Stopped clocks are right twice a day. Geoffrey Arend is married to Christina Hendricks. Performance artists get federal funding. Canada is south of Detroit. People wear Google Glass and think they look awesome. Some things you just can't explain, like how really shitty bands occasionally luck into r ... More >>
If you are like me, you drive a car with a broken cd player. So you have to listen to the radio while driving, and you end up on NPR most of the time because you are sick of Adele on the commercial stations and your favorite independent music channel always seems to have a zydeco show on when you're ... 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 St. Louis Symphony will continue to make uninterrupted, beautiful music through August of 2017, thanks to the presstisimo fashion in which the members of American Federation of Musicians local 2-197 approved their new contract. The current contract doesn't expire for another 14 months.
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 with which you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new ... More >>
wikimedia commonsClarence Clemmons, longtime saxophonist in Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, has suffered a stroke. We don't yet know the extent of it, but this is grave news regardless: The Big Man has been suffering from deteriorating health recently. Our most ardent well-wished go to him ... More >>
Berlin's freaksters King Khan and the Shrines bring their retro psychedelic soul to 2720 Cherokee on October 3. 2720 Cherokee *King Khan and the Shrines, October 3 *Lower Dens, August 21 *Stanton Moore Trio, October 2 The Ambassador *The Ladies Anthem Tour with Lyfe Jennings, Dondria, Aloha ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsBefore we get to the list, I want to make clear that this is not a Christmas-bashing article, but simply a piece listing ten Christmas songs that are so awful they should never be played again for any reason. I love Christmas, I love the season and I love the spirit -- and th ... More >>
Artist: Chuck Mangione Album: Fun and Games From: Vintage Vinyl Year: 1980 Label: A&M Records What it sounds like: Fluttering flugelhorn flatulence. (Say it five times fast)
Artist: Michael Bolton Album: (Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay From: Vintage Vinyl Year: 1988 Label: CBS Records What it sounds like: Sacrilege: The classic Otis Redding song redone "When a Man Loves a Woman"-style.
Schoolhouse Rock's songwriter celebrates a few special birthdays in St. Louis while we pit Kenny G vs. Trans-Siberian Orchestra in a fight to the holiday death.
Want a Girls Gone Wild video? The city can hook you up. Plus: a box full of even more naughty tapes, and a paean to the cars that go boom.
Smooth jazz lives on in St. Louis on the Internet
400 Olive is a decent hotel restaurant -- but certainly not a destination in itself
Smooth jazz fans want answers. We've got 'em.
We introduce the highly scientific Marsalis Apostasy Index, teach you how to make your own Irish songs and discover the soundtrack to a vasectomy
Like Big Fish for little kids, Robots works hard to please everyone
A St. Louis rocker is laying down the Democratic soundtrack. Is that a good idea?
Griffins Farmer's Market Cafe could use some time to grow
The Chicago clip crew gleefully gabs on in Barbershop 2
Nothing Special (Mess Media/Soleilmoon)
Fight off the November chill with this extra-sizzlin' edition of Unreal (once we put our clothes back on, we'll check in with the Sanford-Brown Indians, pick up a few local papers and have our groceries bagged by inmates)
Thursday, June 15; Velvet
East St. Louis trumpet wunderkind Russell Gunn makes no bones about his desire to bring home a Grammy
Wednesday, Dec. 15, through Saturday, Dec. 18; Backstage Bistro