Each year, I keep up with hundreds of YouTube subscriptions from artists and labels to radio stations and filmmakers. While I greatly appreciate the manicured visual representation of music videos, there is something special about the live-to-tape recorded video sessions as well that capture a unique moment in music.
As part of the celebration of the first full year in the 88.1 KDHX Studios at Grand Center, the KDHX volunteer video team presents the top 14 videos of 2014.
Peter "Pete" Seeger passed away on January 27, 2014 at the age of 94. His musical legacy is truly vast.
This is probably my favorite year-end list to make. Videos today are as diverse as the music they accompany, and in some cases, they rival the big screen in production value. This year's lot has definitely elevated the standard of video excellence.
The year 2012 was a memorable one for the live performance studios of 88.1 KDHX. We hosted over 170 national and local bands, all of whom gave us their very best.
Some people claim that the art of the music video is dead, but I believe it's simply moved from the industry-controlled cable stations to the nearly limitless world of the Internet.
When summer heat grips the city, people migrate like birds to the cooler places, but what if exodus is not an option?