Explosions in the Sky (music group)

2014 Connecticut Music Award Winners

2014 Connecticut Music Award Winners

As a part of the third-annual Connecticut Music Awards, we asked readers in April to vote for their favorite bands and artists from around the state. Here are the results. Thanks for voting, and congratulations to the winners.

Album of the Year: James Maple, 'American Dreams'

Dreams are funny things: chase them long enough and you just might catch some. Mystic singer-songwriter James Maple has been performing original music for several years (as half of the duo Graverobbers, Maple performed at the 2012 Newport Folk Festival). All that work pays huge dividends on "American Dreams," where Maple surrounds his pleasantly creaky voice and down-home...