The five doe-eyed boys of Foxing lock interweaving rhythms and personal lyrics to impart heartfelt tunes throughout the Midwest. Foxing's recent self-booked tour brought the band up and down the Central Time Zone, garnering much fanfare for its careful but fearless take on melodic post-rock.
Last year Gut Check descended upon Spirit Halloween (301 Costco Way, St. Peters; 636-279-1054) in search of eight tasty food costumes because, duh, we love food. This year, while scouring our in-store and online options, we noticed an unsettling trend: Sexy food costumes are beginning to outnumber o ... More >>
Zola Jesus | Talk Normal The Luminary Center for the Arts February 23, 2012 The power behind Nika Roza Danilova's vicious pipes, mythical, phantom stage presence and empowered, anxiety-tinged songwriting makes Zola Jesus feel like aural noir. An opera-trained songstress, Danilova and her vocal fero ... More >>
starclipper.com Fights! Bass guitars! Homoerotic undertones! What more could you ask for in a comic book?‚ÄčHello friend! Do you love Bryan Lee O'Malley's now-very-popular-because-of-Michael-Cera (a compound adjective that applies to more things than you would think -- hello, American Apparel hoodie ... More >>
Everything's better in Canada, right? Including and especially its music, at least in recent years. (I'm being facetious, for the record. Mostly.) But Jets Overhead is one shining example of the country's solid exports. The band's sophomore effort, No Nations, recently came out on Vapor Records -- y ... More >>
If you missed any of these items posted last week on the Daily RFT -- or were like some of us and just checked-out for the holidays by Monday -- here's your chance to catch up before you have to do any real work this morning.Michael Jackson Watched Donald Duck to Fall Asleep, Exercised with Incredib ... More >>
AmericanApparel.comWe can easily make these American Apparel threads in St. Louis. Can't we?A year ago we wrote how American Apparel (think Old Navy for monochromatic, urban fashionistas with disposable income) was considering opening a St. Louis store. The company even emailed the Riverfront Times ... More >>
No matter your, ahem, tastes, you can probably agree that the latest Bud Light marketing campaign stinks. Not only is "drinkability" an absurd, made-up word, the commercials that feature people "drawing" on the screen seem about ten years behind the technology curve. Luckily, the ad-maker ... More >>
The top 20 blog posts here on the Stlog, chosen by a few of us here at the RFT. Highlights include radio broadcaster Kevin Slaten blowing his top at our managing editor, a photo essay of President-elect Barack Obama, a curious e-mail from the American Apparel and a live blog of that debate that h ... More >>
Every once in a while I get an e-mail I feel compelled to share. Like the one I've pasted in after the jump, sent to me from Amy Stallard, who works for American Apparel. As you'll see, the LA-based clothing manufacturer/retailer, which recently went public, is considering a move into the St. Louis ... More >>
Recoverís former frontman gets his groove on, the way young lovers do.