Hush Hush: Wherein the St. Louis-via-Edwardsville band marries its bluesy barroom blitzes with a cinematic scope. For its third full-length, the quintet remains clouded in cigarette smoke and dark-tinted glasses, but there's a touch of the auteur with how the album is assembled.
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Seven-inch singles are still the best way to get to know a band. If you can't kick out the jams in under four minutes per side, perhaps the rocking life just isn't for you. The end of the summer brought a few new 45s from two venerable local acts, both building off of and refining what came before.
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On Thanksgiving evening, after all of the turkey, pie and Pepto-Bismol, a group of local musicians will gather at Off Broadway to pay tribute to one of the most influential rock bands of the past two decades: Guided by Voices. The show will feature Bunnygrunt, Karate Bikini, Popular Mechanics ... More >>
Nate JonesJenna from the Monads, rendered as a member of Emmet Otter's Jug Band!One of the city's beloved live bands, the Monads, is calling it quits after one last show this weekend at Off Broadway. Why the split? In a statement, the band simply says, "We are just looking to go different dir ... More >>