Last Thursday night at Concordia Turner Hall I closed my eyes and was instantly transported to 1965, a calliope tooting in the distance, watching the banks of the Mississippi River glide past from a porthole on the S.S. Admiral.
New releases "Star Power" from Little Big Bangs, "No Place Else" from the Brainstems, and "Intransitive" by Hylidae show how to transcend flyover country.
After a slow start to the year, things heat up as the winter finally cools down (way down, by the time the Saturday shows roll around).
Like swallows to (a chilly) Capistrano, it's time for the annual return of this group -- and my yearly advice that you witness them.
There's never a shortage of great local artists, and we play many of them on KDHX and often. This list totals up the most played St. Louis releases from 2015.