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2013 HOUSTON PRESS MUSIC AWARDS BALLOT

BEST LOCAL RECORDING

American Fangs, American Fangs
Grandfather Child, Grandfather Child
Grievous Angels, Grievous Angels
The Niceguys, James Kelley
Oceans of Slumber, Aetherial
Venomous Maximus, Beg Upon the Light

BEST LOCAL SONG

Junior Gordon Band, "Big"
Cindy Pruitt, "Epiphany"
qanda, "Woman of My Dreams"
Second Lovers, "New Mexico"
Trae Tha Truth feat. Future, "Screwed Up"
Wild Moccasins, "Gag Reflections"

BEST LOCAL MUSIC VIDEO
American Fangs, "Pomona"
Featherface, "I Saw You Dancing"
Junior Gordon Band, "Big"
The Traveling Murphys, "I'll Tell Me Ma"
Leah White & the Magic Mirrors, "Our Roots Are Strong"

LOCAL MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR

Doughbeezy
Texas Johnny Brown
Junior Gordon
Le$
Libby Koch

BEST NEW ACT

Grand Old Grizzly
Rob Gullatte
Oceans of Slumber
Recovery Room
Maxo Kream

BEST SONGWRITER

Jordi Baizan
Libby Koch
Cindy Pruitt
Walter Suhr
Mike Stinson

BEST PRODUCER
Darryl Youngblood
Jack Saunders
Jason Rooks
Josh Applebee

BEST MALE VOCALS

Jack Freeman
Josh Fuller (Josh Fuller and Dirt & Diesel)
Junior Gordon (Junior Gordon Band)
Dillon Trimm (The Trimms)
Jordi Baizan (Qanda)

BEST FEMALE VOCALS

Lainey Balagia (Grievous Angels)
Cindy Pruitt (Fluff the Kat)
Annika Chambers
Doomstress Alexis (Project Armageddon)
Tessa Kole (PuraPharm)

BEST GUITARIST

Sam Austin (Libby Koch)
Kevin Bull (Josh Fuller and Dirt & Diesel)
Teri Greene
Adrian Martinez (The Trimms)
Andy Zipper (QandA)

BEST BASSIST

Mark Dulworth (Qanda)
Keegan Kelly (Oceans of Slumber)
Rankin Peters (Nobody's Fool)
Adam Walker (Josh Fuller and Dirt & Diesel)

BEST DRUMMER

Dobber Beverly (Oceans of Slumber)
"Booch" Booch (Josh Fuller and Dirt & Diesel)
Gabe Bravo (The Trimms)
Dustin Wolfe (Qanda)

BEST KEYBOARDS

Ezra Charles (Ezra Charles Band)
Nick Greer (Nick Greer & the G's)
Patrick Kelly (The Suffers)
Corey Moss (Josh Fuller and Dirt & Diesel)
Matthew Buehrer (Recovery Room)

BEST OTHER INSTRUMENT

Niki Sims (clarinet/sax, PuraPharm)
Steve Krase (harmonica, Steve Krase & the In Crowd)
Jonathan Lin (fiddle, Libby Koch)
David Weinzapfel (steel guitar, Junior Gordon Band)

BEST SOLO RAPPER

Baby Jay
Delo
Doughbeezy
Fat Tony
Le$
Roosh Williams

BEST RAP GROUP

All Day
H.I.S.D.
The Niceguys
The Outfit TX
Ryno & Noon

BEST RAP DJ

DJ Candlestick
DJ Elevated
DJ iPod Ammo
DJ Mr. Rogers

BEST CLUB DJ/DJ NIGHT

Bombon
DJ Tech.Sys
DJ Sun
Gritsy
Mr. Castillo

BEST POP ACT

Chase Hamblin & the Roustabouts
Kristine Mills
The White Flags
The Tontons
Wild Moccasins

BEST LATIN ACT

La Sien
Los Guerreros de la Musica
Los Skarnales
Mango Punch
Yelba

BEST JAZZ

The Alicia Quartet
The Core Trio
Free Radicals
Tianna Hall

BEST BLUES

Annika Chambers
The Mighty Orq
Steve Krase & the In Crowd
Paul Ramirez Band
Little Joe Washington
Texas Johnny Brown

BEST SOUL/FUNK/R&B

Caretta Bell
Electric Attitude
Grady Gaines & the Texas Upsetters
Nick Greer & the G's
The Journey Agents
Zwee

BEST REGGAE/SKA/DUB

Alvin and the Slickpunks
Cassette Tape
D.R.U.M.
The Suffers
Thread Belly

BEST ZYDECO

Bayou Roux
J. Paul Jr. & the Zydeco Nu Breeds
Curtis Poullard & the Creole Zydeco Band
Step Rideau & the Zydeco Outlaws
Zydeco Dots

BEST COUNTRY

Driftwood
Interstate
Josh Fuller and Dirt & Diesel
Junior Gordon Band
Mike Stinson
Justin Van Sant

BEST FOLK/AMERICANA

Buxton
Grand Old Grizzly
Grievous Angels
Second Lovers
Shotgun Funeral

BEST TRADITIONAL ROCK

AThousandColours
Born Again Virgins
Grandfather Child
Jealous Creatures
Qanda
The Trimms

BEST MODERN ROCK

The Abyss
American Fangs
Another Run
Glass the Sky
The Manichean
thelastplaceyoulook

BEST GARAGE/PUNK/HARDCORE

Bury the Crown
Black Market Syndicate
The Dead Rabbits
The Hates
Mikey & the Drags

BEST METAL

Downfall 2012
Nine Minutes
Oceans of Slumber
Project Armageddon
Sanctus Bellum
Venomous Maximus

BEST EXPERIMENTAL/NOISE

B L A C K I E
Black Leather Jesus
Illegal Wiretaps
LIMB
PLXTX
Purapharm

BEST ELECTRONIC ACT

Bagheera
Bang Bangz
FLCON FCKER
Glasnost
Provision

BEST COVER/TRIBUTE ACT

Beetle
The Fab 5
Fluff the Kat
Vince King as Elvis
Maximus



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