Best of 2014: Our 12 Favorite Albums

If nothing else, 2014 was a year filled with an impressive number of Midwest albums, and good albums at that. It was hard to narrow down one expansive list to a much smaller list the MWA staff could agree on - ...

MWA Presents: Vahalla Studios

Originally run out of the back of an auto-mechanic's garage, Vahalla Studios has grown to be much more. It is now a full-service letterpress and screen-printing studio located in Kansas City run by buddies Tad ...

Drive Out by Carter Hulsey

Whether thanks to increasingly shallow lyrics detailing the well-worn clichés of the redneck lifestyle, or the sudden novelty status awarded to some of the genre's most trusted instrumentation, mainstream count...

Pre-Order Drive Out by Carter Hulsey

Joplin, MO singer-songwriter Carter Hulsey has been developing his blend of acoustic/country/rock/pop music over the last few years through several releases including personal favorite, 2011's What You Carry. A...