Saturday, 15 January 2011

The Digital Socket Awards 2010




As a founder member of The Digital Socket Awards I'm delighted we are at the shortlist stage! Over 20 judges listed here shortlisted from the nominations voted by the public. I'm very proud of this shortlist as I believe it represents the blogging community in Ireland.



1. Best Design (Website, Artwork, Posters)

Adebisi Shank – This is the Second Album





Cathy Davey – The Nameless





Halves – It Goes, It Goes (Forever and Ever)




O Emperor – Hither Thither






Villagers – Becoming a Jackal






2. Best Independent Label

Any Other City
Osaka Record
Out On A Limb
Popical Island
Richter Collective



3. Best Video


Ambience Affair – Devil in detail




BATS – Star Wormwood


BATS - Star Wormwood from Digital Beast on Vimeo.





Cathy Davey – Little Red






Patrick Kelleher & His Cold Dead Hands – Contact Sports






Rubberbandits – Horse Outside






4. Best Music Photography

Kieran Frost
kDamo
Ruth Medjber
Alessio Michelini
Loreana Rushe



5. Best Radio Show


Alison Curtis
Donal Dineen – The Small Hours
I-con Phanotm FM
Paul McLoone
Right Click 2XM




6. Best Pop

Cathy Davey – The Nameless
The Divine Comedy – Bang Goes the Knighthood

The Divine Comedy - At The Indie Disco by Fantastic Plastic Mag

Fight Like Apes – The Body of Christ and the Legs of Tina Turner
So Cow – Meaningless Friendly

So Cow - Shut Eye by liamvoltaire

Two Door Cinema Club – Tourist History





7. Best Folk


Simon Fagan – Outside Looking In
Halves – It Goes, It Goes (Forever and Ever)


Growing & Glow by halves

James Vincent McMorrow – Early in the Morning


And If My Heart Should Somehow Stop by chris2131


O Emperor – Hither Thither
Villagers – Becoming a Jackal




8. Best Rock and Alternative

Adebisi Shank – This Is The Second Album Of A Band Called…
Enemies – We’ve Been Talking
Jogging – Minutes
Redneck Manifesto – Friendship


The Redneck Manifesto - Hex by Richter Collective



Thread Pulls – New Thoughts





9. Best Electronic & Hip Hop


Meljoann – Squick

E.X.I.T - Meljoann by fresh_air

Not Squares – Yeah OK
R.S.A.G. – Be It Right or Wrong
Shit Robot – From The Cradle To The Rave
Solar Bears – She Was Coloured In


Solar Bears - Forest Of Fountains by Ragged Words



10. Best Indie


The Cast of Cheers – Chariot
Grand Pocket Orchestra – The Ice Cream
Groom – Marriage

Groom - Mysteries Of Life by popical_island



Ham Sandwich – White Fox

Ham Sandwich - The Naturist by tigger_sinclair

Jogging – Minutes






11. Best EP


The Ambience Affair -Patterns

Devil In The Detail by The Ambience Affair by no music


And So I Watch You From Afar – The Letters
Angkorwat- Early..
The Holy Roman Army – Desecrations



Sacred Animals – Welcome Home





12. Best Newcomer


The Cast Of Cheers
Jennifer Evans

Jennifer Evans And The Ripe Intent - Uncomfortable Word by Dara McConnell

Hipster Youth
James Vincent McMorrow
Solar Bears



13. Song of the Year


Adebisi Shank – ‘Genki Shank’
The Cast Of Cheers – ‘I Am Lion’
Cathy Davey – ‘Little Red’
Squarehead – ‘Fake Blood’


Squarehead - Fake Blood by lizpelly


Villagers – ‘The Meaning of the Ritual’





14. Album of the Year


Adebisi Shank – This is the Second Album
The Cast Of Cheers – Chariot
Cathy Davey – The Nameless
James Vincent McMorrow – Early in the Morning
Villagers – Becoming a Jackal



Details of the live event are here: http://www.digitalsocketawards.com/2011/01/14/live-final-details/


We are delighted to have Groom and Meljoann performing on the night along with some very special guests!

Groom




Meljoann

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