Several Ottawa area musicians got the amazing news this morning that they were nominated for a JUNO.
Leading the way were the hosts of Electric Pow-Wow, A Tribe Called Red, who received two nods for Breakthrough Band of the Year and Electronic Album of the Year. ATCR is made up of two-time Canadian DMC Champion DJ Shub, DJ NDN and DJ Bear Witness – and they’ve been mixing traditional pow wow vocals and drumming with electronic music. This past year has been a big one for ATCR, as they’ve been shortlisted for the Polaris Prize for their breakthrough album Nation II Nation, hooked up with the internationally acclaimed Diplo for his Mad Decent Block Party, touring all over North America and the world, just to name a few.
Other nominees were: