This week's music feature on So Many Dynamos is the latest piece on the band in the pages of the RFT. In that feature, singer/keyboardist/guitarist Aaron Stovall says the group's latest release (a self-titled EP that comes in the form of a digital download whose only physical presence is a SMD 'frid ... More >>
What better time for a "gotcha moment" (to borrow a Palin-ism) than the very beginning of a song? It takes some guts to change a listener's perception of a track before it is fully formed, but it is eternally memorable when executed well. Here is a list of the six best fakeout intros. Feel free to l ... More >>
9 p.m. Friday, November 4. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
8 p.m. Thursday, October 13. Cicero's, 6691 Delmar Boulevard, University City.
Corey WoodruffThis man, one Griffin Kay, is leaving So Many Dynamos Monday for cooler pastures. In the time it takes him to explain what he'll miss about his band, guitarist Griffin Kay has driven home from work, opened the door, said hi to his new wife, and cracked open a beer. When he gets ... More >>
8 p.m. Wednesday October 13. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Michael DauphinSomeone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin!When the Firebird announced the Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin / Telekinesis show several months back, one couldn't help but wonder why these bands haven't joined forces already. Both serve up indelible, candy-coated power pop; both ... More >>
9 p.m. Tuesday, August 31. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
9 p.m. Wednesday, January 27. The Billiken Club, in the Busch Student Center on the campus of Saint Louis University, 20 North Grand Boulevard.
Tegan and Sara fans know where they'll be on Friday, April 2, 2010. The Pageant, where the Canadian sisters (and their crack band) will be there performing songs from their new album, Sainthood. Tickets are $25 and are on sale at 10 a.m. this Friday. (This is the band's first STL show since May 2008 ... More >>
Excuse me while I change shirts. Since starting this blog entry 30 seconds ago, I've sweated through one. There, all better. OK, we've pulled together a list of ten events, cheap or free, going on this weekend. It's been a weird week (celebrity deaths), and since many of you have a four-day work wee ... More >>
8 p.m. Saturday, June 27. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
(Welcome to Lost in the Supermarket, an occasional blog recurring feature in which we discuss unexpected songs we've heard in unexpected places. This doesn't just have to be your local Schucks or Dierbergs, either; any weird pairing you've heard is fair game for the feature. Email the scenario to me ... More >>
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Transatlanticism (Barsuk Records)