Programmers Vote for Best of 2016!

WYCE programmers are headed to the ballot box to select the best local and regional music of 2016! Winners will be announced at WYCE Jammie Awards XVIII, a fundraiser for community radio coming to The Intersection on Friday, February 10th.

Vote for Jammies XVIII Listener Choice Awards!

Below is the official ballot that our volunteers are considering:

BEST ALTERNATIVE ALBUM
Bong Mountain – You’re Doin’ Great! (for the record)
Book of Symbols – Painted Lights    
Charlie Darling – quorum sensing    
Cheap Emotion – Hospital Talk    
Coffin Problem – Coffin Problem    
Devin & The Dead Frets – Devin & The Dead Frets
Emma Loo – Ancient    
Ghost Orchard – bliss    
Glassfield – Unwrought Atlas    
Great Black Night – Lift Those Hands    
Heaters – Baptistina    
Holloway – The Feeble Hearts of Man    
I Believe in Julio – An Episodic Memory    
Lost System - No Meaning No Culture    
Paucity - Meal    
Peach Faygeaux – heartside    
Seth Bernard – eggtones for peace    
Suzies – Bub    
Tail from the Crypt – Tail from the Crypt    
The Howlers – Out of Sight, Out of ind    
The Preservers - The Preservers    
The War Between – Goth Beach    
Thomas Gunn - You Probably Won't Listen to This
    
BEST AMERICANA ALBUM
Bigfoot Buffalo – Thanks, Y’all    
Boulevard Billies – Boulevard Billies    
Cousin Avery - Steady    
Eric Engblade – Eric Engblade    
Eyes Unclouded – Eyes Unclouded    
Greensky Bluegrass - Shouted, Written Down & Quoted
Gunnar & The Grizzly Boys – Good Rhythm    
Joe Shields – Rocks & Toads    
Kari Lynch – Little Games    
Lapdogs – There You Live    
May Erlewine - Lean Into the Wind    
May Erlewine - The Little Things    
Nathan Kalish & The Lastcallers – Continental Breakfast of Champions
Nicholas James & The Bandwagon – Tall, Tall Tales
Plain Jane Glory – Grace of Hours    
Rachel White – Destination Sunday    
Red Tail Ring – Fall Away Blues    
RJ Nordlund & The Nomad Assembly – Nomads Assemble
Stovepipe Stover – Love in the Time of Satanic Panic
Strawberry Heritage - Overgrowth    
The Appleseed Collective - Tour Tapes
The Change - Fight or Flight
The Ragbirds - The Threshold & The Hearth
The Whiskey Charmers - The Whiskey Charmers
Turbo Pup - Are We Lost Yet?        

BEST BLUES/SOUL ALBUM    
Alexander Lynch – Love Lives    
Benjamin James – Growing Pains    
Blue Soul Express – This Little Love    
Harper - Show Your Love    
Out of Favor Boys - It All Comes Back    
The Mainstays – Another Way    
The Sauce – The Sauce    
Thornetta Davis - Honest Woman    
    
BEST CONTEMPORARY FOLK ALBUM
Angela Predhomme - Will    
Brett Martin Hoerner - Somewhere in Sonoma
Channing & Quinn – Up North    
Chris Bathgate – Old Factory    
Chris DuPont - Outlier    
Christopher Sloan – Gathering the Ghosts    
Claire Fisher - Claire Fisher and Friends    
Dale Wicks – Only Passing Through    
Deep Greens & Blues – Chasing Horizons    
Elroy Meltzer – Hang A Tale    
Friends with the Weather – Friends with the Weather
Jacob Bullard - Bugs    
Jonny Carroll – Leaving on the Light    
Lynn Thompson Band – Flying Friend    
Mark Harrell - Onward From Here    
Matt Plessner – Forest Blue    
Miriam Pico – Travel Happy    
Rachele Eve - Our Love is Imagined    
Sally Rogers and Claudia Schmidt - We Are Welcomed
Sewn – Songs from Home    
Stepladders - Stepladders    
Strange Honey Valley - Hold Tight    
The Accidentals – Parking Lot    
The Aquaerials – Strange Bird / Stuck Inside / The Lion and the Lamb
The Muteflutes – Hideaway Love    
They Were Thieves - Almost Always On a Mend
Tony Nawrocki - Ladyslipper    
Wheelhouse - The Dingoes at our Record    
Zachary James – The Stars I Stripe    
    
BEST ELECTRONIC ALBUM   
Airjob & Jaws that Bite - TACca    
Airjob & Sawtooth - Tollo    
Darkly – Prints of the Past    
Jaws that Bite - Chill Lair (Music for People to Have Conversations To)
Jeremy Ensley - 2016    
Norty – We Were Nearly There    
Nunca Duerma - Ven Ahora    
PARTS – 3 Parts Dead    
Pastel Arsenel - Fields    
Peace to Mateo - Bouquet    
Wasaaga - Eevee    
    
BEST HIP HOP ALBUM 
DeLMnT – The First Day    
Obese Ghost Children - Spoke    
Rick Chyme and Nixon - Bald Since Birth    
Shamar Alef – On Earth As It Is In Heaven    
Sligh – Sligh Boulevard    
Stony Ocean - Expo    
The Great Ones – The Great Ones    
The SEVENth – Weekend Sin    
WuZee - Music Video EP    
    
BEST JAZZ ALBUM   
Connell-Brewer Jazz Band    
Corey Kendrick Trio - Rootless    
Dante Cope - Jasmine and the Voodoo King    
Dante Cope – Jasmine in the Brave New World
Melanie Marod - I'll Go Mad    
Patrick Booth - On the Shoulders of Giants    
Randy Napoleon - Soon    
SYTS - A Timeless Memory    
The Incredible Odds – The Incredible Odds    
The Macpodz - Underwater Encounter    
The Underground Circus – Lion Vs. Clown    
    
BEST ROCK OR POP ALBUM
All is Well – Nocturnes    
Andrew Starr & The Hobo Scene – Dead Lighters Go to Heaven
Bello Spark – Among the Lights    
Bermudas – Sour    
Big Dudee Roo – Dudee Free    
Blanca Luz - Be Serious    
Boy from School – Northern Cities Shift    
Conrad Shock & The Noise – Red skys & Pyrrhic Minds
Empty Houses - Daydream    
Falterboy - Blasphemy    
Fawnn - Ultimate Oceans    
Five by Five - Episodes    
Flushed – Care Less    
Four Lincolns – Four Lincolns    
Hi-Ker – Weird Plastic    
Jake Kalmink & Furthur Closer – Modern Condition
Kerosene Stars – Burn the Evidence    
Lambo - Lambo    
Liance – The Golden Flesh    
Lloyd Braun – New Age Hooey    
Melophobix - EP    
Michael Dause – The Sound of Self-Destruction
Phil and Lu - Mood Rock    
Public Access – Public Access    
Red Legs – Influencer    
Shores - Netherwise    
Silverstiles – A Long Time To Be Gone    
Sky & Signal - Seed and Beast    
The Crane Wives – Foxlore    
The Darling Oranges – The Darling Oranges    
The Fever Haze – Dear Fate    
The Go Rounds – I Promise I Won’t Get Hurt    
The Icicles – Trees Touch Skies    
The Legal Immigrants – Panacea    
The Lippies – The Lippies    
the Soil + the Sun – Actual Replica, Vol. 1    
The Zannies - Wannabe    
Trash Hounds – Ear Muzik    
Ttypes - Three EP    
Watching for Foxes – Undone Bird    
    
BEST ROOTS / REVIVAL ALBUM   
David Fable – Short Stories    
Diff & Dudley – Diff & Dudley    
Jesse Ray & The Carolina Catfish - Angry    
Soul Patch - Dirty Work    
The Bootstrap Boys - All Roots Aboard    
The Concussions – Newaygo Sound Machine    
The Jetbeats – Mach ‘64    
The Ragbirds - The Threshold & The Hearth    
The Red Sea Pedestrians – See Through the Eyes of Osiris!
    
THE TRADITIONS! AWARD
Axel Quinlan – Above Covered Skies    
Billy Strings - EP    
Crossbow - Crossbow    
K. Jones & The Benzie Playboys – Morning Train
Michigan Mafia String Band - Michigan Mafia String Band
Premo & Gustavsson – I Walked Abroad    
Soltre - Wherever You Are    
The Codgers - Lichfield    
The Moxie Strings - Outlet    
    
BEST ALBUM BY A NEW ARTIST    
Alexander Lynch – Love Lives    
All is Well – Nocturnes    
Andrew Starr & The Hobo Scene – Dead Lighters Go to Heaven
Axel Quinlan – Above Covered Skies    
Benjamin James – Growing Pains    
Blanca Luz - Be Serious    
Blue Soul Express – This Little Love    
Bong Mountain – You’re Doin’ Great! (for the record)
Book of Symbols – Painted Lights    
Boulevard Billies – Boulevard Billies    
Brett Martin Hoerner - Somewhere in Sonoma
Charlie Darling – quorum sensing    
Cheap Emotion – Hospital Talk    
Chris DuPont - Outlier    
Coffin Problem – Coffin Problem    
Conrad Shock & The Noise – Red skys & Pyrrhic Minds
Cousin Avery - Steady    
Crossbow – Crossbow    
Darkly – Prints of the Past    
David Fable – Short Stories    
DeLMnT – The First Day    
Devin & The Dead Frets – Devin & The Dead Frets
Diff & Dudley – Diff & Dudley    
Elroy Meltzer – Hang A Tale    
Emma Loo – Ancient    
Eyes Unclouded – Eyes Unclouded    
Five by Five - Episodes    
Flushed – Care Less    
Friends with the Weather – Friends with the Weather
Ghost Orchard – bliss    
Glassfield – Unwrought Atlas    
Great Black Night – Lift Those Hands    
Holloway – The Feeble Hearts of Man    
Jake Kalmink & Furthur Closer – Modern Condition
Jeremy Ensley – 2016    
Joe Shields – Rocks & Toads    
Kerosene Stars – Burn the Evidence    
Kidsonfire - Kidsonfire    
Lambo – Lambo    
Lapdogs – There You Live    
Lloyd Braun – New Age Hooey    
Lost System - No Meaning No Culture    
Melophobix - EP    
Michael Dause – The Sound of Self-Destruction
PARTS – 3 Parts Dead    
Peach Faygeaux – heartside    
Public Access – Public Access    
Rachel White – Destination Sunday    
Red Legs – Influencer    
RJ Nordlund & The Nomad Assembly – Nomads Assemble
Sewn – Songs from Home    
Shamar Alef – On Earth As It Is In Heaven    
Shores - Netherwise    
Silverstiles – A Long Time To Be Gone    
Sky & Signal - Seed and Beast    
Sligh – Sligh Boulevard    
Stepladders - Stepladders    
Strange Honey Valley - Hold Tight    
Suzies – Bub    
SYTS - A Timeless Memory    
Tail from the Crypt – Tail from the Crypt    
The Aquaerials – Strange Bird / Stuck Inside / The Lion and the Lamb
The Change - Fight or Flight
The Darling Oranges – The Darling Oranges    
The Fever Haze – Dear Fate    
The Incredible Odds – The Incredible Odds    
The Preservers - The Preservers    
The Sauce – The Sauce    
The SEVENth – Weekend Sin    
The Underground Circus – Lion Vs. Clown    
The War Between – Goth Beach    
The Zannies – Wannabe    
They Were Thieves - Almost Always On a Mend
Tony Nawrocki - Ladyslipper    
Trash Hounds – Ear Muzik    
Ttypes - Three EP    
Turbo Pup - Are We Lost Yet?    
Wheelhouse - The Dingoes at our Record    
Zachary James – The Stars I Stripe    
    
SONG OF THE YEAR    
Abandoners - I'm Too Late    
Alexander Lynch - Missing Me    
All is Well - Deus Ex Machina    
BELVE (B.Sykes) - Watchu Think ft. E-Will    
Bermudas - Chew (edit)    
Big Dudee Roo - Nothing Good Today    
Billy Strings - Takin' A Slow Train    
Bootstrap Boys - Poverty Line    
Boy From School - Freetime    
Channing & Quinn - Up North    
Coffin Problem - Ghosts of Ourselves    
Conrad Shock and the Noise - Murphy's Law    
Dante Cope - Conjury    
Darkly - Impossible    
DeLMnT - Hooked    
Devin and the Dead Frets - Edna    
Emma Loo - Poison    
Empty Houses - Rope    
Flushed - Only One    
Four Lincolns - 80 Years    
Greensky Bluegrass - Past My Prime    
Heaters - Centennial    
Hi-Ker - #10    
I believe in Julio - Home    
Jaws that Bite - Waiting For The Shadow    
Jeremy Ensley - Ily    
Jesse Ray and the Carolina Catfish - Two Face Talkin'
Joe Shields - Sinkin' Too    
Jonny Carroll - Painted Jars    
K. Jones & The Benzie Playboys - Morning Train
Kari Lynch - Sweetheart    
Kids on Fire - Kids on Fire    
Lapdogs - To the End of the Universe    
Liance - Ellie Takes a Bath    
Lynn Thompson Band - One Last Stand    
May Erlewine - Many Miles    
Melanie Marod - Dance Me To The End Of Love
Melophobix - Tortuga    
Nathan K - A Sign from God    
Nathan Kalish and the Lastcallers - Richmans Tool Then Die
Nicholas James Thomasma and the Bandwagon - Eighteen
Norty - We Were Nearly There    
Obese Ghost Children - Guts ft. Red Pill    
Parts - Pieces    
Peace to Mateo - Yellow Jacket    
Peach Faygeaux - Last Chance to Lose Yr Edge
Plain Jane Glory - Petoskey
Premo & Gustavvson - Stay All Night    
Public Access - Niala Boodhoo    
Rachele Eve - Black Magic    
Red Tail Ring - Fall Away Blues    
Rick Chyme and Nixon - Praise Unworthy feat. Griff
Serita's Black Rose - Keep On    
Seth Bernard - Eggtones For Peace    
Shamar Alef - Blu (feat. Marley Ariyahu)    
Shores - Hale & Hearty    
Sligh - Sligh Boulevard    
Stepladders - Easy Way    
Strawberry Heritage - Bound To Separate    
Suzies - Martha    
The Accidentals - Michigan and Again    
The Bootstrap Boys - Poverty Line 
The Change - Blind Eye   
The Concussions - Whack Job    
The Crane Wives - I Talk in My Sleep    
The Go Rounds - Cage Divine    
The Great Ones - Do it for the Love    
The Howlers - Outta Sight, Outta Mind    
The Icicles - Trees Touch Skies    
The Jetbeats - Need A Little Luck    
The Legal Immigrants - Today's Catastrophe    
The Macpodz - Bouncin' Off Of Satellites    
The Mainstays - Greatest Sin    
The Moxie Strings - Elzic's Farewell    
The Muteflutes - Might You Reconsider    
The Ragbirds - Lemon Grove    
The Red Sea Pedestrians - Sleepwalk Dreamin'
The SEVENth - On The Table ft. Waldo & Joose The Conqueror
The Soil and the Sun - Throughout The Night    
Thornetta Davis - I Gotta Sang The Blues    
Trash Hounds - Images    
Ttypes - Leslie    
Turbo Pup - VIdeo Queen    
Watching for Foxes - Two Lovers    
WuZee - Chillin    
    
ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Airjob & Jaws That Bite - TACca
Airjob and Sawtooth - Tollo
Alexander Lynch - Love Lives
All is Well - Nocturnes
Analogue Earth - Analogue Earth
Andrew Starr & the Hobo Scene - Dead Lighters Go to Heaven
Angela Predhomme - Will
Ape, Not Kill Ape - Risky Move (Safe Lady)
Axel Quinlan - Above Covered Skies
Bad Tattoo - Bad Tattoo
Bello Spark - Among The Lights
Benjaman James - Growing Pains
Bermudas - Sour
Big Dudee Roo - Dudee Free
Bigfoot Buffalo - Thanks Y'all
Billy Strings - Billy Strings EP
Blanca Luz - Be Serious EP
Blue Soul Express - This Little Love
Bong Mountain - You're Doin' Great! (For the Record)
Book of Symbols - Painted Lights
Boulevard Billies - Boulevard Billies
Boy From School - Northern Cities Shift
Brett Martin Hoerner - Somewhere In Sonoma
Channing & Quinn - Up North
Charlie Darling - quorum sensing
Cheap Emotion - Live! At Casserole House
Cheap Emotion - Hospital Talk
Chris Bathgate - Old Factory
Chris DuPont - Outlier
Christopher Sloan - Gathering The Ghosts
Claire Fisher - And Friends
Coffin Problem - Coffin Problem
Compilations - Young Heavy Skulls
Connell-Brewer Jazz Band - Eddie's Here
Conrad Shock and the Noise - Red Skys & Pyrrhic Minds
Corey Kendrick Trio - Rootless
Cousin Avery - Steady
CrossBow - Crossbow
Dale Wicks - Only Passing Through
Dante Cope - Jasmine in the Brave New World
Dante Cope - Jasmine and the Voodoo King
Darkly - Prints of the Past
David Fable - Short Stories
Deep Greens & Blues - Chasing Horizons
DeLMnT (Darius Baldwin) - the First Day
Devin and The Dead Frets - Devin And The Dead Frets
Diff & Dudley - Featuring the Big Sirs
Elroy Meltzer - Hang A Tale
Emma Loo - Ancient
Empty Houses - Daydream
Eric Engblade - Eric Engblade
Eyes Unclouded - Eyes Unclouded
Falterboy - Blasphemy
Fangs and Twang - 2016 digital single series
FAWNN - Ultimate Oceans
Five by Five - Episodes
Flushed - Care Less
Four Lincolns - Four Lincolns
Friends with the Weather - Friends With The Weather
Ghost Orchard - bliss
Girls Rock Grand Rapids - GR!GR 2015
Glassfield - Unwrought Atlas
Graffiti - Writings On The Wall
Great Black Night - Lift Those Hands
Greensky Bluegrass - Shouted, Written Down & Quoted
Gunnar and the Grizzly Boys - Good Rhythm
Harper - Show Your Love
Heaters - Baptistina
Hi-Ker  - Weird Plastic
Holloway - The Feeble Hearts of Man
Hush Lane - What Becomes of Us
I Believe in Julio - An Episodic Memory - EP
Jacob Bullard - Bugs
Jake Kalmink & Further Closer  - Modern Condition
Jaws That Bite - Chill Lair (Music for People to Have Conversations To)
Jena Irene Asciutto - Innocence
Jeremy Ensley    2016 Q1 Report
Jeremy Ensley    2016 Q2 Report
Jeremy Ensley    2016 Q3 Report
Jesse Ray & the Carolina Catfish - Angry
Joe Shields - Hellbound for Gloria
Jonny Carroll - Leaving On The Light
K. Jones & The Benzie Playboys - Morning Train
Kari Lynch - Little Games
Kerosene Stars - Burn the Evidence
KidsonFire - KidsonFire
Lambo - Self-Titled
Lapdogs - There you Live
Liance - The Golden Flesh
Lloyd Braun - New Age Hooey
Lost System - No Meaning No Culture
Lynn Thompson Band  - Flying Friend
M.I.C Book of Foot Clan – Chillin’
Mark Harrell - Onward From Here
Matt Plessner  -  Forest Blue
Matt Ulery's Loom / Large  -  Festival
May Erlewine - Lean Into the Wind
May Erlewine - The Little Things
Melanie Marod - I'll Go Mad
Melophobix - EP
Michael Dause - The Sound Of Self-destruction
Michigan Mafia String Band - Michigan Mafia String Band
Mike Galbraith - Finster
Miriam Pico - Travel Happy
Monica Giles - Paying Rent
Nathan Kalish & the Lastcallers - Continental Breakfast of Champions
Nicholas James and the Bandwagon - Tall, Tall Tales
Nikki James - The Album
Norty - We Were Nearly There
Nunca Duerma - Ven Ahora
Obese Ghost Children - Spoke
Out of Favor Boys - It All Comes Back
PARTS - 3 Parts Dead EP
Pastel Arsenal - Fields
Patrick Booth - On the Shoulders of Giants
Paucity - Meal
Peace to Mateo - Bouquet
Peach Faygeaux - heartside
Phil and Lu - Mood Rock
Plain Jane Glory - Grace of Hours
Premo & Gustavsson - I Walked Abroad
Public Access - Public Access
Rachel B - I'm The Boss
Rachel White - Destination Sunday
Rachele Eve - Our Love Is Imagined
Randy Napoleon - Soon
Red Legs - Influencer
Red Tail Ring - Fall Away Blues
Rick Chyme and Nixon - Bald Since Birth
Rival Maps - Echoes
RJ Nordlund & The Nomad Assembly - Nomads Assemble
Sally Rogers and Claudia Schmidt - We Are Welcomed
Seth Bernard - Eggtones For Peace
Sewn - Songs From Home
Shamar Alef - On Earth As it is In Heaven
Sharon McMahan - Somebody Else
SHORES - Netherwise
Silverstiles - A Long Time To Be Gone
Sky & Signal - Seed And Beast
Sligh - Sligh Boulevard (edited)
Soltre - Wherever You Are
Soul Patch - Dirty Work
Stepladders -  Stepladders
Stony Ocean - Expo
Stovepipe Stover  -  Love In The Time Of Satanic Panic
Strange Honey Valley  -   Hold Tight
Strawberry Heritage - Overgrowth
Suzies - Bub ep
SYTS - A Timeless Memory
Tail From the Crypt - Tail From the Crypt
The Accidentals - Parking Lot
The Appleseed Collective - The Tour Tapes
The Aquaerials - Strange Bird
The Aquaerials - Stuck Inside
The Aquaerials - The Lion and the Lamb
The Bootstrap Boys  -  All Boots Aboard
The Change - Fight or Flight
The Codgers -  Lichfield
The Concussions - Newaygo Sound Machine
The Crane Wives - Foxlore
The Darling Oranges - The Darling Oranges
The Fever Haze - Dear Fate
The Go Rounds -  I Promise I Won't Get Hurt
The Great Ones  -  The Great Ones (Lady Ace and JRob)
The Howlers - Out of Sight, Out of Mind
The Icicles - Trees Touch Skies
The Incredible Odds - The Incredible Odds
The Jetbeats - Mach '64
The Legal Immigrants - Panacea
The Lippies - The Lippies
The MacPodz - Underwater Encounter
The Mainstays - Another Way
The Moxie Strings - Outlet
The Muteflutes -  Hideaway Love
The Preservers - The Preservers
The Ragbirds - The Threshold & The Hearth
The Red Sea Pedestrians - See Through The Eyes Of Osiris!
The Sauce - The Sauce
The SEVENth - Weekend Sin EP
the Soil & the Sun - Actual Replica Vol. I
The Underground Circus -  Lion vs. Clown
The War Between  - Goth Beach
The Whiskey Charmers - The Whiskey Charmers
The Zannies - Wannabe
They Were Thieves -  Almost Always on a Mend
Thomas Gunn - You Probably Wont Listen to this
Thornetta Davis - Honest Woman
Tony Nawrocki - Ladyslipper
Trash Hounds -  Ear Muzik
Triumph Music Academy - Instructors Compilation
Ttypes - Three EP
Turbo Pup - Are We Lost Yet?
Wasaaga - Eevee
Watching For Foxes - Undone Bird
Wheelhouse - The Dingoes Ate Our Record
Wu Zee - Never Die Alone
Zachary James - The Stars I Stripe