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Institut Polaire nominated for a J Award!

Our very own Institut Polaire have been nominated in the best and most promising artist category at this year's J Awards. Read more for the official press release.

A second category will be introduced to triple j's annual J Award. The triple j judges will look back over the winners of site competitions over the year and award the triplejunearthed.com J Award to the best and most promising artist. triple j Unearthed has marked its first anniversary by trotting out some impressive figures: 10,400 artists live on the site, 80,000 registered users, 1.6 million tracks downloaded and 3.9 million tracks streamed. Among some winners, Alice Spring's Zenith ASP signed a publishing and distribution deal with Foghorn and are planning tour dates later this year when they finish year 12, while WA's Institute Polaire were signed to Sydney's Popfrenzy Records and got opening slots for The Clientele (UK), Camera Obscura (UK), and WA tour supports with New Buffalo.

18th November, 2007 : Posted by Admin