Saturday, April 5, 2008

2008 Best Music Poll: Our Picks

For the last couple weeks, I've been listing the nominees for the Portland Phoenix's 2008 Best Music Poll and linking to the bands' pages. But now we're providing links to all the categories and our preferences in each category. So, without further ado, here are our picks for the various categories:

Best New Act
Honey Clouds

Best Singer-Songwriter
Rev. Paul S. Cunnynghame

Best Hip-Hop Act

Best DJ/Dance Act

Best Electronic Act

Best World-Music Act

Best Male Vocalist
Jonny Balzano-Brooks (Phantom Buffalo)

Best Female Vocalist
Emilia Dahlin

Best R&B/Soul/Blues Act
Samuel James

Best Indie Act
Phantom Buffalo

Best Roots Act
King Memphis

Best Heavy Music/Metal Act
Dead Season

Best Punk Act
The Pubcrawlers

Best Category-Defying Act
Big Blood

Best Rock Act
Hiss & Chambers

Best Local Act
Samuel James

You can vote in 2008 Best Music Poll by clicking here.

- John C.L. Morgan

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