Scottish Alternative Music Awards shortlist named
The nominees for this year’s Scottish Alternative Music Awards (SAMAs) have been announced ahead of next month's ceremony and bash.
Scottish Album of the Year winner Kathryn Joseph is nominated in the Best Live Act category alongside fellow SAY nominees Errors and emerging Highland six-piece Neon Waltz. Glasgow rockers Catholic Action – fronted by Casual Sex drummer Chris McCrory – are named in the Rock/Alternative category, while alt-pop duo BDY_PRTS are nominated for the Best Electronic award.
The Scottish Alternative Music Awards 2015 takes place at The Garage, Glasgow on 8 October, with live sets from Holy Esque and Crash Club alongside yet-to-be-announced past SAMA winners.
Best Rock/Alternative (sponsored by Emubands)
Best Newcomer (sponsored by UWS Creative)
Man Of Moon
Bella & The Bear
Best Hip Hop (sponsored by Splitter Scotland)
Dj Yemster & Hextasy
The Ill Collective
Bigg Taj & Speesixnine
Best Electronic (sponsored by Eventbrite)
Our Future Glory
Best Acoustic (sponsored by CitizenM)
The Jellyman’s Daughter
Best Girl Athlete
Sean C Kennedy
Best Live Act (sponsored by Bar Bloc)
Colonel Mustard & The Dijon 5
Best Metal (sponsored by Cathouse Glasgow)
Mountains Under Oceans
Seed Of Sorrow