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.