KDHX and The Sheldon present the third annual festival featuring Sarah Jarosz, the 23 String Band, Riley Baugus, Foghorn String Band and more.
July is here, and now that the fireworks have faded away, we celebrate a full half year of independent music by taking a look at some of the best releases of 2014 thus far. The DJs of KDHX have picked their 10 favorites from the first six months of the year, with plenty of surprises in store.
As we hit the midpoint of another year, here are KDHX's top spins so far. These albums are time-tested 2014 releases that have excited our DJs over and over again.
After a label change, which gave the sibling duo courage and freedom to do things their way, the Belle Brigade is back with their second studio album, "Just Because."
Taking inspiration from Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger, New Orleans-based Hurray for the Riff Raff blends American folk with soulful roots music on "I Know It's Wrong (But That's Alright)."
An adjective that frequently appears in descriptions of the Felice Brothers' music is "ramshackle," usually referring to their mix of classic folk and Americana instrumentation and rock and roll stomps.
There may be something you don't know about Dave Rawlings: he's not human, he's a machine. That may speak to the source of his group's name, Dave Rawlings Machine, but it's more like a collection of friends who happen to be within arms' reach.