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Apple iPod

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2014

    Hail to the Self-Appointed DJ: A Rebuttal

    I have never met Mary Grace Cerni. She appears to be someone that I would really like - a Los Angelino with strong opinions she is unafraid to share, a lady that enjoys a solid party and a good writer with presumably excellent taste in music (although if you continue attending Lorde shows, Mary, peo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2014

    To the Lame Wannabe DJ with the iPod: Stop it

    By Mary Grace Cerni  There are party fouls that can be forgiven. Really egregious ones, even, like peeing in the indoor plants. But disrupting the music by unplugging the host's device in favor of your own iPod or smartphone? Now that's fucked up.

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2013

    LouFest: Police Report 29 Vehicles Damaged, Electronics, Bags, Wallets And More Stolen

    The LouFest music festival this weekend ended on a low note for dozens of attendees who had their vehicles damaged by thieves who left Forest Park with all sorts of personal belongings -- and still remain at large. The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department reports that yesterday there were a to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2013

    Cops: Trever Sawyer, Elsberry Man Accused of Rape, Told Victim to Lie, "Destroy Her iPod"

    Trever Sawyer, a 21-year-old Elsberry man, is facing accusations that he committed statutory rape and then gave his victim "specific instructions" to lie and "directions on how to destroy her iPod," which reportedly had incriminating evidence on it. Sawyer was recently arrested on felony charges o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2013

    The Great MP3 Compromise: Credits Where Credits Are Due

    Art and life co-habitate, informing, imitating, and enriching each other constantly. Each week in Better Living Through Music, RFT Music writer Ryan Wasoba explores this symbiotic relationship. For the average music listener, Mp3s are a compromise. Sound quality is traded for portability. For the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2013

    Undead Format: Dissecting The Cassette Revival

    Art and life co-habitate, informing, imitating, and enriching each other constantly. Each week in Better Living Through Music, RFT Music writer Ryan Wasoba explores this symbiotic relationship. My first musical memory involved a cassette tape of Michael Jackson's Thriller. I was in the backseat of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2013

    The Illusion Of Volume: Understanding Compression

    Art and life co-habitate, informing, imitating, and enriching each other constantly. Each week in Better Living Through Music, RFT Music writer Ryan Wasoba explores this symbiotic relationship. The CALM Act was enacted two months ago, causing television commercials to maintain the same or lower vol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2013

    How Has Streaming Changed the Way Albums are Made?

    In this week's feature, Dan Moore talks about the way our music-listening habits have changed over the past century, all the way from live performance to instantaneous streaming of 99% of all recorded music. He asks a number of good questions. Among my favorites is this one: "Why listen to the worst ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2012

    Does Spotify Mean the End the iPod and Your Music Collection?

    When I bought my first iPod--this was the first iPod, when the scroll wheel actually spun around--it was a severe blow to my nerd-cred, which I guarded pretty jealously at the time. (It was the only cred I had.) Relying on iTunes and its untouchable database to maintain my MP3 collection, instead of ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 4, 2012
  • Blogs

    July 20, 2012

    Listen Like You Mean It

    Art and life co-habitate, informing, imitating, and enriching each other constantly. Each week in Better Living Through Music, RFT Music writer Ryan Wasoba explores this symbiotic relationship. If I could pick one attitude of mine that would look sweet on a T-shirt or tattoo, possibly in metal font ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2012

    Rodney King and The Psychotic World We Live In

    Editor: Tef Poe is an artist from St. Louis City. Through powerful imagery and complicated honesty, he has earned a reputation as one of the best rappers telling the story of St. Louis, which is about much more than one place. Poe has been featured in music publications such as XXL and Urb Magazine. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2011

    World Series 2011: The Fucking Chris Carpenter Fly Out Song

    BLEEEEEEP​So, you think you're the best fucking fans in baseball, huh? Well fucking prove it! Download this fucking .mp3 file, stick it on your goddamn iPod and fucking memorize the fucking thing. Then, when the fucking guy who runs the PA system at Baseball Fucking Heaven tries to get you p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2011

    Steve Jobs' Six Best Music Innovations

    Apple (the Beatles record label) once sued Apple (the computer corporation). After initial squabbles over the right to name their companies after the same fruit, the two agreed that all was good as long as Steve Jobs and crew never entered the music business. As you can probably guess, as you likely ... More >>

  • Music

    December 23, 2010
  • Blogs

    December 23, 2010

    Ten Things To Do in St. Louis: December 23-29

    Wikimedia CommonsA scene from Christmas Holidays at Merryvale​For local clubs, the week after Christmas can be rather dead. Out-of-town touring acts take a break for the holidays, while locals tend to rest up, spend time with family and save their energy for New Year's Eve. (The exception to t ... More >>

  • Music

    October 27, 2010

    Sleigh Bells

    9 p.m. Thursday, October 28. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2010

    Last Collector Standing: Jean Haffner of the Record Exchange on Audiophiles and His Near-Miss Playing with Buddy Holly

    The number of chain record stores nationwide has dwindled. However, St. Louis has become an unlikely safe haven for indie record shops as well as for DJs who prefer to spin the black circle instead of scrolling their iPods. In this weekly column, we'll focus on personal portraits of St. Louis' recor ... More >>

  • News

    August 11, 2010
  • Blogs

    June 10, 2010

    Last Collector Standing: Nicole Peterson on Bowie, Beatles and Bands Who Love Vinyl

    Jon ScorfinaNicole Peterson, this week's Last Collector Standing​Nicole Peterson has worked in many facets of the music industry, including retail at Slackers CD's and Games and (currently) at Suite 100 at the Pageant handling merchandise and ticket sales. After looking through her modest reco ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    Last Collector Standing: COR(E)YOGRAPHY on DJ Culture, Urban Outfitters' Role in New Music, and Club Shenanigans

    Jon Scorfina​DJing under the pseudonym COR(E)YOGRAPHY, Corey McCarthy has become a vital part of the city's vibrant club scene - as a DJ and as someone helping to bring national acts to St. Louis. A former retail manager at Urban Outfitters, McCarthy now focuses his full attention on his Propa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2010

    Cool Term for the Smash-and-Grab Break-ins Last Weekend Downtown: "Car Clouting"

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/thievingjoker/ / CC BY-SA 2.0This car got "clouted," fools.​Gather 'round, word nerds, we got a new one.Many outlets reported the smattering of car break-ins that plagued Soulard and Downtown over the weekend (here's KTVI and the AP). According to KMOX.com, fans at the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2010

    Last Collector Standing: Webster University's Andrew Allen Smith on Combining Record Collections with His Girlfriend, Movie Soundtracks and the Pixies

    (The number of chain-record stores nationwide has dwindled. However, St. Louis has become an unlikely safe haven for indie record shops -- and for DJs who prefer to spin the black circle instead of scrolling their iPods. In this weekly column, we'll focus on personal portraits of St. Louis' record a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2010

    Last Collector Standing: Freezerburn's Ben Stegman on Album Reviews, New Bands and How Consuming Music Has Changed

    (The number of chain-record stores nationwide has dwindled. However, St. Louis has become an unlikely safe haven for indie record shops -- and for DJs who prefer to spin the black circle instead of scrolling their iPods. In this new weekly column, we'll focus on personal portraits of St. Louis' reco ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2010

    Last Collector Standing: Matt Harnish, of Bunnygrunt and Vintage Vinyl Fame

    (The number of chain-record stores nationwide has dwindled. However, St. Louis has become an unlikely safe haven for indie record shops -- and for DJs who prefer to spin the black circle instead of scrolling their iPods. In this new weekly column, we'll focus on personal portraits of St. Louis' reco ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2010

    Survey: What's the Loudest Restaurant in St. Louis?

    Image via​The Wall Street Journal recently ran a story that restaurants -- new ones, specifically -- are getting louder. Not the kitchens, but the dining rooms. Everything from iPods pumping out music to open kitchens contribute to the dining din.Coincidentally, Ian Froeb's review this week of Bra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2009

    Drink of the Week: Latte, Foam Coffee and Beer

    Nicholas Phillips​The word "foam" connotes something insubstantial, ephemeral. It conjures up images of once-trendy foam parties at neon-lit nightclubs and poufs of carrot foam on top of elaborate plates at very fancy restaurants. This Foam, a new coffeehouse at Jefferson Avenue and Cherokee Stre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2009

    A Table for How Many? at BBC Asian Cafe & Bar

    Stefani Pollack is the author of the food blogs Cupcake Project and Food Interviews. She is also a member of the St. Louis Dinner Club. She blogs about her large-group dining experiences twice a month for Gut Check.BBC Asian Cafe & Bar243 North Euclid Avenue314-361-7770"I'd go back.""I'll be ba ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 15, 2009
  • Blogs

    February 25, 2009

    Rave On! (Silently) at Union Station on Saturday, February 28

    Some old folks who have vivid memories of the nineties may think that 4:30 in the afternoon is a little early to start raving, and Union Station is kind of a strange locale when there are so many abandoned warehouses in St. Louis, but those folks are just showing their age.It's a whole new world now ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2009

    '90s Hip-Hop Jam of the Week: Jay-Z featuring Ja Rule and Amil, "Can I Get A..."

    That iPod "name the first line of the song" meme is going around Facebook, and one of the few tracks I guessed was this one. 

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2009

    Stream, Buy and Download a New Ring, Cicada Album, History's End!

    Here's something I never expected to see: Semi-dormant post-rockers Ring, Cicada have finally put their new album, History's End, up for download right over here. You can stream the entire LP at that link (and below), although the band is dropping some NIN-style science on anyone who ponies up $10 f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2008
  • Music

    December 26, 2007

    Face the Nation

    We find out what rocked across the country in 2007.

  • Calendar

    December 19, 2007
  • Blogs

    September 12, 2007

    Daily Web Crawl

    Your daily guide to what they're whispering about in the next cubicle. photo: steampunkworkshop.com Everybody loves iPod arts and crafts. HERE Ian Froeb, king of the flogs (food blogs, that is), points out some new ones to check out. Annie Zaleski gives a detailed analysis of PJ Harvey's new ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2007

    Just Do It

    Running is often celebrated for its sublime simplicity. All you need is a pair of shoes and a lung. That's easy to forget when a runner's world is awash in GPS devices, those things Nike makes to link your stride to your iPod and chip-timed 10K's. Want to return to the halcyon days before you knew ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2007

    Just Do It

    Running is often celebrated for its sublime simplicity. All you need is a pair of shoes and a lung. That's easy to forget when a runner's world is awash in GPS devices, those things Nike makes to link your stride to your iPod and chip-timed 10K's. Want to return to the halcyon days before you knew ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 4, 2007

    Oscar Mayer Fast Franks
    Beef Frank In A Bun

    $2.99
    Schnucks
    6600 Clayton Road
    Richmond Heights

  • Music

    February 15, 2006

    MC Lars

    Wednesday, February 22 at 8 p.m. at the Gargoyle (on the campus of Washington University, Forsyth and Skinker boulevards)

  • Dining

    January 25, 2006

    Lemonata

    Boogaloo, 7344 Manchester Road, Maplewood; 314-645-4803.

  • News

    January 11, 2006

    Sweet and Lo-Fi

    Bill Streeter's vlog is how others see us

  • Music

    December 7, 2005

    Living on Video

    The Buggles were so, so wrong

  • Music

    November 2, 2005

    Danse Macabre

    We explore the wacky world of Phosphorescent, rile up Henry Rollins and venture into weirdness with Murder by Death

  • Calendar

    October 26, 2005

    Love Park

    Mr. Night and Ms. Day grab iPods for an iPopping tour of Forest Park

  • Music

    September 21, 2005

    Serengeti

    Friday, September 23; the Hi-Pointe (1001 McCausland Avenue)

  • Music

    June 29, 2005

    Head Over Feet

    We sip java with Alanis, investigate podcasting and figure out what those concert tickets are really worth

  • Music

    August 4, 2004

    Wonk Jams

    A St. Louis rocker is laying down the Democratic soundtrack. Is that a good idea?

  • Music

    February 25, 2004

    iPod, youPod

    Digital music lets us carry our personalities in our pockets

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 25, 2002

    Best Radio Station for Music

    The one you program yourself

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