Punk rock is a money toilet. The record/mp3 collecting involved is the most addictive drug that I've ever encountered, and most of my alcoholic/drug addict/straight edge friends would probably agree. But are we all just living in a dumber cliché than the one we're supposedly and lazily rebelling ag ... More >>
St. Louis-Minneapolis hybrid Voight-Kampff has moved up the big(ger) leagues of the DIY realm. It's just been announced that the band is the newest addition to one of Canada's most successful/relevant DIY labels, Deranged Records (home to bands like Culo, No Class, Wild Child, Brain Tumors, White Lu ... More >>
8 p.m. Sunday, April 8. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Well Spring has sprung, or whatever, though the 90 degree temperatures belie the notion. Flowers, cool breezes, light jacket weather? Nay: air-conditioner-in-April, sweating in the shade, when-the-hell-do-the-pools-open weather -- you'd think we skipped to summer already. This week's list of shows h ... More >>
Diana BenantiFucked Up | JEFF the Brotherhood | Bug Chaser July 1, 2011 The Firebird By all accounts, it was the best Fucked Up show in St. Louis in years. The crowd was into it, the band was into it - it was Canada Day, after all - and the Toronto six-piece gave as severe an ass-whooping as ... More >>
Dani KinnisonEven with the instant gratification of the internet and social media, there is still something about the art of show flyers that cannot be substituted. This week we tramped up Cherokee Street and down Delmar Boulevard to deliver to you this week's shows in fliers from the walls, ... More >>
Daniel BoudFucked Up, fresh off the release of its 18-track epic, David Comes To Life, will be in St. Louis on Friday. The Canadian six piece is touring with Nashville's JEFF the brotherhood. We talked to Fucked Up front man Damian Abraham in this week's print issue. More from our interview, ... More >>
8 p.m. Friday, October 1. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
9 p.m. Saturday, April 10. Fubar, 3108 Locust Street.
The mammoth SXSW 2010 has competition this year from a new, independent music and arts festival south of the border in Monterrey, Mexico. Called Festival de Musica y arte para todas las Edades -- or simply MtyMx -- the three-day festival lasts Saturday, March 20 through Monday, March 22, and is bill ... More >>
Last weekend, Nick Lucchesi headed up to Chicago to cover this year's Pitchfork Music Festival. In case you missed his reports, here's a handy-dandy list of links to his photos, interviews and reviews: *A Flaming Lips photo essay *A video interview with M83's Anthony Gonzalez *Black Lips and the N ... More >>
Fucked Up singer Pink Eyes at Pitchfork Music Festival.Toronto hardcore group Fucked Up, last in St. Louis in October, has been hitting the festival circuit hard and fast in 2009, zipping around the globe, meeting members of KoRn, and on Saturday, filling an afternoon time-slot here at Pitchfork Mus ... More >>