9 p.m. Tuesday, March 8. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
Annie ZaleskiVampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig, taken at the Pageant in 2008If you're reading this, you've probably already made up your mind about Vampire Weekend. Most find the New York quartet's music either delicious or disgusting, with very few people in the "just okay" camp. Speaking to A t ... More >>
* = coming to town, = local Vintage Vinyl 1. ROBERT PLANT---Band Of Joy 2. WEEZER---Hurley 3. ALOHA MI'SHO---Badd 4. GRINDERMAN---Grinderman 2 5. LINKIN PARK---Thousand Suns 6. LUDO---Prepare The Preparations* 7. JJ GREY & MOFRO---Georgia Warhorse* 8. ARCADE FIRE---Suburbs 9. WALKMEN---Li ... More >>
The important thing to remember about the Killers is that the band hails from Las Vegas, the city where the concept of time falls prey to glitz, fantasy and excess -- and the place that built a replica of great cities such as Paris and New York, thus manufacturing its own reality to fit it ... More >>
So, this show is mad sold-out, but I'll be there tonight taking in the Killers and Chairlift at the Fabulous Fox, for a review tomorrow. I haven't seen the Vegas superstars since they were OPENING for *Stellastarr in about '04 (circa this interview I did with Brandon Flowers), so I'm curious what to ... More >>
I wasn't going to post this, since every other blog on earth already did today, but man, this Pet Shop Boys medley which closed out the Brit Awards yesterday is ten minutes of pure awesome. I mean, it wasn't quite as flamboyant as their Pageant show a few years ago, but this clip has Brandon Flowers ... More >>
8 p.m. Saturday, November 11. Saint Louis University's Billiken Club (Busch Student Center, 20 North Grand Boulevard).
Sam's Town (Island)
We talk shop with Duran Duran's John Taylor, convict the Bravery of crimes against music and give thirteen reasons why Journey rules
We compare killers and Killers, look into The Source and learn about the final recordings of a rock legend