Ed. Teresajenee's new project, Electric Yellow, had its official release last week. She will play next Wednesday, July 18, as part of the Missouri Botanical Garden's Whitaker Music Festival. Admission to the gardens is free after 5 p.m. and the concert will start at 7:30. Near the end of "Hi Amer ... More >>
Editor: Tef Poe is an artist from St. Louis City. Through powerful imagery and complicated honesty, he has earned a reputation as one of the best rappers telling the story of St. Louis, which is about much more than one place. Poe has been featured in music publications such as XXL and Urb Magazine. ... More >>
If there was ever an example a good musical soldier, it would be Nigel Godrich. The British producer has been an essential behind-the-scenes figure with Radiohead for years and years and years, so much so that he's colliquolly referred to as a sixth member of the band. Radiohead's titanic sound sh ... More >>
Image viaIn this YouTube clip, titled, "Prince Ea Says He Has The BEST Video of 2011!!!!!!," you can find the innovative local rapper talking about his new music video, an admittedly and admirably innovative video that finds him taking a gimmick, making it work and simultaneously making a sta ... More >>
The soon to be collaborating Voices. Courtesy of NBCOh great. The judges/coaches from NBC's hit karaoke tournament vocal competition "The Voice" are going to collaborate. Specifically, Maroon 5, led by slightly soulful popster Adam Levine will be joined by Christina Aguilera to perform their ... More >>
Todd OwyoungGregg Gillis of Girl TalkAlternate title: "What do you get when you put a couple thousand white people in a venue and play every pop song ever all at once?" When Gregg Gillis (a.k.a. Girl Talk) made his 2009 stop in St. Louis, I went with a few of my closest friends, drank my wei ... More >>
(New albums are typically released on Tuesdays, i.e., today. What can you spend your hard-earned pennies on this week? Find out below.) Avant's The Letter*Avant, The Letter The Urban Music Scene review says of Avant's latest album, "The Letter is a solid effort. There may not be anything tha ... More >>
(New albums are typically released on Tuesdays, i.e., today. What can you spend your hard-earned pennies on this week? Find out below.) Eric Benet's Lost in Time*Eric Benet, Lost In Time Soultracks.com reviewed Lost in Time, saying "Now, over a decade into his solo career and nearly a decade ... More >>
The Singers: Along with the Stylistics, the Spinners and Harold Melvin & the Bluenotes, the Delfonics were one of the premier Philly soul acts of the '60s and '70s. Hit-making producer Thom Bell helped the group hone its sound with hits like "Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time)" and "La-La (Mean ... More >>
Just Like You
Week of December 28, 2006
10 p.m. Friday, June 2. Upstairs Lounge (3131 South Grand Boulevard)
They might be moguls: Meet Mike Landau and Brad Goldenberg, the minds behind Phat Buddha Productions
Ten albums that make it easy to avoid fretting about your old-fashioned, Rockist ways
The Naked Truth (Atlantic)
A Son Unique (Def Jam)
The Cookbook (Goldmind/Atlantic)
Especially when it casts Fred Friction as Susan B. Anthony
In a scandal-ridden election year, the years top ten music stories were all about winning the popular vote.
Sassy Brits, hoochie mamas and a dude named Beans attempted to invigorate a stagnant year for hip-hop.
Sham Daugherty and Alonzo Lee Jr., the Trak Starz, aim to make St. Louis the center of the hip-hop universe
Mandy Moore's likable enough; wish we could say the same about her movie
This Is Not a Test (Elektra)
What a bad feeling -- and taste -- Honey leaves behind
Meet Ahdedott, who just might be St. Louis' next hip-hop superstar
The readers spoke, and the RFT music staff listened. Find out who's large and in charge on the St. Louis music scene.
Before he writes, novelist George Pelecanos does his homework
Coldplay reinvigorates the power ballad for the MTV2 generation
Could '02' mean "Oh, too many records?"
RFT music geeks pick the best recordings of 2001
Timbaland and Organized Noize are making the music go bang, and rap radio's never sounded so good
The Blueprint (Roc-A-Fella/Island Def Jam)
St. Louis rapper Nelly sets out on the road to fame and fortune