The brash and funky rock of "Miracle" by Los Angeles band Island Apollo seems tailor-made for the festival circuit -- but the dynamic production and arrangement -- shuffling between horn charts and lo-fi acoustic interludes -- also sounds great on headphones.
The Districts' second album proves that the group can enter the studio and live up to the energetic live performances that they are known for.
An enthusiastic crowd turned out on Thursday for a night of inspired and independent music at the Old Rock House.
What makes for a classic rock lyric? Effortlessly revealing multiple meanings at once. Take the opening of "Out of the Gray" by Austin, Texas band Moonlight Towers: "Like a house on fire / I can't watch you burn / There's no justice served / And no lesson learned." And what makes for a classic rock recording? Just about everything heard in this catchy, melodic, guitar-and-harmony-driven tune.
There are a lot of stories about Pennsylvania-based rockers the Districts.
The frigid weather in St. Louis must have made Ásgeir feel right at home as he filled our studios with the warmth of his beautiful music.
We confess to being powerless before a band that combines Southern rock and garage rock -- and also uses three of our call letters in its name. KDH's "Beloved Devotion" just might inspire a little bit of that in you as well.