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    Sound Checks

    Don Walser Thursday, March 4; St. Louis Brewery Tap Room Not for nothing is country singer Don Walser known as the "Pavarotti of the Plains." Walser's sonorous tenor voice is a wonder, especially when you consider how it's still in prime fo...

    by Randall Roberts on March 3, 1999
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    Pixilated Pictures

    The work of Scottish band the Pastels isn't something you'd immediately consider for a remix project. Over the course of their 15-year "career," they've remained defiantly unconcerned with current trends and flavor-of-the-week fads, preferring to cre...

    by Randall Roberts on February 24, 1999
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    Room to Roam - Son Volt returns to St. Louis to support Wide Swing Tremolo

    Across the Jefferson Barracks bridge into Illinois, the writer and photographer are driving Route 3 and 158 through Columbia and into Millstadt. They find the two-tavern village, originally settled by German immigrants, among the Mississippi River fa...

    by Roy Kasten on February 24, 1999
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    Sound Checks

    Sphere Wednesday-Saturday, Feb. 24-27; Jazz at the Bistro You know, of course, what the word "sphere" means. But in the world of jazz, the word is loaded with additional layers. Sphere was the middle name taken by legendary pianist Thelonious M...

    by Randall Roberts on February 24, 1999
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    Listening Post

    RE-EXISTENCE: Ultraman is back -- as in "re-formed," as in "This is a new thing," says singer Tim Jamison, "with new members. This first show is going to be all originals, but by the second show, if all goes as planned and we have fun -- and anybody ...

    by Randall Roberts on February 24, 1999
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    Local Time

    NIHILIST SPASMS: Is Venereal Electric the dumbest band to come out of St. Louis since the Strangulated Beatoffs? Is there any question about it? As in, so dumb that it's kinda brilliant? Do you care? Do you have the foggiest idea what I'm talking abo...

    by Randall Roberts on February 24, 1999
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    Listening Post

    AS IF THEY NEED MORE MONEY: What was supposed to arrive in no less than a decade, according to Web experts a few years ago, is now on the fast track to realization this year: Web delivery of music from the major labels. Get on the Internet, click on ...

    by Randall Roberts on February 17, 1999
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    Local Time

    BLINDED WITH SCIENCE: In a recent article on hip-hop in St. Louis ("Meet the Beat," RFT, Feb. 3), I neglected to pump the best hip-hop radio show in St. Louis, The Science, which is broadcast live by KDHX (88.1 FM) from Blueberry Hill's Elvis Room ev...

    by Randall Roberts on February 17, 1999
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    Sound Checks

    Willie Nelson Thursday, Feb. 18; Blue Note (Columbia, Mo.) Is there a figure in popular music as mercurial as Willie Nelson? A country-music legend who first conquered Nashville on its own terms in the 1950s and '60s by writing timeless cla...

    by Randall Roberts on February 17, 1999
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    Rhythm Regatta - Isaac Hayes performs in the hallowed halls of Powell as part of the Blues, Roots, Honks and Moans Festival

    Isaac Hayes, the music legend who has performed gospel, blues, jazz and R&B -- sometimes all in the course of a single lengthy song -- is an ideal choice to headline this week's Blues, Roots, Honks and Moans festival at Powell Hall. His career has t...

    by Terry Perkins on February 17, 1999
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    Secret Stars

    The recipe for the average guitar-based rock band these days can be captured in two words: dumb fusion -- combining two or three genres, making them sound new and clever without actually creating music that's really new, as in "fresh and never been h...

    by Randall Roberts on February 17, 1999
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    Vienna Fingers

    KRUDER & DORFMEISTER The K&D Sessions (Studio K7) Ahh, stoner music, pecking you on the cheek like a blown kiss from across the universe, floating toward a faraway destination, gathering space dust along the way.... Come sail with me acr...

    by Matthew Hilburn on February 10, 1999
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    Sound Checks

    Dave Ellis Thursday, Feb. 11; Omni Majestic Hotel It may seem a little early in the year to kick off a music festival with a name like Juneteenth, but you can catch tenor-sax player Dave Ellis performing in the second of three winter concerts p...

    by Randall Roberts on February 10, 1999
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    Local Time

    ER, HOW DO YOU PRONOUNCE THAT? Patience is a virtue. So is diligence. Some three years after an initial brainstorm, Brett Alvino's quest for a sound has been achieved in the band Trip El Ecks XXX. His search started in his later days as singer for He...

    by Pat Malecek on February 10, 1999
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    Heart Songs

    I remember overhearing a religious discussion once between (my father) and some other men from the church. The thrust of it was "Who's goin' to heaven and who's not?" and there basically wasn't much to discuss because they already knew. But they wen...

    by Roy Kasten on February 10, 1999
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    At the Crossroads - World music old and new is handled lovingly on Harold Hagopian's Traditional Crossroads label

    World music has three faces: the archival reissue of past masters, the studio work of current artists and field recordings made on location around the world. These three endeavors require very different sorts of resources and expertise, so it is rema...

    by Chris King on February 10, 1999
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    Listening Post

    MARDI GRAS MUSIC: Up against some stiff competition in the neighborhood on the same evening -- including a big blast supported by this paper -- the Mardi Gras krewe known as the Mystic Knights of the Purple Knights throw their 11th annual Mardi Gras ...

    by Randall Roberts on February 10, 1999
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    Gunn Play - Former east St. Louis trumpeter Russell Gunn appears at the Sheldon as his major-label debut, Ethnomusicology, Volume 1, hits the shelves

    Although Miles Davis seems to be the focal point of any discussion that links jazz trumpet and St. Louis, our area's horn legacy certainly doesn't begin -- or end -- with the legendary musician. Local trumpeters Charlie Creath and Dewey Jackson were ...

    by Terry Perkins on February 10, 1999
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    Listening Post

    THRIFTY TIP NO. 54: What to do? Satellite TV is too dangerous to have in the house -- that many channels, that much free time is a recipe for disaster, a potential time vacuum, not to mention the costs involved. But the raves surrounding M2, MTV's si...

    by Randall Roberts on February 3, 1999
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    Clever Disguise

    Los Lobos have been so good as a band, for so long, that the individual personalities involved have been lost to our sight. David Hidalgo has received some deserved recognition, but that has as much to do with his appearances on dozens of outside rec...

    by Steve Pick on February 3, 1999
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