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Galaxie, Jimmy Hunt, Alaclair Ensemble win big at GAMIQ 2011

Galaxie, Jimmy Hunt, Alaclair Ensemble win big at GAMIQ 2011

Tonight, at Théâtre Plaza, Rej Laplanche hosted the 6th edition of the GAMIQ Quebec Indie Music Awards, with the fantastic help of house band Canailles. It was a fun, lively, unpretentious evening devoted to great local artists, featuring live performances from Géraldine et les Gamiq Jean, Buddy McNeil & The Magic Mirrors, Charlie Foxtrot, Meta Gruau, The Nils, Boogat, Dead Messenger, Half Moon Run and Dance Laury Dance. Good times!

The winners:

Artist of the Year presented by Artisti: Galaxie

Songwriter of the Year presented by SOCAN: Jimmy Hunt

Show of the Year: Galaxie

Song of the Year: Galaxie – Piste 1 (Written and composed by Olivier Langevin)

Video of the Year presented by MusiquePlus: Jimmy Hunt – Motocross (Directed by Yan Giroux)

Breakthrough Artist of the Year: Alaclair Ensemble

New Artist with the Most Potential: The Barr Brothers

Singer-songwriter Album of the Year: Jimmy Hunt – Jimmy Hunt

Electronic Album of the Year: Miracle Fortress Was I The Wave?

Experimental Album of the Year: Colin StetsonNew History Warfare Vol.2: Judges

Folk/Country Album of the Year: Katie Moore Montebello

Hip-Hop Album of the Year: Alaclair Ensemble – 4,99

Indie Rock Album of the Year: BRAIDS Native Speaker

Metal/Hardcore Album of the Year: Kataklysm Heaven’s Venom

Pop Album of the Year: Karim OuelletPlume

Punk Album of the Year: Les Guenilles Aucun album

Rock Album of the Year: Galaxie – Tigre et diesel

Rock’n’Roll Album of the Year: Les Breastfeeders Dans la gueule des jours

World Album of the Year: Colectivo Tropical Trash

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