Chris Turnbaugh

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2013

    Brotherfather Proves Itself An Indie Rock Powerhouse With Debut Album

    In this weekly column, RFT Music gets to know local creatives, musicians and their missions. Get a slice of the local scene, complete with a snippet of sound and info about upcoming releases and shows. Stick around to see what St. Louis artists have to say whenever they Fill in in the Blank. Typica ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2012

    Yankee Racers Release First Full-Length with a Little Help from a Lot of Friends

    Curt Brewer is a familiar face in the local music community: he plays guitar with the raw, bluesy quintet Kentucky Knife Fight, lays down 1920s-inspired jazz licks in Two Swingin' Picks, and sits in as a gun-for-hire for wedding bands, fill-in gigs and the like. This Thursday night, however, he'll b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2009

    Homespun: Sheila Shahpari, What Is Real

    In this week's paper, Christian Schaeffer reviews Sheila Shahpari's album, What Is Real. He had this to say:What Is Real never settles on one style, a few elements guide most of these songs: forceful acoustic guitars, exploratory piano-playing, intuitive tempo changes and, most of all, Shahpari's st ... More >>