Best Coast|Bruiser Queen|Sleepy Kitty The Firebird May 30, 2012 Best Coast is vocalist and guitarist Bethany Cosentino and multi-instrumentalist Bobb Bruno. Prior's to this month's second full-length, The Only Place, Cosentino was pleased to write songs about her cat, and churn out fuzzy gems like ... More >>
Jazz St. Louis today announced that pianist Brad Mehldau is coming to St. Louis to play Wednesday, April 6 and Thursday, April 7 at Jazz at the Bistro. Mehldau, who is one of the most critically acclaimed jazz musicians of the past decade, last performed here with his trio in April 2008 at ... More >>
Who says December is sparse for shows? Not St. Louis -- not tonight! ACBs/The Breaks/The Noise FM/The Blind Eyes/Russell Bliss @ Cicero's It's a Midwest pop rumble at Cicero's, when KC power-pop experts the ACBs and Chicago, er, noisemakers the Noise FM join locals the Blind Eyes, the Breaks and Ru ... More >>
(New albums are typically released on Tuesdays, i.e., today. What can you spend your hard-earned pennies on this week? Find out below.) Acorn's No Ghost*The Acorn, No Ghost Drowned In Sound's review of the album explains, "Cynics might argue about the familiar sounds on No Ghost and may per ... More >>
Tonight at the Pageant is the long-awaited Pale Divine reunion show. I penned a story in this week's paper about the band, its history and its new boxed set. (Hopefully, I'll get a chance to check out a bit of the show after my radio show.) In the article, I mentioned Richard Fortus' post-PD band, ... More >>
Neither meeting Sonic Youth nor covering seminal '80s songs fazes Grant-Lee Phillips.
Still no Jigga, but Kanye, some loveable Limeys and a great Beyoncé substitute held it down
Kanye West tries to live up to the hype -- and nearly succeeds
Extraordinary Machine (unreleased)
Before the Poison (Anti-/Nave)
With the new release Satellite Rides, the Old 97's continue their transformation from a country-rock band to a more expansive outfit.
When the Pawn (Epic)