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    August 15, 2014

    Dumbass RFT Music Editor Locks Keys in Car at Site of Ferguson Unrest, Is Stupid Dumbass

    [Note: The situation in Ferguson is as such that even lowly music journalists such as myself have felt compelled to report on the scene -- I wrote this article, which was published Wednesday -- despite having more experience with things like Ra Ra Riot than real-life riots. In keeping, I am an idiot ... More >>

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    June 12, 2014

    Interview Extras: More From Sorcerer of Soul King Khan

    By Jenn DeRose Arish Ahmad Khan, known to his loyal fans as King Khan, is frontman for King Khan & the Shrines, the King Khan & BBQ Show, the Black Jaspers, the Tandoori Knights and an honorary member of the Spits, to name just a few of his current bands. On his ability to transform himself and his ... More >>

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    June 10, 2014

    King Khan Talks Psychedelic Mushrooms, Black Panthers and Native Americans

    By Jenn DeRose King Khan, rock & roll's spiritual leader by way of Montreal, is returning to Off Broadway with psychedelic soul outfit the Shrines on Saturday, June 15, to promote the group's latest, Idle No More. The album takes its name from a 2012 Native American movement to unite tribes for the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2014

    Amon Amarth, Lee Fields and the Expressions, The Mentors and More in This Week's Show Announcements

    Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new sho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2014

    Thrown Beer, Broken Equipment and Rock & Roll: A Black Lips Review

    It was just after 10 p.m. when the fog machine began belching clouds and the house music was cut. As the members of Atlanta, Georgia's Black Lips took the stage, cheers erupted from the near-capacity crowd at the Firebird. Lead guitarist Ian Saint Pé was the first to speak. "Remember now," he bega ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2014

    Out Every Night: The Best Concerts in St. Louis From April 28 to May 4

    This week, St. Louis receives some visits from some popular acts. The Black Lips return to the Firebird, Mobb Deep performs at Old Rock House and EMA plays Off Broadway. For info on these shows and more, keep reading to get a glimpse at this week's musical landscape, featuring concerts including Ber ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2013

    The Ten Best Shows in St. Louis This Weekend: September 13 to September 15

    Happy freaky Friday, everybody! Get weird all weekend long. FarFetched hosts its annual showcase, Mangia Italiano celebrates its 30th birthday with an entire day's worth of entertainment and the Gringo Stage takes over a section of Cherokee Street for the neighborhood's Mexican Independence Day fest ... More >>

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    March 18, 2013

    The Worst Things About SXSW 2013

    This year, our sister papers at the Houston Press music blog Rocks Off and Dallas Observer music blog DC-9 at Night teamed up to bring you only the choicest moments from last week's SXSW madness. See Also: -The Scene at SXSW: Here's What You Are Missing -SXSW 2013: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Spai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2012

    The Ten Finest Fashions Aboard the S.S. Coachella

    Most of the people we met on the S.S. Coachella had never been on a cruise before. Like us, they weren't so sure what to pack or how to dress for three days of awkwardly saying hi to their favorite bands on a floating building at sea. But, like the festival, the fans also brought their desert style ... More >>

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    December 19, 2012

    The Most Popular Dude on the S.S. Coachella is Pulp's Jarvis Cocker

    No one's really interested in reading about the actual performances taking place on this musical ship of contradictions, the S.S. Coachella, amirite? Instead, you want a spoonful of gossipy anecdotal sugar, straight from the decks of this funny ship. By Liz Tracy As you might have seen, Pulp was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2012

    Bryan Sutter: Meet the Best Music Photographers in St. Louis

    Earlier, we introduced you to our ten favorite concert photographers in St. Louis. We got well over fifty nominations, and our judges narrowed the field to these ten folks. Over the coming week-plus, we'll be introducing you to each of the finalists in turn by having them share with you five of thei ... More >>

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    September 28, 2012

    Win Hood Internet Tickets

    Tonight, Chicago good-time master the Hood Internet will be at the Gramophone. Tickets are $15 at the door and the show starts at 10 p.m. Do some weird shots beforehand.

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    June 11, 2012

    Bonnaroo 2012: Highlights from A to Z

    The team: six 40-year-old men, leaving behind six fairly respectable jobs, five wives and 14.9 children for four days. The tools: a 32-foot RV, VIP tickets, comfortable shoes and enough beer to take down a small fraternity. The task: to do and see as much as physically and logistically possible at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2012

    Hologram Musicians: The Legal Implications

    There's no denying that the "hologram" of Tupac Shakur that debuted at Coachella this year is provocative. Some see the visual effect as a celebration of a well-regarded rapper's legacy. Others see the spectacle as a disturbing example of the uncanny valley theory on a particularly grand scale. No ... More >>

  • Music

    April 19, 2012

    The Hood Internet

    8 p.m. Saturday, April 21. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.

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    April 17, 2012

    Win Hood Internet Tickets

    Of the many places you could end your Record Store Day, no where promises the caliber of dance party you can expect at the Firebird for the Hood Internet, presented by Knuckle Rumbler. To win tickets: Tell us in the comments below what your favorite fusion food dish is. Because of the mash-ups, you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2012

    Out Every Night: The Best Shows From April 16 to 22

    Ok folks, this week is insane -- the number of excellent shows that did not make the cut for this post could easily fill another, if not for the nagging reality that time is finite. We don't want to short-change you though, so here's the runner-up rundown: Crowbar at Fubar on Monday, Cursive at Off ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2012

    Why the SI Swimsuit Issue Doesn't Care if Anyone Goes to its Music Festival [Update]

    There is a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Music Festival, sponsored by Lexus, where blog-approved bands like White Denim and the Black Lips will play at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas. Wait, what? The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Beauties & Beats Music Fest (didn't spend much time on that name, di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    Coachella in St. Louis: Make Your Own Spring Festival Without Leaving Home

    The Coachella 2012 lineup is out, featuring the Black Keys, Radiohead, Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg and roughly half of Pitchfork's Top 50 Albums of 2011 list. But California is far away and three day passes (officially) cost your left eyeball and firstborn child. Fortunately, many of the Coachella highligh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2012

    Coachella 2012 Lineup: Black Keys, Radiohead and Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg Headline

    Coachella has just announced its 2012 lineup. The festival, which will take place over two weekends in April, will feature the Black Keys, Radiohead, Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg as headliners, and it doesn't exactly drop off from there: Pulp, Cat Power, M83, the Shins, Bon Iver, Noel Gallagher, Feist, Jeff ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2012

    Best St. Louis Shows of 2011: Part Three

    Show in a Van Down by the River, November 16 November 16th was chilly this year, as November 16ths in St. Louis tend to be. Rain was tentatively in the forecast, and a quick glance to the cloud-covered skies served only as confirmation of our local weather forecasters' suspicions. In an unassuming ... More >>

  • Music

    September 8, 2011

    Hunx and His Punx

    8:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 13. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.

  • Music

    September 1, 2011

    Turbo Fruits

    8:30 p.m. Thursday, September 1. Mojo's, 1013 Park Avenue, Columbia.

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2011

    Black Lips at the Firebird, 8/4/11: Recap

    Jason StoffThe Black Lips have done this show before -- and better. Here they are at the Firebird in 2010.​Black Lips The Firebird August 4, 2011 The Black Lips who appeared on the dark stage at the Firebird last night were, in a word, tame. Gone were the antics of mid-level indie-rock lore, ... More >>

  • Music

    August 4, 2011

    Black Lips

    9 p.m. Thursday, August 4. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.

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    August 4, 2011

    Troubadour Dali, The Black Lips, Tech N9ne: August 4-10 in Show Flyers

    Dani Kinnison​Even with the instant gratification and knowledge of social media, there is still something about the art of the show fliers that cannot be replaced. This week, we ventured to the Grove, wandered down Delmar Boulevard and tramped along Cherokee Street to bring you this week's sho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    Black Lips' Jared Swilley: "There Was Blood Everywhere"

    Zach Wolfe​The members of Black Lips continue to insist that they never actually peed in each other's mouths onstage, but the truth is as debatable as it is unimportant. What matters more is that people could totally see them doing that. While they might not urinate, they do spit, bleed, throw ... More >>

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    May 18, 2011

    Pains of Being Pure at Heart and the Black Lips Lead This Week's New Show Announcements

    Pains Of Being Pure At Heart​Bursting pop band Pains of Being Pure At Heart is coming to Off Broadway in August; if you don't have its latest, Belong, be sure to note that can always get it in button form. In somewhat related news, the Black Lips just announced a show at the Firebird, and in c ... More >>

  • Music

    May 5, 2010

    Harlem

    8:30 p.m. Saturday, May 8. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.

  • Music

    March 31, 2010

    Black Lips

    9 p.m. Wednesday, April 7. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.

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    November 12, 2009
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    July 19, 2008

    Pitchfork: Titus Andronicus Recap

    A co-worker recently gave me a copy of Titus Andronicus' The Airing of Grievances, and enthusiastically described it as, "a cross between Bruce Springsteen and the Pogues being played from the bottom of a well." When I popped it into my CD player I wasn't a huge fan-- too lo-fi and too much scream ... More >>

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