In this biweekly column, RFT Music gets to know local creatives, musicians and their missions. Get a slice of the local scene, complete with a snippet of sound and info about upcoming releases and shows. Stick around to see what St. Louis artists have to say whenever they Fill in in the Blank. "Bus ... More >>
Youth Lagoon. If you didn't catch Youth Lagoon at Cicero's back in September, you're getting another shot at the Firebird April 3. Music critics have been collectively moist over 22 year old Trevor Powers' debut, thirty minutes of salad day musings dressed in reverb that sounds like it was re ... More >>
(New albums are typically released on Tuesdays, i.e., today. What can you spend your hard-earned pennies on this week? Find out below.) Acid House Kings' Music Sounds Better With You*Acid House Kings, Music Sounds Better With You TheLineofBestFit reviewed Music Sounds Better With You: "This ... More >>
Doors at 7 p.m. Tuesday, January 18. Pop's, 401 Monsanto Avenue.
Jason StoffThe Walkmen at Off Broadway.St. Louis concertgoers had some deciding to do last night. A number of fine shows -- Free Energy/Foxy Shazam/Hollerado at the Old Rock House, Carolina Chocolate Drops at the Sheldon and the Walkmen/Japandroids at Off Broadway -- graced our fair city. Ju ... More >>
A few weeks ago, the Canadian band Hollerado released a new video for its song "Americanarama." For the unfamiliar, the band compares to OK Go in several ways: power-pop hooks, clever songwriting, DIY practices and next-level video concepts. "Americanarama" is a one-take clip dubbed the "Human 8-bit ... More >>
* = coming to town, = local Euclid Records 1. M.I.A. - Maya 2. Tom Petty - Mojo 3. Derek Trucks Band - Roadsongs 4. Black Keys - Brothers 5. Devo - Something For Everybody 6. Wolf Parade - Expo 86 7. Rolling Stones - Exile On Main St. 8. Steve Miller Band - Bingo 9. ... More >>
At about 10 p.m. - 50 minutes after the set was scheduled to start - Courtney Love and her backing band strolled onto the Pageant stage. Wearing a flimsy, light-colored dress and clutching pink flowers, the Hole front woman breezily said, "Sorry I'm late. We'll just have to play longer." She pause ... More >>
Todd OwyoungFoxy Shazam's Eric Sean Nally. See more photos here.Foxy Shazam's live show is well-known for being over-the-top. But few in the crowd were prepared for the Cincinnati band's stellar performance last night as the opener for Hole. Before launching into "Wanna-Be Angel," vocalist Er ... More >>
Hole is playing tonight at the Pageant. Tickets are $32.50, and are still available. Cincinnati flamboyant rockers Foxy Shazam -- this week's feature stars -- open. (The band will also be playing an acoustic show at Vintage Vinyl today at 3:30 p.m.) Now, Hole's Courtney Love is already in St. Louis ... More >>
Fresh off a tour with The Temper Trap, the all-too photogenic L.A. foursome Warpaint will headline at the Luminary Center for The Arts on August 5. 2720 Cherokee *Fur, July 20 Beale on Broadway *Bugs Henderson, July 31 Cicero's *Beckon, July 14 *Eagle Scout, July 1 *Liturgy, August 3 *That ... More >>
8 p.m. Tuesday, April 27. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
The Bangles!The Pageant *Edwin McCain, April 8 *Cross Canadian Ragweed, April 18 *Angels and Airwaves/Say Anything, April 19 *The Bangles, May 2 *30 Seconds to Mars/MUTEMATH, May 4 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater *Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band, April 29 *Brad Paisley/Darius Rucker, M ... More >>
Friday, February 13*Maze featuring Frankie Beverly/Keith Sweat/Teena Marie, Chaifetz Arena*G Love and Special Sauce, Pageant*The Diplomats of Solid Sound feat. the Diplomettes, The Gramophone*The Round-Ups/Johnny Vegas et al, Off Broadway*Delmar Kingz/Santone/Space/Jonezy/Family Affair/John Hill, Du ... More >>
7:30 p.m. Monday, February 16. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
7 p.m. Tuesday, February 26. 2 Cents Plain, 1114 Olive Street.