I got the call early, about an hour and a half before the news hit the Internet. A friend and I had just toured the Compton Hill Water Tower and were commenting on the beauty of south city and how amazing the buildings looked among the trees. Then my friend Jim called. His voice was low, and and he ... More >>
Chain and The Gang | XXO | Little Big Bangs Pig Slop Studios April 21, 2012 Back in the mid-1990s, there used to be an Indie-Rock Flea Market in Arlington, VA every summer. These events would attract not only music fans from throughout the Northeast, but also the local Washington, D.C.-area music c ... More >>
The number of chain record stores nationwide has dwindled. However, St. Louis has become an unlikely safe haven for indie record shops as well as for DJs who prefer to spin the black circle instead of scrolling their iPods. In this weekly column, we'll focus on personal portraits of St. Louis' recor ... More >>
Donald MilneFirst and foremost: Camera Obscura's 9 p.m. Off Broadway show with Papercuts is SOLD OUT says the venue. But for anyone lacking tickets, fear not: Vintage Vinyl is hosting a free in-store performance at 6 p.m. I'd also get there early for that one, however. MP3: Camera Obscura, ... More >>
9 p.m. Saturday, January 31. Way Out Club, 2525 South Jefferson Boulevard.
Two of the Lou's famous rockers fill us in on their favorites of 2007 — and what the next year holds.
8 p.m. Sunday, July 29. The Bluebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Back Numbers (Zoe/Rounder)
Snake in the Radio (Bloodshot)
Evil Heat (Epic)
It's all semantics: A single CD and a four-track video compilation now constitutes a boxed set. When will it end?