Monthly Archives: July 2013

Album To Check Out: Aluna George – Body Music

We are now deep into the middle of summer. So far, rather than the scorching hot summer a year ago, we have been having a relative mild and even cool summer, at least where I am living (it’s a balmy … Continue reading

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Band Discovery: Hurray For The Riff Raff

With the Newport Folk Festival quickly approaching this weekend, NPR published an article yesterday about the “5 New Faces of Folk“, a primer on the up-and-coming folk bands that you need to check out before you go see them at … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: The Love Language – Ruby Red

I first heard about North Carolina band, The Love Language, back in 2009, when they released their self-titled debut record. A seven-piece back then when I first discovered them, my initial impression of the band based solely on press photos … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: Half Moon Run – Dark Eyes

One of the bands that I had a chance to feature on my Band Discovery series of posts was Montreal quintet Half Moon Run. I first saw Half Moon Run when I was in Kansas City last month where they … Continue reading

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Concert Gallery: Dawes w/ Shovels & Rope @ Off Broadway

Last Friday brought a wonderful night of good ole fashioned Americana folk music as Off Broadway hosted the twin bill of Los Angeles quartet Dawes and South Carolina duo Shovels & Rope. The show was actually sold-out for months now, … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros – Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros

One of the best moments that came out of this year’s Bonnaroo happened during the set of Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros. As the band was playing their best known song, Home, Alex Ebert, band leader and the real-life … Continue reading

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Concert Gallery: Chairlift @ The Firebird

Last night brought Brooklyn’s Chairlift to St Louis for a fun night of dancing at the Firebird. I was able to catch Chairlift last year for an amazing aftershow at Lollapalooza after their scheduled set at the festival got rain-stormed … Continue reading

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