• Blogs

    March 5, 2013

    Ten Bands You Never Would Have Thought Used to Be Good

    It's a common cliché by now: Some snobby, balding guy with glasses in every bar across America rants and raves about how he only likes "the old stuff" by every band. "I liked the first record," is his creed. This character floats around, bumming everyone out and sucking all the fun out of a karaoke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2013

    The Real Decade of the One Hit Wonder

    In the last couple of weeks St. Louis has had somewhat of an influx of '90s nostalgia acts coming through town. Sponge played Cicero's, Soul Asylum made an appearance at the Old Rock House and Reel Big Fish just played the Pageant. This got us to thinking.... The '80s are remembered musically for t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2012

    Nee on Regret, the Satanic Influence of the Pixies and What Comes After "Pretty Girls"

    "I was trying on my outfit earlier [for the video release party], which is why I have on a crazy outfit right now. This is not my day wear," Kristin Dennis of Née reassures me about her purple one piece jumpsuit with gold buckled belt as we walked into Native Sound Studio. Dennis is lively as her m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2011

    Ten Songs Perfect for Drunk Sing-Alongs

    Wikimedia Commons​For many people, today is a drinking holiday -- whether you're celebrating St. Patrick's Day or reveling at SXSW. It's also a day to let loose those vocal cords, with these stellar drunk sing-along songs. Whether fun, maudlin or cheese-tastic, these ten songs are among the be ... More >>

  • Music

    November 19, 2003

    Chumbawamba/The Flaming Lips

    Tubthumping (remix) (Kotch)/Ego Tripping at the Gates of Hell (Warner Bros.)

  • Music

    June 25, 2003

    Karaoke Dokey

    People reveal themselves, often in ways they don't intend, and the rest of us get to watch!

  • News

    November 17, 1999


    How a respected economist became St. Louis' No. 1 advocate for legalizing pot

  • Music

    July 21, 1999


    A book report on the best tomes to consult before buying tunes