2009 RFT Music Awards Nominees: The List

Here are the nominees for this year's music showcase. Enjoy 'em after this year's poster, courtesy of the amazing Tom Huck.

Tom Huck

Lifetime Achievement
Trip Daddys
Murder City Players
Bottle Rockets
Kim Massie

Best Americana/Folk
Rough Shop
Tenement Ruth
The Linemen

Best Untraditional Americana/Folk
The Monads
Pokey LaFarge
Dock Ellis Band
Wooden Kites
Rats & People Motion Picture Orchestra

Best Blues:
Big George Brock
Uvee Hayes
Tom Hall
Rum Drum Ramblers
Alvin Jett & the PhaT NoiZ Blues Band

Best DJ
Rob Lemon
Scotty Mac
Flex Boogie
DJ Thumpasaurus

Best Experimental/Eclectic
Eric Hall
The Lonely Procession
Bikini Acid

Best Funk/Soul/R&B
Funky Butt Brass Band
Lamar Harris
Dogtown Allstars

Best Hip-Hop/Rap Artist (Solo)
Rockwell Knuckles
Tef Poe
Nato Caliph
Black Spade

Best Hip-Hop/Rap Artist (Duo or Group)
Scripts 'N Screwz
Family Affair
Jason and the Beast
Splitface and June 16th

Best Hip-Hop DJ
DJ Trackstar
DJ Needles
DJ Crucial
DJ Mahf
The Beat Street Crew

Best Indie Band
So Many Dynamos
Target Market
The Radical Sons
The Sham
Troubadour Dali
Say Panther

Best Jazz Artist
Dave Stone
Erin Bode
Hamiet Bluiett
Willie Akins
Jeanne Trevor

Best Metal/Thrash Band
Dude Nukem
Sine Nomine
Head On Collision
Cross Examination

Best New Band:
The Pragmatic
Midtown Thieves
The Mhurs
The Northwoods
Glass Teeth

Best Punk/Hardcore
Left Arm
Sack Lunch
Suburban Smash
God Fodder
Black For a Second

Best Pop Band

One Lone Car
The 75s
Gentleman Auction House
Grace Basement
The Blind Eyes
Jon Hardy & the Public

Best Rock Band:
Gold Tooth
Shame Club
The Feed
The Incurables

Best Singer-Songwriter (Female):
Beth Bombara
Cassie Morgan
Leslie Sanazaro

Best Singer-Songwriter (Male):
Fred Friction
Caleb Travers
Bob Reuter
Jon Hardy

Best Album (self-released)
The Educated Guess, West Skyline Drive
Fred Friction, Jesus Drank Wine
Tight Pants Syndrome, Singles
Theodore, Defeated, TN
Kentucky Knife Fight, The Wolf Crept, The Children Slept
The Helium Tapes, The Helium Tapes

Best Album (on a label):
Prisonshake, Dirty Moons (Scat)
Magnolia Summer, Lines from the Frame (Undertow)
Raglani, Of Sirens Born (Kranky)
Gentleman Auction House, Alphabet Graveyard (Emergency Umbrella)
Head On Colllision, Ritual Sacrifice (Beer City)
Rum Drum Ramblers, Hey Lordy Mama Mama Get Up And Go (Big Muddy)

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