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Final Amp Finalists Revealed At Live Show

Liz Stringer
Feb 1st 2013 | 8:01pm | Scott Fitzsimons
The final five acts who have made the shortlist of The Coopers Amp were revealed tonight at the Amp Alive event at Federation Square.

The $30,000 album prize has added:

FlumeFlume
Tame Impala
Lonerism
The PresetsPacifica
Liz StringerWarm In The Darkness
Daily MedsHappy Daze

They join the previously announced:

Grand Salvo Slay Me In My Sleep
Jess Ribeirio & The Bone Collectors
My Little River
HermitudeHyperParadise
Urthboy Smokey's Haunt

The winner of the PPCA-donated cash prize will be announced March.

Prize Director Scott Murphy today thanked the judges, who whittled a 71-strong longlist into the final nine.

He said, “The feedback from the judges favours the new entry/judging system that we put into place in 2012. The judges all fully support all nine titles making this shortlist and have stressed to me that there were in fact many more titles that they were individually passionate about but that obviously couldn't be squeezed in – of note, albums by these artists narrowly missed the final cut: Alpine, Bearhug, Bored Nothing, Dirty Three, Pataphysics and Sarah Blasko.”

The Amp Alive event was hosted by Clare Bowditch and Kevin Mitchell.

Daily Meds performing earlier this afternoon.

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Dates

Saturday 30th August

Daily Meds + Beat Thieves

Newtown Social Club, Newtown

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Daily Meds + BIGSOUND

The Rev, Fortitude Valley

Saturday 27th September

Listen Out 2014
Flume + Chet Faker + ZHU + ScHoolboy Q + Four Tet + YG + Ta-ku + Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs + Shlohmo + Bondax + Yahtzel + Young Fathers + Golden Features + Tkay Maidza + more

Centennial Park, Paddington

Sunday 28th September

Listen Out 2014
Flume + Chet Faker + ZHU + ScHoolboy Q + Four Tet + YG + Ta-ku + Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs + Shlohmo + Bondax + Yahtzel + Young Fathers + Golden Features + Tkay Maidza + more

Ozone Reserve, Perth

Saturday 4th October

Listen Out 2014
Flume + Chet Faker + ZHU + ScHoolboy Q + Four Tet + YG + Ta-ku + Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs + Shlohmo + Bondax + Yahtzel + Young Fathers + Golden Features + Tkay Maidza + more

Observatory Precinct, Royal Botanical Gardens, South Yarra

Sunday 5th October

Listen Out 2014
Flume + Chet Faker + ZHU + ScHoolboy Q + Four Tet + YG + Ta-ku + Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs + Shlohmo + Bondax + Yahtzel + Young Fathers + Golden Features + Tkay Maidza + more

RNA Showgrounds, Bowen Hills

Sunday 28th December

Falls Festival 2014 feat.
Alt-J + Big Freedia + Black Lips + Bluejuice + Cold War Kids + DMA's + Glass Animals + Jagwar Ma + Jamie xx + Joey Bada$$ + John Butler Trio + Kim Churchill + The Kite String Tangle + Milky Chance + Movement + The Presets + Remi + Run The Jewels + Safia + SBTRKT + Spiderbait + Sticky Fingers + The Temper Trap + Tensnake + Tkay Maidza + Todd Terje + Tycho + Vance Joy + Wolf Alice + Alison Wonderland + BadBadNotGood + Client Liaison + Salt N Pepa + more + Falls Festival

Lorne, Lorne

Saturday 3rd January

Southbound 2014 feat.
Alison Wonderland + Alt-J + Black Lips + Bluejuice + Cold War Kids + DMA's + Glass Animals + Jagwar Ma + Joey Bada$$ + John Butler Trio + Kim Churchill + The Kite String Tangle + Milky Chance + Movement + The Presets + Remi + Run The Jewels + Safia + Salt N Pepa + SBTRKT + Spiderbait + Sticky Fingers + The Temper Trap + Tkay Maidza + Todd Terje + Tycho + Vance Joy + Southbound Festival

Sir Stewart Bovell Park, Busselton


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