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2017 ARIA Award Nominations worked on by Studios 301

A big congratulations to all our wonderful clients whose work has been nominated for a 2017 ARIA Awards!

We’re proud of our talented engineers; Leon Zervos, Steve Smart, Simon Cohen, Jack Prest, Dan Frizza and Owen Butcher, who have contributed to a number of this year’s nominated works.

Projects our team have worked on include music by Amy Shark, Jessica Mauboy, Starley, Illy, Tash Sultana, Thundamentals, Bernard Fanning, The Preatures, Pete Murray, Kasey Chambers, David Campbell, The McClymonts and Sleepmakeswaves.

We look forward to the winners being announced at The 31st ARIA Awards in Sydney on November 28.

Below is a full list of award nominations worked on by the Studios 301 team.

2017 ARIA AWARD NOMINATED ARTISTS
Apple Music Album Of The Year

  • Amy Shark for “Night Thinker” (Wonderlick Recording Company) – Mastered by Leon Zervos
  • Illy for “Two Degrees” (ONETWO/Warner Music Australia) – Vocal Production by Simon Cohen

Best Male Artist

  • Illy for “Two Degrees” (ONETWO/Warner Music Australia) – Vocal Production by Simon Cohen

Best Female Artist

  • Amy Shark for “Night Thinker” (Wonderlick Recording Company) – Mastered by Leon Zervos
  • Jessica Mauboy “The Secret Daughter (Songs from the Original TV Series” (Sony Music Australia) – Mastered by Leon Zervos

Breakthrough Artist

  • Amy Shark for “Night Thinker” (Wonderlick Recording Company) – Mastered by Leon Zervos
  • Tash Sultana for “Notion” (Lonely Lands Records/Sony Music Australia) – Singles “Jungle” and “Synergy” mastered by Steve Smart

Best Pop Release

  • Amy Shark for “Night Thinker” (Wonderlick Recording Company) – Mastered by Leon Zervos
  • Jessica Mauboy for “Fallin’’ (Sony Music Australia) – Mastered by Leon Zervos

Best Urban Album

  • Thundamentals for “Everyone We Know” (High Depth/Island Records Australia/Universal Music Australia) – Vocal Production by Simon Cohen, Mastered by Leon Zervos excluding singles “Never Say Never” and “Think About It (feat. Peta & The Wolves)”
  • Illy for “Two Degrees” (ONETWO/Warner Music Australia) – Vocal Production by Simon Cohen

Best Rock Album

  • The Preatures for “Girlhood” (Island Records Australia/Universal Music Australia) – Additional Vocal Recording & Production by Jack Prest

Best Independent Release

  • Tash Sultana for “Notion” (Lonely Lands Records/Sony Music Australia) – Singles “Synergy” and “Jungle mastered by Steve Smart

Best Adult Contemporary Album

  • Bernard Fanning for “Brutal Dawn” (Dew Process) – Mastered by Leon Zervos
  • Pete Murray for “Camacho” (Sony Music Australia) – Mastered by Leon Zervos

Best Country Album

  • Kasey Chambers for “Dragonfly” (Essence Music/Warner Music Australia) – Mastered by Steve Smart, Vocal Recording/ Production on “Romeo and Juliet” – Owen Butcher
  • The McClymonts for “Endless” (Island Records Australia/Universal Music Australia) – Mastered by Leon Zervos

Best Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Album

  • Sleepmakeswaves for “Made of Breath Only” (Bird’s Robe Records/MGM) – Mastered by Leon Zervos, Assitant Engineer; Dan Frizza.

Best Blues & Roots Album

  • Tash Sultana for “Notion” (Lonely Lands Records/Sony Music) – Singles “Jungle” and “Synergy” Mastered by Steve Smart

PUBLIC VOTED AWARDS
Apple Music Song Of The Year

  • Illy for ‘Catch 22 (feat. Anne-Marie)’ (ONETWO/Warner Music Australia) – Vocal Produced by Simon Cohen
  • Jessica Mauboy for “Fallin” (Sony Music Australia) – Mastered by Leon Zervos
  • Starley for ‘Call On Me (Ryan Riback Remix)’ (Tinted Records/Universal) – Mixed by Simon Cohen

2017 FINE ARTS AWARDS
Best Original Soundtrack or Musical Theatre Cast Album

  • Australian Cast Recording feat. David Campbell “Dream Lover” (Sony Music) – Mastered by Leon Zervos
  • Jessica Mauboy “The Secret Daughter (Songs from the Original TV Series)” (Sony Music) – Mastered by Leon Zervos

Mixed by Studios 301 Spotify Playlist