With folk sensibilities (and sensitivities) and a rock 'n' roll kick (and a bit of chaos), New York's 5j Barrow pushes (and then tears up) the envelope on dynamics and emotional release on the new track "Talking My Soul."
Led by singer and songwriter Mike Fiore, the Boston-based group Faces on Film builds personal, cinematic rock songs, which are yet much more than home movies. "The Rule" has plush, surprising textures and a thumping pulse, part heartbeat on a sleepless night, part emotional, even yearning drive.
One part indie singer-songwriter, one part hip-hop producer and a dash of disco, Broken Bells impress on the new release "After the Disco."
KDHX DJs Chris Bay and Nick Acquisto discuss some of their favorite musical performances and discoveries from last two days of the annual South by Southwest music conference and festival.