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  • Blogs

    October 13, 2014

    The Best Concerts in St. Louis From October 13 to 19

    This week, catch the return of Thor Axe along with Bit Brigade at the Luminary, or check out some other great shows in town. Choose from options including Stanley Clarke at the Pageant, Jon Mueller at Foam, Ryan Adams at Peabody Opera House and more. Read on for this week's recommendations, and stay ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2014

    Six Reasons People Want To Have Sex With Musicians

    Recently, Business Insider published the results of a study that purports to prove specifically why women want to enter the bone-zone with musicians. The article is just summarizing research from the University of Sussex, and there's a few glaring holes in it that make it useless to the general popu ... More >>

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    May 1, 2014
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    January 15, 2014

    Holy Ship!!! 2014's Ten Craziest Raver Costumes

    Crazy costumes have always been a big part of the electronic music party scene. But these days, you're nobody unless you're pretending to be somebody you're really not. Perhaps it's the sense of anonymity that comes with a disguise. Or maybe it's because every single one of you is an attention-star ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 5, 2013
  • Blogs

    October 4, 2013

    Why Is Rave Fashion Such a Disaster?

    By Mary Grace Cerni Traditionally, raves are a place where people can be free to wear whatever they want. That's great! Except, not really, because they also make horrible fashion mistakes acceptable. And so you see Rastafarian colors mixed with nipple pasties mixed with Hello Kitty gear and tutus. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2013

    Ultra 2013: Best Inflatable Animals and Blow-Up Dolls

    Ultra Music Festival is a zoo. From land sharks to killer whales, pink flamingos to African zebras, UMF 2013 is starting to feel a lot like a World Wildlife Foundation fundraiser, complete with endangered species and cuddly critters. Attention, ravers: The inflatable chimp won't hurt you! He is yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2012

    Why Kids are an Exhausting and Rewarding Audience: A Conversation with Elizabeth Mitchell

    Elizabeth Mitchell didn't set out to sing children's songs -- or, more specifically, "all ages folk music." Along with husband Daniel Littleton, she was best known as the main voice of Ida, a NYC-based acoustic band with several hushed, emotionally driven albums to its credit. During the day, howeve ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 23, 2012
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    December 12, 2011

    The Six Sweetest Riffs of 2011

    ​There's no precise way to define a sweet guitar riff, much less a criteria for such categorization. A sweet riff is, like love or God or truly excellent barbecue, something only realized upon experience. This, the second year of the second decade of the twenty first decade of the modern calen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2011

    Kreayshawn And Neon Indian At The Blue Note, 10/26/11: Review And Photos

    Diana BenantiKreayshawn​Kreayshawn | Neon Indian The Blue Note October 26, 2011 Better Than: Actually being a minor again. By now the myth of the Kreayshawn is as huge as the chasm between her sound and aesthetic and that of her current mini-tour mate Neon Indian. Still though, this was a N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2011

    Melt-Banana At Cicero's, 10/17/11: Review And Setlist

    Photo by Stephen HouldsworthMelt-Banana​Melt Banana | Spelling Bee | Yowie Cicero's October 17, 2011 Upon hearing that Melt-Banana was coming back to St. Louis, and specifically Cicero's, fans were a bit confused. Cicero's? Seriously? Isn't that where sappy singer-songwriters and Widespread P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    Taylor Swift at the Scottrade Center, 8/14/11: Review, Photos, Setlist

    Photo by Jon Gitchoff​Taylor Swift | Hunter Hayes | NeedToBreathe Scottrade Center August 14, 2011 Taylor Swift has documented her detractors well: They make frequent appearances in her overtly personal lyrics, most recently in her revenge jam "Mean." The song's music video even finds her t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    Stocks Up, Stocks Down From the Rams' Preseason Opener

    Wow, fantasy football has really gotten complex, hasn't it? ‚ÄčI have to tell you, after watching the Rams run roughshod all over the Indianapolis Colts Saturday night, it's tough to remember the preseason mantra. "These games don't count. These games don't count. These games don't count." Repeat it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2011

    Melt-Banana And The Black Angels Lead This Week's Show Announcements

    Like snorting Adderall off a Hello Kitty doll, Melt-Banana's terse noisy punk will eat yr brain.​ Japanese anti-heroes Melt-Banana embark on a U.S. tour this fall, and guess where they're gonna be? Cicero's. Guess where they're not gonna to be? New York City. Bah, that rules. If we're keeping ... More >>

  • Music

    April 21, 2011

    Lightning Bolt/Parts & Labor/Spelling Bee

    8 p.m. Saturday, April 23. The Luminary Center for the Arts, 4900 Reber Place.

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2007

    Daily Web Crawl

    Your daily guide to what they're whispering about in the next cubicle. HERE Gordon Ramsay strips down and shows us what a badass he can be on Gut Check. A frequent commenter on A to Z shares a six-day diary he jotted down while in the UK. Next time you're angry, punch this ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 1, 2004

    Kamata Shoten lychee-flavored ramune soda

    Central Trading Company, 8150 Olive Boulevard, 314-993-4303