One of the ironies with power pop is that while it's the quintessential teenage soundtrack -- a mix of hormones, harmonies and bright-eyed optimism -- the best practitioners of the form are usually on the wrong side of eighteen. Tim McAvin is no teenager -- he has been playing in bands around St. Lo ... More >>
Ed. In this week's print edition, we talk a bit about seven bands we're think will be worth watching in 2012. They're listed here -- please let us know what you're excited about in the comments below.
Though Karate Bikini has been in existence in some fashion for a few years, it has ... More >>
Pretty Little Empire. Photo by Steve Truesdell.Ed: The RFT Music Showcase was Saturday. It was hot, it was crowded and you would have needed to be in ten places as once to see all the good stuff. Among those who tried was Diana Benanti -- she brings you part two of her highlights below. Read ... More >>
This week's RFT feature story profiles a young mixed martial arts fighter named Justin Lawrence. A phenom from Pacific, Missouri, many local experts predict that Lawrence will become a UFC championWe're counting down the greatest hits in his brief amateur cage fighting career on Daily RFT and pairi ... More >>
This week's RFT feature story profiles a young mixed martial arts fighter named Justin Lawrence. A phenom from Pacific, Missouri, many local experts expect Lawrence will become a UFC champion. On Daily RFT, we'll countdown his greatest hits and pair them with excerpts from the story to provide a gli ... More >>
One kid not afraid of Halloween.Received a list of Halloween safety tips today from Midwest Martial Art's Academy and its instructor, eighth-degree black belt Charlie Foxman. The advice includes warning children to trick-or-treat only at "friendly houses" that leave their lights on and taping ref ... More >>