Beach House July 11, 2012 The Pageant Let's start with some Bonnie Tyler: "Once upon a time there was light in my life; now there's only love in the dark." And like a perfect stranger in the night, through smoke and warm silhouettes, Beach House crept into the hearts of St. Louis concertgoers last ... More >>
The Monday after Independence Day weekend is one most brutal. After a full weekend of barbecue and beer and illegal fireworks, going to work seems all the more objectionable. I'm too damned hungover on Freedom to be productive, personally. My "word of the day" today is "aliquant," which even my spel ... More >>
While reflecting on the difference between what he thinks his latest album is about and what his audience thinks it's about -- namely, all the surprisingly wrong perceptions -- Alex Scally references the Bible. "It's the tower of Babel and all that," he says. "Humans can't understand each other." B ... More >>
8 p.m. Wednesday, July 11. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
Jason StoffVampire Weekend performing at the at Chaifetz Arena.Click here for a full set of photos from the show.It's extremely difficult to write about a band that does everything right, as Vampire Weekend did last night at Chaifetz Arena. Even the band's ghastly novelty songs about punctuation ... More >>
7:30 p.m. Sunday, October 3. The Chaifetz Arena, One South Compton Avenue.
Beach House made quite the impression earlier this year at its sold-out Billiken Club show. The dreamfuzz act, which signed to Sub Pop earlier this year, will be releasing Teen Dream on January 26, 2010. The new song below has a fantastically creepy wavering keyboard line underneath Victoria Legrand ... More >>
Raleigh, North Carolina's Rosebuds made what it said was its first stop in St. Louis (really? wow) last night opening for Megafaun at the Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center. The quartet's set was loose and house party-like, as it ran through a short set of gothic synth-folk. Seriously, t ... More >>
Tonight at the Billiken Club, dreampop duo Beach House are playing a free show with Raglani opening. Todd McKenzie previewed the piece in this week's paper and also interviewed Victoria Legrand, a chat found below.MP3: Beach House, "Gila" You've been around for about three years and tw ... More >>
9 p.m. Friday, April 3. The Billiken Club, on the campus of Saint Louis University. 20 North Grand Boulevard.