In this week's print edition we interviewed Jay Chandrasekhar: Director, writer and editor with the Broken Lizard comedy troupe (responsible for suck films as Super Troopers and Beerfest) and standup comic. Chandrasekhar had more to say than could fit in the paper; here is what wound up on the cutti ... More >>
There's lots of good shows this week for music fans of every shape in size, and I'm not just saying that (this time). Deicide is playing the Firebird on Friday, the same day Carolina Chocolate Drops plays the Sheldon. I'd wager that these two musical experiences will not be alike in many ways whatso ... More >>
This weekend is a good one for local artists, as it includes two album release shows and a music video release party. Friday night will see the release of Old Capital Square Dance Club's new CD at Off Broadway, as well as Spelling Bee's latest offering at the Schlafly Tap Room. The former is ten dol ... More >>
Dethklok and Lamb of God, with support from Gojira, were supposed to make a stop at the Family Arena on August 15. It's a bill we've been excited about since it was first announced and was probably the marquee metal show of the summer. Unfortunately, the entire tour has just been cancelled because L ... More >>
Odd Future has just announced a show on September 14 at the Pageant. The members of the rambunctious skate-rap collective that will be in the house are Tyler the Creator, Hodgy Beats, Left Brain, Domo Genesis, Mike G, Earl Sweatshirt and Taco. Tickets are $25 in advance or $27.50 day of show -- the ... More >>
Unknown Hinson, who Daniel Hill spoke with for this week's RFT Music feature, will play the Old Rock House (1200 S. 7th St.) on Friday, June 22. Hinson was born after his mother had "the sexuals" with a stranger and got his name from his father, who he never met. He worked in the circus as a domesti ... More >>
According to my new calendar, the word of the day is "volant," and it is defined as "moving lightly" or "nimble." I'm not really sure how to incorporate that into a post recommending shows for this week, but I'll do my damnedest.
Legendary metal monsters Corrosion of Conformity play the Firebird to ... More >>
It took a while, but local hip-hop trio 12 to 6 Movement finally unleashed their new collaboration-heavy album, Titties Out. Since our last interview with the group, they added songs with Joe Budden, Opio and A-Plus from Souls of Mischief/Hieroglyphics and Psycho Les from The Beatnuts to a tracklist ... More >>
Part One: The Union Electric, Sweet Tooth, King Kong Magnetics, Warm Jets USA
Part Two: Glass Teeth, Ryan Spearman, the Breaks and Adult Fur
Part Three: Rum Drum Ramblers, Humanoids, Old Lights and Volcanoes
Part Four: Bo & the Locomotive, Rockwell Knuckles, Dubb Nubb and Palace
Part Five: Sleepy Ki ... More >>
Brea McAnallyPhaseone at the Old Post Office Plaza in June 2010. Phaseone has long been a source of pride for the St. Louis music scene and its adherents, but in two weeks' time, we can no longer claim him as our own: It is with great displeasure that we bid farewell to Andrew Jernigan, bett ... More >>
Here, to take your mind off whatever drudge work is currently occupying your attention, is last night's edition of Robot Chicken from Adult Swim in which Cookie Monster visits the home of the Keebler Elves.Safe for work, though you might not want to watch it (especially the last twenty seconds or so ... More >>
It's above freezing! Hooray! Go out and revel in the balmy, 40-degree temperatures. Some shows are here; others are below.
Young Prisms @ Firebird
Like shoegazing psych-pop bands? You'll dig Young Prisms. Also with Loza, Melted Toys & Speculator, The Good Pyramid. 9 p.m. $8 to $10.
Mux Mool ... More >>