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    April 22, 2014

    There Were Real-Life Drones Flying Overhead at Coachella

    By Andrea Domanick Remember an April Fool's post earlier this month, about drones at Coachella? Well, it turns out it was prophetic. Those hovering, propeller-powered crafts have indeed arrived at Coachella. They could be spotted this year floating surreptitiously above the crowds, during performan ... More >>

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    April 15, 2014

    The 50 Most Beautiful People at Coachella

    So many Coachella-goers spend months before the festival working on their tans, their outfits, their figures and their breezy poses. There's a real glut of fabulousness, we have to say, both among those in attendance at the Polo Grounds and the parties surrounding the festival. Here are the 50 mos ... More >>

  • Film

    March 13, 2014
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    September 21, 2012

    Kanrocksas Early Bird Tickets on Sale at 10 a.m. Today

    Kanrocksas (a festival at the NASCAR Speedway just west of Kansas City, so named for...never mind) debuted big in 2011, going toe-to-toe with Lollapalooza and featuring many of the same names (including Eminem, Muse and A Perfect Circle). They took the year off in 2012 due to renovations to the Spee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2012

    Eleven Things Every Independent Artist Should Work On

    Editor: Tef Poe is an artist from St. Louis City. Through powerful imagery and complicated honesty, he has earned a reputation as one of the best rappers telling the story of St. Louis, which is about much more than one place. Poe has been featured in music publications such as XXL and Urb Magazine. ... More >>

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    March 20, 2012

    The Hunger Games Soundtrack: Hop Aboard the Gravy Train, Unlikely Bedfellows!

    It's fitting that a film about a dystopian free-for-all would include music from the Arcade Fire. This is the group, after all, that composed several songs on Funeral about a world overrun by snow and power outages. But the song that appears in the movie is not from Funeral. It's an original song ... More >>

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    February 22, 2012

    The Kanrocksas Music Festival Won't Be Happening in 2012

    The Kanrocksas Music Festival, assembled last year in rapid fashion with a lineup of surprisingly big names (Eminem, the Black Keys, the Flaming Lips...), will be taking what would have been its sophomore year off. The Kansas Speedway, which hosts the festival, is undergoing a major construction p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2012

    Steve Aoki Talks Hipsters, Hardcore and the Moment Electro Went Punk

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2011

    Kid Cudi at Kanrocksas

    Photo by Kiernan Maletsky​Kid Cudi Main Stage And just like that the people came. Maybe it's that this moment now officially qualifies as the weekend or maybe it's that Kid Cudi is the first truly huge name on a bill that is held together by absolutely nothing if not huge names. Cudi, who c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2011

    The Flaming Lips at Kanrocksas

    Photo by Kiernan Maletsky​I stared into the expanse of the Flaming Lips. I bet if I were high or holding a loved one or something, I would say: I stared into the expanse of the universe. It's like that, as anyone who has seen the show can tell you. You hear about the confetti, the bubble, th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2011

    Summerfest 2011: What to Expect, What to See and More

    ​Billed as the "World's Largest Music Festival," Summerfest in Milwaukee is more like an epic feel-good concert series. The festival has the same good-natured and down-to-earth vibe of a city fair, packed with tens of thousands of people proud of their city. Make the half-day drive not for a t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2011

    Weird Al Yankovic at the Family Arena, 6/3/11

    Todd Owyoung​Weird Al Yankovic Family Arena June 3 As a youth, I can recall laughing helplessly while playing parodies like "Fat" and "Eat It" on my cassette deck. Back then, I never imagined that I'd one day be taking my own youngster to snicker at those very same songs at a Weird Al concert ... More >>

  • Music

    December 16, 2010
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    November 9, 2010

    New Release Highlights For November 9: Cee-Lo Green, Floacist, Kid Cudi and 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.) Floacist's Floetic Soul​*Floacist, Floetic Soul says of the new record, "With Floetic Soul, Stewart successfully continues the neo-soul and po ... More >>

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    July 10, 2010

    Common, DJ Needles at Celebrate St. Louis, Friday, July 9

    Although this year's mammoth Celebrate St. Louis concert series has been moved off the levee due to high water levels on the Mississippi (and is therefore no longer called Live on the Levee), the change of venue had little effect on the huge turnout. Fans piled into Soldiers Memorial Park to see Chi ... More >>

  • Music

    January 6, 2010

    Lady Gaga/Semi Precious Weapons/Jason Derulo

    7:30 p.m. Thursday, January 7. Fox Theatre, 527 North Grand Boulevard.

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    December 7, 2009

    Random Links: Bob Pollard at a Guided By Voices Tribute, Lady Gaga vs. David Bowie Mashup, Kid Cudi Cover

    Annie ZaleskiBob Pollard at the Firebird, October 2008​ *On Friday night, Bunnygrunt played in Columbus, Ohio, as part of a Guided By Voices tribute night. Performing as Grunted By Voices, the group covered classics such as "Postal Blowfish," "Melted Pat," "Lips Of Steel," "The Closer You Are" ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2009

    DJ David Guetta at Home Nightclub, 11/23/09: Photos

    French DJ David Guetta was at Home Nightclub last night, performing to an estimated 1,000 people. Guetta recently spoke with City Pages in Minneapolis, where he spins tonight. He describes his new album, One Love, as such: I've got some incredible people on the album -- Kelly Rowland, Kid Cudi, Akon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2009

    [Confirmed!] Lady Gaga and Kid Cudi in St. Louis in January?

    According to Pollstar and her own website, Lady Gaga will be at the Fabulous Fox on Thursday, January 7, 2010. Hotly tipped hip-hop artist Kid Cudi is the opener. LG certainly wasted no time getting a tour together after her planned jaunt with Kanye West fell through in September. When the show ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2009

    Black Keys Returning to St. Louis on April 25 -- But There's a Catch...

    Saw an article this morning that the Black Keys will be returning to St. Louis for the first time in a few years, on Saturday, April 25. The bad news? They're headlining W.I.L.D., the Wash U-only event held every spring. The Cool Kids and Kid Cudi are also on the bill. Now, Stars performed at this l ... More >>