Rick Astley is a freaking tease. All this week, 103.7 FM, a Clear Channel radio station in the St. Louis metro region, has been playing Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up" nonstop in a stunt to drive interest in the launch of the station's new format. And honestly, it seemed to have worked. We saw S ... More >>
Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded Youtube videos with which you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new ... More >>
Derek Miller and Aleix Krauss of Sleigh Bells. The duo plays tonight at the Firebird, but if you don't have tickets, don't bother; the show has been sold out for weeks. What's it like being one of the most buzzed bands in recent memory? 2010 has been a watershed year for Sleigh Bells, the p ... More >>
Off Broadway *Marshall Crenshaw, Thursday, April 2 *Lydia, Wednesday, April 8 *Michael Jonas, Sunday, April 12 *Hot Panda, Monday, April 13 *Joy Bus, Wednesday, April 22 *Richard Buckner, Sunday, May 3 *KRISTEENYOUNG, Tuesday, May 5 Pop's *Dragonforce, Friday, April 24 *Twiztid, Saturday ... More >>
The naked truth about Missouri's backwater Sodom and Gomorrah
Unreal discovers the true cause of a pain in the ass, gets a bargain on a pope-touched bandana and asks the eternal question, "Whither pajamas?"
The scourge of syphilis re-emerges, deadlier than before
Week of July 28, 2004
Tangerine. Lo. The Chocolate Bar. All of them brought to you by the genius of Blake Brokaw. All of them dead. The king of St. Louis nightlife reveals his dark side.
Make Sweet Meat proud in the KSHE 95 March Bandness: Tournament of Rock; plus, give us your juiciest Berger Bite, check out some cranky public art and a Branson Idol hopeful -- and don't pack heat in Dierbergs
Week of June 4, 2003
Could '02' mean "Oh, too many records?"
Homeboy superstar Nelly tops the list of readers' favorite local musicians
RFT music critics offer a cut-and-paste compendium of the year in music. Everyone's wrong. Everyone's right.