On Wednesday night, steely twang-punks the Union Electric will be holding a release party for their seven-inch-record debut at Off Broadway. Tenement Ruth, Ben Pranger (of the Payola Reserve) and Louisville's Second Story Man are also on the bill. The show starts at 8 p.m.; tickets are $7 for people ... More >>
9 p.m. Saturday, December 12. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, 6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City.
Didn't make it out this weekend? Lame! You missed some damn good times, including the Japandroids at the Billiken Club, Elvis Perkins at the Gargoyle and a wild night at Lure with a soft-core porn star. Check out what you missed in the photos below. The Japandroids at the Billiken ClubPhoto: Jason S ... More >>
REVIEW BY KELSEY WHIPPLE From the looks of things last night at the Gargoyle, Dearland seems like a nice place to be. Transformed by the beards and spirits of upstate New York's Elvis Perkins in Dearland, the midsized crowd experienced what that place sounds like, at the very least -- like the O Br ... More >>
Friday, November 20 *Elvis Perkins in Dearland/AA Bondy, The Gargoyle *Japandroids/Surfer Blood, The BIlliken Club *LFMAO/Shwayze/Far East Movement/Paradiso Girls/Space Cowboy, The Pageant *Dex Romweber Duo/Bob Reuter's Alley Ghost/Dirt Daubers, Fox Hole at Atomic Cowboy *Steve Scorfina/Danny Liston ... More >>
From television to the radio to the internet, indie-folk newcomer A.A. Bondy has been popping up everywhere lately. In addition to touring with Bon Iver, the Felice Brothers and Conor Oberst, he's appeared at Bonnaroo, recorded a session for Daytrotter.com and performed for Conan O'Brien (to name ... More >>
You have a weekend, then a short week, and before you know it, you'll be in line outside the electronics store at 4 a.m. waiting to get flat-screen TV at deep, deeeep discount. So please, enjoy this final weekend before holiday madness descends on all of us. Here are ten options for weekend fun for ... More >>
In terms of modern singer-songwriters, it doesn't get much better than this: Elvis Perkins in Dearland will be making its St. Louis debut on Friday, November 20, at the Gargoyle. A to Z fave AA Bondy is also on the bill. Tickets are $10 for the public. Both men have fantastic albums out (or coming o ... More >>
Better Than: Sitting at home, curled up on the couch reading Proust and listening to NPR. The Decemberists have asked a lot of their fans on this tour. Anyone who doesn't like its new album, The Hazards of Love, is out of luck: The first part of the show is a front-to-back performance of the sprawl ... More >>
Bonnaroo just announced its 2009 lineup -- and like Coachella, it looks pretty strong. Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band are headlining, while Phish is doing two(!) shows. Other notables include Elvis Costello (solo), Wilco, Nine Inch Nails, Al Green, Snoop Dogg, Mars Volta and a bunch more. S ... More >>
A year-end wrap-up of what we adored, what was ignored and what the new year will bring.
Ash Wednesday (XL/Beggars)