|1||The Tribe & Big Cats!||First Place|
|2||Audio Perm||Second Place|
|3||Claire de Lune||Third Place|
|4||Heidi Barton Stink||Fourth Place|
I wanted to include Bomba de Luz too, but I feel like they're getting the attention they deserve, whereas these acts are more likely to be unjustly overlooked. Great year for local music-- especially hip hop-- overall.