Brian McClelland has been a key sideman for such St. Louis heavyweights as Middle Class Fashion and Tight Pants Syndrome, but he's stepping back into the spotlight this Thursday at Venice Café with his Whoa Thunder project.
Which is more newsworthy: severe, dangerous weather nearing St. Louis or the final race in a major American sporting event? KSDK (Channel 5) chose weather Saturday afternoon as storms brought two confirmed tornadoes into the metro area, including one that damaged several businesses in St. Peters a ... More >>
In this weekly column, RFT Music gets to know local creatives, musicians and their missions. Get a slice of the local scene, complete with a snippet of sound and info about upcoming releases and shows. Stick around to see what St. Louis artists have to say whenever they Fill in the Blank. "If you w ... More >>
Euclid Records employee and dude-about-town Rob Wagoner has been quietly at work on a major endeavor -- cataloging and archiving VHS tapes for his STL Music Video Preservation Project. Wagoner gets tapes of old local TV shows (including Critical Mass and Velocity, among others) and translates them i ... More >>
Photo by Ben MuddMiddle Class Fashion plays the sort of unhindered pop music you don't find a ton of in St. Louis. It's so buoyant as to be theatrical at times, but it never sounds frivolous. The band's got plenty of pedigree, with Jenn Malzone on vocals and keys, Brad Vaughn on guitar and B ... More >>
This week, a tribute to the king of twinkling ellipses
Ded Bug Matt Meyer puts down his guitar and picks up a camera to chronicle St. Louis' rock scene
Jeff Kopp shepherds the homegrown punk, surf and garage music he loves onto a new compilation disc