Bell X1- "Flock"
The Chalets - "Check In"
Cane 141 - "Moonpool"
Joe Chester - "A Murder of Crows"
Duke Special - "Adventures In Gramophone"
Julie Feeney - "13 Songs"
Hal - "Hal"
Nick Kelly - "Running Dog"
Emmett Tinley - "Attic Faith"
Turn - "Turn"
Some great artists in there.....I'm obviously biased towards Bell X1 and The Chalets....but I'm delighted to see Emmett Tinley and Turn in there. I think The BEllies will do it though. Was surprised not to see Gemma Hayes though, and The Guggenheim Grotto!! Pity!
the shortlist was compiled by a large panel from the industry and it looks like the're trying to turn this into the Irish version of the Mercury Music Prize!
We'll see....results out on Tue the 28th with a gig in Vicar st which could turn out to be a nice evening out!! Tickets are on sale now!