New York, NY February 13, 2018 – Music Resource Group (MRG) announced Erik Scott as one of the “Best Producer” Nominees in the 16th Annual Independent Music Awards (IMAs), for his album In The Company of Clouds. Culled from thousands of submissions worldwide, the nominees were chosen by both fans and industry panelists. The year’s best self-released and indie label projects will be announced Saturday March 31, 2018; Scott plans to attend the event at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City. Read the full story on MI2N.
Michael Diamond, who is major talent in the New Age / Contemporary Instrumental / Ambient world, with his own work in this year’s Grammy race (check his site for music and videos) wrote a very nice review of Spirits in his publication ‘Music and Media Focus‘.
Living up to its transcendent title, acclaimed bassist, composer and producer Erik Scott’s IN THE COMPANY OF CLOUDS rose above the competition to win both Album of the Year and Best Contemporary Instrumental Album honors at last weekend’s 2016 Zone Music Awards. Full story on BassPlayer.com
Celebrating a double win, IN THE COMPANY OF CLOUDS was voted Album of The Year, and Best Contemporary Instrumental Album for the Year 2016 at the Zone Music Reporter’s Annual Award Show in New Orleans on May 13, 2017. Erik said “Thanks to all the show producers and DJs in the Network who participate, and who spread the love for all the artists in this genre. I want to thank Ed and Stacey Bonk of LAZZ Promotions, whose help, guidance, patience and expertise in this genre made it possible to win the Awards, and remain at #1 for two months.”
See all the winners here.
Erik says “I had a great birthday week in January ’17, when “In The Company Of Clouds stayed at #1 for December ’16, after also being #1 for November ’16. Thanks to all the DJs and Show Producers who support my music!”
Spirits debuted as #1 on the ZMR Radio Chart Dec 2015, and hung in at #3 and #11 for January and February 2016. Thanks to all the show producers, DJs, listeners, and everybody at ZMR who expressed their appreciation for the music.