Thursday, 27 December 2012

UK Glitch Hop Awards Poll: Best of 2012

As 2012 comes to a close, it's time to celebrate the very best skipping, tripping and beeping glitch hop bass sounds of our first year. 


You'll have heard most of these tracks and artists on the weekly UK Glitch Hop radio show that we've been hosting on Glitch.FM since March. If there any any you've not discovered yet, we hope that these nominations will lead you to some amazing new music!

MASSIVE THANK YOU TO ALL THE ARTISTS, LABELS, PROMOTERS AND HEADS WHO'VE MADE 2012 THE MOST AWESOME YEAR OF GLITCH TO DATE!!!

*UPDATE* 

The awards night will be Friday 15 February at Juno, London. 

More details here.


UK Glitch Hop Awards nominations (UK)


1. Best Track (UK)


Akira Kiteshi - Snaggletooth
Beat3 - Get the Cash
Culprate & Maksim - Nightmares in reality
Dephicit - Gutter Fruit
Ford - One Day
It Takes To to Tango - Keep it Fresh
Koan Sound - Sly Fox
Kursa - Bonnibelle
Maksim & Retrospect ft. Captain Crunch - The Funk
MakO - This is my funky song
Pistol Shrimp - Gravity
SixAM - Bad Mother
Spenghead - Romancing the Colossal Squid
Tipper – Spunion
VENT.vs. Crush - Smack
William Breakspear vs. Mouldy Soul - Mash Up the Scene

2. Best Remix (UK artist)


Blunt Instrument - The Pocket (Krossbow remix)
Busta Rhymes - Woo Ha (Beat 3 remix)
Dead Prez - Hip Hop (Terrorbyte Glitch Hop bootleg)
Ill.Esha - Blazed (Standard & Push remix)
Ill.Gates - Live and Learn (Zen Death Squad remix)
K+Lab & Funkadunk Monk - McFly was a raver (William Breakspear remix)
Kry Talk - Bend it (Dephicit remix)
Mustard Tiger - Spell On (Mouldy Soul remix)
Sedge Warbler - Octopus Lover (SixAM remix)
Spenghead - Romancing the Colossal Squid (Shamanic Technology remix)

3. Best EP (UK)


Culprate - Nightmares in Reality
Dephicit - Gutter Fruit
Ford - Break Sound
Koan Sound - The Adventures of Mr Fox
Krossbow - Konnect4
Kursa - Machinate
Mouldy Soul - The Harangu
Tipper - Puzzle Dust
William Breakspear - The Royal Breakspear Company
Spenghead - The Cephalopod

4. Best Album (UK) 


Akira Kiteshi - Industrial Avenue
Slugabed - Time Team
Reso - Tangram
Two Fingers - Stunt Rhythms
William Breakspear - Bardcore

5. Best Producer (UK)


Akira Kiteshi
Culprate
Koan Sound
Mouldy Soul
Tipper
Two Fingers
VENT
William Breakspear

6. Best newcomer (UK)


Dephicit
Ford
It Takes Two To Tango
Krossbow
Kursa
Pistol Shrimp
Shamanic Technology
Skope
Spenghead
Triptych

7. Best Glitch Hop Label (UK)


Colony Productions
Donky Pitch
Inceptions Records
Inspected Records
Jump Music
Ninja Tune
Planet Mu
Riddim Fruit
Skanky Panky Records
Wonk#ay Records

8. Best live act


Akira Kiteshi
Beat3
Culprate & Maksim
Koan Sound
Krossbow
Mouldy Soul
Slugabed
VENT
William Breakspear
Zen Death Squad

9. Best DJ


DJ Frear
Itchy & Scratchy DJs
Mike Wallis
Morbidly Obese Midget
Orangudan
SixAM
DJ Switch
William Breakspear
Your Niece


10. Best Night (UK)


Beta Birmingham
Badger's Nuts
Rawk Music
Uppercut / The Meteor / The Drop
Whomp


UK Glitch Hop Awards nominations (international)




1. Best Track (international)


AMB - Damn Hot
Habstrack - Get Funky
KTheory & Blunt Instrument - The Observer
MC2 - Beat Em Up
Lucky Htz - Glitch Hoppi
Opiuo - Fizz Tickler
Mr Bill - Cerebellum Serenade
Myselor - Neurolife
PLAYMA - Speaker Licker

2. Best Remix (international) 


AMB - Bangers and Mash (Goosebumpz remix)
Mr Bill - Router (Circuit Bent remix)
Adina Howard - Freak (Intelepaths remix)
Beastie Boys - Intergalactic (Psymbionic remix)
Crazy Daylight - Shake it up (AMB remix)
Dr Dre - Next Episode (Staunch remix)
K+Lab - Need To Know (Blunt Instrument Remix)
K Theory - Good & Gone
Kimbra - Come into my head (Opiuo remix)
Ill.gates, Opiuo + Vent - Trillogy (Spoonbill remix)
Ionik - Set Your Heart Free (REG Remix)
Infected Mushroom - UR So Fucked (Opiuo remix)
Mr Bill - Cerebellum Seranade (ionik remix)

3. Best EP (international)


Andy Malex 2.0 - Love Doctor
Bran Richards - The Collaborations
He.Robust - Screw Loose
Ionik - Sexy Shapes / Remixes
Ill.esha - Imaginary Friends
Jobot - Until Tender
KTheory - Welcome to KTheory
Opiuo - Butternut Slap Vol.1
Myselor - Neurolife
Spoonbill - Astro Archipelago
Stephan Jacobs - Mad Era + In The Vortex Remixes
VibeSquad - Orphan Alien


4. Best Album (international)


Eprom - Metahuman
Flying Lotus - Until The Quiet Comes
Freddy Todd - Sick In The City, Alive In The Woods
Griz - Mad Liberation
Kalya Scintilla - Dance of the Spiral Never Ending
JPod - Halfsteppin
Mr.Bill - Focus
Stephan Jacobs - Stephan Jacobs

5. Best Producer (International)


AMB
Amon Tobin / Two Fingers
Bran Richards / Gruff
Dank
Die Antwoord
Eprom
Freddy Todd
HeRobust
ill-esha
ill.gates
Jpod the beat chef
K+Lab
Knight Riderz
MC2
Opiou
Mr Bill
Mustard Tiger
Spoonbill
Stephan Jacobs
The Glitch Mob

6. Best Newcomer (International)


Andy Malex 2.0
Angus Green
BarryKoota
Circuit Bent
Goosebumpz
JoBot
KTheory
kLL sMTH
Lucky Hz
Msyelor
Staunch
Teknian
TNGHT

7. Best Label (International)


Addictech
Adapted Records
Caliber Music
Chateaux Bruyant
Enig'matik Records
Empathy Records
Gravitas Recordings
Gruntworthy
Headtron
OWSLA
Muti Music
Robox: Neotech
Simplify Recordings
Swing Set Sounds
The Pooty Club Records


8. Best live international act to play the UK in 2012


Amon Tobin
Eprom
Freq Nasty
Memory9
Opiuo
Pretty Lights

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