SAMA 2016 Nominations

2014-08-20-akord-hard-rock-cafe-glasgow-gareth-fraser-musicscrambleEarlier this week the Scottish Alternative Music Awards finalised the nominations for this year’s event held at the Glasgow Garage in October.

We’ll be the covering the event live next month on social media. As well as the result and awards themselves, Glasgow alt-rockers The Van T’s and electronic Edinburgh trio Stillhound have been added to the line-up. They join Paisley grime MC Shogun on the bill for the main awards night at the Garage Glasgow on Wednesday 12th October.

Celebrating their 7th birthday, the awards will again be hosted by Jim Gellatly. With three weeks to go, you can also expect a surprise in the line-up on the night! If you want to be there then tickets for the event can be bought here.

There are some real Musicscramble favourites throughout the nominations below, and we can’t wait to find out the results.

Best Acoustic

Chrissy Barnacle
Finn Le Marinel
Laurence Made Me Cry
Michael Cassidy

Best Electronic

Be Charlotte
Happy Meals
Sad City
Theo Kottis

Best Hip Hop

Ciaran Mac
Konchis
Ransom FA
Symba

Best Live Act

Bossy Love
Gerry Cinnamon
Miracle Glass Company
Model Aeroplanes

Best Metal

Akord
Centrilia
From Sorrow To Serenity
Perpetua

Best Newcomer

Lush Purr
Monkoora
Rapid Tan
The Ninth Wave

Best Rock / Alternative

Bloodlines
Campfires
GANGS
The Van T’s

Gareth Fraser

Editor of Musicscramble. Obsessed with music from a young age leading to over 1100 gigs under his belt with little sign of slowing down. A serious record collecting habit and a love of concert photography.

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