As the warped mind behind "Afternoon Delight," every Friday noon-2 p.m. Central on KDHX, Jeff Hess surveys an eclectic musical landscape, touching on everything from classic rock to outsider music.
Vancouver quartet White Lung keeps a frenzied tempo for the entirety of "Deep Fantasy," maintaining raw intensity before reaching an abrupt halt.
Rick Comello began collecting music as a child, frequenting Vintage Vinyl and other local wax emporiums. Eventually branching out into the world of progressive rock and fusion, Comello now shares obscure entries from his ever-enlarging collection on "C-Sides," from 1-3 a.m. Central every Tuesday on KDHX.
Singer-songwriter Elizabeth Ziman lends her voice to Elizabeth and the Catapult, blending jazz influenced vocals with contemporary indie folk in this impressive solo performance.
Parquet Courts rose to prominence in 2013 on the strength of their excellent second LP, "Light Up Gold," garnering critical acclaim and Pavement comparisons ad nauseam. On their follow up, "Sunbathing Animal," Parquet Courts deliver an underwhelming album that fails to match the energy of its predecessor.
Chad Eivins is a prolific experimental filmmaker, creating video installations for numerous St. Louis bands as well providing an archive of performances under the Chizmo.tv moniker.
Considering the career of songwriter Steve Wynn, the term "prolific" becomes something of an understatement. Wynn first made waves in the early '80s as the leader of the Dream Syndicate, a much-loved group that brought to mind the noisier leanings of the Velvet Underground mixed with classic garage rock.
Hailing from Philadelphia, the Snails pay homage to classic Jamaican music, evoking the sounds of acts like the Maytals and the Skatalites.