Seattle Weekly 's biggest issue of the year, the Best of Seattle , hit newsstands today; the issue celebrates our city's most outstanding Arts &


Congratulations to the 32 Best Of Seattle Music Winners! Here's a Handy Compendium

Seattle Weekly's biggest issue of the year, the Best of Seattle, hit newsstands today; the issue celebrates our city's most outstanding Arts & Entertainment, People & Places, Bars & Clubs, Food & Drink, Shopping & Services, and Sports & Recreation--everything from Best French Fries to Best Use of ALL CAPS and a Giant Can of Pepper Spray. It's a monster issue; you can peruse the winners online or lug a physical copy home today.

In the meantime, for all you Reverb readers, here's a handy compendium of all of this year's music category Best Of winners. Congrats to all of them!

Best New Band - Detective Agency

Best Hip-Hop Artist - THEESatisfaction

Best Pop Band - Deep Sea Diver

Best Album of the Past 12 Months - Damien Jurado, Maraqopa

Best Local Single - Deep Sea Diver, "NWO"

Best Local Record Label - Fin Records

Best Vocalist, Male - Tom Eddy

Best Vocalist, Female - Shannon Stephens

Best Songwriter - Drew Keriakedes

Best Band to Die in the Last 12 Months - Brite Futures

Best Band Name - Dude York

Best Country Artist - Knut Bell

Best Cover Band - "The Rolling Stones"

Best Folk Band - Thousands

Best Garage Band - Posse

Best Psychedelic Bender - Father John Misty

Best Punk Band - The Dead Kenny Gs

Best R&B Artist - Lucas Field

Best Rock Band - Cave Singers

Best Side Project - Song Sparrow Research

Best Fucking Tacoma Band - The Fucking Eagles

Best Busker - Ben Fisher

Best Club DJ - DJ Sad Bastard

Best Musical Utility Player - Jeff Fielder

Best Producer - Brandi Carlile

Best Sound Engineer - Ed Brooks

Best New Venue - The Neptune

Best All-Ages Venue - KeyArena

Best Rock Club - The Mix

Best Jazz Club - Jazz Alley

Best Local Source for Streaming Music - Rhapsody

Best Festival Besides REVERB - Deck the Hall Ball

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