Hamid Drake

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2014

    The Best St. Louis Noise/Experimental Shows: June 2014

    Deliberately shrill and mostly dense, "noise" has become a blanket term for bands that explore and experiment around the beaten path. The genre, like others, isn't without its share of hangups, but that's why we're here. Every month, we supply a short list of sure bets in St. Louis, ranging from nee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2013

    New Music Circle Celebrates Its 55th Season with Saxophonist Marty Ehrlich

    With firm roots in St. Louis soil, New Music Circle stands proud as the city's oldest group of its type. Exploring sound while focusing on live performance, NMC brings artists of jazz, noise and contemporary composition to St. Louis with an emphasis on locations. Beginning in 1959, NMC has spent o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2010

    St. Louis Weekend Concert Calendar: Friday, April 23 to Sunday, April 25

    Friday, April 23 *Thrice/Manchester Orchestra, The Pageant Cancelled due to illness. *Steve Martin, Roberts Orpheum Theater (sold out!) *Magnolia Summer/Jerkwater Junction/Adam Reichmann, Off Broadway *Nickelback/Breaking Benjamin/Shinedown/Sick Puppies, Scottrade Center (sold out!) *Hester Prynne, ... More >>

  • Music

    March 26, 2003

    Hitting the Mark

    Official genius Ken Vandermark wants to reach people who don't know they like jazz

  • Music

    January 3, 2001

    Found Sound

    The Unheard Music Series documents essential recordings of free improvisation, from the early '60s through the mid-'80s