Following its successful launch three years ago, the IMPALA European Independent Album of the Year Award is back for its fourth edition.
This European Mercury-style award celebrates the musical talent and diversity of releases by independent European labels. It promotes exceptional artists and the independent sector alike.
Voting is now taking place on the 24-album shortlist to decide who will succeed “Coexist” by The xx. The best album will be selected by a jury of IMPALA Board members, with the winner announced next month.
The independent Danish music scene is thriving these days. We are happy and proud welcome the following new members to our collective: Infinite Waves, Escho, Clang & Idiotsikker Records.
Head over to our labels page to see who else is a part of DUP here: http://dup.nu/labels
For the first time since 2009 the blues release of the year is being awarded with a Danish Music Award. And no less than three DUP labels is behind some of the nominees.
The nominees are: