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88.1 KDHX DJs top 10 albums of 2013

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As 2013 draws to close, we asked the DJs of 88.1 KDHX to look back on all the records they heard this year and pick their favorite albums. From blues to bluegrass, indie rock to pop, country to folk, reggae to rock 'n' roll, these lists capture the soundtrack of a great year in music.

Don't miss the rest of our Best of 2013 coverage, including the 88.1 KDHX top album spins, both local and national, and a whole lot more. And be sure to visit the pages of your favorite shows, become a fan and join in the discussion of all these lists.

Or just leave a comment below. What did you love most this year?

 

 

Josh Weinstein
All Soul, No Borders


 

 

Ceramic Dog - Your Turn (Northern Spy)
Peter Evans - Zebulon (More Is More)
Hera featuring Hamid Drake - Seven Lines (Multikulti)
Rob Mazurek / Exploding Star Orchestra - Matter Anti-Matter (RogueArt)
Cass McCombs - Big Wheels And Others (Domino)
William Parker - Wood Flute Songs (AUM Fidelity)
Ivo Perelman / Matthew Shipp / Whit Dickey / Gerald Cleaver - Enigma (Leo)
Matana Roberts - Coin Coin Chapter Two: Mississippi Moonchile (Constellation)
Adam Rudolph / Go: Organic Orchestra - Sonic Mandala (Meta)
Matthew Shipp - Piano Sutras (Thirsty Ear)

 

 

Jeff Corbin
The Back Country


 

 

The Carper Family - Old-Fashioned Gal (Self-released)
The Dock Ellis Band – Bad Songs and Waltzes (Self-released)
Robbie Fulks – Gone Away Backwards (Bloodshot)
Vince Gill and Paul Franklin – Bakersfield (MCA)
Joel Savoy’s Honky Tonk Merry-Go-Round – Honky Tonk Merry-Go-Round (Valcour)
Miss Leslie – Lucky (Zero)
Sturgill Simpson – High Top Mountain (High Top Mountain)
Son Volt – Honky Tonk (Rounder)
Dale Watson and His Lone Stars – El Rancho Azul (Red House)
Various – The Big E: A Salute to Steel Guitarist Buddy Emmons (Warner Bros.)

 

 

Stacy
Backroads


 

 

Cave States - The Great Divide (Undertow)
Guy Clark - My Favorite Picture of You (Dualtone)
Peter Cooper - Opening Day (Red Beet)
Grace Basement - Wheel Within a Wheel (Avonmore)
Amos Lee - Mountains of Sorrow, Rivers of Song (Blue Note)
Darden Smith - Love Calling (Compass)
Amy Speace - How to Sleep in a Stormy Boat (Continental Song City)
Lyal Strickland - Balanced on Barbed Wire (Self-released)
The Wilhelms - Film at 11 (Perdition)
Cindy Woolf - May (Self-released)

 

 

Allen Dahm
Bittersweet Melody


 

 

1. Jason Isbell - Southeastern (Thirty Tigers)
2. Kacey Musgraves - Same Trailer Different Park (Mercury Nashville)
3. Typhoon - White Lighter (Roll Call)
4. Josh Ritter - The Beast in Its Tracks (Self-released)
5. The Head and the Heart Let's Be Still (Sub Pop)
6. Phosphorescent - Muchacho (Dead Oceans)
7. Laura Marling - Once I Was an Eagle (Ribbon)
8. Okkervil River - The Silver Gymnasium (ATO)
9. Mount Moriah - Miracle Temple (Merge)
10. Mikal Cronin - MCII (Merge)

 

 

Walter and Willa
Bluegrass Breakdown


 

 

1. Milan Miller - Poison Cove (BluSadie)
2. Corrina Logston - Wind Caught My Bike (Big Black Fox)
3. Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice - The Story of the Day I Died (Rebel)
4. Big Country Bluegrass - Memories of the Past (Rebel)
5. The Boxcars - It’s Just a Road (Mountain Home)
6. Danny Paisley & Southern Grass - Road Into Town (Patuxent)
7. Mark Newton & Steve Thomas - Reborn (Rebel)
8. Donna Ulisse - Showin' My Roots (Hadley Music Group)
9. Marty Hays - Wish We Had Our Time Again (Right Side Up)
10. Various - Pickin' Like a Girl (Blue Circle)

 

 

Rich Barta
Chicken Shack Alley


 

 

Dan Bubien - Empty Roads (Self-released)
The Cash Box Kings - Black Toppin' (Blind Pig)
Nicole Hart & Anni Piper - Split Second (Blues Leaf)
John Ginty - Bad News Travels Fast (American Show Place)
Chris James and Patrick Rynn - Barrelhouse Stomp (Earwig)
Roosevelt Sykes - The Original Honeydripper (Blind Pig)
Southern Hospitality - Easy Livin' (Blind Pig)
Roomful of Blues - 45 Live (Alligator)
Charlie Musselwhite - Juke Joint Chapel (Henrietta)
Jim Allchin - Q.E.D. (Sandy Key Music LLC)
Buddy Guy - Rhythm & Blues (RCA)

 

 

Ryan
Coin-Operated Radio


 

 

1. Vampire Weekend – Modern Vampires of the City (XL)
2. Foxygen – We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic (Jagjaguwar)
3. Night Beds – Country Sleep (Dead Oceans)
4. Courtney Barnett – The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas (House Anxiety)
5. Kurt Vile – Wakin on a Pretty Daze (Matador)
6. James Blake – Overgrown (Universal Republic)
7. Washed Out – Paracosm (Sub Pop)
8. The National – Trouble Will Find Me (4AD)
9. Queens of the Stone Age - ...Like Clockwork (Matador)
10. Phosphorescent – Muchacho (Dead Oceans)

 

 

Christian Schaeffer
Collector's Edition


 

 

JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound - Howl (Bloodshot)
Neko Case - The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight, the Harder I Fight, the More I Love You (Anti-)
Elvis Costello and the Roots - Wise up Ghost (Blue Note)
San Fermin - San Fermin (Downtown)
Jason Isbell - Southeastern (Thirty Tigers)
The Lone Bellow - The Lone Bellow (Descendent)
Milk Carton Kids - The Ash & Clay (Anti-)
The National - Trouble Will Find Me (4AD)
Okkervil River - The Silver Gymnasium (ATO)
Phosphorescent - Muchacho (Dead Oceans)

 

 

Keith Dudding
Down Yonder


 

 

Della Mae - This World Oft Will Be (Rounder)
Del McCoury Band - Streets of Baltimore (McCoury Music)
Gibson Brothers - They Called It Music (Compass)
Bruce Molsky - If It Ain't Here When I Get Back (Tree Frog)
Old Buck - Old Buck (Old Buck)
Noam Pikelny - Noam Pikelny Plays Kenny Baker Plays Bill Monroe (Compass)
John Reischman - Walk Along John (Corvus)
Peter Rowan - The Old School (Compass)
Junior Sisk & Joe Mullins - Hall of Fame Bluegrass (Rebel)
Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen - On The Edge (Compass)

 

 

Wil Wander
Elevated Rhymestate


 

 

Bliss N' Eso - Circus in the Sky (Illusive Sounds/Liberation Music)
Horrorshow - King Amongst Many (Elefant Traks)
Illphonics - Illphonics (Illphonics Sound)
Jazz Addixx - Tomorrow's Yesterday (Jazz Addixx)
Jukebox Champions - Don't Rock the Jukebox (Third Culture)
Mad Dukez & Fresh Kils - Gettin' Gatsby (Deep Thinka)
Raashan Ahmad - Ceremony (Jakarta)
Re:Plus - Colors of Life (Goon Trax)
Solillaquists of Sound - The 4th Wall, Pt. 2 (Solilla)
Spose - Unplugged: One Longfellow Square (Preposterously Dank)

 

 

Cat Pick
Emotional Rescue


 

 

American Royalty - Prismatic (Guns in the Sun)
Atlas Genius - When It Was Now (Warner Bros.)
Bridges and Powerlines - Better EP (Daisy Pistol)
Elvis Costello and the Roots - Wise up Ghost (Blue Note)
Dark Dark Dark - Who Needs Who (Supply and Demand Music)
Everything Everything - ARC (RCA)
One Direction - Midnight Memories (Syco)
The Stypes - Snapshot (Virgin EMI)
Villagers - {Awayland} (Domino)
Kanye West - Yeezus (Def Jam)

 

 

Roy Kasten
Feel Like Going Home


 

 

1. Jason Isbell - Southeastern (Thirty Tigers)
2. The James Hunter Six - Minute by Minute (Fantasy)
3. Son Volt - Honky Tonk (Rounder)
4. Camera Obscura - Desire Lines (4AD)
5. Dawes - Stories Don't End (Hub)
6. Mavis Staples - One True Vine (Anti-)
7. Veronica Falls - Waiting for Something to Happen (Slumberland)
8. Mount Moriah - Miracle Temple (Merge)
9. Dolly Varden - For a While (Mid-Fi)
10. Caitlin Rose - The Stand-In (ATO)

 

 

Jim Bruce
Higher Ground


 

 

Robert Randolph and the Family Band - Lickety Split (Blue Note)
Tedeschi Trucks Band - Made Up Mind (Sony Masterworks)
JJ Grey & Mofro - This River (Alligator)
Nth Power - Basic Minimum Skills Test (B.O.C.)
The New Orleans Suspects - Caught Live at the Maple Leaf (Self-released)
Fitz & The Tantrums - More Than Just a Dream (Elektra)
Keller Williams with More Than A Little - Funk (Sci Fidelity)
Mickey Hart Band - Superorganism (360° Productions)
Greyboy Allstars - Inland Emperor (MRI)
Booker T - Sound the Alarm (Concord Jazz)

 

 

Chris Bay
Gold Soundz


 

 

Elephant Stone - Elephant Stone (Hidden Pony)
Grace Basement - Wheel Within a Wheel (Avonmore)
Hundred Visions - Permanent Basement (Hundred Visions)
The Men - New Moon (Sacred Bones)
Minor Alps - Get There (Barsuk)
Mount Moriah - Miracle Temple (Merge)
The National - Trouble Will Find Me (4AD)
Okkervil River - The Silver Gymnasium (ATO)
Phosphorescent - Muchacho (Dead Oceans)
Yo La Tengo - Fade (Matador)

 

 

Matt Distelrath
Hindsight


 

 

Camera Obscura - Desire Lines (4AD)
LostTapes - War in the Netherlands (EarDrums Pop)
Northern Portrait - Pretty Decent Swimmers (Matinee)
The Ocean Blue - Ultramarine (Korda)
Orange Yellow Red - A Rose Made of Galaxies (Saint Marie)
The Pastels - Slow Summits (Domino)
Picnic - The Weather's Fine (Shelflife)
The Proctors - Everlasting Light (Shelflife)
Veronica Falls - Waiting for Something to Happen (Slumberland)
Weekend - Jinx (Slumberland)

 

 

Chris Lawyer
Hip City


 

 

Booker T - Sound the Alarm (Concord Jazz)
Clairy Browne & the Bangin' Rackettes - Baby Caught the Bus (Vanguard)
The Gene Dudley Group - Saturday Shifting (Wah Wah 45's)
Gregory Porter - Liquid Spirit (Blue Note)
Mayer Hawthorne - Where Does This Door Go (Universal Republic)
James Hunter 6 - Minute by Minute (Concord)
Jesse Dee - On My Mind/In My Heart (Alligator)
Lady - Lady (Truth & Soul)
Orgone - New You Part 1 (Self-released)
Robert Glasper Experiment - Black Radio 2 (Blue Note)

 

 

Sunny Boy Mason
Howzit Bayou?


 

 

Nikki Hill - Here's Nikki Hill (Self-released)
Al Holliday - Made It Through the Mill Again (Self-released)
Tom McDermott - Bamboula (Minky)
Miss Jubilee & the Humdingers - Miss Jubilee (Self-released)
Meschiya Lake & the Little Big Horns - Foolers' Gold (Self-released)
Panorama Jazz Band - Dance of the Hot Earth (Self-released)
The Preservation Hall Jazz Band - That's It! (Legacy)
Kermit Ruffins - We Partyin' Traditional Style (Basin Street)
Sara Jane & the Blue Notes - Sara Jane & the Blue Notes (Self-released)
Allen Toussaint - Songbook (Rounder)

 

 

Pat Wolfe
Interstate


 

 

The Black Lillies - Runaway Freeway Blues (North Knox)
The Dive Poets - Married to Your Ghost (Self-released)
John Fogerty - Wrote a Song for Everyone (Vanguard)
Vince Gill & Paul Franklin - Bakersfield (MCA Nashville)
Jason Isbell - Southeastern (Thirty Tigers)
Davidson Hart Kingsbery - Two Horses (Fin)
Sturgill Simpson - High Top Mountain (Thirty Tigers)
Son Volt - Honky Tonk (Rounder)
The Trophy Mules - Sorry Motel (Self-released)
Walter Trout and His Band - Luther's Blues: A Tribute to Luther Allison (Mascot)

 

 

Ital-K
Ital Rhythms


 

 

Dubtonic Kru - Evolution (Self-released)
Brinsley Forde - Urban Jungle (Titanium)
Home T - Send Come Call We (Reggae-Ology)
Gregory Isaacs - Necessary Mayhem Remixes (Necessary Mayhem)
Jah Nyne - New Name (RoryStoneLove)
Jerry Johnson - Many Moods of Saxman Jerry Johnson (Self-released)
Vivian Jones - Welcome to the Roots (Imperial House)
Queen Ifrica - Penthouse Flashback Series (Penthouse)
Various - Pick up the Pieces Riddim (Stingray)
Various - Theremin in Dub (Theremin)

 

 

Rob Levy
Juxtaposition


 

 

Arctic Monkeys - AM (Domino)
Bleached - Ride Your Heart (Dead Oceans)
Billy Bragg - Tooth & Nail (Cooking Vinyl)
Cults - Static (Columbia)
Daft Punk - Random Access Memory (Columbia)
Eleanor Friedberger - Personal Record (Merge)
Johnny Marr - The Messenger (Sire)
The National - Trouble Will Find Me (4AD)
Pet Shop Boys - Electric (X2)
Veronica Falls - Waiting for Something to Happen (Slumberland)

 

 

Doug McKay
The Juke Joint


 

 

1. Ana Popovic - Can You Stand the Heat (ArtisteXclusive)
2. Mighty Mike Schermer - Be Somebody (Finedog)
3. Sena Ehrhardt - All In (Blind Pig)
4. Buddy Guy - Rhythm & Blues (RCA)
5. Lurrie Bell - Blues in My Soul (Delmark)
6. Sayed Sabrina - Big Boy Blues (Self-released)
7. Janet Ryan - Mama Soul (CSP)
8. Cyril Neville - Magic Honey (Ruf)
9. Mike Zito - Gone to Texas (Ruf)
10. James Cotton - Cotton Mouth Man (Alligator)

 

 

Carlos
Latin Hemispheres


 

 

Atropolis - Transitions (Cumba Melba)
Bajofondo - Presente (Masterworks)
Boogat - El Dorado Sunset: El Gran Baile de Las Identidades (Maisonnette)
Chulius & the Filarmonicos - Shorts & Sandals (Nacional)
Natalia Clavier - Lumen (Nacional)
Discus - Synesthetic Landscapes (Sonovibe)
La Vida Boheme - Sera (Nacional)
Los Amigos Invisibles - Repeat After Me (Nacional)
Mexican Dubwiser - Revolution Radio (Koolarrow)
Chico Trujillo - Gran Pecador (Barbes)

 

 

John Wendland
Memphis to Manchester


 

 

1. Neko Case - The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight, the Harder I Fight, the More I Love You (Anti-)
2. Jason Isbell - Southeastern (Thirty Tigers)
3. Brandy Clark - 12 Stories (Smith Music Group)
4. Camera Obscura - Desire Lines (4AD)
5. Dolly Varden - For a While (Mid-Fi)
6. Sam Phillips - Push Any Button (Littlebox)
7. John Paul Keith - Memphis Circa 3AM (Fat Possum)
8. Charles Bradley - Victim of Love (Daptone)
9. Mount Moriah - Miracle Temple (Merge)
10. Gregory Porter - Liquid Spirit (Blue Note)

 

 

Fred Gumaer
Mid-Day Jamboree


 

 

The Carper Family - Old-Fashioned Gal (Self-released)
Vince Gill and Paul Franklin - Bakersfield (MCA Nashville)
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell - Old Yellow Moon (Nonesuch)
Nikki Hill - Here's Nikki Hill (Self-released)
Bill Kirchen - Seeds and Stems (Proper)
Pokey LaFarge - Pokey LaFarge (Third Man)
Sturgill Simpson - High Top Mountain (High Top Mountain)
Son Volt - Honky Tonk (Rounder)
Various - The Big E: A Salute to Steel Guitarist Buddy Emmons (Warner Bros.)
The Wilhelms - Film at 11 (Perdition)

 

 

Jason Robinson
The Mixtape


 

 

Daft Punk - Random Access Memories (Columbia)
GRMLN - Empire (Carpark)
Los Campesinos! - No Blues (Wichita)
Janelle Monáe - The Electric Lady (Bad Boy)
Speedy Ortiz - Major Arcana (Carpark)
Superchunk - I Hate Music (Merge)
Sleigh Bells - Bitter Rivals (Mom & Pop)
The Thermals - Desperate Ground (Saddle Creek)
Wavves - Afraid of Heights (Warner Bros.)
Kanye West - Yeezus (Def Jam)

 

 

Curt
Music at Work


 

 

Foals - Holy Fire (Warner Bros.)
Daughn Gibson - Me Moan (Sub Pop)
Hurray for the Riff Raff - My Dearest Darkest (T.I.A.M.)
Mark Kozelek & Jimmy Lavalle - Perils From the Sea (Caldo Verde)
Delbert & Glen - Blind, Crippled and Crazy (New West)
Midlake - Antiphon (ATO)
Willie Nile - American Ride (Loud & Proud)
Lindi Ortega - Tin Star (Last Gang)
Son Volt - Honky Tonk (Rounder)
Tricky - False Idols (!K7)

 

 

Grandfather Stark
Musical Merry-Go-Round


 

 

1. Justin Roberts - Recess (Carpet Square)
2. Dan Zanes and Elizabeth Mitchell - Turn, Turn, Turn (Virtual)
3. Frances England - Blink of an Eye (Frances England)
4. Shine and the Moonbeams - Shine and the Moonbeams (Self-released)
5. The Verve Pipe - Are We There Yet? (LMNO Pop)
6. Lori Henriques - The World Is a Curious Place (Human Puppy)
7. Dave Kinnoin - The Best in Me (Song Wizard)
8. Paul Spring - Home of Spring (Paul Spring Music)
9. Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band - Fantastico (BenMar Music/Rainy Day Dimes)
10. Dean Jones - When the World Was New (Self-released)

 

 

Tim Rakel
Mystery Train


 

 

David Bowie - The Next Day (ISO/Columbia)
Neko Case - The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight, the Harder I Fight, the More I Love You (Anti-)
Ezra Furman - Day of the Dog (Bar/None)
Grace Basement - Wheel Within a Wheel (Avonmore)
The Handsome Family - Wilderness (Carrot Top)
Juana Molina - Wed 21 (Crammed)
Casey Neill and the Norway Rats - All You Pretty Vandals (Incident)
Quasi - Mole City (Kill Rock Stars)
Sebadoh - Defend Yourself (Joyful Noise)
Speedy Ortiz - Major Arcana (Carpark)

 

 

Mr. Roots
The Night Shift


 

 

1. Taj Weekes & Adowa - Pariah in Transit (Jatta)
2. Lloyd Brown - Rootical (Zion High)
3. Brinsley Forde - Urban Jungle (1-2-3-4 Go)
4. Lutan Fyah - Life of a King (Grillaras)
5. Jah9 - New Name (Rorystonelove)
6. Dubtonic Kru - Evolution (Self-released)
7. Morgan Heritage - Here Come the Kings (VP)
8. Alborosie - Sound the System (VP)
9. Fikir Amlak - The Lion Lives (Black Lion Sounds)
10. Cornel Campbell - New Scroll (Zion High)

 

 

Jenn DeRose
Non-Alignment Pact


 

 

Autonomy and Doom Town - Autonomy / Doom Town (Trend Is Dead)
Black Panties - Dead and Gone (Lumpy)
Bug Chaser - Bug Chaser (Tower Groove)
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - Push the Sky Away (Bad Seed Ltd.)
Fuzz - Fuzz (In the Red)
Grass Widow - Internal Logic (Hlr)
King Khan and the Shrines - Idle No More (Merge)
Lumpy and the Dumpers - Lumpy and the Dumpers (Lumpy)
Shannon and the Clams - Dreams in the Rat House (Hardly Art)
Voight-Kampff - Voight-Kampff (Deranged)

 

 

Rich Reese
Pop! The Beat Bubble Burst


 

 

Billie Joe + Norah - Foreverly (Reprise)
The Beatles - On Air: Live at the BBC, Volume 2 (Apple)
The Dirtbombs - Ooey Gooey Chewy Ka-Blooey! (In the Red)
Elephant Stone - Elephant Stone - (Hidden Pony)
Jacco Gardner - Cabinet of Curiosities - (Trouble in Mind)
James McCartney - Me (ECR Music Group)
Paul McCartney - New (Hear Music)
Sam Phillips - Push Any Button (Littlebox)
Matthew Sweet & Susanna Hoffs - Under the Covers, Vol. 3 (Shout! Factory)
The Blind Eyes - World Record (EP) (Self-released)

 

 

DJ Needles
Rawthentic


 

 

1. The Internet - Feel Good (Odd Future)
2. This Is The Dope - This Is the Dope (Reca.Sto)
3. Sasha Keable - Black Book (Disturbing London)
4. The Foreign Exchange - Love in Flying Colors (+FE Music)
5. Earl Sweatshirt - Doris (Columbia)
6. Janelle Monae - The Electric Lady (Atlantic)
7. Quadron - Avalanche (Vested in Culture / Epic)
8. Daft Punk - Random Access Memories (Columbia)
9. Coultrain - Jungle Mumbo Jumbo (Plug Research)
10. Lady - Lady (Truth & Soul)

 

 

Darren Snow
Rocket 88


 

 

Ex Cops - True Hallucinations (Other Music)
Goldfrapp - Tales of Us (Mute)
Iron & Wine - Ghost on Ghost (Nonesuch)
Kentucky Knife Fight - Hush Hush (Self-released)
Laura Marling - Once I Was an Eagle (Ribbon)
Middle Class Fashion - Jungle (Blip Blap!)
Janelle Monae - The Electric Lady (Atlantic)
Suede - Bloodsports (Fontana)
Unknown Mortal Orchestra - II (Jagjaguwar)
J. Roddy Walston & the Business - Essential Tremors (ATO)

 

 

East Side Slim
Rhythm Highways


 

 

Don Cavalli - Temperamental (Because Music)
Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters - Just for Today (Stony Plain)
Buddy Flett - Rough Edges (Honeybee Entertainment)
John Ginty - Bad News Travels (American Showplace Music)
Corey Harris - Fulton Blues (Njumba)
Little G Weevil - Moving (Apic/VizzTone)
Annie Mack - Baptized by the Blues (Annie Mack Music)
Patrick Sweany - Close to the Floor (Nine Mile)
Trickbag - Trickbag With Friends Vol. 1 (Magic)
Various Artists - The Big E: A Salute to Steel Guitarist Buddy Emmons (Warner Bros.)

 

 

JJ Loy
Ska's the Limit


 

 

1. The Lions - This Generation (Stones Throw)
2. Santiago Downbeat - Santiago Downbeat (Self-released)
3. The Delegators - All Aboard (Self-released)
4. Dave Hillyard - California (Whatevski)
5. The Debonaires - Movin' (Jump Up!)
6. Various - The Clash Goes Jamaican (Golden Singles)
7. Razika - På Vei Hjem (K. Dahl Eftf.)
8. Various - Brooklyn Rocksteady OST (Whatevski)
9. Various - Dale La Bota (Hellcat)
10. Melbourne Ska Orchestra - MSM (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

 

 

Ed Becker
Songwriters Showcase


 

 

Sam Baker - Say Grace (Self-released)
Cyndi Boste - Nowadays (Warrior)
Bill Chambers - Live at the Pub Tamworth (Whitewater 004)
Fred Eaglesmith - Tambourine (A Major Label)
Robbie Fulks - Gone Away Backward (Bloodshot)
Jason Isbell - Southeastern (Thirty Tigers)
Lynn Miles - Downpour (Self-released)
Tom Russell - Aztec Jazz & Museum Of Memories Vol. 2 1973-2013 (Frontera)
Eric Taylor - Studio 10 (Blue Ruby)
Mick Thomas - Vandemonian Lags (New Songs From a Prison Without Walls) (Popboomerang)

 

 

Steve Pick
Sound Salvation


 

 

Buddy Guy - Rhythm & Blues (RCA)
The Del Lords - Elvis Club (MRI)
Elvis Costello and the Roots - Wise up Ghost (Blue Note)
Neko Case - The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight, the Harder I Fight, the More I Love You (Anti-)
Richard Thompson - Electric (New West)
Sun Sawed in 1/2- Elephants Into Swans (Self-released)
Tim Lee 3 - Devil’s Rope (Cool Dog Sound)
Tom Jones - Spirit in the Room (Rounder)
Villagers - {Awayland} (Domino)
Willie Nile - American Ride (River House)

 

 

Nick Acquisto
The Space Parlour


 

 

1. Neko Case - The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You (Anti-)
2. Savages - Silence Yourself (Matador)
3. Bill Callahan - Dream River (Drag City)
4. Thao & the Get Down Stay Down - We the Common (Ribbon Music)
5. Villagers - {Awayland} (Domino)
6. Middle Class Fashion - Jungle (Blip Blap!)
7. Caitlin Rose - The Stand-In (ATO)
8. They Might Be Giants - Nanobots (Idlewild)
9. Radiation City - Animals in the Median (Tender Loving Empire)
10. Grooms - Infinity Caller (Western Vinyl)

 

 

Kelly Wells
Steam-Powered Radio


 

 

The Carper Family - Old-Fashioned Girl (Self-released)
Betse Ellis - High Moon Order (Trade Root/Free Dirt)
Grace Basement - Wheel Within a Wheel (Avonmore)
Pokey LaFarge - Central Time (Third Man)
Anais Mitchell and Jefferson Hamer - Child Ballads (Wilderland)
Jason and Pharis Romero - Long Gone Out West Blues (Lula)
Billy Strings & Don Julin - Rock of Ages (Self-released)
Stripmall Ballads - The Field (Minner Bucket)
The Tillers - Hand on the Plow (Muddy Roots)
Various - Inside Llewyn Davis (Nonesuch)

 

 

bobEE Sweet
Uncontrollable Urge


 

 

The Black Angels - Indigo Meadow (Blue Horizon)
Camera Obscura - Desire Lines (4AD)
Neko Case - The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight, the Harder I Fight, the More I Love You (Anti-)
The Dirtbombs - Ooey Gooey Chewy Ka-Blooey! (In the Red)
The Julie Ruin - Run Fast (TJR)
King Khan and the Shrines - Idle No More (Merge)
Middle Class Fashion - Jungle (Self-released)
Casey Neill & the Norway Rats - All You Pretty Vandals (Incident)
Matthew Sweet & Susanna Hoffs - Under the Covers, Vol. 3 (Shout! Factory)
Whoa Thunder - You're Under Attack (Blip Blap!)

 

 

Caron
Wax Lyrical


 

 

Neko Case - The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight, the Harder I Fight, the More I Love You (Anti-)
Lady Lamb the Beekeeper - Ripley Pine (Ba Da Bing)
Lucius - Wildewoman (Mom+Pop)
Middle Class Fashion - Jungle (Self-released)
The National - Trouble Will Find Me (4AD)
Okkervil River - The Silver Gymnasium (ATO)
Phosphorescent - Muchacho (Dead Oceans)
Josh Ritter - The Beast in Its Tracks (Pytheas)
Laura Veirs - Warp and Weft (Raven Marching Band)
Yuck - Glow and Behold (Fat Possum)

 

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Genevieve at Harvest Sessions 2014 Harvest Sessions welcomes Genevieve -- featuring Rebecca Ryan and Leslie Sanazaro -- to the West Pool Pavilion for a morning of acoustic music. This free Saturday morning concert series takes place at the Tower Grove Farmers'...


July
Sunday
27

88.1 KDHX Musical Merry-Go-Round Welcomes Sugar Free All-Stars

88.1 KDHX Musical Merry-Go-Round Welcomes Sugar Free All-Stars 88.1 KDHX Musical Merry-Go-Round welcomes Sugar Free All-Stars for a family matinee Sunday, July 27 at Noon. Kids under two are free. $8 advance tickets on sale now. Tickets available at the door for $10. Kids under two are free. For...


July
Thursday
31

Bradford Lee Folk & The Bluegrass Playboys

Bradford Lee Folk & The Bluegrass Playboys KDHX presents Bradford Lee Folk & The Bluegrass Playboys at The Stage, July 31 at 8pm. Tickets available online.   Born in Louisiana and raised in Missouri, Folk remembers watching his Dad pick the country blues on a...


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