We asked the DJs of 88.1 KDHX to pick their "Songs of the Year," and as you'd expect, they turned in an incredible range of styles and sounds and themes. Taken as a whole, these 33 songs provide a snapshot of the music that made us dance and sing in 2012.
Another year is now coming to a close, and it's time to take a look at the albums released in 2012 that made the biggest waves on-air at 88.1 KDHX this year.
Jerry Garcia once said that the Grateful Dead are like licorice -- some people don’t like licorice, but those who like it like it a lot. I think that’s a category that the Hillbenders might be in as well.
St. Louis turned out in high spirits for Del Yeah! -- an outdoor/indoor bluegrass festival last night at the Old Rock House.
Even a true fan of bluegrass can see that the genre is kind of easy -- well, really easy -- to make fun of.
Often, at least to those unfamiliar with bluegrass music, the sound that they associate with the genre is robust, fast and, well, includes a banjo player.
Complete with emphatic narratives and a fiery ensemble of string instruments, the latest release from Old Crow Medicine Show, "Carry Me Back," is the group's most spirited and sophisticated album yet.