WAMi Award Winners

The WAMi’s, or the night of nights for Western Australia’s oft neglected music scene saw local heroes Birds Of Tokyo nab multiple gongs. End Of Fashion unfortunately, went home empty handed.

The winners are as follows…


Most Popular Act – Birds of Tokyo
Most Popular Live Act – Birds of Tokyo
Most Popular Music Website – fasterlouder.com (Perth)
Most Popular Album – Birds of Tokyo ‘Universes’
Most Popular Music Venue – Fly By Night Musicians Club
Most Popular Music Video – Downsyde – Fortune and Fame
Most Popular Music Event – Southbound


Golden WAMi – Kristy Pinder
Best Live Sound Engineer – Dave Carter
Media Award – Individual – Bob Gordon
Best Record Producer / Engineer – Dave Parkin – Blackbird Studio
Media Award – Organisation – RTRFM 92.1
Indigenous Act of the Year – The Yabu Band
Best WA Based Record Label – Good Cop Bad Cop
Management Award – Jodie Regan

Best Rock Act – Birds of Tokyo
Best Jazz Act – VOID
Best Bassist – Ryan Dux (The Floors, The Kill Devil Hills)
Best Commercial Pop Act – The Panics
Best Country Music Act – The Kill Devil Hills
Best Guitarist – Luke Dux (The Floors, Will Stoker and the Embers)
Best Indie Pop Act – Felicity Groom and The Black Black Smoke
Best Urban / Hip Hop Act – Drapht
Best Male Vocalist – Ian Kenny (Birds of Tokyo, Karnivool)
Best Hardcore / Punk Act – The Painkillers
Best Live Electronic Act – Pendulum
Best Female Vocalist – Abbe May
Best Hard Rock / Metal Act – The Devil Rides Out
Best DJ – Dan The Man
Best Drummer – Matt Maguire (Schvendes, Adam Said Galore)
Best Blues / Roots Act – Abbe May and the Rockin’ Pneumonia
Best World Act – Grace Barbe
Best Instrumentalist – Alex Archer (The Kill Devil Hills, The Devil and Abbe May, Felicity Groom and The Black Black Smoke)
Best Funk Act – Sneaky Weasel Gang
Best Electronic Producer – Tomás Ford