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1989-1990Related Categories

Best Club DJ/Dance Club
Wammo

2. Club Chiwawa
3. Sneakers
4. Club XS
5. Broken Spoke
6. Lizard Lounge
7. Backstreet
8. Curfew
9. Mark Dean
10. Club Islas

Best Concert By a Touring Artist
K.D. Lang (Paramount)

2. B-52's (Coliseum)
3. Stevie Ray Vaughan/Jeff Beck (Erwin Center)
4. Don Henley (Erwin Center)
5. Tom Petty (Erwin Center)
6. Lyle Lovett (Paramount)
7. Little Feat (Zilker Park)
8. Bonnie Raitt (Paramount)
9. Pat Metheny (P.A.C.)
10. Dangerous Toys (Back Room)

Best Concert Poster
Jagmo (k.d. lang, B-52's)

2. Frank Kozik (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
3. Guy Juke
4. Bill Narum
5. Club Chiwawa Halloween

Best Live Music Venue
Liberty Lunch

2. Back Room
3. Antone's
4. Cannibal Club
5. Cactus Cafe
6. Steamboat
7. Continental Club
8. Austin Opera House
9. Chances
10. Chicago House
11. Hole in the Wall
12. Pearl's

Best Local Music TV Show
Austin City Limits

2. VidEot's Choice
3. Dull-A-Vision
4. Rockline
5. Austin Cablevision
6. Philmorvideo
7. Citizens Live

Best Music Store
Strait Music

2. Musicmakers of Austin
3. Ray Hennig's Heart of Texas
4. Tommy's Drum Shop
5. South Austin Music
6. Guitar Resurrection
7. Austin City Music
8. Danny's Guitars
9. Mike's Music
10. Alpha Music

Best Music Writer
Casey Monahan

2. John T. Davis
3. Peter Blackstock
4. Michael MacCambridge
5. Jody Denberg
6. Luke Torn
7. Jay Trachtenberg
8. Keith Ayres
9. Ed Ward
10. Michael Corcoran

Best Radio DJ
Jody Denberg (KLBJ)

2. Larry Monroe (KUT)
3. Paul Ray (KUT)
4. Sammy Allred (KVET)
5. John Logan (Z102)
6. Jay Trachtenberg (KUT)
7. Dale Dudley
8. John Aielli (KUT)
9. Dave Obermann (KUT)
10. Kevin Connor (K-98)
11. Dan Del Santo (KUT

Best Radio Station
KUT-FM

2. KLBJ
3. Z102
4. KTSB
5. KAZI
6. KGSR
7. KVET
8. KASE
9. B-93
10. KQFX

Best Record Producer
J.D. Foster (David Halley)

2. Mike Stewart (Grains of Faith)
3. Spot (Hickoids)
4. Mark Hallman (Eliza Gilkyson)
5. Joe Ely (Butch Hancock)
6. Charlie Hollis (Jimmy LaFave)
7. Lisa Byrd
8. Brian Beattie (Glass Eye, Dead Milkmen)
9. Patterson Barrett
10. Gary Coll

Best Record Store
Waterloo Records

2. Sound Exchange
3. Sound Warehouse
4. Antone's
5. Compact Discs of Austin
6. Music Mania
7. Hasting's
8. Inner Sanctum
9. Half Price Books
10. Sundance

Best Thing to Happen
SXSW

2. Cannibal Club
3. More national recognition
4. Dangerous Toys
5. Clubs stayed open
6. KTSB
7. Top of the Marc
8. Billboard article

Best Video
Dangerous Toys, "Teasin', Pleasin'"

2. Poi Dog Pondering, "Living With the Dreaming Body"
3. Wagoneers, "Sit a Little Closer"
4. Glass Eye, "Crooked Place"
5. Gary P. Nunn, "What I Like About Texas"
6. Stevie Ray Vaughan
7. Asleep at the Wheel
8. Joe Ely
9. Fabulous Thunderbirds
10. Timbuk3

What Would You Most Like to See Happen to Austin Music in 1990?
More clubs

2. More label signings
3. KTSB goes FM
4. More money and support
5. Better radio
6. More exposure
7. Major label office
8. Earlier shows
9. State of the art recording studio
10. SXSW grows

Worst Thing to Happen
Sixth Street crime and violence

2. Bad radio
3. Raven's closed
4. Clubs closed
5. Wild Seeds broke up
6. Jim Ramsey
7. SXSW
8. Mark Weaver
9. Body searches at Zilker

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