It's my byline; we're doing what I want this week. And I want to bring back the word of the day, which just happens to be Bollix. Seriously! That's how you spell "bullshit" in British. So here we here, a Bollix fill-in weekend post from your esteemed music editor. Shouldn't it be "Bollocks"? Ah, who ... More >>
Before the Thanksgiving break, we introduced you to our ten favorite concert photographers in St. Louis. We got well over fifty nominations, and our judges narrowed the field to these ten folks. Over the coming week-plus, we'll be introducing you to each of the finalists in turn by having them share ... More >>
Remember when the turntable was considered a legitimate instrument in a rock band? Neither do I. But there are rare instances where DJ scratches are not a dealbreaker in a non hip-hop context. Here are the six best rock songs featuring turntables. Let us know your favorites and we'll REEEEEEEEEEEEMI ... More >>
You've been there, listening to a song for the first time, hearing the word at the end of one lyric and thinking "please don't end the next line with (insert predictable rhyme here)." Of course, nine out of ten times, the internalized wish is futile. Nobody expects songwriters to reinvent the wheel ... More >>
A scant seven months after serving as the meat in an Alice In Chains/Mastodon sandwich at Scottrade Center, the Deftones will be headlining a very sold-out show at the Pageant with the Dillinger Escape Plan and Funeral Party. We caught up with Deftones turntablist Frank Delgado via phone from ... More >>
The many faces of 420.It's almost that time of year again -- April 20th. Better known to millions of people as 420, the (un)official holiday for stoners and pot enthusiasts everywhere. In honor of this day, we present eight classic songs celebrating the herb that has brought laughter to many, ... More >>
Jason StoffCypress Hill at the Pageant. More photos from the night here.Roughly a week after playing to a record-setting crowd at this year's Lollapalooza in Chicago, the California kings of stoner-rap, Cypress Hill, played their first St. Louis show in years. While the bottom floor of the Pa ... More >>
8 p.m. Monday, August 16. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
What Is Real
8 p.m. Wednesday, October 24. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
6 p.m. Tuesday, July 11. Sheldon Concert Hall (3648 Washington Boulevard)
A local music fan starts Broke & Hungry Records, Matador Records gets its videogame on and the debut of "Yo! RFT Raps"
Team Tomato blossoms on its third CD
We have an intervention for An Angle, talk baseball and Moz with Joe Pernice, and learn some rock rules by which to live
Sometimes the worst movies have the best soundtracks
A new album, a new member and a new focus revive the Bottle Rockets
Our mom always told us not to complain, but even she would give us permission when it comes to apathetic politicians, rights-abusing mega-stores and itsy-bitsy cups of custard
Legend of the Liquid Sword (MCA)
A performer's diary charts the brilliant, the bawdy, the baked and the banal among St. Louis open mics
AOI: Bionix (Tommy Boy)
Week of December 19, 2001
Wednesday, Sept. 22; Mississippi Nights
Tuesday, July 13; Riverport