Austin Music Awards
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1991-1992

Band of the Year
Arc Angels

2. Two Hoots & a Holler
3. Soul Hat
4. Bad Livers
5. Poi Dog Pondering
6. Pariah
7. Reivers
8. Eric Johnson
9. Texas Tornados
10. Native Sun

Best New Band
Beat-O-Sonics

2. 47 Indians
3. Wallflowers
4. Keri Leigh & Blue Devils
5. Duckhills
6. December
7. Third Degree
8. Wicked Gypsy
9. 16 Tons of Monkeys
10. Orangutango

Musician of the Year
Eric Johnson

2. Jimmie Dale Gilmore
3. Paul Glasse
4. Tish Hinojosa
5. Stevie Ray Vaughan
6. Ian Moore
7. Doug Sahm
8. David Grissom
9. Charlie Sexton
10. Joe Ely

Album of the Year
Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, The Sky Is Crying

2. Jimmie Dale Gilmore, After Awhile
3. Reivers, Pop Beloved
4. Texas Tornados, Zone of Our Own
5. Chris Wall, No Sweat
6. Dangerous Toys, Hellacious Acres
7. Two Hoots & a Holler, No Man's Land
8. Kelly Willis, Bang Bang
9. Paul Glasse
10. Timbuk 3, Big Shot in the Dark

Best 45
Bad Livers, "Lust For Life"

2. Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, "Life By the Drop"
3. Dangerous Toys, "Gimme No Lip"
4. Texas Tornados, "Is Anybody Going to San Antone?"
5. Poi Dog Pondering, "Jackass Ginger"
6. Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, "The Sky Is Crying"
7. Jimmie Dale Gilmore, "My Mind's Got a Mind Of Its Own"
8. Kelly Willis, "Baby Take a Piece of My Heart"
9. Chris Wall, "Hangin' Out"
10. Jimmie Dale Gilmore, "Midnight Train"

Best EP
High Noon

2. Bad Mutha Goose, Be Somebody

Best Tape
Soul Hat, Live at the Black Cat

2. Retarded Elf, Money
3. Bad Livers, Dust on the Bible
4. Butch Hancock, No 2 Alike
5. Duckhills, Kayak
6. Hey Zeus, Swimming Lessons
7. Wallflowers, A Koo Stik
8. Drop the Gun
9. Coffee Sergeants, Minaret
10. Threadgill's Supper Sessions

Song of the Year
Doyle Bramhall, Sr., "Life By the Drop"

2. Dave Kirby, "Is Anybody Going to San Antone?"
3. J. McMaster, M. Watson, "Gimme No Lip"
4. Butch Hancock, "My Mind's Got a Mind"
5. Emily Kaitz, "Middle Aged Rock & Rollers"
6. Jennifer Cook, "Just So Story"
7. Poi Dog Pondering, "Jackass Ginger"
8. Don Peters, "Jesus Loves Me"
9. Butch Hancock, "Midnight Train"

Best Avant-Garde
Shoulders

2. Bad Livers
3. Coffee Sergeants
4. Duckhills
5. Creative Opportunity Orchestra
6. December
7. Glass Eye
8. State of Mind
9. Retarded Elf
10. Two Nice Girls

Best Blues
W.C. Clark

2. The Antones
3. Ian Moore & Moment's Notice
4. Marcia Ball Band
5. Omar & the Howlers
6. Fabulous Thunderbirds
7. Alan Haynes
8. Arc Angels
9. Grey Ghost`
10. Gary Primich & the Midnight Creepers

Best Country
Chaparral

2. Asleep at the Wheel
3. Kelly Willis & Radio Ranch
4. Jimmie Dale Gilmore
5. Millionaire Playboys
6. Chris Wall & Rhythm Wranglers
7. Willie Nelson
8. Alvin Crow
9. Rusty Wier
10. High Noon

Best Cover Band
Mystic Knights of the Sea

2. Rotel & the Hot Tomatoes
3. Pictures
4. Doubletake
5. Bizness
6. Hotcakes
7. The Big Time

Best Folk
Tish Hinojosa

2. Austin Lounge Lizards
3. Bad Livers
4. Jimmie Dale Gilmore
5. Two Nice Girls
6. Butch Hancock
7. Jimmy LaFave
8. Lucinda Williams
9. Darden Smith
10. Beaver Nelson
11. Poi Dog Pondering

Best Funk
Bad Mutha Goose

2. Retarded Elf
3. Bizness
4. Joe Rockhead
5. Extreme Heat
6. Soul Hat
7. Bouffant Jellyfish
8. Split
9. Ging'bread Men
10. Marcia Ball

Best Jazz
Native Sun

2. The Brew
3. Paul Glasse
4. Tomas Ramirez
5. Tony Campise
6. Kyle Turner
7. Julie Burrell
8. Jazz Pharaohs
9. Alex Coke Trio
10. Mitch Watkins

Best Latin
Susanna Sharpe & Samba Police

2. Tish Hinojosa
3. Texas Tornados
4. Beto y los Fairlanes
5. Ruben Ramos
6. Orangutango
7. Los Spacers
8. Flaco Jimenez
9. Antonio Dionisio y a banda de la
10. Native Sun

Best Metal/Hardcore
Pariah

2. Dangerous Toys
3. Agony Column
4. Dancyr
5. Culture Shock
6. Johnny Law
7. Near Dark
8. Azilian
9. Porcelain Grind
10. Wicked Gypsy

Best None of the Above
Bad Livers

2. Austin Lounge Lizards
3. Herman the German & Das Cowboy
4. Soul Hat
5. Ponty Bone & the Squeezetones
6. Orangutango
7. December
8. Split
9. D'Jalma Garnier's French Bread
10. Alejandro Escovedo Orchestra

Best Pop
Beat-O-Sonics

2. Duckhills
3. Timbuk3
4. Hey Zeus
5. Wallflowers
6. Poi Dog Pondering
7. Reivers
8. December
9. Pictures

Best Rap
Retarded Elf

2. Cooly Nation
3. Joe Rockhead
4. MC Overlord

Best Reggae
Michael E. Johnson and the Killer Bees

2. House In Orbit
3. Spies Under Pressure
4. I-Tex
5. Root 1
6. Wajumbe
7. Irie Jane

Best Rock
Arc Angels

2. Two Hoots & a Holler
3. Soul Hat
4. Joe Ely
5. Eric Johnson
6. Ian Moore & Moment's Notice
7. Pariah
8. Bon Terra
9. Hey Zeus
10. Wallflowers

Best Roots Rock
Two Hoots & a Holler

2. LeRoi Brothers
3. High Noon
4. Tail Gators
5. Soul Hat
6. Vanguards
7. Herman the German & Das Cowboy
8. 47 Indians
9. Rhythm Rats
10. Teddy & the Tall Tops

Best Soul
W.C. Clark

2. Soul Hat
3. Bizness
4. E.R. Shorts
5. Toby Anderson
6. Junior Medlow
7. Stick People
8. Storyville
9. Bon Terra
10. Elliot Fikes

Best Acoustic Guitar
Eric Johnson

2. Rich Brotherton
3. Champ Hood
4. Danny Barnes
5. Marvin Denton
6. Mitch Watkins
7. Jesse Taylor
8. Darden Smith
9. Nathan Olivarez
10. David Garza

Best Bass Guitar
Sarah Brown

2. Mark Rubin
3. Kyle Brock
4. Tommy Shannon
5. Brad Fordham
6. Speedy Sparks
7. Jon Blondell
8. Sims Ellison
9. Vic Gerard
10. Doodlebug
11. Scott Garber

Best Drums/Percussion
Barry "Frosty" Smith

2. Tommy Taylor
3. Chris Layton
4. George Rains
5. Mike Buck
6. Paul Pearcy
7. Lisa Pankratz
8. Shandon Sahm
9. Davis McLarty
10. Mas Palermo

Best Electric Guitar
Eric Johnson

2. Ian Moore
3. Jimmie Vaughan
4. John X. Reed
5. Derek O'Brien
6. Doyle Bramhall Jr.
7. Mitch Watkins
8. Herman the German
9. David Grissom
10. Kyle Ellison
11. Gretchen McMahon
12. Dave Sebree

Best Female Vocals
Kelly Willis

2. Marcia Ball
3. Tish Hinojosa
4. Lou Ann Barton
5. Julie Burrell
6. Lucinda Williams
7. Toni Price
8. Christine Albert
9. Michelle Solberg
10. Karan Chavis

Best Horns
Tomás Ramírez Tasmanian Devil

2. Jon Robert Smith
3. Hell Horns
4. Tony Campise
5. Dave Crawford
6. John Mills
7. Alex Coke
8. Mark "Kaz" Kazanoff
9. Jon Blondell
10. Becky Blount

Best Keyboards
Marcia Ball

2. Reese Wynans
3. Pete Gordon
4. Bukka Allen
5. Shawn Ellison
6. Floyd Domino
7. Mike Kindred
8. Grey Ghost
9. Danny Levin
10. John Ratliff

Best Male Vocals
Jimmie Dale Gilmore

2. Joe Ely
3. Malford Milligan
4. Ricky Broussard
5. Jimmy LaFave
6. Ian Moore
7. Charlie Sexton
8. Kim Wilson
9. Eric Johnson
10. Dave Derrick

Best Miscellaneous Instrument
Danny Barnes, banjo

2. Paul Glasse, mandolin
3. Kim Wilson, harp
4. Junior Brown, git-steel
5. Ponty Bone, accordion
6. Gary Primich, harp
7. James Fenner, percussion
8. Mike Maddux, accordion

Best Songwriter
Butch Hancock

2. Jimmie Dale Gilmore
3. Eric Johnson
4. Doyle Bramhall Sr.
5. Tish Hinojosa
6. James McMurtry
7. Chris Wall
8. Jimmy LaFave
9. Ricky Broussard
10. Bill Carter

Best Strings
Susan Voelz

2. Erik Hokkanen
3. Champ Hood
4. Alvin Crow
5. John Hagen
6. Richard Bowden
7. Danny Barnes
8. Gene Elders
9. Mary Hattersley

Best Club DJ/Dance Club
Club Chiwawa

2. Broken Spoke
3. Dance Across Texas
4. Basics
5. Wammo
6. Club XS
7. Sanitarium
8. Tangerine's
9. Toulouse
10. DJ Looney
11. Numbers

Best Concert By a Touring Artist
Red Hot Chili Peppers

2. Paul Simon
3. Don Henley
4. AC/DC
5. Queensryche
6. Bela Fleck & the Flecktones
7. Eric Johnson
8. Nirvana
9. Neville Brothers
10. Clint Black

Best Concert Poster
Pixies/Pere Ubu, Jagmo

2. Chiwawa Winterfest
3. Save Barton Creek
4. Soul Hat Halloween
5. Dangerous Toys
6. Body of Work, Frank Kozik
7. Boogieman's Ball, Kozik
8. Eric Johnson, Jagmo

Best Cover Art
Dangerous Toys, Hellacious Acres, Tommy Pons

2. Two Hoots & a Holler, No Man's Land, Roberta St. Paul
3. Blue Devils, Blue Devil Blues, Hungry Dog Studios
4. Joe Rockhead, Party 'Til You're Dead
5. Bad Livers, Lust For Life

Best Live Music Venue
Liberty Lunch

2. Antone's
3. Steamboat
4. Back Room
5. Cactus Cafe
6. Hole in the Wall
7. Black Cat
8. Continental Club
9. La Zona Rosa
10. 311 Club

Best Local Music TV Show
Austin City Limits

2. CapZeyeZ
3. Texas Connection
4. VidEot's Choice
5. Raw Time

Best Music Writer
Don McLeese

2. John T. Davis
3. Margaret Moser
4. John Conquest
5. Jason Cohen
6. Michael Point
7. Ken Lieck
8. Rob Patterson
9. Jay Trachtenberg
10. Michael Corcoran

Best Radio DJ
Jody Denberg (KGSR)

2. Paul Ray (KUT)
3. Larry Monroe (KUT)
4. John Aielli (KUT)
5. Mike Driver (Z102)
6. Bo & Bama (Z102)
7. Kevin Connor (KGSR)
8. Sky (KGSR)
9. Dale Dudley (KLBJ)
10. Jay Trachtenberg (KUT)

Best Radio Station
KGSR 107.1FM

2. KUT
3. KLBJ
4. KASE
5. KTSB
6. KAZI
7. KHFI
8. Z102
9. K98
10. B93

Best Record Producer
Mark Hallman

2. John Croslin
3. Jimmie Vaughan, The Sky Is Crying
4. Stephen Bruton, After Awhile
5. Spot
6. Richard Mullen
7. Antone's
8. Eric Johnson
9. Jim Wilson
10. Derek O'Brien

Best Record Store
Waterloo Records

2. Tower Records
3. Sound Warehouse
4. MusicMania
5. Sound Exchange
6. Antone's Record Store
7. Compact Discs of Austin
8. Hastings Records & Tapes
9. Half Price Books
10. Inner Sanctum

Best Thing to Happen
SXSW

2. KGSR
3. KNNC
4. Elephant Room
5. Texas Tornados
6. Eric Johnson's success
7. Duckhills
8. Margaret Moser's back
9. Soul Hat
10. The Sky Is Crying

Best Video
Jimmie Dale Gilmore, "My Mind's Got a Mind Of Its Own"

2. Chris Wall, "Hangin' Out"
3. Dangerous Toys, "Line 'Em Up"
4. Texas Tornados, "Is Anybody Going to San Antone?"
5. Eric Johnson, "Trademark"
6. Agony Column, "Ultra Violent Rays"
7. Hal Ketchum, "Small Town Saturday Night"
8. Eric Blakely, "Uncle John's Farm"
9. Texas Tornados, "Adios, Mexico"
10. Stevie Ray Vaughan, various

What Should Happen to Austin Music in 1992?
Earlier shows

2. Better attendance at shows
3. More free shows

Worst Thing to Happen
Clubs closing

2. Stevie Ray Vaughan was gone
3. The economy
4. SXSW
5. Reivers split
6. Aqua Fest
7. Cole Hanson fired by Big Car
8. Sixth Street crime
9. Opera House changed to the Terrace
10. Poor attendance at clubs
11. Covers too high at clubs

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