The number of chain record stores nationwide has dwindled. However, St. Louis has become an unlikely safe haven for indie record shops as well as for DJs who prefer to spin the black circle instead of scrolling their iPods. In this weekly column, we'll focus on personal portraits of St. Louis' recor ... More >>
(The number of chain-record stores nationwide has dwindled. However, St. Louis has become an unlikely safe haven for indie record shops -- and for DJs who prefer to spin the black circle instead of scrolling their iPods. In this weekly column, we'll focus on personal portraits of St. Louis' record a ... More >>
Jon ScorfinaDJing under the pseudonym COR(E)YOGRAPHY, Corey McCarthy has become a vital part of the city's vibrant club scene - as a DJ and as someone helping to bring national acts to St. Louis. A former retail manager at Urban Outfitters, McCarthy now focuses his full attention on his Propa ... More >>
Okay, admit it: Most of you weren't very excited to hear that Train -- the soccer-mom fave known for "Drops of Jupiter" and other soft-glow hits -- and Point-staple rockers Blue October were coming to the Pageant. And so perhaps you missed the opening acts announced for each show, assuming they woul ... More >>
[Update, 2 p.m. Thursday, June 25: The band emailed me their side of the story.] A slightly bizarre scene played itself out at the Firebird tonight, where Thunderkid, Crocodiles and Spelling Bee were set to play a show. Thunderkid opened, and a crowd of 30 or so people had gathered by the time Calif ... More >>
Two recent college grads investigate the cyclical nature of America's obsession with corn.
The metro east is the corner pocket for some of the nation's top pool sharks. Bring it on, ESPN!
Unreal kicks it with a 64-year-old college student, attends a Jell-O-shot-fueled party at the Tri-City Speedway and peruses a local mom's Blog o' the Week; plus, why eat a Thickburger when you can have Butter on a Stick?
A local bottler supplies the free booze, we supply the lushes -- er, tasting panel
Producer Jason "Jay E" Epperson crafts the beats that make Nelly fans swoon. So how come you've never heard of him?
Veteran NYC scenester Larry Tee was bored, so he engineered a social movement: electroclash
The protagonist of hometown novelist James Gunn's new book, The Toy Collector, discovers that, yes, play's the thing
Students at St. Louis Community College-Forest Park pay homage to the Roland Corp.'s creations
Beware of mysterious new bands bearing gifts; apologies to Devon Allman and the members of the Jerry Mathers