The breeze of a summer’s night can leave an impression that just cools the body, and leaves the soul searching for the next wave of euphoria.
The first thing you'll notice about the duo My Molly is the tart, slightly spooky, often fierce vocals. And then the songs kick in.
Robert Sarazin Blake paints the imagery of a peaceful escape to the quiet backwoods of the Northwest. This small-town-based musician writes songs with the soul of countryside cabins and folk tales.
Imagine you're driving down a country road toward a mountain destination. Your early '90s, 4-door Volvo rambles merrily along, wind whipping through the wide-open windows.
Equal parts sugary charm and out-control-wackiness, Babaloo has become one of the most in-demand kids performers in St. Louis.
Creating a follow-up to the 2008 masterpiece A Mad and Faithful Telling would be a difficult achievement for any artist, but DeVotchKa seamlessly delivers -- and with gusto. This quartet's roots are in a self-made style of multi-instrumental punk, and clearly, as this album demonstrates, they have continued on that path while evolving along the way.
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The Decemberists’ latest release, The King Is Dead, puts a unique spin on a familiar genre while continuing to please the band's fans. To my ears, the Decemberists were out to prove only one thing with this release: a back-to-basics approach is all that is needed to create music worth hearing.
Before tonight, the words "acoustic café" brought to mind a quiet place where you could get a coffee, grab a bagel and surf the web to the sound of easy-listening guitar. After Carrie Rodriguez, Erin McKeown, Mary Gauthier and Tania Elisabeth finished their encore, I had seen how wrong expectations can be.