Local band Foxing officially is on the national -- nay, international -- radar. The band's album The Albatross landed on the U.K. site of the Huffington Post as part of a writer's list of "The Best Albums of 2013 (That You Probably Haven't Already Heard)." Placing The Albatross at number five in a l ... More >>
What month is it again? We hate to reduce our small talk to conversations about the weather, but it's still oh-so-glorious outside, and we hope you had the chance to to get naked over the weekend. Continue to take full advantage of springtime in July by catching some shows this week. Read about reco ... More >>
The five doe-eyed boys of Foxing lock interweaving rhythms and personal lyrics to impart heartfelt tunes throughout the Midwest. Foxing's recent self-booked tour brought the band up and down the Central Time Zone, garnering much fanfare for its careful but fearless take on melodic post-rock.
Mention Steve Aoki in a crowded room and watch the reactions; some will cross themselves in reverence, most will nod their recognition at the name, and the rest will know him only as "a DJ." But Steve Aoki has never been just a DJ; he's a modern auteur with his finger rammed in the proverbial sphinc ... More >>
Photo by Mabel SuenNoise-rock duo Spelling Bee recently embarked on a tour that took members Joseph Hess and Mabel Suen to Washington D.C., Baltimore, Bost and more. We explored the band's approach to D.I.Y. in a feature as the tour was kicking off. Now that they've returned, we asked drumme ... More >>
Screenprint artist Curtis Tinsley will share the secrets of screenprinting on a budget on Sunday at Crankfest.Kismet and ego have been at the root of great many happy accidents -- from the discovery of the New World to the discovery of Justin Bieber. This weekend, Joseph Hess is sharing anoth ... More >>
If you haven't had any Bell's beers yet...well, you just might be new to this whole craft-beer thing. Bell's is one of those breweries that has repeatedly blown our minds over the years, getting us all frothy and hyper and passionate about better beer.Screenshot: www.bellsbeers.comBell's has bee ... More >>
Four people disappeared from the Joe Cool. They may never be found.
Given up for adoption as an infant, the author sets out to climb his family tree
Black Thorn Pub, 3735 Wyoming Street, 314-776-0534
Summer at Shatter Creek (Absolutely Kosher)
Thursday, Sept. 7; Ike's Place, Washington University