2004-2005Related Categories

Best Acoustic Venue
Cactus Cafe

photo by John Anderson

2. Flipnotics
3. Momos
4. Saxon Pub
5. Lucky Lounge
6. Ruta Maya
7. Love. on the Lawn
8. St. David’s Episcopal Church
9. Artz Rib House
10. Shady Grove

Best All Ages Venue

photo by John Anderson

2. Flipnotics
3. Stubbs
4. The Back Room
5. Antone's
6. Ruta Maya
7. Broken Spoke
8. Jovita's
9. Redrum
10. The Vibe

Best Concert By a Touring Artist
David Bowie at the Backyard

photo by Gary Miller

2. Blue October at Stubb's
3. Wilco, Austin City Limits
4. Pixies at Stubb's
5. Brian Wilson at the Backyard
6. Beastie Boys at the Frank Erwin Center
7. Velvet Revolver at the Austin Music Hall
8. Ozomatli at La Zona Rosa
9. The Darkness at Stubb's
10. The Hives at La Zona Rosa

Best Concert Poster
Los Lonely Boys at Stubbs by Billy Perkins

2. Future Ex-Boyfriends at Flamingo Cantina by Craig Bradley
3. The Midgetmen at Flamingo Cantina by Justin Petro
4. Blue October at La Zona Rosa by Billy Perkins
5. The Arcade Fire at Emo's by Rob Jones
6. Ian McLagan & the Bump Band at Lucky Lounge by Ian McLagan
7. Uranium Savages at Jovita's by Kerry Awn
8. Cornell Hurd Band at Jovita's by Guy Juke
9. Aaron Hamre Band at Headhunters by Upton Ethelbah
10. Velvet Revolver at Stubb's by Billy Bishop

Best Cover Art
Soul of a Harper, Marc Gunn, Marc Gunn

2. Nooner, Nooner, Chris Telles
3. EP2, Mingo Fishtrap, Roger Blevins Jr.
4. Super Psychotic Queen, Mina Mauldin, Mina Mauldin
5. Movimiento Popular, Grupo Fantasma, Noel Waggener
6. Ones & Zeroes, Dynah
7. Story of a SpaceMonkey, Pail, Rachel Titsworth
8. Devil Girl, Velvet Brick
9. Dome, Groovin Ground, Evan Bozarth
10. The Troy Dillinger Dirty & Hairy Film Festival, Troy Dillinger, Troy Dillinger

Best Instrument/Equipment Store
Guitar Center

photo by John Anderson

2. South Austin Music
3. Heart of Texas Music
4. Musicmakers
5. Strait Music Co.
6. Rock & Roll Rentals
7. Tommy's Drum Shop
8. Austin Vintage Guitars
9. Bass Emporium
10. Guitar Resurrection

Best Live Music Venue

photo by John Anderson

2. The Continental Club
3. Momos Club
4. Emo's
5. Antone's
6. Flipnotics
7. The Parish
8. The Backyard
9. Saxon Pub
10. Lucky Lounge

Best Local Music TV Show
Austin City Limits, KLRU

photo by Scott Newton

2. Local Live, KVR-TV
3. AMN Archives, AMN
4. CapZeyeZ Live!, ACTV Channel 10
5. All Access Live, KNVA
6. Prime Time Tejano, AMN
7. AustiNights, KNVA
8. Fox News in the Morning, KTBC
9. Hi-Fi High School, AMN
10. Hank Sinatra, AMN

Best Music Writer
Christopher Gray

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

2. Margaret Moser
3. Andy Langer
4. Robert Gabriel
5. Jim Caligiuri
6. Michael Corcoran
7. Darcie Stevens
8. Raoul Hernandez
9. Greg Beets
10. David Lynch

Best New Club

photo by John Anderson

2. The Foundation
3. Alice's Restaurant
4. Rain
5. Copa
6. The Jackalope
7. Light Bar
8. The Side Bar
9. Ringers Sports Lounge
10. Church of the Friendly Ghost

Best Radio Music Program
Eklektikos with John Aielli, KUT 90.5FM

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

2. The Next Big Thing, Andy Langer, KROX 101X FM
3. Local Live, KVRX 91.7FM
4. Horizontes, Michael Crockett, KUT 90.5FM
5. Folkways, Larry Monroe, Ed Miller, David Obermann, KUT 90.5FM
6. Celtic Storm, Donnelle McKaskle, KOOP 91.7FM
7. Left of the Dial, Jeff McCord, KUT 90.5FM
8. Blue Monday, Larry Monroe, KUT 90.5FM
9. Local Licks Live, Loris Lowe, KLBJ 93.7FM
10. Jamaican Gold, Art Baker, Jim Bradford, KOOP 91.7FM
11. Lone Star State of Mind, Kevin Connor, KGSR 107.1FM

John Aielli, KUT 90.5FM, 300 W. Dean Keeton, 512/471-1631,

Best Radio Personality
Bobby Bones, KISS 96.7FM

photo by John Anderson

2. Jody Denberg, KGSR 107.1FM
3. John Aielli, KUT 90.5FM
4. Dale Dudley, KLBJ 93.7FM
5. Charlie Hodge, KLBJ 93.7FM
6. Kevin Connor, KGSR 107.1FM
7. Lunch Box, KISS 96.7FM
8. Larry Monroe, KUT 90.5FM
9. Trina, KROX 101X FM
10. Sammy Allred, KVET 98.1FM

Best Radio Program
Dudley and Bob Show, Dale Dudley, Bob Fonseca, Charlie Hodge, Angela Davis, and Ed Clements, KLBJ 93.7FM

photo by John Anderson

2. The Bobby Bones Show, KISS 96.7FM
3. Eklektikos with John Aielli, KUT 90.5FM
4. JB & Sandy in the Morning. MIX 94.7FM
5. Sam and Bob in the Morning, KVET 98.1FM
6. In the Morning With Kevin & Kevin, KGSR 107.1FM
7. The Morning X, KROX 101X FM
8. Flashback Lunch. KROX 101X FM
9. All Things Considered, KUT 90.5FM
10. Folkways, KUT 90.5FM

Best Radio Station
KGSR 107.1FM

photo by John Anderson

2. KUT 90.5FM
3. KLBJ 93.7FM
4. KISS 96.7FM
5. KOOP 91.7FM
6. KROX 101X FM
7. MIX 94.7FM
8. KVRX 91.7FM
9. KVET 98.1FM
10. BOB 103.5FM

Best Record Producer
Rick del Castillo for Jelly Jar's Preserved

photo by Todd V. Wolfson

2. Sheldon Reynolds for Lucid Dementia
3. Billy Harvey for Bob Schneider's I'm Good Now
4. Charlie Sexton for Jon Dee Graham's The Great Battle
5. Lonnie Trevino for Mina Mauldin's Superpsychoticqueen
6. Gurf Morlix
7. Carl Thiel for Robert Rodriguez' Mexico and Mariachis
8. Gordie Johnson for Grady's Y.U.So Shady
9. Craig Ross for Patty Griffin's Impossible Dream
10. Rich Brotherton for Cluan's The High Road

Best Record Store
Waterloo Records

photo by John Anderson

2. Cheapo
3. Sound on Sound
4. Antone's Records
5. Encore Music
6. Alien Records
7. Best Buy
8. Musicmania
9. Thirty Three Degrees
10. Piranha Records

Best Video
The Troy Dillinger Dirty & Hairy Film Festival DVD

2. Los Lonely Boys Texican Style: Live From Austin DVD
3. Del Castillo Live DVD
4. Dave's Not Here It Walks, It Talks, It Pisses on Yer Carpet DVD
5. Grupo Fantasma, "Utility Rock" Video
6. What Made Milwaukee Famous, "Selling Yourself Short" Video
7. Cruiserweight, "Yellow Lights" Video
8. The Real Heroes, "Elise, Elise" Video
9. The Real Heroes, "Elise, Elise" Video
10. Pong, "The Secret Meat" Video

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