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Indie-Music Top 25 for 2012

2 Comments 6 January 2012

Indie-Music Top 25 for 2012

Indie-Music.com is proud to announce the 2012 winners in our final annual Top 25 Awards. Congratulations to singer-songwriter Patrick Joseph, who grabbed the top spot with his song “Arsonist Blues”. Rounding out the top 5 were repeat winners Fallen Riviera (rock), Zak Smith (rock), Gumshen (pop), and multi-genre collective Soki2u.

Indie-Music Top 25 for 2012

1. Patrick Joseph (Singer-Songwriter)
http://www.patrickjosephmusic.com

2. Fallen Riviera (Rock)
http://www.fallenriviera.com

3. Zak Smith (Rock)
http://www.zaksmithband.com

4. Gumshen (Pop)
http://www.gumshen.com

5. Soki2u (Various)
http://www.soki2u.com

6. Brave Chandeliers (Rock)
http://www.bravechandeliers.com

7. Lisa Brigantino (Singer Songwriter)
http://www.lisabrig.com

8. Halos (Rock)
http://www.thisishalos.com

9. Brad Blackwell (Pop-NewCountry)
http://www.bradblackwellmusic.com

10. Amanda Lamb (Rock)
http://www.amandalambmusic.com

11. Sue Menhart Band (Blues)
http://www.suemenhart.com

12. Arkayan (Rock)
http://www.arkayan.com

13. The Muggs (Rock)
http://www.themuggs.com

14. Palmer (Folk-Rock)
http://www.andypalmermusic.com

15. Tuneola (Americana)
http://www.tuneola.com

16. Driven (Hard Rock)
http://www.reverbnation.com/driven1

17. Kylan Johnson (Folk)
http://www.reverbnation.com/kylanjohnson

18. TerraTara (World)
http://www.reverbnation.com/terratara

19. The Congregation (Soul)
http://www.thecongregationband.com

20. Evan Russell Saffer (Hard Rock)
http://www.evanrussellsaffer.com

21. Brian Hugh O’Neill (Singer-Songwriter)
http://www.brianhughoneill.com

22. Phyllis Chapell & SIORA (Jazz)
http://www.siorajazz.com

23. Bobby Thompson (Rock)
http://www.bobbytmusic.net

24. Ann Chaplin (Country)
http://www.annchaplin.com

25. Ocean Transfer (Indie Rock)
http://www.oceantransfermusic.com

Honorable Mention

Emily Asen (Folk-Rock)
http://www.emilyasen.com

David Bethany (Singer-Songwriter)
http://www.cdbaby.com/Artist/DavidBethany

Blue Cinema (Pop)
http://www.thebluecinema.com

The Bowmans (Singer-Songwriter)
http://www.reverbnation.com/thebowmansmusic

The Dylan Emmet Band (Singer-Songwriter)
http://www.thedylanemmetband.com

Fallen Kings (Rock)
http://www.myspace.com/fallenkingsmusic

My Iron Lung (Punk)
http://myironlung.bandcamp.com/

Nelson Rudiak (Jazz)
http://www.nelsonrudiak.com/

Nexxzit (R&B)
http://www.nexxzit.net

Dena Taylor (Jazz)
http://www.denataylormusic.com

 

Additional 2012 Nominees

A

Carlos Alberto (Singer-Songwriter)
http://www.carlosalbertocalabrese.com

Alyriss (Soul)
http://www.alyriss.com

Summer Ames (Singer-Songwriter)
http://www.summerames.com

The Attic Ends (Indie Rock)
http://www.theatticends.com


B

Bill Bachmann (Folk)
http://www.billbachmannmusic.com

The Border Band (Country)
http://www.borderband.com

Pieter Burger (Instrumental)
http://www.pieterburger.com

Linda Kay Burk (Singer-Songwriter)
http://www.songsofsingingbird.com


C

Caravan Go (Rock)
http://www.getrunover.com

Daniel Casavant (Pop)
http://www.myspace.com/casavantdaniel

Angel Casiano (Rock)
http://www.reverbnation.com/angelcasiano

The ConSoulTant (Pop)
http://www.theconsoultant.com

Customary (Hip Hop)
http://www.customaryhiphop.com


D

Kate Devin (Pop)
http://www.katedevinmusic.com

Chelly Dolan (Pop)
http://www.chellydolan.com

Earl Dwayne (Soul)
http://www.earldwayne.com


E

Lynn Easterly (Country)
http://www.youtube.com/user/lynneasterly1

e-go (Pop-Rock)
http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/ego5

The Electric Playground (Rock)
http://www.myspace.com/theepg

The Dylan Emmet Band (Singer-Songwriter)
http://www.thedylanemmetband.com

Nancy Erickson (Jazz)
http://www.nancyericksonsings.com

Mr. Extasis
http://www.mrextasis.com


F

Fellaheen (Americana)
http://www.fellaheen.com

FunkMnkyz (Rock)
http://www.myspace.com/funkmnkyz


G

Randy Gentille (Singer-Songwriter)
http://www.testsoftime.com

Becca Gohn (Adult Contemporary)
http://www.beccagohn.com

Golden Boy (Fospassin) (Hip Hop)
http://www.myspace.com/goldenboyf

The Golden Butter Band (Pop-Rock)
http://www.thegoldenbutterband.com

Bryan Gordon (Pop-Rock)
http://www.bryangordon.net

J.Gronow (Pop)
http://www.reverbnation.com/jgronow

GTG (Rock)
http://www.emusic.com/listen/#/album/-/-/12500547


H

Ben Hammond (Rock)
http://www.benhammondmusic.com

Victor Henshaw (Rock)
http://www.soundclick.com/victorhenshaw

High Tolerance (Hard Rock)
http://www.newyorkrocknroll.com

Geoff Hurley (Pop-Rock)
http://www.geoffhurley.com


I

I’m Half-Divine (Pop)
http://www.emusic.com/listen/#/album/-/-/12417164

Ira Ingber (Pop-Rock)
http://www.iraingber.com


J

Jayo (Hip-Hop)
http://www.reverbnation.com/jayorealmuzic

Jonathan Jeter & The Revelators (Alt Country)
http://www.jonathanjetermusic.com

J. L. J (Hip-Hop)
http://www.jljhiphopmusic.com

Frank Joshua (Folk)
http://www.frankjoshua.com

Jubee and the Morning After (Hip-Hop)
http://www.reverbnation.com/jubeeandthemorningafter


K


L

Lady J (Pop)
http://www.ladyjnyc.com

Leemanuel (Soul)
http://www.cdbaby.com/Artist/Leemanuel

Sergio Lorenzo (Pop Rock)
(No website)


M

Julia Macklin (Pop Rock)
http://www.juliamacklin.com

Kari Marguerite and The 76 (Rock)
http://www.karimarguerite.com

The McCarthy/Young Experience
http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/mccarthyyoungexperience

John McLeod (Country)
http://www.johnmcleod.com

Messerly & Ewing (Folk Rock)
http://www.messerlyandewing.com

Kevin Minster (Pop-Rock)
http://www.kevinminster.com

Monvelyno (Jazz)
http://www.monvelynoalexis.com

Malcolm Moore (Pop)
http://www.malcolmmooremusic.com


N

Neocracy (Metal)
http://www.myspace.com/neocracy


O

Ovlo (Alt Rock)
http://www.ovlo.net

John Owczarzak (Country)
http://www.lolahound.com


P

Laura Palumbo (Rock)
http://www.laura-palumbo.com

Phaze II (Jazz)
http://www.phaze2jazz.com

Christopher Pond (Singer-Songwriter)
http://www.christopherpondmusic.com


Q


R


Jarrod Radnich (Adult Contemporary)
http://www.jarrodradnich.com

The Rick Ray Band
http://www.rickray.net

Brad Real (Hip-Hop)
http://www.bradreal.com

Rochester (Rock)
http://www.rochesterband.com

Joey Rodric (Pop-Rock)
(No website)

Rudies (Reggae)
http://www.reverbnation.com/rudies


S


Secret Season (Rock)
http://www.secret-season.com

Seven Year Riot (Rock)
http://www.myspace.com/sevenyearriot

The Shiny Darks (Rock)
http://www.theshinydarks.com

Simpl3Jack (Rock)
http://www.simpl3jack.com

Branden Sipes (Singer-Songwriter)
http://www.brandensipes.com

Sixty Long Seconds (Rock)
http://www.sixtylongseconds.com

Skelp (Indie Rock)
http://www.skelpnet.com

Meade Skelton (Alt Country)
http://www.meadeskeltonsplace.com

SohlKry (Metal)
http://www.sohlkry.com

SoleHarmony (R&B)
http://www.soundclick.com/SoleHarmony

The Specklers (folk Rock)
http://www.folksterpublishing.com/The_Specklers.php

Spinside (Hard Rock)
http://www.myspace.com/spinside

Keyon Stacks (Hip-Hop)
http://www.reverbnation.com/artist/artist_songs/749981

Starry Saints (Rock)
http://www.starrysaints.com

State To State (Rock)
http://www.statetostateband.com

Swoon (Alt Rock)
http://www.swoontheband.com


T


ThaGataNegrra (Pop)
http://www.thagatanegrra.net

To the Sea (Rock)
http://www.totheseaband.com

Tony on Fire (Hard Rock)
http://www.tonyonfire.com

Tortoise and Hair (Singer-Songwriter)
http://www.tortoiseandhair.com

Sharon Tucker (Reggae)
http://www.myspace.com/sharon.tucker1


U


V

Vitali T Project (Rock-Instrumental)
http://www.vitalitproject.com


W

Greg Ward (Country)
http://www.reverbnation.com/gregorylance

The Wire Frames (Pop)
http://www.thewireframes.com


X


Y


Z

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2 Responses. Comments closed for this entry.

  1. D. Tallerico says:

    GREAT CALL!  Patrick’s music is excellent and his lyrics are pure poetry!

  2. Lisa Brigantino is a very talented singer song writer and I congratulate her. I Won your International Music Award on Vibes back in 2001.