The 2009 Houston Press Music Award Winners

Scarface (right) and 2009 Best Punk winners Flamin' Hellcats
Scarface (right) and 2009 Best Punk winners Flamin' Hellcats
Chris Gray

Best Local CD/LP: Bun B, UGK for Life Best Local EP/7-inch: Wild Moccasins, Microscopic Metronomes Best Local Song: Mechanical Boy, "She Does" Best New Act: Roky Moon & BOLT Songwriter: B L A C K I E Local Musician of the Year: Little Joe Washington Best Guitarist: Little Joe Washington

Best Bassist: Chris Applegate, Mechanical Boy

Best Drummer: Nick Cooper, Free Radicals Best Keyboards: Ryan Scroggins, Ryan Scroggins & the Trenchtown Texans Best Miscellaneous Instrument: Geoffrey Muller, Sideshow Tramps (saw) Best Male Vocals: Cornbreadd, Tha Fucking Transmissions Best Female Vocals: Kristine Mills Rock: Mechanical Boy Blues: Little Joe Washington R&B/Funk/Soul: Kam Zydeco: Zydeco Dots World: D.R.U.M. Jazz: Free Radicals DJ: DJ Sun DJ Night: Speakerboxx Metal: Golden Axe Punk: Flamin' Hellcats Hardcore/Noise (tie):Homopolice/ A Dream Asleep Indie Rock: Spain Colored Orange Instrumental/Experimental: Two Star Symphony Mainstream Hip-Hop: Bun B/UGK Underground Hip-Hop: Fat Tony Latin Traditional: Los Pistoleros de Tejas Latin Contemporary: Los Skarnales Cover/Tribute Band: Beetle Country: Sean Reefer & the Resin Valley Boys Folk: Flying Fish Sailors Roots-Rock/Americana: Sideshow Tramps Best New Club: Mango's Best Live Music Venue: Warehouse Live Best Record Store: Cactus Best Instrument/Equipment Store: Rockin' Robin Best Radio Station: 90.1 KPFT Best Radio Program (Music): Lost Fidelity, KACC Best Local Label: Swishahouse

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