IMPALA – European Independent Album of the Year Award 2020

IMPALA’s the European Independent Album of the Year Award celebrates the rich musical talent and diversity of independent European releases. The winner is selected on the basis of completely open criteria from a shortlist of albums nominated for their musical, artistic or other exceptional quality.


From Hungary only HAIL memebers can nominate their releases for the shortlist. This year we asked HOTS – Hungarian Oncoming Tunes to help us out with a professional jury team to choose the one album what we’ll forward to IMPALA’s European shortlist. Let’s see the nominees:


SIXAll Together (Embliss Records, 2020)
AntekirttBeing No One (Launching Gagarin Records and Management, 2020)
The Mabon Dawud RepublicThe Mabon Dawud Republic (Budabeats, 2020)
mono.ScopeMusic From An Imaginary Movie – Part I. (Mana Mana, 2020)
Fran PalermoCrocodile Juice Bar (MZK Publishing, 2020)
obwigszyhpersonal data (EXILES, 2020)


The choice was the new Fran Palermo album from MZK Publishing. Congrtulations, we’ll see them on the European list.