Like South by Southwest, Record Store Day is now such an accepted part of the culture that it has its own abbreviation: "RSD." Hatched in 2008 as a way to bring attention to struggling record shops, RSD has become a yearly event. This year, Record Store Day falls on Saturday, April 19. Once again, a ... More >>
After seven years and three releases, the Blind Eyes made a final stand this past Saturday at Off Broadway. The band was joined onstage by Jenn Malzone and Brian McClelland of Middle Class Fashion, and Jon Hardy & the Public opened the show, with DJ sets by KDHX's Jeff Hess and bobEE Sweet between s ... More >>
I got the call early, about an hour and a half before the news hit the Internet. A friend and I had just toured the Compton Hill Water Tower and were commenting on the beauty of south city and how amazing the buildings looked among the trees. Then my friend Jim called. His voice was low, and and he ... More >>
At first glance, Jungle seems like an appropriate title for Middle Class Fashion's new CD. On the band's two previous records - a self-titled EP and 2012's Girl Talk - lead singer/pianist/songwriter Jenn Malzone proved to be an expert at evoking tangled, awkward situations. So Jungle is supposed to ... More >>
Mark your calendar and prepare your wallet: This Saturday, April 20, marks the sixth annual Record Store Day. Originally begun in 2008 as a way to pull music fans away from their computers and back into the already-dwindling brick-and-mortar shops, Record Store Day has grown larger with each passing ... More >>
[Editor's Note: For a change, this week's print edition features two Homespun reviews written by RFT Music Senior Writer Christian Schaeffer, because why not?]
The 2012 Riverfront Times Music Showcase is two weeks away. And if that is our own St. Louis Music holiday, then consider this the season: Throughout May, we've been making our cases for all 125 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year, introducing the nominees from one or more o ... More >>
This just in: Vinyl is BACK! Now in its fifth year, Record Store Day has made its international mark, recognized by labels, bands, and collectors worldwide. Celebrating the cultural impact of the independent record store, RSD offers everything from live performances to special discounts to limited e ... More >>
7 p.m. Saturday, June 28. Pop's, 1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois
B-Sides highlights must-see acts in this weekend's Show-Me Blowout.
Friday, May 9; Way Out Club
Your verdict is in: Check out St. Louis’ favorite local musicians.
The Fantasy Four and the Julia Sets take their show on the road
Intrepid columnist attempts to placate the pissy masses with a quick survey of recently received offerings
Saturday, May 19; Rocket Bar
The Look and the Feel of Sexicolor isn't breaking any new ground, but it's a delight nonetheless