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Kong Magnetics

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2013

    Weekend Round-up Review: Demon Lover, Globsters, Miss Tess and the Talkbacks

    Howdy, folks. For the month of March (and possibly longer/shorter depending on my funds, stamina, and sanity), I am hitting three local shows each weekend. The rules: they must be on a budget (who pays more than $8 to see a show?), predominantly local bands, and well-supplied with tequila.

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    February 25, 2013

    The Best Shows in St. Louis This Week: February 25 to March 3

    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 >>

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    August 24, 2012

    Meet Escalade: the Foul, Thoughtful, Party-Starting Rapper from Noise Band Catholic Guilt

    Escalade represents a foul mash-up of noise and rap music. Not rhythmic static or choreographed feedback, Escalade's songs shows a keen ear for tonality where songs have become occupied spaces of thought. We're not talking about hyper produced hip-hop or hardcore ghetto-spit, but pop songs coming fr ... More >>

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    January 6, 2012

    40 Best St. Louis Releases of 2011: Part Ten

    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: Sleepy Ki ... More >>

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    January 5, 2012

    40 Best St. Louis Releases of 2011: Part Nine

    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: Sleepy Ki ... More >>

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    January 3, 2012

    40 Best St. Louis Releases of 2011: Part Eight

    ​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: S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2011

    40 Best St. Louis Releases of 2011: Part Seven

    ​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 >>

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    December 28, 2011

    40 Best St. Louis Releases of 2011: Part Six

    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: Sleepy Ki ... More >>

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    December 26, 2011

    40 Best St. Louis Releases of 2011: Part Four

    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

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2011

    40 Best St. Louis Releases of 2011: Part Three

    ​As you may have noticed, we were excited to be St. Louis music fans this year. And there is no more substantial document of the sound of this city in 2011 than the music released by its bands and artists. It is not an exaggeration to guess that the releases in the metro area number in the th ... More >>

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    December 21, 2011

    40 Best St. Louis Releases of 2011: Part Two

    Did we ruin the surprise? ​As you may have noticed, we were excited to be St. Louis music fans this year. And there is no more substantial document of the sound of this city in 2011 than the music released by its bands and artists. It is not an exaggeration to guess that the releases in the m ... More >>

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    December 20, 2011

    40 Best St. Louis Releases of 2011: Part One

    ​As you may have noticed, we were excited to be St. Louis music fans this year. And there is no more substantial document of the sound of this city in 2011 than the music released by its bands and artists. It is not an exaggeration to guess that the releases in the metro area number in the tho ... More >>

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    December 16, 2011

    A Very Bert Dax Christmas, Volume Nine: All Twelve Tracks, Streaming with Commentary

    Roughly what we will look like after attending four Bert Dax Xmas release shows.​A Very Bert Dax Christmas, Volume Nine has now officially been released. The ninth annual X-Mas compilation, a joint release by Rob Severson from Pancake Productions (subject of a recent music feature) and Matt Ha ... More >>

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    December 14, 2011

    Every Bert Dax Christmas Volume Nine Track, Streaming with Commentary: Part Four of Six

    Krampus!​A Very Bert Dax Christmas, Volume Nine has now officially been released. The ninth annual X-Mas compilation, a joint release by Rob Severson from Pancake Productions (subject of this week's music feature) and Matt Harnish of The Bert Dax Calvacade of Stars, features a pool of truly d ... More >>

  • Music

    December 1, 2011

    Bug Chaser

    8 p.m. Friday, December 2. El Lenador, 3124 Cherokee Street.

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    November 25, 2011

    The Ten Best Things to do in St. Louis This Weekend: November 25 to 27

    Happy Capitalism Celebration day! This weekend is as packed as your small intestine. First things first: shopping. Friday This year, ditch the evil big box stores in favor of supporting local art and business. You will not get $200 off a 87-inch flat screen TV, but you will find beer and Beryl, th ... More >>

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    October 28, 2011

    The Ten Best Things To Do In St. Louis This Weekend: Halloween Weekend

    ​We're guessing you don't really need our help figuring out what to do this weekend. But hey: Everyone's going to be showing tonight's game seven (very much including our show at the Firebird) and you've got to watch it somewhere. As for the other holiday going on this weekend: Halloween fest ... More >>

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    October 7, 2011

    "My Grandma Makes Some Good Ass Cookies": An Interview With King Kong Magnetics

    St. Louis's most awesomely objectionable hip hop collective, King Kong Magnetics, dropped a serious mixtape earlier this week, entitled Bommarito Cash Orgy. They deal with current issues like foreclosure ("You broke ass, you white trash, good for nothing with your f***ing torn up shirt, your overall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    Ten Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Weekend: May 13-15

    Jessica Lea Mayfield. Photo courtesy of the artist​Recovered from last night's Wayne Coyne visit and Midwest Mayhem madness? Good, because there's plenty to come: Chicago's Ga'an is at Cranky Yellow tonight and Lord of the Yum Yum is in town tomorrow at the Way Out Club. Maybe they should carp ... More >>

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    April 19, 2011

    Jeff Robtoy of the Bleeding Deacon Public House

    This is part one of Chrissy Wilmes' Chef's Choice profile of chef Jeff Robtoy of the Bleeding Deacon in south St. Louis. Part two, a Q&A with Robtoy, will be published tomorrow. Look for part three, a recipe from Robtoy, on Thursday. Chrissy WilmesJeff Robtoy, executive chef at the Bleeding Deacon ... More >>

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    December 17, 2010

    The Ten Best Things To Do This Weekend in St. Louis: December 17 to 19

    Is your Christmas shopping done yet? Mine's not. (Ack.) While I figure this out, check out this week's music picks -- and see below for more to do this weekend, while the weather's let up enough to let us leave the house. ​ Friday: Christmas with Pokey @ The Sheldon Ballroom Pokey LaFarge and ... More >>

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    December 16, 2010
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    November 11, 2010

    A Very Bert Dax Christmas Returns in 2010 With a CD, Holiday Shows

    ​Although it's still 70 degrees in St. Louis, it's already time to start thinking about the holidays. After a year off, the Matt Harnish-created A Very Bert Dax Christmas compilation is returning for 2010. A co-production with Pancake Productions, Volume 8 in the series is going to feature MIS ... More >>

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