Sounding a bit like the Wailers, in their days with Lee Perry producing, Taj Weekes and Adowa combine the best of reggae groove, strong vocals and social commentary.
Tennis, the Denver duo comprised of spouses Alaina Moore and Patrick Riley, has again turned to luminaries in the field of rhythm for producers on their new record.
The new album by Lee Bains III and the Glory Fires follows the dictum of writing about what you know: the heat and heartbreak and history of the American South.
Delta Spirit is riding high on the momentum of their highest charting album thus far, and gave an acoustic sampling exclusive in this Live at KDHX performance.
For a band that, in 2006, turned out an EP every month for the entirety of the year, a five year wait for new music is a long wait, but Bishop Allen's new work proves it was time well spent.
Cloud Nothings have made a lot of beautiful noise for a band that started out being fake.
Doug Deming and Dennis Gruenling with the Jewel Tones are made up of a big guitar, with an even bigger sound, and a blistering harp; add in a strong rhythm section, and the various forms of blues and swing are well represented.
It's often said there is safety in numbers, but there may be greatness too! With a sound as big as the band, Turkuaz excels in that unique combination of rhythm, blues, soul and jazz affectionately called funk.
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, like Blanche DuBois before them, has depended on the kindness of strangers, catching fire on the Internet, rather than through traditional record company marketing, at a time when that just wasn't done.
St. Louis' own Clusterpluck play instruments that suggest bluegrass, and there is that element, but use them for a sound that is so much more.