MGMT (Band)

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    November 13, 2013

    Photos: MGMT at the Peabody Opera House 11/12/2013

    Connecticut's MGMT returned to St. Louis last night for a well-received show at the Peabody Opera House. RFT Music photographer Steve Truesdell was in the house with camera in hand to catch the highlights.

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    October 2, 2013

    Raekwon, Screaming Females, Talib Kweli, MGMT and More in This Week's Show Announcements

    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 >>

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    September 3, 2013

    Last Shot: My Bloody Valentine Helps Me Forget the Pain of Cancer

    [Editor's Note: Long-time concert photographer Andrew Youssef found out two years ago that he had stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events, on top of other freelance work and working a day job at a hospital, of all places. As he continues to fight for his l ... More >>

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    July 8, 2013

    Summer Obsessions: Foxygen's Latest Might Be the Best Album So Far This Year

    I have an unusual music source. His name is Baron and he came to the United States in his late teens as a foreign exchange student from Germany. Although his homeland's biggest contribution to American music is probably when Nena floated to number two on the Billboard chart in 1983 with "99 Luftball ... More >>

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    May 30, 2013
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    May 29, 2013

    Indie Rock: Meet the 2013 RFT Music Award Nominees

    The 2013 Riverfront Times Music Showcase is this weekend! Think of it as St. Louis music's own official holiday and consider this the season. Throughout May we at RFT Music have been working hard to make our cases for all 130 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year in 26 categor ... More >>

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    March 25, 2013

    A-Z Highlights of Wizard World St. Louis

    Sometimes it takes an event like Wizard World Comic Con to prove that "nerd" doesn't necessarily mean "dork" nowadays. Tens of thousands of people swarmed the America's Center this weekend for St. Louis' first-ever Comic Con, a three-day event celebrating pop culture and science fiction. The event ... More >>

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    October 11, 2012


    10 p.m. Thursday, October 11. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.

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    October 8, 2012

    Out Every Night: The Best Shows From October 8 to 14

    Before we get into it: I am sure you are all already aware that White Rabbits is playing in town this week. And I am sure you've all seen this ubiquitous press photo, wherein all the members of the band are sprawled lazily on the floor, haphazardly surrounded by their hopelessly-tangled instrument c ... More >>

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    June 1, 2012

    Chiddy Bang is Coming to Plush

    Party starter and most-important-meal espouser Chiddy Bang will be returning to St. Louis -- Plush (3224 Locust Street, 314-535-2686), specifically -- on August 9. Tickets go on sale today at noon. Chiddy Bang is having a big year. The Philadelphia duo released its debut full-length, Breakfast, e ... More >>

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    April 2, 2012

    Diplo, Chiddy Bang, and Lunice at the Firebird, 3/30/12: Review and Photos

    Diplo | Chiddy Bang | Lunice The Firebird March 30, 2012 In this day and age of corporate sponsorships often intertwining and ultimately propelling events by selling artists' "cool" - some kind of interesting (and confusing) standard is being set by the Axe: One Night Only tour featuring Lunice, Ch ... More >>

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    July 5, 2011

    Of Montreal at the Luminary Center for the Arts, 7/4/11: Review, Photos, Setlist

    Lee Harris​Of Montreal | Yip Deciever Luminary Center for the Arts July 4th, 2011 It seems as though Athens, Georgia's Of Montreal and Independence Day (the holiday, not the movie) shouldn't jive. July 4th is brimming with conservative values, and the band's transgender obsessed schizo-disco ... More >>

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    May 19, 2011

    Cold Cave

    8 p.m. Thursday, May 19. The Luminary Center for the Arts, 4900 Reber Place.

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    December 16, 2010
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    November 24, 2010

    Black Friday Record Store Sales Hit Vintage Vinyl, Euclid Records and Apop Records​April's annual Record Store Day has been such a rousing success, a semi-sequel is happening on Black Friday. Indie record stores all around the country will have exclusives, special releases, deluxe editions and other rare, limited-run goodies for sale. Vintage Vinyl and Euc ... More >>

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    August 16, 2010

    Weezer's Six Greatest Shark-Jumps

    Oh, Weezer. Why would you name your upcoming album Hurley, and feature the namesake Lost character on the cover? Have you run out of colors? Or is this just the next in your trend piggy-backing, like last year's "I Can Haz Cheezburger"-inspired cover for Raditude? There was a time when your music ... More >>

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    August 11, 2010

    Chiddy Bang

    8 p.m. Thursday, August 12. Old Rock House, 1200 South Seventh Street.

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    June 2, 2010

    Top Sellers at Area Record Stores: Week of May 24- May 30, 2010

    * = coming to town, = local ​Euclid Records 1. Black Keys - Brothers* 2. Band Of Horses - Infinite Arms 3. Rolling Stones - Exile On Main Street 4. LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening 5. Dead Weather - Sea Of Cowards 6. White Stripes - Under Great White Norther ... More >>

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    May 17, 2010

    Top Sellers at Area Record Stores: Week of May 10

    ​* = a band coming to town, = signifies a local act Vintage Vinyl 1. NATIONAL---High Violet 2. DEAD WEATHER---Sea Of Cowards 3. NEW PORNOGRAPHERS---Together* 4. OZOMATLI---Fire Away 5. GOGOL BORDELLO---Trans-Continental Hustle* 6. USHER---Raymond V. Raymond 7. CARIBOU---Swim* 8. FLYING LOTU ... More >>

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    May 4, 2010

    Top Sellers at Area Record Stores: Week of April 26

    * means coming to town, means a local release ​Euclid Records 1. Roky Erickson/Okkervil River - True Love Cast Out All Evil 2. MGMT - Congratulations 3. Jeff Beck - Emotion Commotion 4. Shelby Lynne - Tears, Lies, & Alibis 5. Jesse Malin & The St. Marks Social ... More >>

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    April 26, 2010

    Top Sellers at Area Record Stores: Week of April 19-April 25

    As always: The denotes a local release, * means the band is coming to town. ​Euclid Records 1. Caribou, Swim* 2. MGMT, Congratulations 3. Roky Erickson and Okkervil River, True Love Cast Out All Evil 4. Rufus Wainwright, All Days Are Nights: Songs For Lulu 5. Jonsi, Go 6. Jeff Beck, Emotions ... More >>

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    April 21, 2010

    Yeasayer/Sleigh Bells

    8 p.m. Monday, April 26. The Gargoyle, 6465 Forsyth Boulevard, in the Mallinckrodt Center on the campus of Washington University.

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    April 20, 2010

    Top Sellers at Area Record Stores: Week of August 17-23

    A special Record Store Day edition of top sellers! equates local, * is a band coming to town. Euclid separated its RSD exclusives for its top ten; Vintage did not. ​Vintage Vinyl 1. VARIOUS ARTISTS---Don't Quit Your Day Job 2. FLAMING LIPS, STAR DEATH & WHITE DWARF WITH HENRY ROLLINS & PEA ... More >>

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    April 15, 2010

    Interview: OK Go Vocalist Damian Kulash On The Band's New Label, New Direction and Yes, Its Videos

    Picture GroupOK Go is at the Old Rock House on Sunday​It's not even half-over yet, but 2010 has already been a monumental year for OK Go. In January, the quartet released Of The Blue Colour Of The Sky, its first album of original material since 2005's Oh No. A marked departure from their earli ... More >>

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    April 6, 2010

    Lollapalooza Announces Its 2010 Lineup. What Does It Mean for St. Louis? Besides a Phoenix Show...

    A reunited Soundgarden headlines Lollapalooza​ Lollapalooza announced its 2010 lineup this morning, after building suspense with a Wheel of Fortune-style puzzle game revealing clues about the performers. As expected, the headliners are a reunited Soundgarden, Lady Gaga, Green Day, the Strokes, ... More >>

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    February 19, 2010

    Caption This: MGMT, Congratulations

    Electro-indie-funk-hippie-whatever act MGMT is releasing its anticipated second album on April 13, titled Congratulations. The cover for this album was revealed earlier this week, and it's a creation from Anthony Ausgang, who's known for his cartoonish art in the genre known as "Lowbrow." Elsewhere ... More >>

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    January 19, 2010

    Yo Gabba Gabba!'s Having a Party in St. Louis​A little-known fact about DJ Lance Rock of the Technicolor kids show Yo Gabba Gabba!: He's originally from St. Louis. He'll be coming home in quite a triumphant manner on Sunday, March, 21, when YO GABBA GABBA! LIVE!: THERE'S A PARTY IN MY CITY! comes to the Fox Theatre for tw ... More >>

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    January 19, 2010

    Coachella's 2010 Lineup Announced, Makes Heads Explode

    Coachella announced its 2010 lineup this morning -- and heads all over the country exploded because of the lineup. The list of bands/performers includes (but isn't limited to) Thom Yorke, Jay-Z, Pavement, Faith No More, Public Image Limited, Echo & the Bunnymen, Them Crooked Vultures, the Specials, ... More >>

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    January 15, 2010

    Top Sellers At Area Record Stores for 2009

    Who says the record store is dead? Not us here in St. Louis, where both Vintage Vinyl and Euclid Records sold a lot of tunes. Below, please find the top selling albums from both stores, including a separate top vinyl list from VV. Enjoy! Vintage Vinyl: Top CDs ​1. Murphy Lee - You See Me 2. ... More >>

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    December 22, 2009

    The Top Ten St. Louis Concerts of 2009

    We reviewed a lot of shows this year -- nearly 100, judging by the number of posts in the "Show Reviews" archive. Deciding which 2009 concerts comprised the creme de la creme wasn't easy, to say the least. However, the following stood out from the pack. What did we miss? What were your favorites thi ... More >>

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    December 16, 2009
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    December 1, 2009

    Top Sellers at Area Record Stores: Week of November 23 - November 29

    Euclid Records 1. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Live Anthology 2. Them Crooked Vultures - Them Crooked Vultures 3. Bob Dylan - Christmas In The Heart 4. Tom Waits - Glitter And Doom Live 5. Bottle Rockets - Lean Forward 6. Swell Season - Strict J ... More >>

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    November 1, 2009

    Show Review Photos Setlist: Our Lady Peace and Company of Thieves at the Pageant, Friday, October 30

    Shae Moseley​ A truly charismatic, energetic opening act that commands the audience's attention is a rare find at most bigger rock shows. But at Friday's Our Lady Peace show at the Pageant, Chicago's Company of Thieves set the bar high, thanks to an irresistible blend of dance-party funk and s ... More >>

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    August 20, 2009

    Show Review Photos: Fall Out Boy, Chester French and Brendon Urie at the Pageant, Wednesday, August 19

    Photo: Nick SchnelleView more photos from the show last night.​ REVIEW BY MATTHEW JACKSON (View photos from the show last night.) Fall Out Boy's concert Wednesday night at the Pageant afforded many opportunities, but primary among them was the chance to answer, in one continuous sitting, that ... More >>

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    March 11, 2009


    8 p.m. Monday, March 16. The Gargoyle, on the campus of Washington University at Forsyth and Skinker boulevards.

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    December 17, 2008
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    November 5, 2008

    Portugal. The Man/Wintersleep/Earl Greyhound

    9 p.m. Wednesday, November 12. FUBAR.