Troubadours of alternative country, the Old 97's stomped back into St. Louis on Wednesday with a set that showcased the band as rowdy and sincere.
The Devil's voice is sweet to hear. And it could only be heard in the Grove last night in the form of California-based act the Devil Makes Three.
On "Lying in the Sun" Nashville, Tennesse-based singer Lera Lynn stretches out her dusky, melancholic voice for a dark but honest message of what it sometimes takes to survive in a dog-eat-dog world.
Following up his acclaimed album with Emmylou Harris in 2013, Rodney Crowell draws on songs written a few years back and rekindles his creativity with musicians from his '80s career. The result is his 14th solo achievement, "Tarpaper Sky."
Produced by Kenny Vaughan, "Goin' in Hot" comes exactly as advertised: a smoking rhythm and horn section fans the flames of the hardcore county sound for which Moot Davis is so well revered.