Michael SchafermeyerMichael Schafermeyer, a prominent DJ on the St. Louis underground rap scene, died early yesterday morning in Baltimore, of an apparent alcohol and drug overdose. He was 31. Schafermeyer grew up in Jefferson City, taking his DJ moniker Helias from his eponymously named hig ... More >>
As always, asterisks indicate bands coming through St. Louis... Vintage Vinyl 1. MURPHY LEE---You See Me 2. BEACH HOUSE---Teen Dream 3. VAMPIRE WEEKEND---Contra 4. CHARLOTTE GAINSBOURG---IRM 5. ANVIL---This Is Thirteen 6. SPOON---Transference 7. MAGNETIC FIELDS---Realism* 8. TEDDY PENDERGRASS---Ess ... More >>
Euclid Records 1. Spoon - Transference 2. Eels - End Times 3. Vampire Weekend - Contra 4. Surfer Blood - Astro Coast 5. Tom Waits - Glitter & Doom Live 6. Josh Ritter - Hello Starling 7. John Mayer - Battle Studies* 8. Nirvana - Live At Reading 9. Ring ... More >>
Friday, November 13 *Brendan Benson/Cory Chisel, Blueberry Hill's Duck Room *Boys Like Girls/Cobra Starship/Versa Emerge, etc., the Pageant -- SOLD OUT *So Many Dynamos/The Lake/Cold Bear Scout, Off Broadway *Person L/John Nolan (Straylight Run)/Brian Bonz, Firebird *Peter Bjorn and John/El Perro d ... More >>
El Perro del Mar Where: The Gargoyle Playing With: Peter Bjorn and John Sounds Like: "The 2009 release Love Is Not Pop furthers Sarah Assbring's deconstruction of pop and indie-folk forms -- the melodies linger, the grooves float, the themes sigh -- but a sonic laboratory of dubby delay and electron ... More >>
We find out what rocked across the country in 2007.
8 p.m., St. Louis University's Billiken Club (Busch Student Center, 20 North Grand Boulevard).
Friday, April 21, at 9 p.m. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room (6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City)
Shovel away all that Usher, Prince and Lil Jon youve been jamming and dig this years buried black-music treasures.
Christian Scientist hip-hop artists Tucker Booth and Jonathan Toth have this underground rap thing down cold
These days anyone can make a mix CD, and everyone does. Two local standouts manage to challenge as well as entertain.
From Filthy Tongue of Gods and Griots (Ipecac)