The Coachella campgrounds are the Wild West of the festival. They are the sort of place you can imagine Hunter S. Thompson running around with his pants around his ankles. Drugs are more plentiful than food and going to bed before 4 a.m. is considered an early night. Campers built incredible structu ... More >>
Welcome to Girl Walks Into a Bar, a weekly Gut Check feature that spotlights local bars and bartenders. This week, Kaitlin Steinberg profiles Jeffrey Moll Jr. of Little Country Gentleman. Below is a Q&A with Moll and his recipe for a blackberry shrub.
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White Rabbits | Gull
April 5, 2012
For White Rabbits (for Gull, too) music is not a tender nerve. It is not a quiet moment of confession. It is a raging, delirious case of id, an animal instinct given form by relentless repetition and experimentation.
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Roy KastenVetiver at Off BroadwayFruit Bats | Vetiver
September 19, 2011
Most shows don't change your life; most don't even even rack up a couple of Instagrams on Twitter. Most are bands doing what they're paid to do and giving people what they paid to hear. The exchange can sti ... More >>
Big Boi mugs for the camera.Did you hear the one about the rapper who got busted for Ecstasy and Viagra? Earlier this week, Outkast rapper Big Boi got pinched for MDMA powder, Ecstasy pills, and an illegal prescription of the little blue pill for his disco stick. Which got us thinking -- what ... More >>
Image viaA hallucinogenic cure for drug addiction raises eyebrows -- cast of SVU includedThis week's feature story, "Shock the Junkie" takes an in-depth look at ibogaine, a potent hallucinogenic drug that's derived from the roots of an African shrub and used as a treatment for drug addiction.Ibog ... More >>
Welcome to Girl Walks into a Bar, a weekly Gut Check feature that spotlights local bars and bartenders. This week Alissa Nelson profiles Miso on Meramec bartender Mark Sandt. Below is a Q&A with Sandt, followed by a video of him mixing a Torched Cherry Limeade.
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For a variety of reasons, I've never been to Coachella. Chiefly, it's expensive and it's in a desert thousands of miles away. (Minor obstacles, I know.) Still, as a huge enthusiast of music mega festivals and the mind-blowing benders that usually accompany them it's always been at the top of th ... More >>