We've long been subjected to a subpar lineage of brothers-based bands. The Hanson brothers had everyone singing gibberish through the '90s. The Jonas Brothers inspired rage in most folks over the age of thirteen in the mid-2000s. Now, Dee, Isaiah and Solomon Radke are taking back the brotherly trio ... More >>
By Paul T. Bradley Perhaps you've heard about all of the crazy sponsorships celebrities are getting to simply show up to Coachella and wear clothes. Glee actress Lea Michele is said to receive $20,000 from Lacoste to wear the French fashion label's clothes, while Spring Breakers star V ... More >>
At first glance, Jungle seems like an appropriate title for Middle Class Fashion's new CD. On the band's two previous records - a self-titled EP and 2012's Girl Talk - lead singer/pianist/songwriter Jenn Malzone proved to be an expert at evoking tangled, awkward situations. So Jungle is supposed to ... More >>
Feeling blue about last night's loss, Mizzou fans? School spirit not making you feel any better? Don't worry, we got you covered. Just remind yourself how tough the competition was! This guy: More misery below!
Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new sho ... More >>
Update, 12:30 p.m. The truck is now at Wash U, on Brooking Street close to the quad. Head on down. Update, 3/29The truck is now circulating! To get free tickets to the show, track down the AXE truck, which is driving around Wash U and SLU's campuses today. Per the Twitter page, you can find it on L ... More >>
What the city of Norman, Oklahoma should look like to the Mizzou players flying in. On Saturday evening the Missouri Tigers won perhaps their biggest game of the year. Well, okay, biggest of the year so far; the games really only get bigger from here on in. Such is the life of a top five college ... More >>
New York-via-Missouri's White Rabbits has been awfully quiet lately. No more. It is in scheduled breaks between running exuberant laps around the office that we tell you there's a new album scheduled for release. Milk Famous comes out on March 6 via tbd Records (White Iris for vinyl). The first song ... More >>
The Firebird just snagged Lawrence's the Appleseed Cast for a show on August 30th. Hospital Ships will open. Tickets are $10 and will go on sale soon. The band, which has adapted its emo roots into a versatile post-rock sound with recent releases, released its Middle States EP earlier this ye ... More >>
Q: How bad ass is America's Most Dangerous City? A: It employs members of a notoriously violent motorcycle gang as security guards!Take that, Detroit, Camden, Oakland and all you other cities that think you're so hard!As the Post-Dispatch details today, two of the five St. Louis men arrested ... More >>
Big tip to Joe Stumble for finding Oxide Flake, a website run by a Kansas City guy named Jason that's posted a ton of old-school punk and hardcore shows from the '80s. Most were taped in KC and Lawrence and involve national or regional touring bands (Crucifucks, Black Flag, Micronotz, D.R.I. and Hus ... More >>
Tonight at the Pageant, the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and an army of 100 volunteer guitarists will be performing composer Glenn Branca's Symphony No. 13 (Hallucination City). Writer Ryan Wasoba is participating in the performance, and offered to write about his experience for A to Z. Here's part ... More >>
Intelligence goes soft in this more obvious than smart rom-com.
A to Z makes a wish list for the local scene
Week of October 27, 2004
For sheer carnage, Saw shreds the competition
A breakdance battle is Radar Station's madeleine
The Mall is bumped off in favor of "Jingle Bell Rock." Ouch.
Week of July 16, 2003
In Gerry, Matt Damon and Casey Affleck hit the desert, and the desert hits back
The politics of Vince Schoemehl's fundraiser for Frankie the Saint