I am not a big fan of award shows because they are so obviously subjective but when they are related to the indie scene I like to give them a plug. Montreal’s own MIMI Awards (Montreal International Music Initiative) were awarded last night on their 10th anniversary so I thought I’d just let you know who the winners were in Montreal’s red hot music scene.
I would love to feature more of these type of indie-oriented award shows so if your city has something similar drop me a line and let me know. Thanks.
Best International Act: Patrick Watson
Best Song: "You Are a Runner and I Am My Father’s Son" by Wolf Parade
Best Sound: "Close to Paradise" by Patrick Watson
Best Cosmopolitan Act: Afrodizz
Best Touring Artist: Priestess
Best Album: Trompe l’oeill by Malajube
Group of the Year: Wolf Parade
Best Live Show: Les Breastfeeders
St. Urbain Award: Ghislain Poirier
Rising Star Award: Call Me Poupée
Best Rock Band: Besnard Ladies
Fountains Songwriting Award: Adam Brown
Electro Award: 011
Nova songwriting award: Darling Arms/Snailhouse/Carl-Éric Hudon