Brian King

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2014

    Why Blink-182 Is a Great Band

    Critics do their best to ignore Blink-182. After all, it's not easy to get scrunched up with deep opinions about lip-ringed, occasionally naked SoCal troublemakers hawking pre-YouTube music-video softcore on early-morning MTV rotation. Pitchfork didn't even bother publishing a flogging (a la 21st Ce ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2010

    Show Review Photos Setlist: The Walkmen and Japandroids Sold-Out Off Broadway, Wednesday, October 20

    Jason StoffThe Walkmen at Off Broadway.​St. Louis concertgoers had some deciding to do last night. A number of fine shows -- Free Energy/Foxy Shazam/Hollerado at the Old Rock House, Carolina Chocolate Drops at the Sheldon and the Walkmen/Japandroids at Off Broadway -- graced our fair city. Ju ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2009

    Review Photos: Japandroids and Surfer Blood at the Billiken Club, Friday, November 20

    Jason StoffJapandroids at the Billiken Club, last night. Entire slideshow here.​Japandroids do a lot with a little. Last night at the Billiken Club, singer/guitarist Brian King and singer/drummer David Prowse--just two affable fellas, neither equipped with show-off skills--para-tagged lo-fi po ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2009

    Japandroids and Surfer Blood at the Billiken Club, 11/20/09: Photos

    Saint Louis University's Billiken Club finished this semester's concert series last night with Vancouver's the Japandroids and Florida's Surfer Blood. Photographer Jason Stoff was in the sweaty mess of bodies during the Japandroids set and brought back 40 photos from the show: The slideshow is title ... More >>

  • Music

    November 18, 2009


    9 p.m. Friday, November 20. The Billiken Club, in the Busch Student Center on the campus of Saint Louis University, 20 North Grand Boulevard.