American music is where it’s at, and KDHX is the place to be to get the lowdown on some recent releases that may have slipped a bit below your radar.
As a multi-genre musician who picked up the banjo at age 12, Tony Furtado has never looked back.
Last May, on the anniversary of Frank Sinatra's fatal heart attack, Bob Dylan released his own version of the Chairman's classic, "Full Moon and Empty Arms." Sparse and wistful, the release hinted at a new album but was left how to write a essay unexplained at the time.
A praise song for winter, "Slaughterhouse Gulch" doesn't just paint a portrait of Gwyneth Moreland's cottage home in Mendocino County in Northern California. It evokes all the details, small yet visionary, of the natural and spiritual cycle of the seasons.
As a child, Stacy was something of a budding show promoter, having once invited a group of girls to her home for a concert. Her uncle's band would typically play in her parents' basement, but one day Stacy told every teen girl in her neighborhood that the Monkees would be performing at her house.
When Trampled by Turtles last visited St. Louis, playing the main stage at LouFest 2013, I noted that I appreciated the fact that they stood in a row on stage, rather than in a cluster with one member taking the status of frontman.
With over 20 albums to his credit, Jim Lauderdale is considered a songwriter's songwriter in the country and Americana genres.