Each Tuesday, record-store clerks unpack boxes of albums and restock shelves with the latest releases. This week's listen-worthy releases include Iditarod-psychedelic rock outfit Portugal. The Man, college radio fixtures They Might Be Giants and lo-fi up-and-comer Crystal Antlers.
Bryan Webb of the Constantines
The good news for the Constantines is that on a Wednesday night in St. Louis, with no buzz and no promotional exertions, their draw is good for 100. That's double the attendance (I'm told) of their last show at the venue, some two years ago.
The bad news is their d ... More >>
In recent months, the band Old Lights has cropped up everywhere around town (and beyond): opening for Magnolia Electric Co. in Columbia, playing after the Decemberists in the Halo Bar and tomorrow, opening the Constantines/Crystal Antlers show at the Duck Room. (For good measure, the band is also pl ... More >>