Lo-fi, freak folk, post-punk, psych and noise from all over -- Cure for Pain has a little of what ails you and a little of what heals you. A fantastic pharmacy of weird affliction and heavy medicine turned inside out in search of the door.
Steve Pick brings you Sound Salvation. It's 3 hours of the best new music liberally mixed with all the classics of the last century's worth of pop music, rock & roll, jazz, blues, country, soul and more. If it's worth hearing, you'll find it on Sound Salvation.
Bruce B. with deep blues, classic soul and hot R&B, alternating with Rich Barta and his mix of blues, soul, R&B, jazz and doo-wop. Tune in every Sunday evening for blues you can only get on "Chicken Shack Alley."
Drea is the Other One -- the other Deadhead, that is. Every Tuesday afternoon she brings you music that influenced the Dead and that the Dead influenced, everything from folk, rock, jazz and blues, along with the Grateful Dead, Dead cover bands and who knows what else.
Start your week off kicking and screaming with Chris Ward on loudQUIETloud. Chris provides all of the audio ingredients for an experiment in carefully curated madness -- from garage rock to strange vinyl, from slow burners to tunnel bangers. loudQUIETloud is a pizza with all the right toppings -- and none you'll want to pick off -- every Monday night from 11 pm until 1 am.
Soul, funk, rock and blues: that's what you’ll find when you finally reach Higher Ground! Jim Bruce brings you these styles and more, in a mix that comes straight from the gut, every Tuesday from 2-4 p.m.
East Side Slim takes you cruising on many musical roads, with all leading back to the crossroad -- the blues. Come on along for the ride on Rhythm Highways. You'll hear American music -- music that swings, rolls and comes from the soul. Tune in to hear blues, R&B, gospel, swing, soul, rock 'n' roll, jazz and roadhouse, even the occasional honky tonk or western swing song. Rhythm Highways -- it's an East Side groove.
Steam-Powered Radio transports you across a musical landscape spanning great American music from old to new. Kelly Wells brings you gritty old-time, hard-driving bluegrass, deep-south blues, heartbreak country, and relevant folk. Turn your radio on from 10 a.m. to noon every Wednesday.
Join Pat Wolfe every Friday morning for a drive down the Interstate. It's a two-hour mix of Americana, rock 'n' roll and alternative country, featuring artists like James McMurtry, Dave Alvin, Uncle Tupelo, John Hiatt, Mark Knopfler and more. Are you ready for the ride?
It's time to get down to it. Every Saturday evening you'll hear blues, jazz, rock, soul and other gems ready to take your weekend to a steady groove. It's "Gettin' Down to It" with Sean Smothers, Saturdays from 5-7 p.m.
"Sittin’ On Top of the World" offers up a bird’s-eye view of the American roots landscape with a focus on the vernacular music of yesterday and today. You’ll hear jugbands, swing bands and lots of in-between bands. Old time, country blues, bluegrass, folk and just plain old, down-home music. Sit and listen every Tuesday from 10 a.m. til noon with Ryan Spearman.
Pop! The Beat Bubble Burst explores the music of the '60s with an emphasis on British Invasion and Mersey Beat, tracing those branches to the present day using examples from different decades. Selections echo the music of the sixties including power pop, jangle pop, pub rock, glitter and glam rock, neo-psychedelia and indie pop.
Brother Dan takes you on a musical journey that's on the outside looking in, a late night dose of progressive jazz mixed with some unknown rock musicians that might just become new favorites. As Adrian Belew said, "This is where everything smokes." It's the Smoking Lounge, where nothing is taboo.
Get an Uncontrollable Urge with bobEE Sweet. From the music your grandparents love to the music your parents hate, from iconoclasts to copycats, from old time to new wave, we'll liberate Wednesday afternoons with sound. There will be occasional specials on a variety of themes and events. That's Uncontrollable Urge on 88.1 KDHX. Independent music plays here.
Doug takes you to a place where the music flows and the good times roll. Hear the perfect mix of blues, R&B, soul and even a little cajun when the mood is right. The Juke Joint is the place to be from 5-7 a.m. Central every Friday.
Veteran turntablist Doug Morgan spins up a dizzying array of rock & roll, rap, reggae and soul 2-3:30 p.m. Then alter ego Doug Love (but they call him Mr. Tibbs) kicks off St. Louis radio's longest running hip-hop mix.
Prodigal songs, wayward grooves, lyrical detours, soul folk in action – that's Feel Like Going Home, with Roy Kasten, three hours of indie rock, errant twang, dusty blues and acoustic-electric ballads.
Ital-K brings you positive, danceable, uplifting songs showcasing the history of reggae. From the UK to Jamaica, Bob Marley to Steel Pulse, Marcia Griffiths to Sylvia Tella, Dennis Brown to Macka B, and beyond, there's nothing quite like Ital Rhythms.
Remember mixed tapes? You made them in your basement, giving them out to a secret crush or that cool guy you wanted to impress. The Mixtape captures that thrill in a 2-hour blend of pop, hip hop, rock, indie and alternative music, with a focus on regional bands and national acts appearing in the St. Louis area, plus concert news and featured artists.
Not all that glitters is gold, but you can rely on Chris to separate the sonic gems from the rest. Tune in for a wide range of pop, rock and neo-folk, both old and new, and you'll find yourself with the urge to go back to those gold sounds again and again.
C-Sides specializes in obscure music from all over the globe. With rock at its core, Rick Comello explores multiple genres spanning the last 45 years, unearthing music from some of the finest progressive, fusion, avant-garde, psych and hard rock artists to ever grace this wondrous planet.
Bruceman brings you the Lion's Den. It's 2 hours of high-octane rock & roll, featuring rare tracks from bands you know, hard to find albums and a healthy dose of one-hit wonders from the '60s and '70s.
Wrong Division features the best in progressive punk and experimental DIY rock, including everything from methodical, melodic post rock to erratic, noisy math. Join your host Joe and co-host Mabel as they showcase local to international bands and the music that influenced them. Learn more at the Wrong Division Blog.
Songwriters Showcase features some of the best new music in the folk and country traditions, ranging from sensitive singer-songwriters to crunching alt-country. You'll hear about people who will be appearing soon in the area, and get a sampling of in-studio performances too. Songwriters Showcase was founded in 1987 by Larry Weir.
Tune in to $100 Guitars and head back to the garage with punks, outlaws and strummers. All your rock 'n' roll needs, every Friday morning with Lanny, 3-5 a.m. Central.
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The Space Parlour presents an eccentric combination of art rock, psychedelia, folk, new wave and other inventive alternative sounds, with an additional focus on B-sides, rarities and live recordings. It's parlour music, space music and everything in between.
Jump on the Musical Merry-Go-Round with Grandfather Paul Stark as he shares 2 hours of family friendly music, stories and guests. You'll hear music from all genres and time periods, suitable for anyone of any age. If you've got a song suggestion or show comment, send Grandfather Stark a message at email@example.com and visit www.musicalmerrygoround.org for musician links, coloring pages, games and more.
Train of Thought provides listeners with music that rocks -- be it metal, blues, punk, or something else entirely. Sometimes it even rocks to be mellow. In any case, the music flows like your new favorite mix tape.
Join your navigator Allen as he guides you from Abbey Road to Positively 4th Street, Beirut to Zip City, and all musical points in between. It's a wide mix of rock, Americana, power pop, alternative country and more.
dj Carlos G. Charles is your host on -Latin Hemispheres- an exploration on the many facets of Latin music, including contemporary dance and club beats, rock & roll, some traditional rhythms, jazz, tropical tunes, hip hop, roots music, romantic songs and even pop. From time to time a theme show will take you for a ride and change things up as Carlos delivers it all with that Latin touch. Gracias por su sintonia y mantengen se con ese ritmo la ...
KDHX is now curating a Saturday brunch series at the Stage with live music from local musicians and delicious, locally-sourced food and drinks from the Magnolia Café.
Brunch at the Stage takes place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m....
Author and musician Stephen Koch* takes us on a journey chronicling music innovator Louis Jordan -- known for 50 top ten hits such as "Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens," "Choo Choo Ch'Boogie," "Baby,...
The Folk & Roots Sessions, a 10-concert series spanning August, 2015 to May, 2016, will bring you new folk, bluegrass, old-time, Americana or country. Each month the Folk & Roots Sessions will feature one concert we think you...