There isn't a lot of down time for MORRI$ these days. The Lawrence, Kansas based producer and DJ has been on a tear lately, with his production work being touted through the UK-based label Night Slugs. If he's not busy with that, he's running Team Bear Club, an artist collective he founded back in 2 ... More >>
The Swayback is currently on the back half of one of the biggest tours in its ten year history. The first leg brought the Denver rock & roll band to Plush for its first-ever St. Louis show, on the night of a Cardinals playoff game. You can imagine how that went. I went mostly because I wanted to see ... More >>
Sleigh Bells and AraabMuzik have just announced a co-headlining fall 2012 tour, and it will stop at the Pageant (6161 Delmar Blvd) on October 28. Expect the loudness and riffage to have your ears ringing right through Halloween.
Tickets go on sale this Friday at 5 p.m., unless you head over to the ... More >>
Odd Future has just announced a show on September 14 at the Pageant. The members of the rambunctious skate-rap collective that will be in the house are Tyler the Creator, Hodgy Beats, Left Brain, Domo Genesis, Mike G, Earl Sweatshirt and Taco. Tickets are $25 in advance or $27.50 day of show -- the ... More >>
Orbit Pinball Lounge (7401 Hazel Avenue; 314-769-9954) opened its doors to the public in mid-May, providing a new hangout with plenty of nostalgia to boot for the Maplewood neighborhood.
At night, the darkened bar's warm glow and open door can be seen from the street. Inside, a "Welcome" sign hand ... More >>
Mission of Burma | The Conformists
April 4, 2012
One-third of a century isn't too long to wait for a band to come to town, is it? Mission of Burma - the band that basically invented American indie-rock as we know it today - never got closer than Lawrence, KS during its 1979-1983 heyday ... More >>
On October 2 in Lawrence, Kansas, the Scion Garage Fest has lured the genre's big names to the Midwest; to name a few, King Khan & the Shrines, Best Coast, the Oblivians, the Raveonettes, the Gories and the Clean. But St. Louis is getting its own garage/soul festival on November 5 and 6 at Of ... More >>
A group of high school students in Lawrence, Kan., decided that a somewhat vague and mysterious policy of keeping disabled kids off the ballot for Homecoming was not at all cool -- so they changed it.At Free State High School, a crew of friends lobbied hard -- and, they thought, successfully -- f ... More >>
Liz DeichmannFlaming Death TrapIf St. Louis has "buzz bands," then Flaming Death Trap would be numero uno, thanks to fresh EP and notable opening slots. Armed with two anime-like guitars, the four-piece ripped into dense, reverb-scorched noise before slight guitar problems. Lead singer Anthon ... More >>
K2 or 1932?Our counterparts at The Pitch in Kansas City have been high on K2 synthetic marijuana for months.They started writing about the controversy in Kansas over the faux-dope back in November, when Republican lawmakers in that state began pushing to ban the substa ... More >>
So imagine the scenario: You're sitting around a Lawrence, Kansas coffee shop, blissfully unaware that you're due to play across Missouri on KDHX that very moment. Such was Titus Andronicus' dilemma earlier Wednesday afternoon. It's to Titus Andronicus' credit that they not only made it to KDHX (eve ... More >>