2013 EAST COAST MUSIC AWARD Winners

2013 East Coast Music Award Winners (full list of nominees below)

Aboriginal Recording of the Year: Lone Cloud – We Are Medicine People
African-Canadian Recording of the Year:  Cam Smith – Ocean Blue
Album of the Year: Matt Mays – Coyote (Producer: Matt Mays)
Blues Recording of the Year:  Charlie A’Court – Triumph & Disaster
Children’s Recording of the Year: Donna & Andy – La vie pour moi
Classical Composition of the Year: Derek Charke – Between the Shore and the Ships
Classical Recording of the Year: Helen Pridmore and Wesley Ferriera – Between the Shore and the Ships
Country Recording of the Year: RyLee Madison – Where Does The Time Go
Electronic Recording of the Year:  English Words – Red Potion
Entertainer of the Year (Fan’s Choice): The Stanfields
Folk Recording of the Year: Rose Cousins – We Have Made A Spark
Francophone Recording of the Year / Enregistrement francophone de l’année:  Vishtèn – Mōsaïk
Gospel Recording of the Year: Stephanie Mainville – Old Man Winter
Group Recording of the Year: The Stanfields – Death & Taxes
Jazz Recording of the Year:  Joel Miller – Swim
Pop Recording of the Year:  Jenn Grant – The Beautiful Wild
R&B/Soul Recording of the Year:  Charlie A’Court – Triumph & Disaster
Rap/Hip-Hop Recording of the Year: Radio Radio – Havre de Grâce
Rising Star Recording of the Year:  Ben Caplan – In the Time of the Great Remembering
Rock Recording of the Year:  Joel Plaskett Emergency – Scrappy Happiness
Roots/Traditional Group Recording of the Year:  The Once – Row Upon Row of the People They Know
Roots/Traditional Solo Recording of the Year:  Tim Chaisson – The Other Side
Solo Recording of the Year: Rose Cousins – We Have Made A Spark
Song of the Year: Dave Gunning – “These Hands”
Songwriter of the Year:   Rose Cousins – “Go First” (Composer: Rose Cousins)
Traditional Instrumental Recording of the Year: Natalie MacMaster – Cape Breton Girl
Video of the Year (Fan’s Choice): George Canyon – “Saddle Up” (Director: Warren Sonoda)
World Recording of the Year:  Gypsophilia – Constellation

 

2013 Industry Award Winners  (full list of nominees below)

Event of the Year: Halifax Pop Explosion
Graphic/Media Artist of the Year:  Jud Haynes
Industry Builder Award: Glen Meisner
Live Sound Engineer of the Year: David Hillier
Management/Manager of the Year: Louis Thomas
Media Outlet of the Year: CBC Mainstreet Nova Scotia
Media Person of the Year: Jimmie Inch
Music Merchant of the Year: Fred’s Records
Musicians Achievement Award: Kathy Porter
Producer of the Year: Daniel Ledwell
Studio Engineer of the Year: Jamie Foulds
Studio of the Year: Lakewind Sound Studios
Venue of the Year: The Carleton Music Bar & Grill
Volunteer of the Year: Jim Power

2013 East Coast Music Award Nominees (ECMA Winner in Red)

Aboriginal Recording of the Year 
City Natives – City Natives
Gary Sappier Band – Gary Sappier Blues Band
Lone Cloud – We Are Medicine People (ECMA Winner)
Old Self – Who?
Speechless – Dangerous Methods

African-Canadian Recording of the Year 
Cam Smith – Ocean Blue (ECMA Winner)
Jon Samuel – First Transmission
Stahmenah – Shades Of The Heart
Stack Loot Divide – Now It’s Time

Album of the Year
Gypsophilia – Constellation (Producer: Howard Bilerman)
Jenn Grant – The Beautiful Wild (Producer: Daniel Ledwell)
Matt Mays – Coyote (Producer: Matt Mays)  (ECMA Winner)
Radio Radio – Havre de Grâce (Producers: Radio Radio)
Wintersleep – Hello Hum (Producers: Tony Doogan & Dave Friedmann)

Blues Recording of the Year 
Charlie A’Court – Triumph & Disaster (ECMA Winner)
Chris Martin & The Trouble Shooters – A Whole ‘Nother Thang
LeeBoy – Better Man Blues
Shirley Jackson & Her Good Rockin’ Daddys – When The Money’s All Gone
Working Class – Restless

Children’s Recording of the Year 
Coach Patt – Coach Patt
Donna & Andy – La vie pour moi (ECMA Winner)
Jamie Junger – Fishin’ For Pickles
Pistachio Mike – Where My G’s At?
Scotty and the Stars – Time to Get Up

Classical Composition of the Year
Derek Charke – Between the Shore and the Ships  (ECMA Winner)
Jérôme Blais – Mouvance
Robert Bauer – The Dykes of Acadie
Scott Macmillan – La Victoire
Steven Naylor – Aboiteau

Classical Recording of the Year 
David Rogosin – Evocation
Edmund Dawe & Lynn Johnson, Duo Pianists – Dialogue
Helen Pridmore and Wesley Ferriera – Between the Shore and the Ships  (ECMA Winner)
Sageev Oore & Dani Oore – Radical Cycle
Saint John String Quartet – Saint John String Quartet & Jacques Dupriez

Country Recording of the Year 
Josh Macumber – Josh Macumber Was Here
RyLee Madison – Where Does The Time Go (ECMA Winner)
The Heavy Horses – Murder Ballads & Other Love Songs
The Keats – Free At Last
Tonya Kennedy – He’s Everything You’re Not

Electronic Recording of the Year
English Words – Red Potion (ECMA Winner)
In Dreams – Sleepwalk
Joshua Van Tassel – Joshua Van Tassel
Sp00nfed – Sweet Fades EP
Steven Naylor – Lieux imaginaires

Entertainer of the Year (Fan’s Choice) 
Dave Gunning
David Myles
George Canyon
Gypsophilia
Joel Plaskett Emergency
Rich Aucoin
The Once
The Stanfields  (ECMA Winner)
The Trews
Tim Chaisson
Wintersleep

Folk Recording of the Year 
Ben Caplan – In the Time of the Great Remembering
Dave Gunning – No More Pennies
David Myles – Into The Sun
Gabrielle Papillon – Little Bug
Rose Cousins – We Have Made A Spark (ECMA Winner)

Francophone Recording of the Year / Enregistrement francophone de l’année
Lisa LeBlanc – Lisa LeBlanc
Monique Poirier – Parler de paradis
Pascal Lejeune – Le bruit des machines
Radio Radio – Havre de Grâce
Vishtèn – Mōsaïk (ECMA Winner)

Gospel Recording of the Year
Eleanor McCain – Holiday
Kingswood University Chorale – You Are Holy
Life Support – Life Support Live
Matt Brouwer – Till The Sunrise
Stephanie Mainville – Old Man Winter  (ECMA Winner)

Group Recording of the Year
Madison Violet – The Good in Goodbye
Paper Lions – At Long Creek
The Dardanelles – The Eastern Light
The Stanfields – Death & Taxes  (ECMA Winner)
Wintersleep – Hello Hum

Jazz Recording of the Year /
Ian Toms – Playbook
Jeff Torbert – Urban Poultry & Other Hopes
Joel Miller – Swim (ECMA Winner)
Matt MacDougall – Familiar Faces
Will Fisher – Portage

Pop Recording of the Year
Christina Martin – Sleeping With A Stranger
Heather Green – Your Last War
Jenn Grant – The Beautiful Wild (ECMA winner)
Paper Lions – At Long Creek
Rich Aucoin – We’re All Dying To Live

R&B/Soul Recording of the Year 
Charlie A’Court – Triumph & Disaster (ECMA Winner)
Chris Kirby – Wonderizer
Eileen Joyce – Life is Too Short
Gary Sappier Band – Gary Sappier Blues Band
Working Class – Restless

Rap/Hip-Hop Recording of the Year 
Cam Smith – Ocean Blue
Mischif – Supernova
Quake Matthews – The Book Of Matthew
Radio Radio – Havre de Grâce  (ECMA Winner)
Sampson – iLL-Mannered

Rising Star Recording of the Year 
Ben Caplan – In the Time of the Great Remembering (ECMA Winner)
Breagh Mackinnon – Where The Days Went
Heather Green – Your Last War
Mo Kenney – Mo Kenney
Repartee – Repartee

Rock Recording of the Year 
Joel Plaskett Emergency – Scrappy Happiness (ECMA Winner)
Long Distance Runners – Tracks
Matt Mays – Coyote
The Stanfields – Death & Taxes
Wintersleep – Hello Hum

Roots/Traditional Group Recording of the Year /
Mary Jane Lamond & Wendy MacIsaac – Seinn
The Barra MacNeils – The Barra MacNeils live with Symphony Nova Scotia
The Dardanelles – The Eastern Light
The Once – Row Upon Row of the People They Know (ECMA Winner)
Vishtèn – Mōsaïk

Roots/Traditional Solo Recording of the Year /
Bruce Guthro – Celtic Crossing
Fleur Mainville – Once
Jim Dorie – Ghosts of Pictou County
Larry Foley – Free & Easy
Tim Chaisson – The Other Side (ECMA Winner)

Solo Recording of the Year
Chris Kirby – Wonderizer
Jenn Grant – The Beautiful Wild
Matt Mays – Coyote
Raylene Rankin – All The Diamonds
Rose Cousins – We Have Made A Spark  (ECMA Winner)

Song of the Year
Dave Gunning – “These Hands”  (ECMA Winner)
Ria Mae – “Leaving Today”
Rich Aucoin – “It”
Rose Cousins – “The Darkness”
Tim Chaisson – “Beat This Heart”

Songwriter of the Year
Bruce Guthro – “Stan’s Tune” (Composer: Bruce Guthro)
Christina Martin – “Marina” (Composer: Christina Martin)
Matt Mays – “Take It On Faith” (Composer: Matt Mays)
Rose Cousins – “Go First” (Composer: Rose Cousins)  (ECMA Winner)
Wintersleep – “In Came The Flood” (Composer: Paul Murphy/ Tim D’eon/ Loel Campbell)

Traditional Instrumental Recording of the Year
Darren McMullen – Shoes for Molly
Dominique Dupuis – Dominique Dupuis
Dwayne Côté and Duane Andrews – The Empress
Natalie MacMaster – Cape Breton Girl (ECMA Winner)
Sprag Session – Sprag Session

Video of the Year (Fan’s Choice)
David Myles – “Long Dark Night” (Director: Hiep Vu)
George Canyon – “Saddle Up” (Director: Warren Sonoda)  (ECMA Winner)
Gloryhound – “Electric Dusk” (Director: Jack Brayer)
Matt Mays – “Take It On Faith” (Director: Michael Maxxis)
Radio Radio – “Gong Hotel” (Directors: BAZ and Gabriel Poirier-Galarneau)
Rich Aucoin – “It” (Director: Noah Pink)
The Divorcees – “The Crows” (Director: Scott Simpson)
The Once – “You’re My Best Friend” (Director: Adam Penney)
Tim Chaisson – “Beat This Heart” (Director: Ante Kovac)
Wintersleep – “In Came The Flood” (Director: Sean Wainsteim)

World Recording of the Year
Andru Branch – Step Into The Light
Gypsophilia – Constellation (ECMA Winner)
Stahmenah – Shades Of The Heart
Shaun Ferguson – Ascensions
Stack Loot Divide – Now It’s Time

2013 Industry Award Nominees

Event of the Year, presented by Canadian Springs
Festival of Small Halls
Halifax Pop Explosion 
Indian River Festival
New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee
Riverfest

Graphic/Media Artist of the Year, presented by Laugh It Up
CHR!S SM!TH
Darcy Campbell
Jud Haynes
Mark Young
Scott Blackburn

Live Sound Engineer of the Year, presented by Atlantic Developments Inc.
Danny Thomas
David Hillier
Georgia Richards
Jon Cornwall
Steven “Snickers” Smith

Management/Manager of the Year, presented by Music Managers Forum
Brookes Diamond
GroundSwell Music
Heather Gibson
Jason Burns
Louis Thomas

Media Outlet of the Year, presented by Canadian Musician Magazine
Atlantic Airwaves (CBC)
CBC Mainstreet Nova Scotia
East Coast Countdown (Syndicated)
Meet The Music With Jason MacDonald (The Coast 87.9)
The Hawk 101.5

Media Person of the Year, presented by JAS Potential
Blaine Morrison
Candy Palmater
Doug Gallant
Jeff Liberty
Jimmie Inch

Music Merchant of the Year, presented by Cansel Wade
Fred’s Records
Malkin Music / Cyber PR
Marcato Digital Solutions
Sound of Pop
SpinCount

Studio Engineer of the Year, presented by Qikmo
Dean Stairs
Diego Medina
Erien Eady-Ward
Jamie Foulds
Mike “Sheppy” Shepherd

Studio of the Year, presnted by Molson Canadian
Lakewind Sound Studios
Soundpark Studios
Studio FMP
The Old Confidence Lodge
Wee House of Music

Venue of the Year, presented by Sennheiser
St. Mary’s Church
The Carleton Music Bar & Grill
The Company House
The Red Shoe Pub
Trailside Cafe’ & Inn

Producer of the Year
Colin Buchanan
Daniel Ledwell
Jeff Reilly
Mark Neary
Natalie MacMaster

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