The next era of NBC's late-night lineup begins Monday and includes a familiar face among the slew of talented musicians. It was announced Monday that drummer Kim Thompson will join former SNL and current Portlandia sketch comedian Fred Armisen's band on Late Night With Seth Meyer. Thompson is a nat ... More >>
Musicians frequently reference each other, consciously or otherwise. Usually the reference is something subtle, like a chord progression or a melodic phrase. For those less subtle moments, here are the six best name-drops in song. Let us know your favorites in the comments, but make sure that your p ... More >>
This week's music feature on So Many Dynamos is the latest piece on the band in the pages of the RFT. In that feature, singer/keyboardist/guitarist Aaron Stovall says the group's latest release (a self-titled EP that comes in the form of a digital download whose only physical presence is a SMD 'frid ... More >>
Japandroids' Celebration Rock is my favorite record of 2012 because I'm tired of albums that want to change my life. This is the simplest conclusion I can come to in my search for a deeper reasoning of what Celebration Rock means to me - or, more accurately, what liking Celebration Rock says about m ... More >>
Tony LeSeureSt. Louis' musical history features a wealth of local D.I.Y. talent whose cultural significance has further solidified an ever-expanding reputation for true musicianship and solid attitude. Stemming from the underbelly of the river city, bands like Dazzling Killmen, White Prid ... More >>
8 p.m. Wednesday, March 24. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Yesterday, Tim Harrington of Les Savy Fav was offering up cheap buzz cuts for the hipster heathens at Pitchfork. Today it was massages. A topless Harrington, which, as always, was a sight to behold, set up a table in the shade just a few hundred feet from the main stage. He then climbed on top of ... More >>
Before today I had never seen the New York City art punks Les Savy Fav before. I'd only heard stories, crazy, strange stories of a level of hedonism rivaled only by Roman orgies. They were all true. Rather than attempt to eloquently describe everything that exhibitionist lead singer (and part tim ... More >>
Against Me! Plays anarchist punk rock for the masses.
Dean C. Minderman|Kristyn Pomranz|Andrew Miller|Kristie McClanahan|Christian Schaeffer|Andrew Miller|Ben Westhoff|Annie Zaleski|Brooke Foster|Jaime Lees|Roy Kasten
The complete low-down on this year's nominated acts
Friday, February 17, 8 p.m. at the Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center (3301 Lemp Avenue)
Sunday, August 21; the Hi-Pointe (1001 McCausland Avenue)
Monday, Dec. 3; Rocket Bar