2011 Showcase Series Artists
BEST MUSIC VIDEO & BEST YOUTH ARTIST
OC Music Awards has broadened the scope of awards categories to include recognition for excellence in, visual interpretation of a song – Best Music video, and our young aspiring musicians – Best Youth Artist.
Both categories are now open for submission online at ocmusicawards.com, with nomination and final award honors determined by the Awards Academy.
“EL CAPITAN” 2010 AIFF PREMIERE
Watch 2010 OC Music Awards Best Song & New Artist winner The Steelwells walk the red carpet at the 2010 Anaheim international Film festival for the premiere of their music video of “El Capitan”. Joined by video production company Akorn Entertainment, hear insight from The Steelwells and Akorn on the creative process of making “El Capitan.”
Host: Piper Michelle
STRANGE BIRDS SPREAD THEIR WINGS
Strange Birds-Irvine’s melancholy, textured, wispy, indie shoegazer rock combo-are still in search of an identity. (The numerous adjectives in that previous sentence should be a tip-off.) Hardly surprising, when you consider the band have been in their current format-two axes, a bass and drums-for less than three months.
LOCAL BOY JAKE MCMULLEN MAKES EP TO GET INTO COLLEGE; IT WORKS
While most people pursue college to start their career, Jake McMullen began his career to get into college. The 17-year-old folk guitarist from Yorba Linda recorded his first EP, Wonder to send to colleges as a demo. With the help of local producer Barrett Slagle, a friend since childhood, McMullen went into the studio at ArtiSans Label in late summer.
By Spencer Kornhaber
November Newsletter | 2 New Categories Best Music Video & Best Youth Artist | “El Capitan” Premiere Wrap Up Video | Strange Birds | Jake McMullen | Fearless Records