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2011-2012

Best Performing Bands

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Best Avant-Garde/Experimental
Mother Falcon

2) Octopus Project
3) Sorne
4) The Invincible Czars
5) Zorch
6) No Mas Bodas
7) Opposite Day
8) Black Red Black
9) John Pointer
10) The Calm Blue Sea


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Best Blues
Gary Clark Jr.

2) Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears
3) Carolyn Wonderland
4) Jimmie Vaughan
5) Suite 709
6) Eric Tessmer
7) Brownout
8) The Moellers
9) T Bird & the Breaks
10) Akina Adderley & the Vintage Playboys


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Best Country
Asleep at the Wheel

2) Los Texas Wranglers
3) Dale Watson
4) Whiskey Shivers
5) Reckless Kelly
6) The Derailers
7) Sarah Jarosz
8) Wheeler Brothers
9) The Lost Pines
10) Ruby Jane


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Best Cover Band
The Eggmen

2) Guilty Pleasures
3) The Frank Gomez Band
4) More Cowbell
5) Mysterious Ways
6) Encore
7) Skyrocket
8) Think Lizzie
9) Karaoke Apocalypse
10) Radiostar


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Best Electronica/Club DJ
Toddy B

2) DJ Excede
3) Ghostland Observatory
4) Andrew Parsons
5) Rattletree Marimba
6) Govinda
7) Kidd Evol
8) Scorpio Rising
9) Mexican From Mars
10) Francis Prève


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Best Folk
Eliza Gilkyson

2) Wheeler Brothers
3) Sarah Jarosz
4) Matt the Electrician
5) BettySoo
6) Sara Hickman
7) Hello Wheels
8) Dana Falconberry
9) Ghosts Along the Brazos
10) Cowboy & Indian


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Best Hip-Hop/DJ
Trampia

2) DJ Ralphie G
3) Zeale
4) DJ Phife
5) Dubb Sicks
6) Phranchyze
7) DJ Villa
8) DJ Mel
9) DJ Chicken George
10) MC Overlord


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Best Indie
Quiet Company

2) Speak
3) Wheeler Brothers
4) White Denim
5) Mother Falcon
6) The Bright Light Social Hour
7) The Long Tangles
8) Suzanna Choffel
9) Little Lo
10) Marmalakes


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Best Instrumental
Balmorhea

2) Ulrich Ellison
3) Descendents of Erdrick
4) Ugly Elephant
5) Explosions in the Sky
6) The Calm Blue Sea
7) Eagle Claw
8) Black Red Black
9) Waterloo Trio
10) Brownout


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Best Jazz
Black Red Black

2) White Ghost Shivers
3) Jeff Lofton
4) Ephraim Owens
5) Kat Edmondson
6) Tameca Jones
7) Elias Haslanger
8) Tito Carrillo
9) The Jitterbug Vipers
10) Eric Johnson


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Best Latin Rock
Grupo Fantasma

2) Los Lonely Boys
3) Los Texas Wranglers
4) Jonas Alvarez Band
5) El Tule
6) Del Castillo
7) Brownout
8) Vallejo
9) Vitera
10) Maneja Beto


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Best Latin Traditional
Los Texas Wranglers

2) Jonas Alvarez Band
3) Grupo Fantasma
4) El Tule
5) Austin Samba School
6) Ruben Ramos & the Mexican Revolution
7) Mariachi Relámpago
8) Ocote Sol Sounds
9) Son y No Son
10) Cienfuegos


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Best Metal
The Sword

2) Eagle Claw
3) Dead Earth Politics
4) Broken Teeth
5) Powderburn
6) Snake Skin Prison
7) Fear Control
8) Headcrusher
9) Blunt Force Trauma
10) Fear Control


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Best None of the Above
White Ghost Shivers

2) Conjunto los T-birds
3) Mother Falcon
4) Trio Del Rio
5) More Cowbell
6) Rattletree Marimba
7) Minor Mishap Marching Band
8) Invincible Czars
9) Exit
10) Sons of Orpheus


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Best Punk
Adrian & the Sickness

2) The Midgetmen
3) Krum Bums
4) Opposite Day
5) Schmillion
6) The Stampede
7) The Beat Dolls
8) Neon Cobra
9) Squint
10) One-Eyed Doll


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Best Rock
Quiet Company

2) Los Lonely Boys
3) Wheeler Brothers
4) The Bright Light Social Hour
5) Bubble Puppy
6) White Denim
7) Black Angels
8) Speak
9) Carolyn Wonderland
10) Eric Tessmer


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Best Roots Rock
Wheeler Brothers

2) Reckless Kelly
3) The Gourds
4) Carolyn Wonderland
5) 7 Walkers
6) Los Lonely Boys
7) Shelley King
8) Ghosts Along the Brazos
9) Dale Watson
10) Sarah Jarosz


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Best U-18
Schmillion

2) Residual Kid
3) AfterMath
4) Casino
5) Carson Brock
6) Ruby Jane
7) Peterson Brothers Band
8) Miranda Gil
9) Lucky Number Seven
10) 24/7


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Best World Music
Atash

2) Jonas Alvarez Band
3) El Tule
4) Austin Samba School
5) Rattletree Marimba
6) Austin Piazzolla Quintet
7) Djembabes
8) Hard Proof
9) Mau Mau Chaplains