Echo Us are Among Nominees Of The 12th Independent Music Awards

Effective: March 19, 2013 –

Pacific Northwest-based world and progressive group Echo Us are nominated for Best Eclectic Album, joining more than 300 exceptional self-released and independent label artists, as well as former major label acts named today by Music Resource Group (MRG) as Nominees in The 12th Independent Music Awards (The IMAs), the influential awards program for independent bands and fans.

Echo Us is nominated among an eclectic mix of established artists and artists on the rise including Ben Kweller, Band Of Skulls, Bright Eyes, Langhorne Slim & The Law, Omar Sosa, Killer Mike, Paper Lions, Sarah Cheng-De Winne and The Congregation, among many other deserving artists whose recordings were released during the 12th IMA program eligibility period.

Winners will be determined by a panel of influential artist and industry judges including Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan, Ziggy Marley, Suzanne Vega, Meshell Ndegeocello, Del McCoury, Pete Wentz, Shelby Lynne, G. Love, Jim Lauderdale, McCoy Tyner, Brandi Carlile, Bob Ludwig (Gateway Mastering), Bruce Iglauer (Alligator Records) and others. The results will be announced in May, 2013.

In addition to industry-determined Winners, music fans from around the world have until Friday, July 19, 2013 to cast their votes at The IMA Vox Pop Jukebox to determine the fan-selected program winners.

You can support Echo Us in it's nomination in the category "Eclectic" for their 2012 release Tomorrow Will Tell The Story by visiting and registering at The IMA Vox Pop Jukebox. Tomorrow Will Tell The Story is Echo Us' third full length album. Known for it's amalgamation of world, ambient and progressive music into a concept project spanning multiple albums, Echo Us has received press all over the world for it's latest work, now nominated for "Best Eclectic Album" at the 12th Annual Independent Music Awards.

The Independent Music Award Winners will be promoted to nearly 1 billion music fans worldwide. Details and complete list of Nominees and Judges available at The IMA Vox Pop Jukebox at

Visit the Echo Us website or Facebook Page for continuing updates on the IMAs and coming album news.