Well Spring has sprung, or whatever, though the 90 degree temperatures belie the notion. Flowers, cool breezes, light jacket weather? Nay: air-conditioner-in-April, sweating in the shade, when-the-hell-do-the-pools-open weather -- you'd think we skipped to summer already. This week's list of shows h ... More >>
Part One: The Union Electric, Sweet Tooth, King Kong Magnetics, Warm Jets USA
Part Two: Glass Teeth, Ryan Spearman, the Breaks and Adult Fur
Part Three: Rum Drum Ramblers, Humanoids, Old Lights and Volcanoes
Part Four: Bo & the Locomotive, Rockwell Knuckles, Dubb Nubb and Palace
Part Five: Sl ... More >>
With a Bang, the Blind Eyes excellent follow-up to 2009's Modernity comes out this Saturday at Off Broadway. In this week's print edition, we went through the sophomore release track-by-track; there's more than meets the ear on first listen. And now, we've got some sounds go to along with tho ... More >>
Image viaWhen local garage-rock group the Gentleman Callers broke up three years ago, it left the world with unfinished business. The quartet was almost done recording its second album when it dissolved. "Some of us came back into the studio to try and finish it, thinking the band was going t ... More >>
As the Blind Eyes is an-all male trio, there was some question as to who was going to play the all-important role of Stevie Nicks in its Fleetwood Mac cover set. The solution to this quandary was as simple as it was brilliant: Get every noteworthy female vocalist from St. Louis' indie-rock scene to ... More >>
Lock up your daughters: It's the Blind Eyes.
(All words below by drummer Matt Picker)
The Blind Eyes
Where: Firebrand Recording
What: Thirteen new songs for our sophomore album. Not sure if all thirteen will make the cut, but they're all sounding really good so far. So, probably.
With whom: B ... More >>
The Blind Eyes are Seth Porter, Kevin Schneider and Matt Picker. They are playing on October 17 at Off Broadway with the Safes, Gentleman Auction House, and Beth Bombara. But last weekend, they trekked to the upper Midwest for a few shows. Porter was kind enough to share what happened. Read below!
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I headed down to Off Broadway on Friday night to join folks
primed and ready for a true potpourri of local music: One-man spazz show
Superfun Yeah Yeah Rocketship, retro-pop power trio Blind Eyes, the
bartender-meets-Brit-prep of the Hibernauts and the shiny, neon synth-punk
theatrics of the Makeshi ... More >>