Why do I even care what a few strangers from Kentucky think of a St. Louis crowd? Why would it bother me when one of them tells me about the Blind Pilot show they attended earlier in the tour at Headliners in Louisville?
When, seemingly out of nowhere, a young artist releases two critically-beloved albums on an equally beloved indie label you can be forgiven for expecting the best and fearing the worst.
With a piercing but playful voice that recalls Ani DiFranco and a lyrical style all her own, Anna Vogelzang makes indie folk music with an adventurous touch.
Pretty Little Empire is a force in the St. Louis music scene. The affable quartet's sophomore release "Reasons and Rooms" was one of the best locally-produced records of 2010, and their inspired, rock-solid live sets have only been getting better over time, with no bound in sight.