Last week, Kieran Hebden from Four Tet announced a new single entitled "The Track I've Been Playing That People Keep Asking About and That Joy Used in His RA Mix and Daphni Played on Boiler Room." It's an okay track with an awful title, but you have to give Hebden props for taking the plunge. Here a ... More >>
The ol' Casio keyboard sound effects never get a workout quite like they do around Halloween, when nearly every spooky song comes punctuated with a howl or a squeak. Or a half-dozen of them, as in the case of the maddeningly catchy kids' song "Pumpkin Jack." (Click here to listen, and don't say we d ... More >>
For many musicians, the lure of the Christmas songbook is hard to resist. Despite the challenge of reworking well-worn (and, in some cases, worn out) songs, each year a few dozen acts try to make something fresh out of these seasonal favorites. This year's crop is heavy on female-fronted pop, ... More >>
Diana BenantiWarpaint last night at the Luminary Center for the Arts.
Warpaint and Javelin
Luminary Center for the Arts
East Coast battled West Coast last night at the Luminary Center for the Arts, as dynamic Brooklyn sample sluts Javelin opened for Los Angeles' languid post-punk go ... More >>
Lock up your daughters: It's the Blind Eyes.
(All words below by drummer Matt Picker)
The Blind Eyes
Where: Firebrand Recording
What: Thirteen new songs for our sophomore album. Not sure if all thirteen will make the cut, but they're all sounding really good so far. So, probably.
With whom: B ... More >>
Raleigh, North Carolina's Rosebuds made what it said was its first stop in St. Louis (really? wow) last night opening for Megafaun at the Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center. The quartet's set was loose and house party-like, as it ran through a short set of gothic synth-folk.
K ... More >>