Nobody has written an original rock song since 1953, and the entire music industry is founded on exchanging blurry photocopies of other people's work. Sure, some art is outright plagiarism, but even when it's in a gray area, it's an opportunity for cash. Case in point: Australian psych band Tame Imp ... More >>
By Paul T. Bradley Perhaps you've heard about all of the crazy sponsorships celebrities are getting to simply show up to Coachella and wear clothes. Glee actress Lea Michele is said to receive $20,000 from Lacoste to wear the French fashion label's clothes, while Spring Breakers star V ... More >>
There's a new Coldplay song out now, called "Midnight." In the song's video, Chris Martin stands in the frozen wilderness, singing wordless garbles in a bleary, sickeningly holy croon. There's a moment where it cuts to a solemn wolf, staring into the camera. It is this exact moment where we realize ... More >>
Fall Out Boy, fresh off of hiatus and touring in support of a new album, will be coming to the Pageant this Friday, and we've got two tickets to give away!
Art and life co-habitate, informing, imitating, and enriching each other constantly. Each week in Better Living Through Music, RFT Music writer Ryan Wasoba explores this symbiotic relationship. Let's ignore the question of whether or not Beyonce lip-synced the National Anthem at Monday's Inaugur ... More >>
Regardless of what anybody thinks about the actual program, there's no disputing that Glee has become an absolute juggernaut in the music industry. As of October 2011, songs from the show have been downloaded 36 million times. And during that same time period, 11 million physical albums that have be ... More >>
It's 11 11 11 folks, which probably means the apocalypse is coming. Or maybe all these elevens mean you should just buy lottery tickets or something. So, how will you users of the Gregorian calendar be celebrating 11/11/11? We have at least one suggestion: Our friends at Eleven magazine are ... More >>
9 p.m. Saturday, February 27. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
We reviewed a lot of shows this year -- nearly 100, judging by the number of posts in the "Show Reviews" archive. Deciding which 2009 concerts comprised the creme de la creme wasn't easy, to say the least. However, the following stood out from the pack. What did we miss? What were your favorites thi ... More >>
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 19. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
Coldplay at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Photo: Kenny WilliamsonChris Martin of Coldplay on Friday nights. See more photos and read the concert review.Music editor Annie Zaleski ventured out to Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Maryland Heights to see Coldplay. Read her review here. We also have ... More >>
Last night at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Coldplay delivered exactly the type of set you would want from it - and then some. That's not snark, either: For nearly two hours, the British quartet unleashed hit after hit after hit with little self-indulgence and plenty of spectacle. In fact, th ... More >>
Sabbath's Ronnie James Dio isn't into preaching, but Kanye and Fiddy's are.
B-Sides gets the real story behind Living Things, chats with the Hail Marys' punk-rock mom and talks to Michael Stipe about his new charity single
Week of February 16, 2006
Wednesday, September 7; Blueberry Hill's Duck Room (6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City)
Coldplay reinvigorates the power ballad for the MTV2 generation