2014 Juno Nominations Announced

Feb.05 / 2014
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Nominees for the 2014 Juno Awards were announced in Toronto yesterday. Once again, we are proud to see a number of OIART alumni on the list (see below). For the complete list of awards and nominees visit the official Juno Awards website.

OIART Graduates

METAL/HARD MUSIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Volition - Protest the Hero (Jason Dufour '07 - Engineer)

BREAKTHROUGH GROUP OF THE YEAR
Born Ruffians (Roger Leavens '98 - Producer, Engineer, Mixer)
July Talk (Alex Bonenfant '04 - Producer)

ROCK ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Love + Fury - Headstones (Kevin O'Leary '09, Alex Krotz '11 - Assistant Engineers)
Transit of Venus - Three Days Grace (Jason Dufour '07 - Assistant Engineer)

ROOTS & TRADITIONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR: GROUP
Island of Echoes - The Wilderness of Manitoba (Jason Dufour '07 - Digital Editing)

RECORDING OF THE YEAR
Flying Colours - Shad (Mike Tompkins '08 - Composer on track "Remember to Remember")

CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN/GOSPEL ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Lost & Undone: A Gospel Bluegrass Companion - The High Bar Gang (Mike Cashin '00 - Engineer)

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Friend of Mine - D-SISIVE (Rob "Muneshine" Bakker '04 - Producer/Mixer, Tim ‘Timbuktu’ Wallace '07 - Vocal Engineer)

Michael Bublé (5 Nominations) (Ryan Enockson '08 - Assistant Engineer)
SINGLE OF THE YEAR - It’s a Beautiful Day
ALBUM OF THE YEAR - To Be Loved
POP ALBUM OF THE YEAR - To Be Loved
ARTIST OF THE YEAR
JUNO FAN CHOICE AWARD

 

OIART Specialized Faculty, Guest Lecturers

Joao Carvalho Mastering - 4 Nominations
ALTERNATIVE ALBUM OF THE YEAR: The Poet’s Dead - Rah Rah, Today We’re Believers - Royal Canoe, Warring - The Darcys
ROOTS & TRADITIONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR: GROUP: Island of Echoes - The Wilderness of Manitoba

Jon "Beetle" Bailey, Engineer - 5 Nominations
WORLD MUSIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Walk to the Sea - David Buchbinder & Odessa/Havana
TRADITIONAL JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Mike Downes - Ripple Effect
COUNTRY ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Dean Brody - Crop Circles
VOCAL JAZZ RECORDING OF THE YEAR: Amy McConnell & William Sperandei - Stealing Genius
DANCE RECORDING OF THE YEAR: Mia Martina - Heartbreaker

Dan Weston, Mixer
ROOTS & TRADITIONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR - SOLO: Come Cry With Me - Daniel Romano 

Mark Watson, Manager, Watson Artist Management
ROOTS & TRADITIONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR - SOLO: So Say We All - David Francey