This week check out Mirah at Off Broadway, Rebirth Brass Band at the Gramophone, the War on Drugs at the Ready Room, Jack Grelle's record release, the last show at Apop Records featuring a line-up of experimental sounds and much room. Read on for our critics' picks, and stay tuned for more recommend ... More >>
Welcome to Hey DJ, a series that delves into the St. Louis DJing scene. Get to know some local music lovers and their quirks as they fill out our short answer questionnaire, and find out where to catch them around town. When asked why he chose "Cryptonix" as his moniker, local DJ Brian Bradley resp ... More >>
Delmar Loop mainstay Vintage Vinyl (6610 Delmar Boulevard; 314-721-4096) celebrates its 33 1/3 anniversary this weekend. To commemorate three decades and counting of schlepping slabs of wax, the store holds a celebration featuring special sales all weekend long. To kick things off, Mayor Francis Sla ... More >>
Joshua Loyal, the owner/manager/promoter of the 2720 Cherokee Performing Arts Center (2700 Cherokee Street; 314-875-0233), fired off a mean teaser through his Facebook feed on Wednesday: "Who is ready for GOBLIN to come to STL?" While fans of the Italian progressive band shot back with an urgent " ... More >>
St. Louis is nothing if not prolific in 2013. Last week's show announcements boasted an impressive seven releases-to-be across the board. This week, add three more sets of brand new local tracks to your music collection. DinoFight!, Les Gruff and the Billy Goat, and Mikey Wehling and the Reverbs all ... More >>
The Mars Volta was a rock band from California, which a place where rock bands are frequently formed. Other rock bands formed in California include Van Halen, Creedence Clearwater Revival and the band that spawned the Mars Volta, At The Drive-In. At The Drive-In is best known for once having a song ... More >>
(This is part two of this week's Last Collector Standing column, featuring Rhea Frankel and Roy DeRousse. The prog-rock fans met at a Yes show and eventually married, a story we told yesterday. Read that here.) Jon Scorfina What are some other prize pieces in your collection? Rhea Frankel: Ki ... More >>
(The number of chain-record stores nationwide has dwindled. However, St. Louis has become an unlikely safe haven for indie record shops -- and for DJs who prefer to spin the black circle instead of scrolling their iPods. In this new weekly column, we'll focus on personal portraits of St. Louis' reco ... More >>
Although Vampire Weekend dominated both stores this week, I would just like to note that Dr. Dre's The Chronic was a top seller at Vintage Vinyl last week. Proof that it's always Dre Day. Euclid Records 1. Vampire Weekend - Contra 2. Animal Collective - Fall Be Kind 3. Tom Waits - Glitter & Doom L ... More >>
How much should it cost Internet radio operators like Jim and Wanda Atkinson to satisfy your cravings for streaming rock & roll?
The Anatomy Of (Victory)
Death Cab for Cutie weathers their major label transition with grace
Sunday, March 26 at 8 p.m. Blueberry Hill (6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City).
Monday, October 17; the Way Out Club (2525 South Jefferson Avenue)
You came, you saw, you voted: the winners of the 2005 Riverfront Times Music Awards
Frances the Mute (Universal/Motown)
Blueberry Boat (Rough Trade)
Forget Yourself (SpinArt)
Week of November 5, 2003
Eric Idle's not dead yet
Best Sound Audio/Video Design Group
Recordings of Music for Film (Warp)
Meet the new radio, XM. It's bad. It's nationwide.
Week of November 21, 2001
Saturday, Feb. 17; Blueberry Hill's Duck Room.