Stemming back to its foundation in 1959, the St. Louis-based New Music Circle has moved forward as torchbearer in the curation of both regional and international innovators of avant-garde music. Embracing everything from modular synthesis and experimental turntablism to free improvisation and tape m ... More >>
Hard times, high gas prices and an ill economy did little to derail local artists from expanding outward in 2012. As a musician, I've never seen so many of my peers crawl out from these red brick buildings to push their River City sounds than in the past 12 months. Many return with invaluable advice ... More >>
The 2012 Riverfront Times Music Showcase is a month away. And if that is our own St. Louis Music holiday, then consider this the season: Over the next month, we'll be making our cases for all 125 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year. Each weekday between now and the showcase ... More >>
Todd OwyoungThe Urge at PointfestThe Urge is upon us, and the holiday lasts until the end of the month with a show at the Pageant on every Friday from here out. But this weekend's kickoff is different: On back-to-back nights, both of them sold out, the newly re-minted ska-punk-kitchen-sink o ... More >>
7:30 p.m. Saturday, November 12. White Flag Projects, 4568 Manchester Avenue.
Apparently there's some big music festival this weekend on Washington Avenue, but we hear the publication responsible for throwing it has already told you approximately one bajillion times. One more can't hurt. Meanwhile, there are many other great things happening in St. Louis music this wee ... More >>
In an unfortunate twist of fate, the inaugural Float Yr Face music festival is happening the same weekend as the annual RFT Music Showcase. Don't despair yet--you can catch the first night of the experimental festival tomorrow, starting at 7:30pm. It's a collaboration between Kevin Harris, th ... More >>
Pains Of Being Pure At HeartBursting pop band Pains of Being Pure At Heart is coming to Off Broadway in August; if you don't have its latest, Belong, be sure to note that can always get it in button form. In somewhat related news, the Black Lips just announced a show at the Firebird, and in c ... More >>