There was a big tour announcement yesterday in the EDM universe, and for once it involved St. Louis! Two of electronic music's young guns will be touching down as part of the Infinite Daps Tour at the Old Rock House (1200 South 7th Street; 314-588-0505) July 18: Baauer and RL Grime.
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In recent music news, Radiohead will begin working on a new record in September. Nine Inch Nails is reforming. Pearl Jam is releasing another undoubtedly awful new record. And somehow, Iggy and the Stooges are gearing up for a new release.
But more importantly, the Harlem Shake is a thing.
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We can't ignore it any longer. The Harlem Shake has officially gone viral. This video dance meme trend thingy is so viral that folks all over Missouri have been jumping on the fad in hopes of achieving some true virality here. In support of these attempts -- and some have a lot of views already! -- ... More >>
The first annual SLUM Fest awards were held over the weekend at Atomic Cowboy. The event featured performances from over a dozen of the best hip-hop groups and solo artists in St. Louis -- standouts included OOOPS and Tef Poe, who also won for best male artist and best mixtape. Awards were announced ... More >>
The St. Louis Underground Music Festival, held this year at the Atomic Cowboy back in June, has introduced a ballot for its 2012 Slumfest Hip-Hop Awards ballot. The categories include Best Hip-Hop Artist (male and female), Best Graffiti Artist, Best B-Boy Crew, Best Album, Artist of the Year ... More >>
So, Katy Perry tweeted the following video at Taylor Swift earlier today. It's a whole treatise on country hip-hop dancing, colloquially known as "cowboy hip-hop." I'm not sure what's better: the new-age flute on the video's soundtrack, the fashion -- spandex bike shorts under jean shorts, classiqu ... More >>
From 2 p.m. until the wee hours of the night, the St. Louis Underground Music (S.L.U.M.) Festival invaded Atomic Cowboy. Breakdancing battles, art, DJ battles -- and, of course, plenty of performances from movers and shakers in the local hip-hop/rap/DJ community -- marked the day. Jon Gitchoff went ... More >>
We're just going to let that flyer up there speak for itself: The first-annual St. Louis Underground Music Fest (S.L.U.M.) takes over Atomic Cowboy and the Fox Hole at Atomic Cowboy this Saturday starting at 2 p.m. Admission is $5 (with a $2 minor surcharge). The all-day festival spotlights p ... More >>
El Perro del Mar
Where: The Gargoyle
Playing With: Peter Bjorn and John
Sounds Like: "The 2009 release Love Is Not Pop furthers Sarah Assbring's deconstruction of pop and indie-folk forms -- the melodies linger, the grooves float, the themes sigh -- but a sonic laboratory of dubby delay and electron ... More >>
Hey, Bill and Nancy Laurie: Unreal's got $200 and a hot new dance craze! Plus, we learn how to dupe the beer vendors at Fair Saint Louis, join a local blog in the clubhouse and get Matt Blunt's feelings on (Confederate) flag-burning.