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FBi Reveals Sydney Music, Art & Culture Awards Finalists

Written by Mike Hohnen on December 7, 2012

Sydney community radio darlings FBi have today announced the short list of outstanding creative figures nominated for the 5th Sydney Music, Art & Culture (SMAC) Awards for 2013.

Out of all the below catagories, the individuals and groups selected share the common denominator of creatively invigorating the city. leaving their finger prints on our community in one way or another, be it through music, food, art of film. The winner of each section will be awarded and crowned the next big thing.

SMAC sees the power returned to the people, after all we are the ones who the creations were, well, created for. Public voting officially opens today. Polls will close January 3rd with the awards kicking off January 17 and broadcast live on FBi 94.5FM.

All the catagories and nominees are listed below, for everything else, check out the SMAC site.

RECORD OF THE YEAR – presented by La Casa

Flume – ‘Flume’

Chasm – ‘This is How We Never Die’

Hermitude – ‘HyperParadise’

Deep Sea Arcade – ‘Outlands’

Collarbones – ‘Die Young’

Jonathan Boulet – ‘We Keep the Beat Found the Sound See the Need Start the Heart’

NEXT BIG THING – presented by Jägermeister

Giselle

The Preatures

Dro Carey

Palms

Caitlin Park

BEST LIVE MUSIC ACT

Hermitude

Kirin J Callinan

Holy Balm

Royal Headache

Straight Arrows

The Preatures

BEST MUSIC EVENT

Outside In

Sunset People @ The Hollywood

Goodgod Danceteria @ Vivid Live

Dr Seuss meets Elefant Traks

The Gate

Sound Summit

BEST SONG – presented by APRA

Dappled Cities – ‘Born at the Right Time’

Palms – ‘Love’

Regular John – ‘Slume’

Jagwar Ma – ‘Come save me’

Kirin J Callinan – ‘WIIW’

Catcall – ‘Satellites’

Hermitude (Flume remix) – ‘HyperParadise’

REMIX THE CITY – presented by Two Thousand

Project #25 Thomas Demand – Kaldor Public Art Projects

Sydney Food Trucks

Halls for Hire

World Movies Secret Cinema on Goat Island

Mystery Bus

BEST MAJOR FESTIVAL – presented by The Brag

Vivid LIVE

The 18th Biennale of Sydney

Graphic

Sydney Film Festival

Harvest

BEST ON STAGE

Zoe Coombs Marr – Gone Off

Mohammed Ahmed – I’m your Man

Bojana Novakovik – The Story of Mary MacLane by Herself

Tim Spencer – Show Me Yours I’ll Show you Mine

Matt Prest – Whelping Box

Ian Meadows – Beneath Two Waves

BEST ON SCREEN

Kris Moyes for ‘Way To War’ (Kirin J Callinan)

Fishing w Spod for ‘Choy Lin’ (Fishing)

Tales in Space for ‘Star Wars’ (Tales in Space)

Yvette Paxinos for ‘The World is Ours’ (Catcall)

Melvin J. Montalban for ‘I Met You’ (Anna Lunoe and Flume)

BEST COLLECTIVE – presented by Pedestrian

The Rizzeria

107 Projects

Lion Mountain Studio

Campfire Collective

Groundwork

BEST ARTS EVENT

Serial Space presents Time Machine

ArtBar Series @ MCA

Mass Action by Brown Council

I Wish You Hadn’t Asked @ Art and About

30 Days and 30 Nights @FraserStudios

BEST VISUAL ARTIST

Michaela Gleave

Benja Harney

David Capra

Jess Olivieri

Claire Healy and Sean Cordeiro

BEST EATS

Fredas

Cornersmith

Hartsyard

Gelato Messina

Sixpenny

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