When summer heat grips the city, people migrate like birds to the cooler places, but what if exodus is not an option?
As we hit the halfway mark of 2012, the releases are piling up, but which ones will stand the test of time? In this feature, the DJs of 88.1 KDHX begin to answer that question by selecting their favorite albums so far this year.
We're now halfway through another year, and you've heard thousands of great songs on KDHX. Here's a look at the top album spins for the first half of 2012.
What's in a name? For the Spring Standards, a name means a lot. And though they spent hours and days agonizing over their own, they're still not necessarily happy with it.
The Spring Standards are really nice people; altogether too nice. In a way, they're like '50s television characters, eternally optimistic best friends, eternally high school students.
Santigold is a proud child of the '80s. Her genre-jumping songs are thoroughly modern. Yet they usually carry an '80s element, whether it's the Goth rock of Siouxsie and the Banshees or the electronic new wave of Devo or the punk rock of Bad Brains.
Twangfest 16 continued at the Duck Room Thursday night with a diverse lineup of crowd favorites.