Kvitnu became a winner in three nominations of the Qwartz Electronic Music Awards 7 in Paris!!!
We received awards as:
The Best Label – KVITNU
The Best Artist – STURQEN
The Best Release in Discovery Category – STURQEN “PESTE” (kvitnu 10)
And our artist v4w.enko was nominated in Discovery category with his work “Harmonic Ratio”.
This year we managed to collect the biggest amount of awards, and two of them – “The Best Label” and “The Best Artist” – are the most important!
Other nominees this year were such labels as Raster-Noton, Ant-Zen, Mille Plateaux, Sonig, Monika Enterprise, Shitkatapult, Staalplaat/Mort aux Vaches, Lo Recordings, Bedroom Community, Oral Records, Jarring Effects, Taiga Records…
And such artists as Ryoji Ikeda, Imminent, Evil Moisture, Matthew Herbert, Government Alpha, Ben Frost, Cobra Killer, Kabutogani, Olivia Louvel…
Honorary President of Qwartz Awards 07 was Alva Noto.
International jury: Alexis Alyskewycz, Aurore Menu, Yannick Blay, Frédéric Malki, Eric Mattson, Thomas Meinecke, Erik Minkkinen, Edouard Rostand, Christine Webster, Matali Crasset, Gilles Berquet, Mïrka Lugosi, Didier Varrod, Pierre Cornette de Saint-Cyr, Gilles Alvarez, Charles Carcopino, Régine Debatty, Benoît Guérinault, Anne Roquigny, Gerfried Stocker, Alain Thibaut.
Previous years nominees and winners were such artists as Bjork, Alec Empire, Francisco Lopez, B.Fleischmann, Gui Boratto, Tujiko Noriko, Atom ™, Mathew Adkins, T.Raumschmiere, Motor, Supermayer, Warren Suicide, Apparat, Fedayi Pacha, Angel, Lionel Marchetti, Wolfgang Voigt, Christian Zanesi, Lasse Marhaug, Rafael Toral, BJ Nilsen, Chris Watson, Matthew Herbert, Matmos, Murcof, Felix Kubin, Taylor Deupree, Pierre Schaeffer…
And such labels as Warp, Mego, Shitkatapult, Raster-Noton, Hands, BiP_HOp, Staubgold, 12k, Kompakt, Touch, Optical Sound, Morr Music, Monika Enterprise, Thinner, Mille Plateaux, Subrosa, Quecksilber, Karaoke Kalk, Tomlab, Spekk
Kvitnu was found in 2006.
Label’s artists are ZAVOLOKA (UA), KOTRA (UA), V4W.ENKO (UA), DUNAEWSKY (UA), STURQEN (PT), PLASTER (IT), LAETITIA MORAIS (PT)