The style of Maps & Atlases assimilates itself into multiple applications: The complex, mathematical beats prove suitable for serious listening, while the pop-oriented flair provides the means to move along with it. The Chicago band turned in a rare acoustic session in the KDHX studios.
Steeped in the heavy rock sound of Grand Funk Railroad, the James Gang and the Black Crowes, the Descending New Angels temper their classic influences with some alternative rock angst and blues rock passion.
The Bottle Rockets have been making rugged, rootsy and real rock & roll for over 15 years. Playing songs from their 2009 album Lean Forward, the band pulled out all the stops and chops during a live performance in the KDHX studios.
Recently located in Los Angeles, the Dead Trees play ragged-but-right rock & roll, with jubilant hooks and just a touch of twang.