The musicians of St. Louis don't just love performing; they love seeing others perform. And the year 2012 offered hundreds of opportunities to do just that.
This year proved to be another fantastic time for new releases. I'm proud to share my top 10 with the KDHX listeners on "Bittersweet Melody" this Wednesday, January 2, from 5-7 a.m. Central.
There's irony in the fact that what most people know about the band Nada Surf is that they once had a mainstream hit in the '90s by the name of "Popular" -- and that's about it.
Quintessential alternative rockers Nada Surf epitomize that genre with driving drum beats, levitating guitar melodies and unifying bass lines.
Noon. Twangfest day party at Jovita's in Austin. This is the first of two Twangfest SXSW day parties presented by 88.1 KDHX, running from noon until 6 p.m.