Mac Connelly “I Didn’t Run”

For songwriters, having a local place like The Wolf in Ballwin, MO, is a great place to meet others.  Mac Connelly is new to the St. Louis area by way of Wisconsin.  After a few months of seeing Mac play, we finally introduced ourselves and you’re reading the product of that meeting.  Click play on […]

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Aly Jayne “You (Uncertainty)”

The story for meeting Aly Jayne, starts with getting a message from someone associated to a past post, “Hey Kyle! Are you still blogging about artists and such?”  That question led me to Aly Jayne and her song “You (Uncertainty).”  Click play on Aly’s song and read a bit about her and the song. Aly […]

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The Fur Trade “Stones Of Rome”

A vital music community is a good thing.  From having awesome venues to attracting artists, music is a cultural magnet.  The Fur Trade is another Wisconsin area musical artist I met through Twitter.  I really like the clean, minimal recording of the song “Stones Of Rome” mostly because the song sounds great and secondly because this […]

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Elmer And The Ceramic Trees “The Way We Fall”

Sharing original music is turning into a thing and I love it.  It’s like I can glimpse into other regions’ musical communities and be temporarily transported. I met Elmer and the Ceramic Trees through a Twitter friend and fellow musician.  Elmer hails from Janesville, WI which is almost like a southern triangle dot with Madison […]

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Candace Griffin “If You Knew Then”

The coolest part of networking with other artists is finding music that reaches to you.  That’s what music is for, right?  I met Candace Griffin through Twitter.  She’s friends with another artist who let me post a song back story.  I checked Candace’s music link and immediately fell into the sound of her voice and the […]

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The Apollo Affair “Coming Home”

After meeting The Apollo Affair through Twitter, I had a reaction that brought me back.  I grew up with classic rock and St. Louis had a great radio station that implanted a solid blueprint of the sound.  Checking out The Apollo Affair’s music on their site reminded me of the sound that I love.  The group is […]

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