While Georgia Hubley sang "Cornelia & Jane," last night at the Pageant I thought about her band's Twitter handle, @therealYLT, and wondered if I expected to see the real Yo La Tengo or my imaginary "best live band ever" version of the group constructed of only the most exciting scraps of its 29-year ... More >>
Zachary Clampitt, 23, has been charged with resisting arrest, second-degree assault of police and first- and second-degree property damage following an almost four-hour standoff with police yesterday at a south St. Louis County Motel 6 (6500 South Lindbergh Boulevard).
Image ViaI have a piece of advice for anyone out there who has an athletic child. If your child has the choice of playing football or baseball, you push him toward baseball. Given the choice between basketball and baseball, choose baseball. Soccer or baseball? Always baseball. Oh, you say he coul ... More >>
Photo from a previous show by Kiernan MaletskyYo La Tengo The Blue Note June 20, 2011 Should the New Jersey Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ever become a brick-and-mortar reality, Yo La Tengo had better have a wing to rival Springsteen's. For more than a quarter of a century now (and close to 20 y ... More >>
The couple had been staying here for days.St. Louis County police have identified the husband and wife found slain yesterday at a Motel 6 on South Lindbergh Avenue just north of Interstate 55. The couple was Ronald, 47, and Melissa McRoy, 30, of the 6900 block of Field Avenue near Carondelet Park ... More >>
Columbia's Animal Control rescued 28 cats from a single hotel room in a Motel 6 on Tuesday, June 15, after receiving a complaint from another guest. Inside the room, Animal Control staff found overflowing litter boxes and a tarp covered with piss and shit. The cats, mostly oriental shorthairs betwe ... More >>
Annie ZaleskiIra Kaplan of Yo La Tengo at the Pageant, 1/24/10 Yo La Tengo fandom is a labor of love. The adventurous diversity which makes the band's albums so captivating also wreaks havoc on its consistency. Never is this more apparent than in the live setting, where the group lives and d ... More >>
The Blind Eyes are Seth Porter, Kevin Schneider and Matt Picker. They are playing on October 17 at Off Broadway with the Safes, Gentleman Auction House, and Beth Bombara. But last weekend, they trekked to the upper Midwest for a few shows. Porter was kind enough to share what happened. Read below! ... More >>
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