Thanks to all the artists who submitted their music to be considered for The Deli's Best of Los Angeles Year End Poll for Emerging Artists. We had a record number of submissions from Los Angeles this year - 72! - thanks so much for the overwhelming response!
After tallying our editors' ratings for the Open Submissions stage, it’s time to release the results. Please note that to avoid conflicts no local editor was allowed to vote for bands in his/her own scene.
Total submissions from Los Angeles: 72
Jurors: Travis Leipzig (The Deli Portland), Roxy Morrison (The Deli Toronto), Paolo De Gregorio (The Deli NYC).
Acts advancing to our Readers/Fans Poll:
1. Kiev (8 out of 10)
2. Sex Helicopter (7.83)
3. Valley Queen (7.5)
4. Hearty Har (7.33)
5. Afternoons (7.16)
5. Dalton (7.16)
5. Fellow Bohemian (7.16)
5. Hi Ho Silver Oh (7.16)
5. Dark Furs (7.16)
Honorable Mentions (scores above 6.83)
Twin Oaks, Vokab Kompany, Meg Olsen, Brooklyn Pets, Lady Low, Wages.
WHAT’S NEXT: These results end the first phase of the poll. We have already unveiled full list of nominees that also includes the artists nominated by our local jurors (see left column here). It's now time for our readers to influence this Year End Poll for Emerging Los Angeles Artists with their vote - look out for th readers' poll on the right column of this same page!
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