[Editor's note: Country Time is a new biweekly column for our sister music blog in Seattle, celebrating that city's favorite musical genre: mainstream country.] By Mike Seely With the nation's major-party political conventions drawing to a close recently with a rousing reelection appeal from the n ... More >>
Indiana RomeIndiana Rome's Who The Hell Left The Gate Open 2 is a sprawling, thunderous album heavy with guest spots from Rome's Force cohorts and as good a showcase as the confident MC has had to date. The album is the subject of this week's Homespun column; you can read that below. WTHLTG ... More >>
The early 2000s were Nelly's salad days, a time period where the University City rapper was known more for slinging out hits than his efforts to take over Branson or for dealing with burglars at his Wildwood home. An example: Nelly had the number one song in the country nine years ago today ... More >>
Bootylicious, adj. Definition: this. When was the last time you heard someone say they were "gettin' jiggy with it" (and didn't slap them)? The answer is probably not recently enough. In honor of the woman we saw invoking the word "Bootylicious" on the back of her tiny shorts this weekend, we ... More >>
Tax time is frighteningly near. This 1999 single is entirely appropriate. Destiny's Child |MTV Music
Ms. Kelly (Columbia)
7 p.m. Sunday, July 8. Scottrade Center, 1401 Clark Avenue.
Steve Martin's Pink Panther piddles on its predecessor
We analyze Billy Corgan's catalog, count our Ps and Qs with They Might Be Giants and remember Joe Strummer's humble beginnings
Week of September 17, 2003
Dangerously in Love (Columbia)
A guide to new holiday discs, from surprise presents to Tannen-bombs
Elvis Costello defies expectations and returns to rock
In Goldmember, Myers' mojo is running low
Thursday, June 13; Rocket Bar
Tuesday, Aug. 28; Riverport Amphitheatre
Nelly and the St. Lunatics are riding high, but their brother City Spud isn't riding with them. "I'm human. I made a mistake," he says from prison.
The RFT music staff indulges itself by picking the best work of 2000
Competition in the burgeoning St. Louis rap-radio market? Bring it on, says one station manager.
RFT music critics offer a cut-and-paste compendium of the year in music. Everyone's wrong. Everyone's right.