The 2014 Houston Press Music Award Winners

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Note: this article has been amended to include the Best Drummer winner. Our apologies to Nick and the Suffers for the omission.

We know it's early/late -- as a matter of fact, brand-new HPMA winners the Tontons are rocking out at Warehouse Live at this very moment, but we just couldn't wait another minute to share the results of this year's Houston Press Music Awards with you. Congratulations to all the winners and nominees, and check back in a few yours for a full recap of Thursday's festivities.


BEST LOCAL RECORDING

The Tontons, Make-Out King & Other Stories of Love


BEST LOCAL SONG

"I'm From Texas," Doughbeezy


BEST LOCAL MUSIC VIDEO

"I'm Alive," Z-Ro


LOCAL MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR

Kam Franklin, the Suffers


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BEST NEW ACT

BLSHS


READER'S CHOICE AWARD

New York City Queens


BEST SONGWRITER

Nick & Alex Zamora, the Suffers


BEST PRODUCER

Trakksounds


More winners on the next page.

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nick g
nick g

Thanks Houston Press!!

houstoniancitizenx
houstoniancitizenx

The bad news is it was the worst HPMA to date.  Bad PA: couldn’t understand a word unless the speaker yelled into the mic.  Bad sound for the bands, I mean it sounded like crap, really.  Blunders, I mean mistakes abound.  No seating.  I felt like I was at a high school production.  If there are financial constraints, you may want to (like the Showcase) consider not doing it at all.  If you do want to continue the HPMA, look at the 2013 show for an example of what to do.  The good news is, you have a year to fix it.

paul204
paul204

Who won he write in?

Daygo
Daygo

Yeah, sound was doo doo. Loud and muffled.

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