Amidst the crazy sea of hipsters, hippies, old folks, pre-teens and babies(!), the first weekend of Coachella was also packed with EDM revelers, ready to get their fist-pumping music fix over the course of the three-day bacchanal. In fact, it seems that dance music lovers are growing in numbers so m ... More >>
In our music feature this week, we dive into the nomadic existence of Ian Fisher and the Present, a duo comprised of Ste. Genevieve native Ian Fisher and St. Louisan Ryan Carpenter. Fisher has carved out a living in Europe as a traveling minstrel, booking shows with Carpenter and other friends in Au ... More >>
There has been much debate over the existence of the G-spot. No, not that G-spot. The other one, in the brain, where G stands for God.
"The spiritual experience is very complex," says Brick Johnstone, a neuropsychologist at the University of Missouri. Johnstone and four of his colleagues just compl ... More >>
Friday, March 16, 2012
2:15 p.m. By mid-afternoon the South Congress strip had become a not-quite-debauched Mardi Gras parade of young and old, hip and unhip, crunchy and coiffed, and dogs, lots of dogs, all taking in the food trucks, boutiques, vintage apparel encampments and day parties, lots of ... More >>
Earlier this week, RFT Music celebrated "Country Grammar's" 12th birthday. Here's another reminder of everyone's impending mortality: Lou Reed turns 70 today.
The Brooklyn-born rock icon's first seven decades have been, to put it mildly, eventful. He's created some of the most influential - and mos ... More >>
Idle Warship | SoundClash
February 15, 2012
Since setting up shop in the burgeoning Cherokee Street Art District in 2009, 2720 has made a name for itself in the national club scene as one of the top venues for street-inspired dance music. Last night's performance with Talib Kweli in ... More >>
Madonna, fresh off a Super Bowl appearance and more aware of how to capitalize than possibly anyone in pop music, has just announced a massive 2012 tour. And just days before Madonna 2012 World Tour goes out in (presumably) a blaze of infinite production value in Miami, she'll make a stop here in St ... More >>
Jeff Aeling, Sunset Pond
Jeff Aeling: New Paintings: Painter Jeff Aeling pays homage to our terroir and to the venerable art of Romantic landscape painting with his large-scale representations of the Midwest. Opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, November 11. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Continue ... More >>
David EdmundsJay Landesman, who founded the Crystal Palace nightclub, which became the linchpin of the Gaslight Square hipster/entertainment district, and wrote the novel The Nervous Set, which became the basis for the world's first (and only) beatnik musical, died Sunday in London. He was 91 ... More >>
This is part two of Holly Fann's Chef's Choice profile of Agi and Aaron Groff of 4 Seasons Baked Goods & Catering. Part one is available here. Part three, a recipe, can be found here.
Holly FannDid your family cook when you were a child? Agi Groff: My granny is Hungarian, so we ate a lot of ... More >>
Electro whiz kid Dan Snaith is back with his critically lauded LP, Swim. Catch Snaith and co. tonight at the Firebird with Toro y Moi.Dan Snaith is bored of bands. The 32-year-old musician better known as Caribou is back in St. Louis tonight at the Firebird in support of Swim, the club-inspir ... More >>