Lou Reed's body of work goes back to the underground of New York City in the mid '60s. While the West Coast was doing acid, NYC was using speed: sunshine and beaches vs. dark, cramped basements and alleyways; bubbly art vs. intellectualism. Reed's music reflected that environment and the way he experienced it.
The DJs of 88.1 KDHX are a diverse group, but the one thing that binds them together is their love of music -- and new music is a big part of that love. At the midyear mark of 2013 30 of those DJs have selected their favorite releases so far.
As we head into the second half of 2013, the DJs of 88.1 KDHX look back on the songs and shows that are sure to stick with them all through the year.
The year has barely begun but exceptional new releases are coming fast and feverish -- with many more to follow. Apparently, the DJs of 88.1 KDHX are champing at the bit to hear them all.
The clock is ticking on 2012, and now's the time to look back on all the amazing new releases the year had to offer. The DJs of 88.1 KDHX did just that, picking their top 10 albums of the year.
With My Morning Jacket visiting St. Louis with Band of Horses, I thought it was a good time to put together my top 10 favorite My Morning Jacket songs.
Whether you are a Sunday driver or have a need for speed, there is nothing like a good tune to keep you moving down the highway -- especially in the summer.
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.