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Coldplay

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2014

    Tumblr Poetry or Coldplay Lyrics?: The Ultimate Quiz

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2013

    Ask Fan Landers: Will My Band Always Be Broke?

    Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2013

    The Best Part About The Mars Volta Was Their Hair

    The Mars Volta was a rock band from California, which a place where rock bands are frequently formed. Other rock bands formed in California include Van Halen, Creedence Clearwater Revival and the band that spawned the Mars Volta, At The Drive-In. At The Drive-In is best known for once having a song ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2012

    The Class War Between Food Culture and Music Culture

    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 I'm a sucker for the Food Network. Chopped is my jam, I have strong opinions about specific Iron Chefs, an ... More >>

  • Music

    August 30, 2012

    Bluefish

    5 p.m. Sunday, September 2. Cicero's, 6691 Delmar Boulevard, University City.

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2012

    Out Every Night: The Best Shows From August 27 to September 2

    Did everyone survive LouFest? Surrounding this post is our extensive coverage; be sure to read up. Rain be damned, the whole thing seemed to go off without a hitch. More big outdoors shows populate this week's post, for those of you that didn't get enough over the weekend. Tonight Verizon Wireless ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2012

    The Glee Treatment: "Fuck That Shit" and Five Other Rejections From Bands

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2012

    That Willie Nelson-Coldplay Chipotle Ad During The Grammys? Gut Check Aired It in August

    Gut Check didn't watch the Grammys, but we certainly noticed when those live-snarking the event on Twitter started talking about Chiptole...and Willie Nelson? and...Coldplay? That rang a bell.

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    Sorry, Gwyneth: Eight Actresses Who Actually Can Sing

    In the old days, just being an actress wasn't enough. Everyone had to be a double threat just to keep up with singing actresses like Julie Andrews, Doris Day, Marlene Dietrich and Judy Garland. But then musicals fell out of fashion and we find ourselves asking, "Why the hell is Gwyneth Paltrow singi ... More >>

  • Music

    June 9, 2010

    Homespun: Dropkick the Robot

    Join the Club
    (self-released)

  • Music

    May 5, 2010

    Aqualung

    9 p.m. Thursday, May 6. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, 6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City.

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2010

    Homespun: Jailbox, One for Each of Us

    In this week's paper, Christian Schaeffer reviews Jailbox's new CD, One for Each of Us. He had this to say: Jailbox may rep for Perryville, Missouri, but the quartet stakes a sonic claim to the melodic and sensitive British rock made popular by Coldplay, Doves and Starsailor. While Coldplay took cue ... More >>

  • Music

    April 14, 2010

    Homespun: Jailbox

    One for Each of Us
    (self-released)

  • Music

    February 24, 2010

    Elsinore

    9 p.m. Saturday, February 27. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2010

    Caption This: Rockabye Baby!, Lullaby Renditions of Journey

    The Rockabye Baby!: Lullaby Renditions of... series is self-explanatory. Each release focuses on making tunes from one rock band palatable enough for the naptime set. Past volumes have featured Metallica, Tool, Beach Boys, Coldplay, the Pixies and the Beatles. However, the latest one to cross my des ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2010

    Ben Folds and Robert Smith Owe Steve Jobs a Drink

    Robert Smith isn't smiling. But he should be.​So, if you've been on the Internet at all today, you'll know that Apple unveiled its tablet iPad this morning. The excellent blog Slicing Up Eyeballs posted the promo video for the device and pointed out that at 1:15 or so, the background music is ... More >>

  • Music

    August 12, 2009

    Fall Out Boy

    7:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 19. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2009

    Last Night: Toad the Wet Sprocket, El Ten Eleven, Gil Mantera's Party Dream

    Toad the Wet Sprocket played at the Pageant last night -- and boy, what a treat. Toad's my Coldplay, a band I'm almost embarrassed to say I love. But my first time seeing the Santa Barbara quartet (which also featured a great pedal-steel player) was a real treat. ​The set started off shaky, w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2009

    Over the Weekend: Coldplay, Art of Food at Mad Art Gallery, London Calling, Bon Bons Burlesque at Atomic Cowboy

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2009

    Review Photos Setlist: Coldplay, Amadou & Mariam and Kitty, Daisy & Lewis at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, July 24

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2009

    In Defense of Coldplay

    So, Coldplay is in town tonight at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. And anyone I've talked to who's going to the show is -- shall we say -- sheepish. The phrase "guilty pleasure" has been thrown around quite a bit. Embarrassed blushes and giggles are the rule, not the exception. It's as if liking ... More >>

  • Music

    July 22, 2009

    Coldplay

    7 p.m. Friday, July 24. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights.

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2009

    Today! LiveNation.com Has No Service Fees On Everything

    After the success of last week's "no service fees on lawn tickets" promotion, LiveNation.com is doing it again today until midnight -- only better. Grab tickets to the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater at any level -- reserved or lawn -- with no service fees. What a deal! Some of the choicest bargains ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2009

    Jenny Lewis, Santigold to Play Pageant in June

    Is there a better way to spend a hot summer weekend in St. Louis than at the Pageant? Perhaps, but not a weekend in mid-June: Santigold is performing there on Saturday, June 13 (a show which appears to be something different, because it was billed as "Barcardi B Live" [sic] in the note I received) a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2009

    Open Comment Thread: The 2009 Grammy Awards

    Because I'm on vacation, I'm writing this FROM THE PAST (ooh, spooky), and there won't be any live-blogging about Sunday's Grammy Awards broadcast from me this year. However, consider this post an open commenting thread for the show. According to Grammy.com, the list of performers is crazytown:Curre ... More >>

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    December 17, 2008
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    March 19, 2008
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    October 31, 2007
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    June 20, 2007
  • Music

    May 30, 2007

    Johnette Napolitano

    9 p.m. Thursday, May 31. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, (6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City)

  • Music

    September 13, 2006

    Mew

    And the Glass Handed Kites (Sony)

  • Music

    April 5, 2006

    Eisley

    Wednesday, April 12, at 8 p.m. Mississippi Nights (914 North First Street)

  • Music

    February 1, 2006

    Shirock

    Saturday, February 4; the Billiken Club (20 North Grand Boulevard)

  • Music

    October 5, 2005

    Talkin' Baseball

    Matching the playoff-rockin' Cardinals with some appropriate tunes

  • Music

    September 14, 2005

    Coldplay with Rilo Kiley

    Saturday, September 17; UMB Bank Pavilion (14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights)

  • Music

    September 14, 2005

    Critical Fatwa

    Week of September 14, 2005

  • Music

    September 7, 2005

    The Perishers

    Wednesday, September 7; Blueberry Hill's Duck Room (6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City)

  • Music

    August 3, 2005

    Marjorie Fair

    Thursday, August 4; Blueberry Hill's Duck Room (6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City)

  • Music

    June 22, 2005

    Coldplay

    X&Y (Capitol)

  • Music

    June 22, 2005

    Teenage Fanclub

    Man-Made (Merge)

  • Music

    March 2, 2005

    The Music

    Thursday, March 3; the Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard)

  • Music

    September 29, 2004

    Best Cover Band

    Paint the Earth

  • Music

    April 21, 2004

    Murs

    Murs 3:16: The 9th Edition (Def Jux)

  • Music

    April 14, 2004

    Elbow

    A Cast of Thousands (V2)

  • Music

    December 10, 2003

    Something Corporate

    Friday, December 12; Mississippi Nights

  • Music

    July 30, 2003

    Turin Brakes with David Gray

    Friday, August 1; American Theatre

  • Music

    January 29, 2003

    Cold Comfort

    Coldplay reinvigorates the power ballad for the MTV2 generation

  • Music

    December 18, 2002

    Various Artists

    Maybe This Christmas (Nettwerk America)

  • Music

    January 30, 2002

    Starsailor

    Love Is Here (Capitol)

  • Music

    June 20, 2001

    The Doves with the Webb Brothers

    Thursday, June 21; Galaxy

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