Imagine this: A genuine yet cynical folk artist, surrounded by buzz bin hits from the '90s, but ultimately a brilliant storyteller. That's Todd Snider, and he's here to stay.
Woody Guthrie's guitar was emblazoned with the words "This machine kills fascists." Bhi Bhiman's guitar should read "This machine kills the humorless."
The lilting harmonies and hazy, soft-focus nostalgia of Trotting Bear's sound may at first seem a bit familiar -- after all, thanks to artists like Sam Beam, the genre of subdued folk music has slipped into mainstream consciousness.
Deck the halls with boughs of great music this season. 88.1 KDHX presents KDHXmas 2011: A Holiday Sampler -- 12 festive tracks, recorded live at KDHX.
Known for their unpredictable, high-energy, country-fueled live performances, Kansas City band the Wilders more than lives up to its name.