This week, check out the Body at Apop Records, Caitlin Rose at Blueberry Hill, the Schwag's return at the Pageant, Master P in East St. Louis and much more. Get some detailed recommendations after the jump and stay tuned 'til Friday for even more picks for the weekend.
Daddy Time Records
8:30 p.m. Thursday, December 16. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Let's just all give in to the fact that the '90s are back. Urban Outfitters is again selling flowered Doc Martens. Dinosaur Jr's upcoming new LP, Farm, is pretty g-damn fantastic. And a Britpop totem finally set aside its differences and reunited as a quartet over the weekend: Blur. The act is playi ... More >>
Anyone with doubts about the '90s resurgence had them laid to rest at SXSW this year, where a long list of the decade's biggest acts tried out new material or trotted out old hits for kicks. The list of these performers makes me nostalgic for the simpler days of 120 Minutes and Doc Martens with dres ... More >>
Friday, January 6; The Hi-Pointe (1001 McCausland Avenue)
Meet the hotshots at this St. Louis ad firm. They're special. Just ask them.
White men learned to dance, and the emoting was as thick as the eyeliner on the years best pop-rock records.
The New Yorker knows that a dry crack is a happy crack, Dick Gephardt can't wait for a slice of peach pie and Blake Ashby phones it in; plus a Sanford-Brown update, dueling Bosnian beauty queens and banter with comedian/shine man Jules Summerville
Friday, Oct. 22; Galaxy
Visiting the future with local iconoclast Tory Z. Starbuck
T. Coraghessan Boyle discusses his fat -- and fascinating -- collection of short fiction, The Collected Stories