The Great White North is one of the last places you might think of when speaking of country-tinged music, but musicians like Corb Lund and the Hurtin' Albertans are well-versed in the sounds of the American South.
Forgetting the guitar is the trick for Mutts. Lead man Mike Maimone's Wurlitzer organ emits only the evilest of evil riffs, picking up where Deep Purple might have left off in the early seventies.
Like the big muddy river that flows beside their hometown of St. Louis, acoustic duo Following the Water gives rise to sounds that flow free and easy.
The Vondrukes don't just revive the spirit of classic alt-country. They give it a good hard-rock kick in the pants.
On the road is where you'll likely find Hayes Carll, looking for that woman who's out there somewhere "between the highway and the moon."
Trying to pigeonhole Shannon McNally’s sound into any one particular music genre is like trying to hammer a square peg into a round hole. The singer-songwriter has touched on an Americana sound that’s altogether country, blues, roots and rock.
Named after characters in the movie Deliverance, St. Louis band the Griner Brothers split the difference between the mellow acoustic grooves of the Grateful Dead and the honky swing of Rex Hobart.
Rum Drum Ramblers performed live in the KDHX studios.
For over two decades, Jimmy Griffin has been one of St. Louis' most go-to rock 'n' roll guitarists. But with the Incurables, Griffin steps out into a songwriting and singing role to explore power-pop ballads and smart glam rock.