Critics Poll

Best Local Show

CHABLIS United States Art Authority (Greg Beets)

MOMO'S ANNIVERSARY WEEKEND Momo's (Jim Caligiuri)

BLACK JOE LEWIS & THE HONEYBEARS Continental Club (Thomas Fawcett)

BALMORHEA/DAMIEN JURADO Central Presbyterian Church (Doug Freeman)

BUTCH HANCOCK'S NO TWO MORE ALIKE Cactus Cafe (Raoul Hernandez)

MOTHER FALCON (Margaret Moser)

'CASUAL VICTIM PILE' RELEASE Beerland (Austin Powell)

THE RELATIVES Continental Club (Audra Schroeder)

HANNIBAL LOKUMBE Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum (Jay Trachtenberg)

Best Roadshow

'WEIRD AL' YANKOVIC Fun Fun Fun Fest, Waterloo Park (Greg Beets)

PUNCH BROTHERS/LOUDON WAINWRIGHT III Bass Concert Hall (Jim Caligiuri)

NAS & DAMIAN MARLEY South by Southwest, Emo's (Thomas Fawcett)

NEIL YOUNG/BERT JANSCH Bass Concert Hall (Doug Freeman)

ORNETTE COLEMAN Bass Concert Hall (Raoul Hernandez)

JOHN CALE WITH THE UCLA PHILHARMONIA Los Angeles (Margaret Moser)

NEIL YOUNG (JUNE), ORNETTE COLEMAN (NOVEMBER) Bass Concert Hall (Austin Powell)

HALL & OATES The Long Center (Audra Schroeder)

ORNETTE COLEMAN Bass Concert Hall (Jay Trachtenberg)

Local Venue You Visited Most

BEAUTY BAR (Greg Beets)

MOMO'S (Jim Caligiuri)

MOHAWK (Thomas Fawcett)

EMO'S (Doug Freeman)

EMO'S (Raoul Hernandez)

THREADGILL'S WORLD HQ (Margaret Moser)

BEERLAND (Austin Powell)

MOHAWK (Audra Schroeder)

CONTINENTAL CLUB (Jay Trachtenberg)

Local Act You Saw the Most

MAGNIFICO (Greg Beets)

WISEBIRD (Jim Caligiuri)

OCOTE SOUL SOUNDS (Thomas Fawcett)

THE HAPPEN-INS (Doug Freeman)

BUTCH HANCOCK (Raoul Hernandez)

PETERSON BROTHERS (Margaret Moser)

DIKES OF HOLLAND (Austin Powell)

SOFT HEALER (Audra Schroeder)

OCOTE SOUL SOUNDS (Jay Trachtenberg)

Best New Local Act

THE LONG TANGLES (Greg Beets)

THE COVETERS (Jim Caligiuri)

RIDERS AGAINST THE STORM (Thomas Fawcett)

SOFT HEALER (Doug Freeman)

PETERSON BROTHERS (Raoul Hernandez)

THE BRIGHT LIGHT SOCIAL HOUR (Margaret Moser)

FRESHMILLIONS (Austin Powell)

SOFT HEALER (Audra Schroeder)

PALLADIUM (Jay Trachtenberg)

Festival Act You'd Like Booked

GIL SCOTT-HERON (Greg Beets)

FURTHUR (Jim Caligiuri)

PRINCE (Thomas Fawcett)

PULP (Doug Freeman)

MARY J. BLIGE (Raoul Hernandez)

THE ROLLING STONES (Margaret Moser)

ORCHESTRE POLY-RYTHMO (SXSW), STEVIE WONDER (ACL), GRINDERMAN (FUN FUN FUN FEST) (Austin Powell)

DOLLY PARTON (SXSW), STEVIE WONDER (ACL), THE CLEAN (FUN FUN FUN FEST) (Audra Schroeder)

RADIOHEAD (Jay Trachtenberg)

Best Reissue/Box Set

'EXILE ON MAIN ST.' The Rolling Stones (Greg Beets)

'THE WITMARK DEMOS: 1962-1964' Bob Dylan (Jim Caligiuri)

'COMPLETE MYTHOLOGY' Syl Johnson (Thomas Fawcett)

'MATADOR AT 21' (Doug Freeman)

'NOT FADE AWAY: THE COMPLETE STUDIO RECORDINGS AND MORE' Buddy Holly (Raoul Hernandez)

'ELECTRIC LADYLAND' Jimi Hendrix (Margaret Moser)

'1970: THE COMPLETE FUN HOUSE SESSIONS' The Stooges (Austin Powell)

NEU! VINYL BOX (Audra Schroeder)

FELA KUTI (Jay Trachtenberg)

Best Soundtrack

'THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT' (Greg Beets)

'IRON MAN 2' (Jim Caligiuri)

'GAINSBOURG' (Thomas Fawcett)

'13 MOST BEAUTIFUL ... SONGS FOR ANDY WARHOL'S SCREEN TESTS' Dean & Britta (Doug Freeman)

'CRAZY HEART' (Raoul Hernandez)

'CRAZY HEART' (Margaret Moser)

'CRAZY HEART' (Austin Powell)

'SUNRISE' My Education (Audra Schroeder)

'SUNRISE' My Education (Jay Trachtenberg)

Best Music DVD

'THE T.A.M.I. SHOW: COLLECTOR'S EDITION' (Greg Beets)

'THE T.A.M.I. SHOW: COLLECTOR'S EDITION' (Jim Caligiuri)

'VISION' Michael Jackson (Thomas Fawcett)

'WHO IS HARRY NILSSON (AND WHY IS EVERYBODY TALKIN' ABOUT HIM)?' (Doug Freeman)

'LADIES & GENTLEMEN THE ROLLING STONES' (Raoul Hernandez)

'WEST COAST SEATTLE BOY' Jimi Hendrix (Margaret Moser)

'BIRD ON A WIRE' Leonard Cohen (Austin Powell)

'WHO IS HARRY NILSSON (AND WHY IS EVERYBODY TALKIN' ABOUT HIM)?' (Audra Schroeder)

'THE WORLD ACCORDING TO JOHN COLTRANE' (Jay Trachtenberg)

R.I.P.

ALEX CHILTON, Solomon Burke (Greg Beets)

DENNIS HOPPER, Solomon Burke, Alex Chilton (Jim Caligiuri)

SOLOMON BURKE, Guru, Teddy Pendergrass (Thomas Fawcett)

ALEX CHILTON, Mark Linkous, Hank Cochran (Doug Freeman)

RONNIE JAMES DIO, Hank Jones, Abbey Lincoln, Ernie Mae Miller, Harvey Pekar (Raoul Hernandez)

ERNIE MAE MILLER, Steve Jordan, Jim Ramsey, Harvey Pekar, Campbell (Margaret Moser)

RONNIE JAMES DIO, Alex Chilton, Solomon Burke, Jay Reatard (Austin Powell)

DON VAN VLIET, Ari Up, Alex Chilton (Audra Schroeder)

SOLOMON BURKE, Tony Campise, Abbey Lincoln, Harvey Pekar, Luke Zimmermann (Jay Trachtenberg)

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