Category Archives: Local Album Reviews

Album at a glance: Sterling Witt – Satyagraha

Sterling Witt has a hippie mentality with a taste for grunge. He immerses himself in crunchy guitars reminiscent of the heydays of Bush and Stone Temple Pilots. His message is far closer to the mentality of John Lennon though. The … Continue reading

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Album at a glance: Tweaker Sneakers – Tweaker Sneakers EP

  St. Joseph’s beloved Bobby Dean Floyd snuck off to Portland and got behind the kit for this punky surf rock trio. It’s as weird as you would expect it to be. Think the erraticness of Cupcake with a more … Continue reading

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Top 5 St. Joseph Albums of 2015

1 Missouri Homegrown – Stray Dogs of Rock and Roll This is the record Missouri Homegrown was supposed to make. It doesn’t back down and has a swagger all its own. Anthems like “High In Missouri” and “Hey All You … Continue reading

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250 word album review: Under The Big Oak Tree – Local Honey

There are two ways you can listen to Under The Big Oak Tree’s sophomore record “Local Honey.” There is a lion’s share of sweet melodies you can sway to and plenty of hooks to sing along with but there is also … Continue reading

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Album at a glance: Tracy Huffman – Pieces

  Tracy Huffman is one of the most talented hidden gems in the Midwest. He delivers Chuck Berry style guitar riffs like clockwork on his album “Pieces” but it is his lyrics that deliver the knockout punch every time. Whether … Continue reading

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Album at a glance: Whiskey For The Lady – Too Many F Holes

  Whiskey For The Lady – Too Many F Holes Bluegrass is a love or hate it thing for most people. It can be unpredictable and enthralling or it can be boring and monotonous. Luckily for Whiskey For The Lady, … Continue reading

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250 Word Local Album Review: Under The Big Oak Tree – Under The Big Oak Tree

On sunny days when the grass is green and a refreshing breeze is always blowing, Under The Big Oak Tree’s debut album might just work as your perfect soundtrack. The positive spin of this gentle bluegrass is as comfortable on … Continue reading

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