Donate Now to Support KDHX

Listen Live
Thursday, 29 December 2011 09:55

Thursday morning music news: Music trends take heat, Van Halen hits the road and Sam Rivers and Jim 'Motorhead' Sherwood pass on

Thursday morning music news: Music trends take heat, Van Halen hits the road and Sam Rivers and Jim 'Motorhead' Sherwood pass on flickr.com/photos/tommarcello/487341556
Written by Roy Kasten
Rate this item
(0 votes)

Lady Gaga will be dropping the big New Year's ball in New York.

The Woody Guthrie Archive has a new home in Tulsa.

Stereogum looks back on all the bands we lost this year, even if we didn't know they existed in the first place.

Alina Simone explains her name change.

Van Halen will tour in 2012.

Headphones ruled in 2011.

The Guardian rounds up its top music stories of the year.

Spin may not be the best authority on such matters, but its list of 2011's best experimental albums is neat.

Guess what? Phil Spector really hated Christmas.

A conductor explains what a conductor does.

How well is Spotify doing in the U.S.? This well.

Wired explains how your Android phone is an electronic music machine.

RIP Jim Sherwood of the original Mothers of Invention.

The NPR staff picks the best music books of 2011.

Jeffrey Goho is really sorry about starting that whole Jon Bon Jovi is dead rumor.

The Quietus scores an interview with the Mekons.

Pitchfork's list of 50 best albums of the year is out. Fluxtumblr compares sales figures. Meanwhile, Flavorwire analyzes the geography of Pitchfork's top 100 tracks.

The Miami New Times hates these music trends.

Speaking of music trends: Pop music and profanity.

Breaking: Musicians said a lot of silly stuff this year.

Axl Rose complains about corporate radio to Pop & Hiss.

Jazz great Sam Rivers has died at the age of 88.

Members of Yes and Genesis form supergroup called Yesenis Squackett.

PETA names Janet Jackson "Grinch of the Year."

Upcoming Concerts

Sponsor Message

Become a Sponsor

Find KDHX Online

KDHX on Instagram
KDHX on YouTube
KDHX on SoundCloud
KDHX on Facebook
KDHX on Twitter
KDHX on flickr

Local Artist Spotlight


Lida Una

Sun October 5

Brian Owens

Mon September 29
Brian Owens is an American soul singer and songwriter from St. Louis. His new album Preach combines grooves, with soul touching lyrics.. Preach is a well produced album that speaks to the modern times,…

88.1 KDHX Shows

m-guitar.jpg

KDHX Recommends

October
Thursday
23

Discovery Series: Crossroads in the Blues

KDHX presents "Crossroads in the Blues" as part of the Discovery Series. Series passports can be bought online. Ron Edwards of KDHX's "Nothin' But the Blues" provides a guide through pivotal moments in...


October
Saturday
25

KDHX Reggae Soundclash

St. Louis area DJs and sound systems meet at the Stage at KDHX for a reggae soundclash. The event pits Dub Prophecy vs. Massive Hi Fi in a “friendly clash” – alternating sets of the toughest sounds and the best of...


November
Friday
07

Art Attack 2014

Start your chainsaws, St. Louis. On November 7th, KDHX presents Art Attack 6: a chaotic art auction that supports KDHX and puts the fate of 32 local artists in your hands. Join us for a night of fine art, drinks and destruction....


Get Answers!

If you have questions or need to contact KDHX, visit our answers portal at answers.kdhx.org.

Online Users

4 users and 13890 guests online
Sign in with Facebook

SYSTEM: S5 Box

Login/My Account

Sign in with Facebook