In this week's print feature, Widowspeak lead singer/songwriter Molly Hamilton spoke both about Almanac, her band's excellent new album, and the band's Pacific Northwest roots. Hamilton is from Tacoma, as is current bassist Dylan Treleven. Original Widowspeak drummer Michael Stasiak grew up in Lakew ... More >>
Eleven Magazine has just announced its new editorial leader: Evan Sult, who is most well known in St. Louis as one half of the print and music-making duo Sleepy Kitty.
"I've been watching Eleven since its inception, thinking about what it means to cover music and think about music as a culture in ... More >>
courtesy of Mike AppelsteinA single released on the Texas label Kittyboo Records, circa 1997No one's really sure anymore when the word "twee" entered the musical vernacular, although it was probably right around the time that NME's fabled C86 compilation came out in the UK. What's certain, ho ... More >>
If you're in the mood to catch a great show this weekend, head to Floating Laboratories (4528 S. Ohio) on Saturday night and check out Olympia, Washington's LazerZeppelin with local emcee "Loose Leaf the Wise Guy."
Local musician Michael Coleman is currently touring with LazerZeppelin, and playing ... More >>
Almost forgot about this one: Olympia, Washington's Gun Outfit -- whose influences include Sonic Youth, Dinosaur Jr and SST bands -- will be playing at new venue Antarctica (5226 Gravois) on Sunday night. Cardiac Arrest and Worm Hands are also on the bill. Show at 9 p.m., admission $6.MP3: Gun ... More >>
"I want to make sure your voices echo across the Mississippi and into downtown!" And so went the "Heys!" -- the fist-pumping of a couple thousand Rise Against fans, shouting for social change during the Chicago punk band's set Saturday night. And if fans needed any reminder of their setting, the neo ... More >>
In the second installment of my look at Cardinal fans from around the globe, I spoke to Mike Wilkinson. Mike is an old friend of the family, originally from St. Louis, who lives out west now. He was nice enough to speak with me on the phone this past week from his home. The good stuff, thank him. A ... More >>