Last night on Boston Accents, WFNX rolled out a Boston Music Awards-themed playlist, highlighting 17 acts that could end up walking proud to the Liberty Hotel podium on Dec. 5 as well as a handful of neglected "shaftees" selected by host Dave Duncan. If you've still not filed your online BMA ballot, check out the bands below and cast your vote by 5 p.m. today. Boston Accents airs every Sunday night at 101.7 on the FM dial and streaming online at wfnx.net. Rock the vote.
MEAN CREEK - "The Comedian"
from their 7" single. BMA nominees in the album and song categories www.myspace.com/meancreek
AD FRANK & THE FAST EASY WOMEN - "Winterthru"
from the album Your Secrets Are Mine Now. BMA nominees for best male vocalist and song of the year www.adfrank.com
ELI "PAPERBOY" REED - Come and Get It
from the album Come and Get It. BMA nominee for album, song and best male vocalist www.elipaperboyreed.com
DOM - "Living in America"
from the Sun Bronzed Greek Gods EP. Performing at BMA's; nominated for artist of the year, new artist, song, album www.myspace.com/imfur
BAD RABBITS - "Girl I'm Like Damn!"
from the Stickup Kids EP. BMA nominees for live artist and pop/r&b www.badrabbits.com
THE WANDAS - "Bending Over Backwards"
from the album New Wave Blues. BMA nominees for pop/r&b category www.myspace.com/thewandas
FIGURES ON A BEACH - "No Stars (remix)"
originally from 12" single. Features Chris Ewen of "Heroes" (Sat @ TTs) and Future Bible Heroes www.figuresonabeach.com
STEREO TELESCOPE - "Draw Me A Sky"
new recording. BMA nominee for electronic artist, performing 12/4 @ TT's for Friends of Emilia benefit www.myspace.com/stereotelescope
SPIRIT KID - "Honestly"
from their new single. Sat 12/4 from 12:30-8pm @ TT's - Friends of Emilia benefit featuring Bang Camaro, Sidewalk Driver, Lovewhip, Stereo Telescope, Gem Club, Casey Desmond and more!
GEM CLUB - "Flax"
from the Acid and Everything EP. Playing Friends of Emilia benefit 12/4 @ TT's and BMA "shaftee" www.iamgemclub.com
JOHN SHADE - "I Hate The World (And Everyone In It)"
from the album All You Love Is Need. Featured BMA "shaftee" of deserving artists who didn't make the cut www.johnshade.bandcamp.com
DIRTY DISHES - "In The Clouds"
from their self-titled EP. BMA "shaftee" and playing Wed 12/1 @ Great Scott www.myspace.com/thedirtydishesmusic
SARAH BORGES & THE BROKEN SINGLES - "Stop and Think it Over"
from the album Diamonds in the Dark. BMA nominee and playing a solo set 12/4 @ PA's Lounge w/Greg Lyon, Soccer Mom & more
MIRACLE PARADE - "Dying Physicist"
from the album Hark! And Other Lost Transmissions. Formerly known as Forest Fires, nominated for "Best Boston Artist That Doesn't Live in Boston" www.miracleparade.com
FREEZEPOP - "Doppelganger"
from the forthcoming album Imaginary Friends. BMA nominee & playing 12/31 & 1/1/11 @ Great Scott www.freezepop.com
PASSION PIT - "Tonight, Tonight"
remake of Smashing Pumpkins song. BMA nominee for artist of the year www.passionpit.com
MYSTERY ROAR - "Circles"
from their self-titled LP. BMA nominee for electronic artist www.mysteryroar.com
LENNY LASHLEY - "JFK"
new recording. BMA nominee in punk category www.myspace.com/gangofone13
MIGHTY MIGHTY BOSSTONES - "Hell of a Hat"
from the album Question the Answers. BMA nominee for live artist; Hometown Throwdown in Dec @ House of Blues www.bosstonesmusic.com
STREET DOGS - "Up The Union"
from their self-titled album. Playing 12/16 & 12/17 @ Paradise
AMANDA PALMER - "Oasis"
from the album Who Killed Amanda Palmer? BMA nominee for artist of the year and female vocalist www.amandapalmer.net
GREG LYON - "Papal Bull"
from the album Nowhere Near Poughkeepsie. CD release 12/4 @ PA's w/Sarah Borges, Soft Pyramids, Soccer Mom www.greglyonmusic.wordpress.com
FACES ON FILM - "Knot In The Vine"
from the new album Some Weather. Playing 12/11 @ Great Scott www.myspace.com/facesonfilm
BANDITAS - "Virginia"
from their debut album. BMA nominee for best new artist www.myspace.com/banditasmusic
DEER TICK - "When She Comes Home"
from the album The Black Dirt Sessions. BMA nominee in male vocalist category www.deertickmusic.com
GOZU - "Meth Cowboy"
from their latest album. BMA nominee in metal category www.myspace.com/gozu666