Austin Top Nines

Greg Beets

1. The Golden Arm Trio (Shamrock/Jinx)

2. Furry Things, Moments Away (Trance Syndicate)

3. Wannabes, "On the Business of Being Young" (Cut on CD included with Pop Culture Press #44)

4. Bedhead, Transaction de Novo (Trance Syndicate)

5. Junior Varsity, "Pep Rally Rock" 7-inch (Twist Like This)

6. Lucky Strikes, Song and Dance (Lazy S.O.B.)

7. ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead (Trance Syndicate)

8. Brown Whörnet, Stroke the Apechild (Texas Music Mafia)

9. South Austin Kicks Ass! (High on the Hog)


MICHAEL BERTIN

1. Spoon, A Series of Sneaks (Elektra)

2. The Gourds, Stadium Blitzer (Munich)

3. Beaver Nelson, The Last Hurrah (Freedom)

4. The Silos, Heater (Checkered Past)

5. Michael Fracasso, World in a Drop of Water (Bohemia Beat)

6. Prescott Curlywolf, Funanimal World (Freedom)

7. Stupid Club, Made to Feel (Sudden Shame)

8. El Flaco, el pee (Fume)

9. Davíd Garza, This Euphoria (Lava/Atlantic)


CHRISTOPHER GRAY

1. Prescott Curlywolf, Funanimal World (Freedom)

2. Sixteen Deluxe, Emits Showers of Sparks (Warner Bros.)

3. Spoon, A Series of Sneaks (Elektra)

4. The Gourds, Stadium Blitzer (Munich)

5. Enduro, Half Rack of Sugar

6. [tie] Brown Whörnet, Stroke the Apechild (Texas Music Mafia)/PocketfishRmen, Simian Dreams (Enhanced)

7. El Flaco, el pee (Fume)

8. [tie] Superego, My Bad (Nickel & Dime)/Andrew DuPlantis, Sin Pelo (cassette)

9. The Kiss Offs, "Bottle Blonde" 7-inch (Peek-a-Boo)



JAY HARDWIG

1. Bad Livers, Industry and Thrift (Sugar Hill)

2. Shaver, Victory (New West)

3. [tie] Tosca, La Furia del Tango/Tia Pamelita (Nois)

4. Charlie Robison, Life of the Party (Lucky Dog)

5. Big Blues Extravaganza! The Best of Austin City Limits (Columbia)

6. Hosea Hargrove, I Love My Life (Fedora)

7. The Gourds, Stadium Blitzer (Munich)

8. Willie Nelson, Teatro (Island)

9. W.C. Clark, Lover's Plea (Blacktop)


CHRISTOPHER HESS

1. The Gourds, Stadium Blitzer
(Munich/Watermelon)

2. Bad Livers, Industry and Thrift (Sugar Hill)

3. Elias Haslanger, Kicks Are for Kids (Heart Music)

4. [tie] Paul Newman, Only Love Can Break Your Heart (Trance Syndicate)/Spoon, A Series of Sneaks (Elektra)

5. James McMurtry, Walk Between the Raindrops (Sugar Hill)

6. Prescott Curlywolf, Funanimal World (Freedom)

7. Terri Hendrix, Wilory Farm (Tycoon Cowgirl)

8. El Flaco, el pee (Fume)

9. W.C. Clark, Lover's Plea (Black Top)


ANDY LANGER

1. Fastball, All the Pain Money Can Buy (Hollywood)

2. Davíd Garza, This Euphoria (Lava/Atlantic)

3. Beaver Nelson, The Last Hurrah (Freedom)

4. Spoon, A Series of Sneaks (Elektra)

5. Terri Hendrix, Wilory Farm (Tycoon Cowgirl)

6. Sixteen Deluxe, Emits Showers of Sparks (Warner Bros.)

7. [tie] Blu, Tierra/ Bukka Allen, Sweet Valentine

8. Prescott Curlywolf, Funanimal World (Freedom)

9. Pearls in the Snow: The Songs of Kinky Friedman (Kinkajou)


DAVID LYNCH

1. Manuel "Cowboy" Donley y Las Estrellas, Adios Chiquita (MINI)

2. Courtney Audain, Fuze (Coinhead)

3. Ta Mère (Yomamas)

4. Bad Livers, Industry & Thrift (Sugar Hill)

5. Tosca, Tia Pamelita (Tosca)

6. Willie Nelson, Teatro (Island)

7. Tina Marsh & CO2, Worldwide (CreOp Music)

8. Don Walser, Down at the Sky-Vue Drive-In (Watermelon)

9. Pushmonkey (Arista)


MARGARET MOSER

1. Sue Foley, Ten Days in November (Antone's)

2. Two O'Clock Courage, Postcards Home (F.I.T.)

3. Sixteen Deluxe, Emits Showers of Sparks (Warner Bros.)

4. Doug Sahm, SDQ '98 (Watermelon)

5. Jimmie Vaughan, Out There (Epic)

6. Bigfoot Chester, Tabernaclin' (Sympathy for the Record Industry)

7. Fastball, All the Pain Money Can Buy (Hollywood)

8. Spoon, A Series of Sneaks (Elektra)

9. Prescott Curlywolf, Funanimal World (Freedom)


JAY TRACHTENBERG

1. Elias Haslanger, Kicks Are for Kids (Heart Music)

2. Lucinda Williams, Car Wheels on a Gravel Road (Mercury)

3. Pete Mayes, For Pete's Sake (Antone's)

4. Dale Watson and his Lone Stars, The Truckin' Sessions (Koch)

5. W.C. Clark, Lover's Plea (Black Top)

6. Edwin Livingston Group

7. Don Walser, Down at the Sky-Vue Drive-In (Watermelon/Sire)

8. Golden Arm Trio (Shamrock/Jinx)

9. Courtney Audain, Fuze (Coinhead)

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