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    July 16, 2013

    Killer Mike and El-P Talk Run the Jewels and Rolling Blunts: "Fuck it, put it on the record."

    Killer Mike and El-P have a bond that goes beyond explanation. Sure, they both make loud, abrasive rap music that often features painful introspection as well as political and societal critiques. And they are equally opposed to the cliquish mindset that is unable to reconcile a boisterous southern r ... More >>

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    March 15, 2012
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    January 24, 2012

    LouFest 2012 Lineup: Who Would You Like to See?

    LouFest 2012 has a few announcements coming down the pike, and $50 presale passes are already sold out. The festival, entering its third year, will be looking to once again expand slightly, and hopefully the lineup will continue its trend of evolution. We'll be bringing you our 2012 LouFest lineup ... More >>

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    December 1, 2011

    LouFest 2012 Dates Announced; Presale Tickets Available Now

    LouFest 2012 is officially off the ground: Presale tickets for the two-day festival in Forest Park are now available. It's $50 for a two-day pass or $70 if you wait until the regular sale. Last year's presale sold out in two weeks. The third LouFest will be on August 25 and 26 on Forest Park's Cen ... More >>

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    October 17, 2011

    Das Racist At The Firebird, 10/16/11: Review And Setlist

    Das Racist loves white people.​Das Racist | Danny Brown | Despot The Firebird October 16, 2011 The Cardinals are going to the World Series! There's dancing in the streets of St. Louis! Or so I would imagine. I don't know for sure, because I'm in the Firebird, where Das Racist is two songs in ... More >>

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    October 14, 2011

    The Ten Best Things to do in St. Louis This Weekend: October 14 to 16

    ​We should all probably be napping right now because there isn't a moment to lose this weekend: The Occupy St. Louis movement gets a six-band bill at Kiener Plaza, and after that show stops Hawthorne Headhunters starts up at Lola. Caleb Travers is releasing his EP at Off Broadway this evening ... More >>

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    September 9, 2011

    Sleepy Sun Is Coming To The Firebird

    Photo by Nick Schnelle​Sleepy Sun is coming to the Firebird. The San Francisco psych-freaks will play on September 25th. Tickets are $10 and on sale now. The band's set at this year's LouFest was manic and trippy and definitely could have used another look in the dark confines of a club. If ... More >>

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    August 1, 2011

    LouFest 2011: What to Expect, What to See and More

    ​It's no secret we're all aflutter over the return of LouFest, our city's very own large-scale indie music festival. Not only does the to-do feature eighteen bands on two stages over two days, it's set in the green jewel of our city, Forest Park, and attracts national acts in genres from hip h ... More >>

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    July 21, 2011

    Questlove And Deerhunter Will DJ The LouFest After Party

    wikimedia commons​The official LouFest after party, to be held on Saturday, August 27th at the Gramophone, will feature DJ sets from the Roots' Questlove and members of Deerhunter. Advance tickets are $17 and on sale now. St. Louis' DJ Needles and 18andCounting will open the party -- doors op ... More >>

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    July 6, 2011

    Pitchfork Music Festival 2011: What to Expect, What to See and More

    ​Sometimes the Iternets can put on one helluva flesh-and-blood show. Pitchfork Music Festival is run by the music blog of the same name, which just announced it's expanding to Paris this fall with an overseas version of the festival to be curated by (Everybody Loves) Bon Iver. The American b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2011

    VH1 Enters Restaurant Reality Show Fray: 10 Famous Food Music Videos

    VH1​ Because it's worked so well for Bravo ... VH1, whose motto used to be "Music First," announced Wednesday that it's jumping into the restaurant reality show fray. On the menu: Famous Food, which will feature a bunch of celebrities rehabbing a restaurant with Los Angeles restaurateurs Mik ... More >>

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    February 8, 2011

    So, Who's Going to SXSW from St. Louis This Year?

    Image via​In a little over a month, bands from all over the world will converge on Austin, Texas, for this year's edition of SXSW. The lineup, as always, has a mix of legends and upstarts -- everyone from the Bangles to Cloud Nothings and Das Racist are appearing. (The list of bands showcasing ... More >>

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    December 16, 2010
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    July 7, 2009

    Hungry? Drunk? Desperate? The Taco Bell Truck is Coming to Save the Day!

    Watch out: The Taco Bell Truck is invading our fair city from July 8 through 14. What's that, you say? Why, it's a truck driving around giving out free greasy food, that's what. It'll be hanging around the Lou giving out free tacos. Follow them on Twitter to find out where. MP3: Das Racist, "Combina ... More >>