Annie Clark

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2013

    Now Here This: More from the Ten St. Louis Bands That Should Be Famous

    In this week's print edition, we make the case that the St. Louis music scene is more than just alive and kicking -- it's absolutely thriving. Local acts are grinding out shows and creating brilliant tunes that music lovers around the world would dig. For just one timely example, check out "Christma ... More >>

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    November 11, 2013

    Acclaimed Our Band Could Be Your Life Author Michael Azerrad Discusses His New Endeavor, the Talkhouse

    Michael Azerrad is one of the most respected and acclaimed music journalists in the business. Known for books like Come As You Are: The Story of Nirvana (the only essential Nirvana book in the great big sea of Nirvana books) and the definitive Our Band Could Be Your Life: Scenes from the American In ... More >>

  • Music

    May 10, 2012

    The Polyphonic Spree

    9 p.m. Friday, May 11. Duck Room at Blueberry Hill, 6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City.

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    May 7, 2012

    Out Every Night: The Best Shows From May 7 to May 13

    This week's Most Triumphant Beard of the Week award goes unequivocally to Map's and Atlases' Dave Davison, whose facial hair would be worthy of IFC's cut-throat Whisker Wars competitions -- if that show is still a thing, anyway (I sure hope so, but doubt it). Jack Passion would be proud. Maps and At ... More >>

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    April 17, 2012

    Six Most Exciting Record Store Day Releases

    It's April and the smell of vinyl is in the air. Record Store Day is this weekend, that annual celebration of those places where the things you illegally download live. This equates to a wealth of exclusive releases and reissues, some of which are made in such small quantities they are practically o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2012

    Six Best Coachella Death Matches

    You may know that the Coachella festival begins this weekend, in which Indio, California is overtaken with every type of person from hippies to people who like watching bands outside and camping yet deny being hippies. The impressive lineup has a few notably similar acts who may not be rivals but st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2012

    An Interview with Tom Waits' Tribute Organizer David Anderson

    When David Anderson isn't busy leading local psych-folk quartet Tenement Ruth his his wife Melissa, he can be found on stages and in studios around town as an in-demand session player, and he's lent his fiery lead work to bands like Magnolia Summer, Grace Basement, Old Lights and others. But in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2011

    Hail the Women of St. Vincent and tUnE-yArDs, Creators of Some of 2011's Best Music

    tUnE-yArDs, left, by Jason Stoff. St. VIncent, right, by Kiernan Maletsky​The annual apocalypse is nigh, wherein critics celebrate the end of the year with a debaucherous amount of self-important analysis on the previous twelve months in music. I am among the many to rank my favorite records, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2011

    Six Best Uses of Saxophones in 2011

    So smooth.​Nobody saw this coming - 2011 may go down as the Year of the Saxophone. The instrument infiltrated many of the year's most creative albums, often showing up unannounced to push an already awesome song into unforeseen greatness. As the world begins looking back at the past twelve mon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2011

    St. Vincent At Old Rock House, 10/6/11: Review, Photos, Setlist

    St. Vincent | Cate Le Bon Old Rock House October 6, 2011 St. Vincent songs do not politely proceed from verse to chorus. They circle, predatory and lithe. Annie Clark's astral voice folds pleasant-sounding words into sinister sentiments, and her guitar whips like a fat coil of cut live wire shower ... More >>

  • Music

    October 6, 2011

    St. Vincent

    8 p.m. Thursday, October 6. The Old Rock House, 1200 South Seventh Street.

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    September 15, 2011

    St. Vincent's Enormous Eyes

    Henry Hargreaves|Anthem Magazine​On Tuesday, on the occasion of the release of St. Vincent's third fantastic solo album, Strange Mercy, we offered the chance to win a pair of tickets to her upcoming show at Old Rock House. The terms? Find the photo where Annie Clark's eyes appear the largest. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    St. Vincent's Strange Mercy Comes Out Today; Win Tickets To Her Show At Old Rock House

    Tina Tyrell​St. Vincent's Strange Mercy came out today (though it has been streaming for a while now, through NPR's First Listen and other outlets). To celebrate, we're giving away a pair of tickets to her October 6th show at Old Rock House. Go to our Facebook page for details. St. Vincent i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2011

    St. Vincent Is Coming To Old Rock House

    ​Annie Clark, a.k.a. St. Vincent, is coming to St. Louis. She'll play the Old Rock House on October 6th -- tickets are $16 and not on sale yet. St. Vincent will release its third LP, Strange Mercy, on September 13th on 4AD. Her previous effort, 2009's Actor, saw Clark continue an impressive ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2010

    Liars Coming to the Firebird in July, Furthering the '80s Revival with Beck

    Anyone who showed up early at Radiohead's set a few years ago experienced the face-melting Australian nomadic rock band Liars. Although the cavernous Verizon Wireless Amphitheater swallowed the group's post-punk throttling, fans will have a chance to experience annihilation up close on July 22: The ... More >>

  • Music

    March 3, 2010

    Pattern is Movement/Via Audio

    9 p.m. Thursday, March 4. The Billiken Club, 20 North Grand Boulevard, in the Busch Student Center on the campus of Saint Louis University.

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    October 2, 2009

    Show Review Photos: St. Vincent and Elsinore at the Firebird, Thursday, October 1

    Photo: Egan O'KeefeSt. Vincent last night at the Firebird. See more photos from last night's show.‚Äč A few songs into her hour-plus set, St. Vincent's Annie Clark told the crowd that she was "flummoxed by your enthusiasm." For once, it didn't seem like an instance of rock-star faux-modesty -- her w ... More >>

  • Music

    September 30, 2009

    St. Vincent

    8:30 p.m. Thursday, October 1. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.

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    July 28, 2009

    St. Vincent at the Firebird, Thursday, October 1

    Making her first appearance in St. Louis since wowing the crowd opening for John Vanderslice a few years ago: St. Vincent! The artist known as Annie Clark just confirmed a show at the Firebird on Thursday, October 1. Ticket info TBA. Her new album, Actor, is a clash of the beautiful and macabre. See ... More >>

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    May 3, 2007