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The 2012 Houston Press Music Award Winners

The 2012 Houston Press Music Award Winners
Graphics by Monica Fuentes

As announced from the stage at Warehouse Live earlier Wednesday evening, here are the 2012 Houston Press Music Award winners. Congratulations to all.

BEST LP/CD/EP

Free Radicals, The Freedom Fence

BEST MIXTAPE

One Hunnidt, #keepit100

BEST SONG

Free Radicals, "Ben Taub Blues"

BEST LOCAL MUSIC VIDEO

H.I.S.D., "Rockit Man"

LOCAL MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR

Robert Ellis

BEST NEW ACT

The Suffers

BEST MALE VOCALS

Chase Hamblin

BEST FEMALE VOCALS

Kam Franklin, The Suffers

BEST SONGWRITER

Nathan Quick

BEST POP ARTIST

Chase Hamblin

BEST ROCK

The Trimms

 

BEST MODERN ROCK

Another Run

BEST GARAGE/PUNK/HARDCORE

Skeleton Dick

BEST METAL

Venomous Maximus

BEST EXPERIMENTAL/NOISE

B L A C K I E

BEST ELECTRONIC ACT

FLCON FCKER

BEST SOLO RAPPER

Onehunnidt

BEST RAP GROUP

The Niceguys

BEST RAP DJ

DJ Candlestick

BEST CLUB DJ/DJ NIGHT

Skeezer

BEST LATIN ARTIST

Los Skarnales

 

BEST JAZZ

Free Radicals

BEST BLUES

The Mighty Orq

BEST SOUL/FUNK/R&B

Electric Attitude

BEST REGGAE/SKA/DUB

The Suffers

BEST ZYDECO

Zydeco Dots

BEST COUNTRY

Justin Van Sant

BEST FOLK

Kevin Kendrick

BEST AMERICANA

Nathan Quick

BEST COVER/TRIBUTE ACT

The Fab 5

 

BEST GUITARIST

James Henry, Steve Krase & the In Crowd

BEST BASSIST

Spare Time Murray, Steve Krase & the In Crowd/H-Town Jukes

BEST DRUMMER

Gabe Bravo, the Trimms

BEST OTHER INSTRUMENT

Niki Sims, saxophone/clarinet

BEST PRODUCER

Josiah Gabriel

BEST RADIO STATION

Local Live Houston

BEST RADIO PROGRAM

The Rod Ryan Show, 94.5 The Buzz

BEST LOCAL LABEL

Space City Records

BEST LIVE MUSIC VENUE

Fitzgerald's

BEST RECORD STORE

Cactus Music

BEST INSTRUMENT/EQUIPMENT STORE

Rockin' Robin

Again, thanks to everyone, and special thanks to the nominees, the voters, the sponsors and especially all the local music fans. You guys are why this all works.

We'll have more words and photos about the ceremony later on this morning. Other than that, see you next year!


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Houston, TX 77003

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