Jon Hardy and the Public have, for some time now, been a bit of a local secret here in St. Louis, but wider appreciation may be coming, and is certainly due.
As a New Englander and Emerson College grad, Sarah Borges was probably not supposed to become a country musician. And maybe she's not, although the country influences in her barroom style of rock are certainly evident.
Be Forest blankets listeners with hazy dream pop drifted in from the Adriatic coast.
Landlady has the element of surprise. And they're ready to attack.
Formed in Minneapolis in 1985, the Jayhawks started as bit of a country rock entity, but took on more musical styles through the years as Gary Louris took on more song writing.
TAUK speaks to its followers through psychedelic, funky instrumental grooves.
When Sharon Van Etten starts playing, somewhere far away an angel gets his wings.
About 30 seconds into the song "Home (Leave the Lights On)" by Milwaukee's own Field Report you find yourself in a familiar place.