Art and life co-habitate, informing, imitating, and enriching each other constantly. Each week in Better Living Through Music, RFT Music writer Ryan Wasoba explores this symbiotic relationship
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Mariachi El Bronx is playing this Saturday at the Firebird. The show starts at 8:00 p.m.; San Francisco folk-rock duo Two Gallants opens the show.
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In this week's print edition, we profiled veteran St. Louis guitarist and flamenco artist Lliam Christy, chief composer for the Reventones. The group, also featuring guitarist and singer Jon Oliver Knight, released the album Dirty It earlier this year. Below, listen to standout tr ... More >>
Christian LantryOzomatliWhatever disappointment St. Louis Ozomatli fans felt when the group's concert with the St. Louis Symphony became a regular show was erased by last night's dynamic performance. Yes, it would have been interesting and potentially thrilling to see the Los Angeles latin/fu ... More >>
Ozomatli, in a rare still moment.Tonight at the Duck Room, the Los Angeles-based multicultural, international, trans-everything act Ozomatli will do their thing for a grown-up audience. But they were also up bright and early this morning in their guise as music educators to play at several area scho ... More >>
"St. Louis, you and I will fuck by the end of the night." So said Matt Caughthran, man of mischief and lead singer of the Bronx. Last night at Pop's, he and his Los Angeles-based band seduced with punk vulgarity -- and the promise of letting loose.
Photo: Todd OwyoungThe Bronx last night at Pop's ... More >>
Americans who still think of Latin music as mariachi bands and gyrating Ricky Martins and Shakiras might want to lend a closer ear to the genre. This country's Hispanic population isn't just growing, it's growing more diverse. More and more unique musical styles are being gobbled up, and that shoul ... More >>