It seems likely that, back in 1968 when James Taylor signed to Apple records for his first album as an aspiring singer-songwriter, he would have happily -- willfully -- consented to an interview with any publication that would have him. Ah, what good old days those must have been, because 2014 finds ... More >>
When Lydia Loveless came to national attention in 2011 with Indestructible Machine, her second album and first for Chicago's Bloodshot Records, she seemed like every country-punk dude's dream. Hard-drinking, hard-cursing, and as influenced by Exene Cervenka as Loretta Lynn, Loveless sang like a fall ... More >>
In this week's print edition, we make the case that the St. Louis music scene is more than just alive and kicking -- it's absolutely thriving. Local acts are grinding out shows and creating brilliant tunes that music lovers around the world would dig. For just one timely example, check out "Christma ... More >>
Shitting on the Eagles is basically a national pastime for hard-core Americana fans. In fact, while there are several brilliant artists that alt-country loyalists are apt to bond over, dislike of the Eagles may be the single most prevalent and unifying force. Yet while there is ample cause to loath ... More >>
Katie MoultonThe scene last night at Busch Stadium before the Eagles/Dixie Chicks showThe Eagles played it straight last night at Busch Stadium and managed to please everyone: the younger set relatively new to their catalog of country-rock classics as well as fans who have waited more than 35 ... More >>
9 p.m. Thursday, November 26. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Who says there's nothing to do on Thanksgiving night? Not the Firebird, which is hosting a triple bill featuring Pittsburgh hip-hop duo Grand Buffet, and local punk bands Celery and the Humanoids. To celebrate, we have two prize packs to give away. Each one contains a copy of the Haunted Fucking Ga ... More >>
6 p.m. Friday, September 7. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
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Warren Zevon's past is finally unearthed
Local heroes Nadine drove hundreds of miles to perform at SXSW, the music industry's biggest clusterfuck. Was it worth it?