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Best CDs of 2017

 


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Congratulations Finalists for the Best CDs of 2018!

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The Finalists in each of 11 categories were selected from the multitudes of CDs that were considered.

For those of you who submitted recordings for the awards, thank you for your excellent work. It is our hope that these awards will help all indie artists by generating increased awareness of independently produced music from around the world.


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2018 Indie Acoustic Awards Finalists
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Artist

Title

Label

       

 



Acoustic Ensemble

Missouri Mile

Oliver the Crow
Tobias the Owl 

 

     

A  Million Miles Away
Oliver the Crow
A Safe Harbor for Wayward Echoes 





BHP
Self produced
Megaforce

       



Adult Album Alternative 
(AAA)
Lauren Balthrop
Danny Burns

Katie Pederson






This Time Around 

North Country
The Landing






Tone Tree
Bonfire
Self produced

       



Alt Country

Magnolia North
Jessica Meuse
Halden Wofford & The Hi Beams





Magnolia North
Halfhearted
Hard Core Broken Heart





Self produced
Warrior
Self produced

       



Americana

Lydia Luce
Kim Richey
Daniel Rodriguez





Azalea
Edgeland
Your Heart, the Stars, the Milky Way





Self produced
Yep Roc
Self produced

       



Best Lyrics

Kate Campbell
Kim June Johnson
They Might Be Giants





Damn Sure Blue
A Thousand Things
I Like Fun





Large River
Self produced
Idlewild

       



Instrumental

Aapo Heinonen Quintet
Hoff Ensemble
Helge Lien & Knut Hem





Tara
Polarity
Hummingbird





Ozella
2L
Ozella

       



Jazz

Mezza - Ginsburg Ensemble
Soikkeli & Garabini
Various





Convergence
Invitation
Our Sense of Jazz





Ozella
La Bella
Ozella

       



Multi-Genre

The Jellyman’s Daughter
Leftover Salmon
Idan Raichel





Dead Reckoning
Something Higher
And If You Will Come To Me





Self produced
LoS
Cumbancha

       



Rock

Donna the Buffalo
Jordie Lane
New Mexican





Dance in the Street
Glassellland
Take It On Our Shoulders





Self produced
Self produced
Self produced

       



Singer-Songwriter

Belle Plaine
Lindsay Clarke
Jesse Terry





Malice, Mercy, Grief & Wrath
Crystalline
Natural





Self produced
Self produced
Jackson Beach

       



World Music

Ayrad
Briana Di Mara
Violons Barbares





Zoubida
Haven
Wolf’s Cry





Self produced
Self produced
Violons Barbares

 

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