We're already halfway through another year of new music released in 2015. We've compiled all of KDHX's most-spun new albums, and we hope you find some of your favorites (or further justify them).
It's become an annual ritual at KDHX: Our DJs look back at the best releases of the mid-point of the year and pick their 10 favorites thus far. Given how great 2015 has been for new music, you know there's some essential listening in store.
To complement their lists of top 10 albums, some of our DJs weighed in with their picks for favorite songs and shows of the first half of 2015.
FFS is a supergroup that brings together two brothers who have performed music together as Sparks for over 40 years and as Franz Ferdinand, a Scottish indie dance-rock band.
The age of Hot Chip finally catches up to the maturity of its songs, with more heavily refined, existential dance ballads than ever before.
St. Louis' own Beth Bombara takes Americana to the next level on her self-titled album
Chris Stapleton brings the powerful voice and songwriting that fans have known for 15 years to his debut solo album, "Traveller."
Best Coast makes its major-label debut with its third full-length album, the clean and shimmery "California Nights."
Singer-songwriter Laura Marling is back. And this time she's wielding an electric guitar.
Built to Spill returns on its eighth album, "Untethered Moon," with a new rhythm section but the same indie rock sound.