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2016 ARIA Nominations

It’s that time of year again with the 2016 ARIA Awards just around the corner. We’d like to extend a huge congratulation to all of this year’s nominees, and give a shout out to the amazing artists we have worked with who’ve made the list. We’d also like to give acknowledge the extraordinary efforts of our Studios 301 engineers who worked on many of those projects.

Below is a list of nominees and their works that our Studios 301 engineers have contributed to;

Senior Mastering Engineer Leon Zervos leads the pack mastering NINE nominated projects:

  • Troye Sivan ‘Blue Neighborhood’ – 7 nominations (album master)
  • Bernard Fanning ‘Civil Dusk’ – 4 nominations (album master)
  • Delta Goodrem ‘Wings of the Wild’ – 3 nominations (album master)
  • Montaigne ‘Glorious Heights’ – 3 nominations (album master)
  • Guy Sebastian ‘Black & Blue’ – 2 nominations (single master)
  • Gang Of Youths ‘Let Me Be Clear’ – 2 nominations (EP master)
  • Olympia ‘Self Talk’ – 1 nomination (album master)
  • Joe Chindamo & Joe Black ‘The New Goldberg Variations’ – 1 nomination (album master)
  • Bob Evans ‘Car Boot Sale’ – 1 nomination (album master)

Nominated credits by our Studios 301 producers and recording / mixing engineers:

  • Illy ‘Papercuts (Feat. Vera Blue)’ (Best Pop Release)

Vocal production – Simon Cohen. Recorded in studio 6.

Illy was also nominated for Best Male Artist & Best Video

  • Peter Garrett ‘A Version of Now’ (Best Alternative Album)

Assistant Engineer – Dan Frizza

Mastering Engineer – Steve Smart

  • Urthboy ‘The Past Beats Inside Me Like A Second Heartbeat’ (Best Urban Album)

’Second Heartbeat’ feat. Sampa The Great and Okenyo

Vocal production – Simon Cohen

  • Emma Pask ‘Cosita Divina’ (Best Jazz Album)

Recorded and mixed by Simon Cohen in Studio 1

  • Stu Hunter ‘The Migration’ (Best Jazz Album)

Recorded in Studio 1. Assistant Engineer Simon Cohen and Owen Butcher

Finally, a MASSIVE shout out to our on-again-off-again tenants and buddies RUFUS for being nominated for Telstra Album Of The Year, Best Australian Live Act, Best Dance Release, Best Group and Best Cover Art!

For the full recap visit the Aria Awards website:

http://www.ariaawards.com.au/nominees/2016/Aria-Awards/Album-Of-The-Year