The Hive Dwellers | Woodsman | Sleep In Sundays Luminary Arts Center, 3/27/12 It is hard to underestimate just how influential Calvin Johnson has been over the past three decades. Since 1982, he has been the proprietor of K Records, a label that has been involved with some big names (Beck, Jon Spe ... More >>
Unsurprisingly, Jeff Tweedy's solo appearance was what many LouFesters came to see. Wilco's frontman obliged fans with an 85-minute acoustic set featuring both obscurities and familiar songs. The night's first tune, "Sunken Treasure," conjured chills - from its wavering harmonica and understated aco ... More >>
Jon ScorfinaNicole Peterson, this week's Last Collector StandingNicole Peterson has worked in many facets of the music industry, including retail at Slackers CD's and Games and (currently) at Suite 100 at the Pageant handling merchandise and ticket sales. After looking through her modest reco ... More >>
Vintage Vinyl just released its list of best-selling LPs and CDs of 2008. (Physical product? Remember that?) Interesting to see how many local releases -- and how much hip-hop/R&B/rap -- is on the CD list, while how much old (and new) indie rock is on the LP list. Looks like you kids are downloa ... More >>
Green. Blue. White.
Venue: The House Cafe Location: DeKalb, Illinois Date: 06.20.08 Other Bands: Joie De Vivre, Dragonfire Parade, You On the way to DeKalb, Kiley and I finally watched the third installment of the Indiana Jones trilogy, The Last Crusade, and I must say, Sean Connery is pretty awesome in that movie. ... More >>
9 p.m. Friday, April 6. Lemmons (5800 Gravois Avenue).
9 p.m. Friday, March 9. Ground Floor (215 East Main Street, Belleville, Illinois).
8 p.m. Saturday, November 4. Mississippi Nights (914 North First Street).
Week of October 19, 2006
Matthew Strauss has audacious plans to remake the city's art scene.
A passion for high-priced paintings leads to one big art ache
Week of October 5, 2005
Ben Folds wants you to floss
Week of March 16, 2005
Week of February 2, 2005
We rank musical deaths, embrace Failure and remember the Old School
White men learned to dance, and the emoting was as thick as the eyeliner on the years best pop-rock records.
Daniel Libeskind discusses architecture
Art can change the world, and Jenna Bauer wants to show you how
We strike out with the ladies, music-geek style, check out John Kerry's Behind the Music and hunt for Weird Al trivia
The Unicorns strike it rich with their unique brand of sloppy pop
Week of April 28, 2004
And your love of punk-pop may be forgiven
Our critics weigh in on a questionable year’s best music
Week of December 31, 2003
Jazz It Up rises anew
Shmigel evokes our gutted past without dewy-eyed nostalgia
Local painter is fêted with a series of parties
Week of June 12, 2002
Ded Bug Matt Meyer puts down his guitar and picks up a camera to chronicle St. Louis' rock scene
Sunday, Sept. 16; Mississippi Nights
We Love the City (Too Pure/Beggars Banquet)
The Friends of Rachel Worth (Jetset Records)
Elliot Smith Contemporary Art, through April 9
Beckmann in Paris takes "Best of Show"