Every Tuesday, Darren Snow gets up at 6 a.m. to do the only thing he'd get up that early for: to host "Rocket 88" on KDHX from 7-10 a.m. Central.
As of early December, these were my top 10 albums of 2012, but I've spent most of the month reviewing other worthy releases, so the countdown you'll hear on Rocket 88 on January 1, 2013 may be somewhat different.
Few artists can put you in that place where time stands still and you know you're in love, but not sure with who or what. Sarah Jaffe is that place.
London, England's blues-rock powerhouse Little Barrie proves that while you can take the rock out of the garage, you can't take the garage out of the rock.
Some creatures are just meant to be free. Since the beginning, An Horse has been determined to take its breed of indie-pop across the oceans and around the globe.
In the midst of two independent and successful musical careers, Thao Nguyen and Mirah Yom Tov Zeitlyn decided to do something slightly different. They teamed up.
With a power-pop sensibility and an indie-rock attitude, Vanity Theft wants you to "Get What You Came For."
After beginning in Texas, multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter Ben Kweller has been touring almost non-stop and penning an array of songs that rely on his white-hot wit, sharp human insight and willingness to experiment.
On the eve of his solo performance at Off Broadway last Thursday night, Ben Kweller stopped by the KDHX studios for a chat with Darren Snow, host of Rocket 88. Ben and Darren dig into label politics, Steve Forbert, his new recording -- titled Go Fly a Kite, tentatively due out April 2011 -- and more.
Followers of Heartless Bastards crave the trio's blues-punk garage rock with its churning guitar, Erika Wennerstrom's distinctly rough voice and heartfelt lyrics. The band continues its stylistic journey on The Mountain. Will fans appreciate this evolution or deem it heartless? Decide for yourself via a live performance on Rocket 88.