The Features play tomorrow night at Old Rock HouseThe short week has ended and there's plenty of live music to get your ears ringing through the start of fall. Javier Mendoza is releasing a CD tonight at Old Rock House, Bon Iver brings the woodsy yacht rock (we guess?) to the Pageant on Sunda ... More >>
It's official. This morning's announcement that Union Tree Review will be covering Marvin Gaye at the fifth annual An Under Cover Weekend, completes this year's line-up of the two-day show series on Friday, September 9 and Saturday, September 10. The series finds some St. Louis groups paying ... More >>
Amidst the flash, bang, and noise of summer movies, there's "Winnie the Pooh", a quiet and relatively bombast-free film that picks up where the 1966 classic left off.
The one difference: hipster queen Zooey Deschanel lends her delightful vocals to the soundtrack, including the beloved theme ... More >>
The rawk cannot be stopped! Ska-punk stalwart the Urge is back! Steve Ewing and friends return for a headlining gig at the Pointfest 29, which also features Cake, Chevelle and Bush -- one of the more auspicious Pointfest bills in recent memory.
This isn't a one-off -- the Urge (including or ... More >>
Jon ScorfinaKevin Buckley is best known about town for playing in his rock outfit Grace Basement and playing as a solo artist performing traditional Irish folk music. For a time, he worked behind the scenes at Euclid Records, managing their online store, and now he runs his own label, Eastern ... More >>
(New albums are typically released on Tuesdays, i.e., today. What
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British Sea Power's Valhalla Dancehall*British Sea Power, Valhalla Dancehall
Prefix said of Dancehall, "Regarding this record, the band spoke of making musi ... More >>
Todd OwyoungJohn McCrea, wielding a fierce vibraslapIn the opening song of Cake's performance last night, singer John McCrea stated, "We are building a religion." Judging by the response from the claustrophobically packed crowd at the Pageant, the band was off to a good start. The audience ch ... More >>
Tonight, Cake is returning to St. Louis with a sold-out show at the Pageant. Last week, we printed an interview with multi-instrumentalist Vince DiFiore, in which writer Ryan Wasoba discussed the band's frequent use of an instrument called the vibraslap. What is that, exactly? Well, the inaug ... More >>
After taking a break from the Pageant for a year, the Point (105.7 FM) is once again bringing its annual Ho Ho Shows to the venue in December. This year, the station is hosting five different concerts, culminating in a show with My Chemical Romance and Middle Class Rut (Tuesday, December 14) and ano ... More >>
Todd McKenzieEleanor Friedberger of the Fiery FurnacesPopular wisdom among Fiery Furnaces fans is that you never know quite what to expect when the band heads out on tour. It constantly overhauls its choice of instrumentation, song catalogue and overall approach to confusing the audience. One ... More >>