With LouFest, Pitchfork and Lollapalooza done you may think the music festival season is over after Labor Day. But there's still more: Those who crave an indie rock festival featuring creative, innovative and up-and-coming artists will be glad to know that their audio paradise is only 178 mi ... More >>
Photo from a previous Neon Indian show by the design of best fit via Creative Commons. Neon Indian | Asobi Seksu | Née The Firebird 06.08.11 Last night St. Louis was treated to an evening of triumphant power pop, rip-a-hole-in-the-sky shoegaze, and cybernetic neo-bounce. Kicking off a ... More >>
Dana PlonkaLa Sera at Waterloo RecordsAt the end of the final night at South By Southwest 2011, I walked down 6th Street, a scene you can surely picture without my assistance. But I have this press badge to earn, so: By 1 a.m. on Saturday night / Sunday morning, downtown Austin was a zombie m ... More >>
9 p.m. Monday, October 25. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
Don't let a little snow prevent you from going out tonight. At the Pageant, prog-leaning jam eggheads Umphrey's McGee will be performing. The show's early -- 7:30! -- so show up on time for opener Speakeasy. At the Old Rock House, Asobi Seksu will be doing an evening of acoustic tunes, based on its ... More >>
9 p.m. Thursday, February 4. The Old Rock House, 1200 South Seventh Street.
Tonight at the Firebird, get your folk on with a fine triple bill. Locals Beth Bombara and the Northwoods and Athens, Georgia, singer-songwriter Allison Weiss. In the paper this week, I described Weiss like this: In recent years, Rilo Kiley's Jenny Lewis has preferred to be country's sweetheart ins ... More >>
Asobi SeksuOld Rock House *Fiery Furnaces, Saturday, January 23 *Asobi Seksu, Thursday, February 4 *Janiva Magness, Sunday, February 14 *The Radiators, Thursday, February 18 *Todd Snider, Friday, February 26, Saturday, February 27 *Chris Duarte and Bluestone, Friday, March 12 *David Bazan/Headlig ... More >>
I only went to one rock show, the Centro-matic/Monahans/Theodore gig at Off Broadway on Saturday night, but boy, it was a doozy. Just a fantastic night of live music. So, where else did people go this weekend? Did anybody go see Woodhands? I hear Asobi Seksu was packed -- and someone ... More >>
Friday, May 8*Mac Lethal/Soulcrate Music, Firebird*Thao and the Get Down Stay Down/Samantha Crain and the Midnight Shivers/Sister Suvi, Off Broadway*Yonder Mountain String Band, Pageant*Earth Crisis/Walls of Jericho, Fubar*Nightwish/Volbeat, Pop's*KRISTEENYOUNG, Vintage Vinyl (8 p.m.)*Benjamin Del S ... More >>
Tomorrow night at the Firebird sees the return of NYC dream-poppers Asobi Seksu. Shae Moseley chatted with Yuku Chikudate in this week's paper about their new album, Hush. Opening is Stella Mora, which is slowly returning to performing live after a bunch of months off to record and regroup. In fact, ... More >>
Last minute show addition! And it's a good one! Toronto electro act Woodhands is playing at Pop's Blue Moon tomorrow night, May 9. I know, I know, Asobi Seksu AND Centro-matic are in town, but this is going to be a cool show too. After all, the act is keytar and drums. How can you go wrong? Check ou ... More >>
Asobi Seksu -- which hasn't played in town in a few years -- is playing at the Firebird on Saturday, May 9. The band's new record, Hush, is quite good but very atmospheric; think the last few Blonde Redhead discs."Me & Mary"
(Tuesdays can be a trying day here in Club Land at the RFT. It's deadline day for the show/concert listings, and this fact hangs over my head just like all of those foreboding elementary school (and high school and college) homework assignments that I would inevitably put off to the l ... More >>
With a new four-CD retrospective, Rhino Records captures the agony and ecstasy of the golden age of Modern English rock.
Ghost in Light changes its stage dynamic and rocks harder than ever.
7:30 p.m. Saturday, October 14. Lucas School House (1220 Allen Avenue).
We talk Japanese-style and chat with L.P.
Asobi Seksu (Friendly Fire)