Colin Hay is famous as the lead singer for '80s Aussie hitmakers Men at Work, but he’s set aside the skinny ties and quirky videos to allow his stellar songwriting and vocals to take center stage.
Consider Our Blood Richard Buckner's Chinese Democracy. His last album, Meadow, was released in 2006, and since then he's been touring, mostly, with regular stops in St. Louis.
Folk singer-songwriter William Fitzsimmons' contemplative style warms listeners with hushed, confessional lyrics and dulcet multi-instrumental arrangements.
What's in name? Big shoes to fill, perhaps, when your dad is an acclaimed singer-songwriter and you were named after his friend and biggest influence.
Matt Rowland, who usually fronts the eponymous Matt Rowland Band, laid it bare for this KDHX session, working with just his voice and guitar. It's more than enough.
With the sky overcast, the ground damp and a slight chill in the air, the atmosphere in the Old Rock House was appropriately mellow.
Who knows how I stumbled across boho, neo-folk, semi-popular singer-songwriter Cameron McGill. The song I first heard was "What You Wanted," from McGill's 2006 album Street Ballads & Murderesques.