2018 New Mexico Music Awards Winners

 

Listed as follows unless otherwise indicated.

Artist

Title

Producer

Studio

Studio Location

 

Adult Contemporary

 

Linda Myers

Beauty-Kiss the Angels

Linda Myers

Mountain Road Recording

Albuquerque

 

Americana

 

CM Adams & the Revelators

Make My Stand

Dennis Jasso, Henry Jasso

Fw Studios

Santa Fe

 

Best Arrangement

 

Ken “Duke” Weddington

Maddie’s Dream/Erin’s Jig

Ken “Duke” Weddington

The Kitchen Sink

Santa Fe

 

Bluegrass

 

David Kuncicky

Fire on the Mountain

David Kuncicky

La Barberia Studios

Santa Fe

 

Blues

 

Woodfin

Tryin’ to Save Me

Gregg Woodfin with Jon Gagan

High Mesa Studios-Los Alamos

The Electric Company-Santa Fe

Dos Lunas Studios-Jacona

 

Children’s

 

Andy Mason

Children’s Garden

Andy Mason, Mike Davidson

Crazy Dog Studios

Portales

 

Contemporary Instrumental

 

Mystic Journey

Home

Gilbert Levy, Suzanne Teng

Dragonfly Studios

Santa Fe

 

Country

 

Doug Davidson

Can’t Stop

Doug Davidson/Dave Heidt

Rt 66 Music

Bernalillo

 

Country CD

 

Doug Figgs & Mikki Daniel

Thinkin’ of You

Mariam Funke

GMF Recording Studio

Soccorro

 

Cover

 

Crystal Bowersox

Me & Bobbi McGhee

Jono Manson

The Kitchen Sink

Santa Fe

 

Electronica

 

leehoward

Window to the Soul

leehoward

Casa Oso Studios

Albuquerque

 

Best Recording Engineer

 

Scott Shane

for

Lisa Carman-Ruin of Love

 

Folk

 

Matthew Hecht

Just Stardust

Matthew Hecht & Jon Gagan

The Electric Company

Santa Fe

 

Hip-Hop

 

RJ Trujillo

Fame or Freedom f/ Leah Leyva

On the Moon Studios

On the Moon Studios

Albuquerque

 

Hip-Hop CD

 

K Dutch

Always Home

KC Dutcher

K Dutch Music

Santa Fe

 

Indie

 

Kid Dinosaur

Make Sail After Tavern

John Wall

Wall of Sound

Albuquerque

 

Best Instrumental Performance

 

Bert Dalton Brazil Project

Brazilian Dorian Dream

Bert Dalton & Ali Ryerson

Live Recording

Santa Fe

 

Jazz

 

Lauria

Fire Like You

John Rangel

Jindo Jazz Studios

Santa Fe

 

Jazz CD

 

Ty Cooper

I’m All for You

John Rangel

Jindo Jazz Studios

Santa Fe

 

Latin

 

Chamanin

Ni Una Mas

Chamanin, Kiko Rodriguez

Fw Studios

Santa Fe

 

Best Mastering Engineer

 

Michael McDonald/Algorhythms Digital Mastering

for

Lisa Carman-Ruin of Love

 

Metal

 

Angelo Unale

Sons of Netherlite

Dave Heidt

Route 66 Studios

Bernalillo

 

Modern Rock

 

Guy Grogan

I’m the One I Couldn’t Be

Dennis Jasso

Fw Studios

Santa Fe

 

Native

 

Ron Deshazo/Stanley Thompson/Mark Ortiz

Windtalker

Ron Deshazo/Stanley Thompson

The S.T.U.D.I.O

Santa Fe

 

Novelty

 

Steelman-Rivers

Red or Green

John Davis & Harry Guffee

Studio Eighteen

Placitas

 

Packaging

 

Lara Manzanares

Land Baby

Design by Lara Manzanares

Photography by Alexandra Rose

 

Pop

 

Citizens of Tape City

She Like Me

Artha Meadors, Josef

Janky Owl, Bias Studios & Empty House Studios

Albuquerque

 

Pop CD

 

Free Range Buddhas

Free Range Buddhas EP

Free Range Buddhas

Kabby Sound Studio

Santa Fe

 

R&B

 

Grayhill

Red

David Madik

Madik Innovation

Albuquerque

 

Rap

 

DobCee f/ Shiah Maisel

Caged

Dobb C @ Pushin’ Dope Productions

Pushin’ Dope Productions

Santa Fe

 

Reggae

 

Jade Masque

Ten Til Gin

John Wall

Wall of Sound

Albuquerque

 

Religious/Gospel

 

Gary Paul

Witness

Gary Paul Hermus & Lisa Carman

Palace Recording

Santa Fe

 

Rock CD

 

Drastic Andrew

Soul Casino

Ben Wright

Frogville Studios

Santa Fe

 

Singer/Songwriter

 

Art Garcia

Chasing the Wind

AG Ventures

Aspen Attic Studios

Albuquerque

 

Best Song

 

Ron Crowder, Jim Casey, Danny Casey

Liberty

 

Video

 

Nosotros

En El Mas Alla

Ryan Montano

Simply 6 Films

Albuquerque

 

Best Vocal Performance

 

Svea

Cruel Love

 

Western

 

Ron DeShazo/Stanley Thompson

Tombstone Cowboy

The S.T.U.D.I.O.

Santa Fe

 

World Beat

 

Mala Maña

No Me Enganas

Alyson Steinman & Mala Maña

Mesa de Cocina Estudio

Rio Rancho

 

Norman Petty Producer’s Award

 

Lisa Carman

Lisa Carman-Stories

Palace recording

Santa Fe

 

Best of the Year

 

Lara Manzanares

Land Baby

Jono Manson

The Kitchen Sink

Santa Fe