Art and life co-habitate, informing, imitating, and enriching each other constantly. Each week in Better Living Through Music, RFT Music writer Ryan Wasoba explores this symbiotic relationship.
RFT's Daniel Hill wrote an article last week about Stlpunk, a localized proto-social networking site that ... More >>
In this week's music feature, RFT reported on Cicero's surprising decision to fire booking agent Mike Cracchiolo and publicist Kenny Snarzyk after less than nine months of employment. They were understandably disappointed, but not all of our conversation focused on the story's negatives. Cracchiolo ... More >>
Tower Groove Records Formed
Tower Groove Records aims to bring bands out of dingy south-city basements and into, well, other dingy south-city basements. The collective won't be funding the release of records but hopes to utilize the cumulative talents and experience of its members to make it easier ... More >>
So Many Dynamos, which recently lost guitarist Griffin Kay to a move to Boulder, will be tuning its new look a bit with a series of shows at Foam Coffee & Beer. The band is selective about St. Louis shows, so this is a rare opportunity to spend some quality time with one of our city's lynchp ... More >>
Corey WoodruffThis man, one Griffin Kay, is leaving So Many Dynamos Monday for cooler pastures. In the time it takes him to explain what he'll miss about his band, guitarist Griffin Kay has driven home from work, opened the door, said hi to his new wife, and cracked open a beer. When he gets ... More >>
So Many Dynamos, laying relatively low recently, is having a big week: This Saturday at Cicero's, the band will wish farewell to its bassist Griffin Kay with one last show before he moves to Colorado. More on that to come -- there is further excitement from the Dynamos camp. The quartet spen ... More >>
Jon ScorfinaOften times the biggest music collectors are musicians themselves. This is certainly true for So Many Dynamos guitarist and long-time record collector Griffin Kay. We recently met with Kay outside his Soulard apartment as he was carrying a new record player upstairs. His fiancé N ... More >>
Save for a few live shows here and there, So Many Dynamos has kept a low profile in the past year or so. The quartet's been focusing on writing new music and experimenting with new instruments and styles, which has resulted in a marked expansion in its sound.
That was evident right away on Friday n ... More >>