The closer St. Louis gets to the World Series, the more post-season rally jams pop up on YouTube in honor of the Cardinals. Writing a cringe-worthy fan song takes more than finding rhymes for "Red October" and "Carlos Beltran." Take a few tips from our nine favorite Cardinals rally songs:
Kanye West is the greatest hip-hop artist of all time. He's made the best albums and changed the game the most, and his music is the most likely to endure. One thing before we get going: This isn't one of those arguments meant to piss people off or "start a conversation." I really mean it. And, co ... More >>
Sometimes we just need to take a break from a song. One can only hear the same words and melody so many times until it loses all meaning, like saying "sandals" or "popcorn" a few dozen times. Unfortunately, some great songs are never revisited -- maybe because of overkill, maybe because of the stigm ... 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 >>
Todd OwyoungFergie from Black Eyed Peas, last night at the Scottrade Center. More photos here.As might be expected, fans of every age, shape and color came out to witness last night's performance by one of the biggest musical acts of the era. For anyone who's familiar with Black Eyed Peas' m ... More >>
The Daily RFT reports: Anheuser-Busch is said to be working on a contract to purchase the naming rights to Dolphins Stadium in Miami. If concluded, the stadium would be the second professional sports stadium -- after Busch Stadium -- to name itself after an A-B product. The St. Louis brewer (via B ... More >>
Kids, Incorporated was the teeth-rotting children's TV show from the '80s and '90s that's now known for launching the careers of Martika, Jennifer Love Hewitt and Fergie. The premise of the show was simple: kids played in a band, which lead to them covering popular songs of the time in bet ... More >>
Why waste money (or steal) those bogus Thriller remixes when you can get better Michael Jackson reinventions legally — for free? Plus, the history of the classic Harlem Globetrotters song "Sweet Georgia Brown."
El Cartel: The Big Boss (Interscope)
Your guide to St. Louis music from now till Labor Day.
Poseidon's second voyage yields a brand-new disaster
Week of March 2, 2006
B-Sides cops to liking the Black Eyed Peas, talks to local-boy-done-good Marty Ehrlich and dreams up some new logos for American Idol contestants
Saturday, July 2; Fair Saint Louis (Gateway Arch grounds)
Unreal steps into the Thickburger fray, gets good gossip at Pujols' fête and seeks dream interpretation -- and hey, keep your dirty pictures away from Ameren UE
Saturday, July 5; Savvis Center