene
The New Pornographers – Twin Cinema
Theory Of A Deadman ? Gasoline
Wolf Parade – Apologies To The Queen Mary

FAVOURITE SINGLE
Bedouin Soundclash – When The Night Feels My Song
Divine Brown – Old Skool Love
Feist – Inside And Out
Matt Mays & El Torpedo – Cocaine Cowgirl
Sum 41 ? Pieces

FAVOURITE SOLO ARTIST
City and Colour feat. Dallas Green
Jason Collett
Luke Doucet
Melanie Durrant
Joel Plaskett Emergency

CHART FAVOURITE GROUP/DUO
Constantines
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Death From Above 1979
Metric
Stars

FAVOURITE VIDEO
The Arcade Fire – Neighbourhood #3 (Power Out)
Bedouin Soundclash – When The Night Feels My Song
Feist – Inside & Out
Jakalope – Feel It
Stars ? Reunion

FAVOURITE INTERNATIONAL ARTIST/GROUP
Animal Collective
Bloc Party
Franz Ferdinand
M.I.A.
Sufjan Stevens

FAVOURITE INTERNATIONAL ALBUM
Antony and The Johnsons – I Am A Bird Now
Bloc Party – Silent Alarm
Hawthorne Heights – The Silence In Black and White
Sleater-Kinney – The Woods
Ying Yang Twins – U.S.A.: United States Of Atlanta

FAVOURITE NEW INTERNATIONAL ARTIST/GROUP
Annie
Disco Ensemble
Figurines
Iron On
Rumble In Rhodos

SYMPATICO.MSN FAVOURITE ARTIST WEBSITE
Jakalope – www.jakalope.net
Neverending White Lights – www.neverendingwhitelights.com
The Novaks – www.thenovaks.ca
Stutter – www.stuttermusic.com
Karl Wolf – www.karlwolf.com

FAVOURITE BLUES ARTIST/GROUP
Doug Cox & Sam Hurrie
Carlos Del Junco
Julian Fauth
Garrett Mason
Paul Reddick

FAVOURITE CHILDRENS’ ARTIST/GROUP
Duplex!
Michael Mitchell
Kathryn Popham
Googol Power
Mike Whitla

FAVOURITE CLASSICAL ARTIST/GROUP
James Ehnes
Karina Gauvin
Angela Hewitt
Marie-Nicole Lemieux
Tafelmusik Orchestra

FAVOURITE COUNTRY ARTIST/GROUP
Gord Bamford
Lisa Hewitt
Brad Johner
Johnny Reid
The Road Hammers

FAVOURITE ELECTRONICA ARTIST/GROUP
Caribou
The Hermit
Junior Boys
Koushik
Marc Leclair

FAVOURITE FOLK ARTIST/GROUP
Belinda Bruce
Corb Lund
Fembots
Alana Levandoski
Lynn Miles

FAVOURITE FRANCOPHONE ARTIST/GROUP
Dany B?dar
France D’Amour
Boom Desjardins
Eric Lapointe
Annie Villeneuve

FAVOURITE JAZZ ARTIST/GROUP
Sandro Dominelli
Ranee Lee & Oliver Jones
Joel Miller
Brad Turner Trio
Dave Young Quintet

FAVOURITE LATIN ALTERNATIVE ARTIST/GROUP
Bomba
CACHE
Diego Marulanda & Pacande
Jorge Miguel
Luis Mario Ochoa & Cimarron

FAVOURITE METAL/HARDCORE ARTIST/GROUP
Comeback Kid
Cryptopsy
Cursed
A Perfect Murder
Protest The Hero

FAVOURITE POP ARTIST/GROUP
Kathleen Edwards
Final Fantasy
Cory Lee
Rosette
Andy Stochansky

FAVOURITE ROCK ARTIST/GROUP
Black Mountain
Boys Night Out
The Deadly Snakes
Default
Wolf Parade

FAVOURITE URBAN ARTIST/GROUP
Divine Brown
Chicharones
K’naan
Massari
Rochester aka Juice

FAVOURITE WORLD ARTIST/GROUP
Kiran Ahluwalia
Beautiful Nubia
DobaCaracol
Mary Jane Lamond
Muna Mingole

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