Critics Poll

Best Local Show

CHURCHWOOD Hole in the Wall (Greg Beets)

THE BELLEVILLE OUTFIT/THE FIREANTS Momo's (Jim Caligiuri)

THE RELATIVES Continental Club (Thomas Fawcett)

OKKERVIL RIVER Austin City Limits taping (Doug Freeman)

PACHANGA! LATINO MUSIC FESTIVAL Fiesta Gardens (Raoul Hernandez)

WHITE DENIM Antone's (Chase Hoffberger)

MOTHER FALCON Momo's (Margaret Moser)

THE DICKS Austin Music Hall (Austin Powell)

GIRLS ROCK CAMP SHOWCASE Parish (Audra Schroeder)

CREATIVE OPPORTUNITY ORCHESTRA'S TRIBUTE TO TINA MARSH St. James' Episcopal Church (Jay Trachtenberg)

Best Roadshow

MAYYORS Spiros (Greg Beets)

KASEY CHAMBERS & SHANE NICHOLSON Cactus Cafe (Jim Caligiuri)

OS MUTANTES La Zona Rosa (Thomas Fawcett)

MY BLOODY VALENTINE Austin Music Hall (Doug Freeman)

JAY-Z Frank Erwin Center (Raoul Hernandez)

DR. JOHN One World Theatre (Chase Hoffberger)

THE DECEMBERISTS Stubb's/Zilker Park (Margaret Moser)

METALLICA Stubb's; THE JESUS LIZARD Waterloo Park (Austin Powell)

LEONARD COHEN The Long Center (Audra Schroeder)

CHARLES LLOYD NEW QUARTET Hogg Auditorium (Jay Trachtenberg)

Local Venue You Visited Most

CAROUSEL LOUNGE (Greg Beets)

CACTUS CAFE (Jim Caligiuri)

MOHAWK (Thomas Fawcett)

MOHAWK (Doug Freeman)

RED 7 (Raoul Hernandez)

MOHAWK (Chase Hoffberger)

ANTONE'S (Margaret Moser)

EMO'S (Austin Powell)

MOHAWK (Audra Schroeder)

CONTINENTAL CLUB (Jay Trachtenberg)

Local Act You Saw The Most

THE SERVICE INDUSTRY (Greg Beets)

UNCLE LUCIUS (Jim Caligiuri)

BROWNOUT (Thomas Fawcett)

LEATHERBAG (Doug Freeman)

PACK OF WOLVES/BUICK MACKANE (Raoul Hernandez)

GREYHOUNDS (Chase Hoffberger)

THE AVIATORS (Margaret Moser)

HARLEM (Austin Powell)

HARLEM (Audra Schroeder)

T BIRD & THE BREAKS (Jay Trachtenberg)

Best New Local Act

THE GARY (Greg Beets)

HECTOR WARD & THE BIG TIME (Jim Caligiuri)

HARD PROOF AFROBEAT (Thomas Fawcett)

TV TORSO (Doug Freeman)

WHITE WHITE LIGHTS (Raoul Hernandez)

THE HAPPEN-INS (Chase Hoffberger)

MOTHER FALCON (Margaret Moser)

FOLLOWED BY STATIC (Austin Powell)

NO MAS BODAS (Audra Schroeder)

STATION IDENTIFICATION (Jay Trachtenberg)

Best Reissue/Box Set

'WHERE THE ACTION IS!: LOS ANGELES NUGGETS 1965-1968' (Greg Beets)

'THE TIFFANY TRANSCRIPTIONS' Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys (Jim Caligiuri)

'LEGENDS OF BENIN' (Thomas Fawcett)

'THE STONE ROSES' (Doug Freeman)

'NEIL YOUNG ARCHIVES VOL. 1 (1963-1972)' (Raoul Hernandez)

'CHECK YOUR HEAD' Beastie Boys (Chase Hoffberger)

'SIGN OF THE 3 EYED MEN' 13th Floor Elevators (Margaret Moser)

'... FOR THE WHOLE WORLD TO SEE' Death (Austin Powell)

'DO WHAT YOU WANT BE WHAT YOU ARE' Hall & Oates (Audra Schroeder)

'THE TIFFANY TRANSCRIPTIONS' Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys (Jay Trachtenberg)

Best Soundtrack

'WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE' (Greg Beets)

'THROW DOWN YOUR HEART' Béla Fleck (Jim Caligiuri)

'WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE' (Thomas Fawcett)

'ONE FAST MOVE OR I'M GONE' Jay Farrar & Benjamin Gibbard (Doug Freeman)

'WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE' (Raoul Hernandez)

'WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE' (Chase Hoffberger)

'BANDSLAM' (Margaret Moser)

'CAPTAIN CLEGG & THE NIGHT CREATURES' (Austin Powell)

'THE ROAD' Nick Cave and Warren Ellis (Audra Schroeder)

'RUDO Y CURSI' (Jay Trachtenberg)

Best Music DVD

'ANVIL: THE STORY OF ANVIL' (Greg Beets)

'ASHES OF AMERICAN FLAGS' Wilco (Jim Caligiuri)

'SLEEPWALKING THROUGH THE MEKONG' Dengue Fever (Thomas Fawcett)

'ANVIL: THE STORY OF ANVIL' (Doug Freeman)

'SLEEPWALKING THROUGH THE MEKONG' Dengue Fever (Raoul Hernandez)

'THE BAND THAT WOULDN'T DIE' (Chase Hoffberger)

'KANDI' One Eskimo (Margaret Moser)

'ANVIL: THE STORY OF ANVIL' (Austin Powell)

'ANVIL: THE STORY OF ANVIL' (Audra Schroeder)

'MASTERS OF AMERICAN MUSIC, VOL. 3: AMERICAN COMPOSER' Thelonious Monk (Jay Trachtenberg)

R.I.P.

MICHAEL JACKSON, Sky Saxon, Ron Asheton, Lux Interior, Koko Taylor (Greg Beets)

STEPHEN BRUTON, Amy Farris, Rocky the dog (Jim Caligiuri)

MICHAEL JACKSON, Eddie Bo, Joe Cuba, Mercedes Sosa, Roc Raida (Thomas Fawcett)

STEPHEN BRUTON, Robin Shivers, Paul Skelton, Jay Bennett, Vic Chesnutt (Doug Freeman)

RON ASHETON, Stephen Bruton, Tina Marsh, David "Fathead" Newman, Les Paul (Raoul Hernandez)

JAY BENNETT, Les Paul, Mike Jackson (Chase Hoffberger)

BILL NARUM, Ellie Greenwich, Stephen Bruton, Robin Shivers, Rusty Wier (Margaret Moser)

SKY SAXON, Ron Asheton (Austin Powell)

RON ASHETON, Lux Interior, edginess (Audra Schroeder)

TINA MARSH, Stephen Bruton, Bill Narum, David "Fathead" Newman, Claude Jeter (Jay Trachtenberg)

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