2005 Winners

Album of the Year
Louis XIV - The Best Little Secrets are Kept

Artist of the Year
As I lay Dying

Best Acoustic
Tristan Prettyman

Best Alternative


Best Alternative Album
Goodbye Blue Monday - Help is on the Way

Best Americana or Country
Eve Selis

Best Americana or Country Album
The Coyote Problem - Wire

Best Blues
Lady Dottie & the Diamonds

Best Blues Album
Candye Kane - White Trash Girl

Best Club DJ

Best Electronic
Square Circle

Best Hard Rock

Best Hard Rock Album
Cattle Decapitation - Humanure

Best Hip-Hop
Alfred Howard & K23 Orchestra

Best Hip-Hop Album

Deep Rooted - A New Beginning

Best Jazz
Jaime Valle

Best Jazz Album
Fattburger - Work to Do

Best Local Recording

Anya Marina - Miss hAlfway

Best New Artist
Get Back Loretta

Best Pop
Steve Poltz & the Tugburns

Best Pop Album
Ryan Ferguson - Three, Four

Best Rock
Dirty Sweet

Best Rock Album
Reeve Oliver

Best Tribute Band

Best World Music
B-Side Players

Lifetime Achievement Award
Charles McPherson

Song of the Year

Pinback - Fortress