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Q and Not U

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2013

    Nostalgia Is The Enemy Of Critique

    Art and life co-habitate, informing, imitating, and enriching each other constantly. Each week in Better Living Through Music, RFT Music writer Ryan Wasoba explores this symbiotic relationship. In order to review music, one must judge the song/album/artist subjectively, only associating it wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2012

    Japandroids: How A Just Okay Record Became The Best Album of 2012

    Japandroids' Celebration Rock is my favorite record of 2012 because I'm tired of albums that want to change my life. This is the simplest conclusion I can come to in my search for a deeper reasoning of what Celebration Rock means to me - or, more accurately, what liking Celebration Rock says about m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2012

    DIY to Death: Remembering Dancing Feet March To War

    Art and life co-habitate, informing, imitating, and enriching each other constantly. Each week in Better Living Through Music, RFT Music writer Ryan Wasoba explores this symbiotic relationship. RFT's Daniel Hill wrote an article last week about Stlpunk, a localized proto-social networking site that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2012

    Six Best Bands Named Black _____

    The Black Keys headlined the first day of Coachella. Black Sabbath is about to play Lollapalooza. Local metal phenom Black Fast just wowed a crowd at Euclid Records for Record Store Day. These are all reminders that black is the official color of rock & roll. Here are the six best "Black ______" ban ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2011

    The Six Best Song Count Offs

    ​In popular song, the count off is a tool of function. Somebody counts from one to four (or three, or if people have even once compared the band to Don Cabellero, seven), and the musicians know when to begin playing and how quickly to play. Some have used the countoff as a jumping off point fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    In Medias Res: Lost Tracks of St. Louis

    Tony LeSeure​​St. Louis' musical history features a wealth of local D.I.Y. talent whose cultural significance has further solidified an ever-expanding reputation for true musicianship and solid attitude. Stemming from the underbelly of the river city, bands like Dazzling Killmen, White Prid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2010

    10 Things to Do Under $10 This Weekend in St. Louis, February 19-21, 2010

    Yet another Mardi Gras has passed in St. Louis and now only memories (and compromising photos) remain. If you're not entirely worn-out from last weekend, look forward to this weekend: fire-breathing burlesque, a Jersey Shore cast member, munching on crickets and worms and a goth versi ... More >>

  • Music

    February 17, 2010

    Title Tracks

    9 p.m. Saturday, February 20. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2010

    The News and Reviews You (Might) Have Missed in the Holiday Haze

    If you're like me, and was on vacation since Christmas, today has been something of a readjustment period. Waking up with an alarm? Going into the office? Having to change out of pajamas? Ugh! I'm still trying to ease my way back into blogging -- so read on below for some news stories, reviews and l ... More >>

  • Music

    June 3, 2009
  • Music

    January 21, 2009

    Yukon

    8 p.m. Thursday, January 22. Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center, 3301 Lemp Avenue.

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