Nominees For Short List Music Prize Announced

The long list of nominees for the sixth annual Shortlist Music Prize was announced today. The award spotlights the most creative and adventurous albums of the year that have not been certified gold for domestic sales, and the selection process is made up of a panel of nine list makers that work in the industry as artists or journalists. In April the top ten finalists will be announced, and later this Spring the winner will be named. Fans can listen to the nominees by going to the Shortlist MySpace page, or find out more by going to their website.

Long List of Nominations for Sixth Annual Shortlist Music Prize:
Against Me – Americans Abroad Live in London
And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead – So Divided
Art Brut – Bang Bang Rock & Roll
Band of Horses – Everything All the Time
Beck – The Information
Beirut – Gulag Orskestar
Belle and Sebastian – The Life Pursuit
Bonnie Prince Billy – The Letting Go
Cat Power – The Greatest
Country Teasers – The Empire Strikes Back
CSS – Cansei de Ser Sexy
Cursive – Happy Hollow
Dabrye – Two/Three
Danielson – Ships
Dead Heart Bloom – Dead Heart Bloom
Editors – The Back Room
Field Music - Field Music
Forgive Durden – Wonderland
Girl Talk – Night Ripper
Hot Chip – The Warning
Howling Bells – Howling Bells
Jeremy Enigk – World Waits
Joanna Newsom – Ys
Kidd Jordan, Hamid Drake + William Parker – Palm of Soul
Kimya Dawson – Remember that I Love You
Liars – Drum’s Not Dead
Love is All – Nine Times That Same Song
Lupe Fiasco – Food & Liquor
Mates of State – Bring It Back
Matmos – The Rose Has Teeth in the Mouth of a Beast
Mew – And the Glass Hand Kites
Midlake – The Trials of Van Occupanther
Mohair – Small Talk
Mute Math – Mutemath
Neil Young – Living With War
OOIOO – Taiga
Peeping Tom – Peeping Tom
Raconteurs – Broken Boy Soldiers
Regina Spektor – Begin to Hope
Roots – Game Theory
Secret Machines – Ten Silver Drops
Serena Maneesh – Serena Maneesh
Skream – Skream
Spank Rock – YoYoYoYoYo
Teddybears – Soft Machine
The Blow – Paper Television
The Bronx – The Bronx
The Decemberists – The Crane Wife
The Gossip – Standing In the Way of Control
The Hush Sound – Like Vines
The Knife – Silent Shout
The Stills – Without Feathers
The Strokes – First Impression of Earth
The Velvet Teen – Cum Laude
The Weepies – Say I am You
Tom Waits – Orphans
TV on the Radio – Return to Cookie Mountain
Vaux – Beyond Virtue Beyond Vice
We Are Scientists – With Love and Squalor
Wolfmother – Wolfmother
Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Show Your Bones

POSTED March 8, 2007 10:29AM IN THE TRIPWIRE

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