Well, I can cross "get personally serenaded in a room full of people by an expertly expletive-spitting, sparkly cape wearing Blowfly" off of my bucket list now (the "girlfriend" mentioned in the appropriately titled Blowfly Stole My Girlfriend and Called My Dick Puny show recap is me). He held my ha ... More >>
Babel, the second release by the English folk quartet Mumford and Sons, is in its third week atop the Billboard Album chart. This surely makes their parents and accountants happy, but the fact that such luminaries as Matchbox Twenty, Linkin Park and the Zac Brown Band have recently held this spot de ... More >>
Guardian Alien | Starring | Kisser | Zagk Gibbons
August 16, 2012
The line between improvising and jamming is quite thin. None of the bands at The Firebird last evening were the archetypal Dead-head or Phish-phreak groups. Guardian Alien (subject of this week's RFT Music feature story) ... More >>
Another week of great music in St. Louis: Highlights of this week include a visit from multi-talented songstress Santigold at the Pageant, the eclectic-but-soft-spoken indie rock of Pinback and the hard-drivin' country-rock of Whitey Morgan & the 78's.
In addition to the out-of-towners, plenty of ... More >>
This just in: Vinyl is BACK! Now in its fifth year, Record Store Day has made its international mark, recognized by labels, bands, and collectors worldwide. Celebrating the cultural impact of the independent record store, RSD offers everything from live performances to special discounts to limited e ... More >>
Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded Youtube videos with which you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new ... More >>
This is part two of Katie Moulton's Chef's Choice profile of Nate Hereford of Niche (1831 Sidney Street, 314-773-7755). To read part one, click here. Stay tuned for part three, a recipe from Hereford, which we'll publish tomorrow.
Katie MoultonThis man "loves offal." Thankfully, he opted to make En ... More >>
Every Monday, A to Z publishes the best-selling releases from area independent record stores from the preceding week. An asterisk after an album name indicates that the act is coming to town. And so without further ado:
Vivian Girls: Everything Goes Wrong
Tortoise: Beacons of Ancesto ... More >>
Here are some of the new shows announced this week at venues around St. Louis!
* The AP Tour featuring Family Force 5/The Maine/3OH!3, Wednesday, April 15
* Avenged Sevenfold/Buckcherry/Papa Roach/Saving Abel, Tuesday, February 17
*Billy Joel and Elton John, ... More >>