Here at RFT Music, so many shows come across our desks on a regular basis in the form of announcements, previews and reviews that things can get pretty darn redundant. So when we come across fun coincidences, like the photo of Man Man sporting some homemade D.R.I. swag above, we're a little too easi ... More >>
Editor's Note: The end of 2012 is upon us, so we thought we'd put a cap on things by sharing some of our personal favorite shows, albums, events and general shenanigans. Join us as we indulge in some navel-gazing!
Despite what you may presume from the headline, I don't intend for this to be an "Oh ... More >>
It's Monday, it's shitty outside, and I'm tired. My brain is mush, creativity is lacking, and there's an unknown chirp occurring somewhere in the vicinity of my desk (seemingly overhead somehow, but it is not a smoke detector) that is driving me to distraction. I've played out the coming hours in my ... More >>
Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new sho ... More >>
The Return of Gateway to the West Fest
From 2002 until 2008, local hardcore hero and all-around-badass Adam "The Devastator" Greer booked roughly 250 shows in the St. Louis area and beyond. I use the term "badass" rather than "promoter", because I don't think he would like being called the P ... More >>
St. Charles' loudest duo took a huge, sudden leap today, signing with respected indie label Afternoon Records. The label's current roster includes Pomegranates, John Vanderslice and Haley Bonar. Its alumni include beloved local post-punk Target Market.
In its announcement of the signing, Af ... More >>
Photo: Egan O'KeefeSt. Vincent last night at the Firebird. See more photos from last night's show.
A few songs into her hour-plus set, St. Vincent's Annie Clark told the crowd that she was "flummoxed by your enthusiasm." For once, it didn't seem like an instance of rock-star faux-modesty -- her w ... More >>
Making her first appearance in St. Louis since wowing the crowd opening for John Vanderslice a few years ago: St. Vincent! The artist known as Annie Clark just confirmed a show at the Firebird on Thursday, October 1. Ticket info TBA. Her new album, Actor, is a clash of the beautiful and macabre. See ... More >>