2013 saw a number of significant passings: political figures both respected and reviled (Nelson Mandela, Margaret Thatcher, Hugo Chavez, Ed Koch), sports heroes (Stan Musial), television and film personalities (James Gandolfini, Annette Funicello, Peter O'Toole) and wordsmiths (Roger Ebert, Elmore L ... More >>
It's Thanksgiving on Thursday, so plan accordingly! Née and Middle Class Fashion host a post-holiday spectacular to make the most of the weekend. Throughout the week, plenty of fun awaits including the next Tower Groove Records split 7" release, a CD release party for Noisy Boyz and a the Lion's Da ... More >>
For Humdrum's latest EP, the band booked time with Steve Albini in his Chicago-based Electrical Audio studio. This fact alone could overwhelm the conversation about the record, but Albini is a famously egalitarian and workmanlike producer. If you book time with him and get on the studio calendar, he ... More >>
This year's Under Cover Weekend ended with a strong turnout at the Firebird last night. The crowd awaiting the opening super-group featuring Theodore and The Rats and People Motion Picture Orchestra already surpassed the somewhat-skimpy attendance for last Saturday's event. It's a good thing so ma ... More >>
A new documentary about the Doors -- titled: When You're Strange: A Film About the Doors -- is out now in select theaters. Narrated by Johnny Depp, the film doesn't yet have a St. Louis opening date. However, original members Robby Krieger and Ray Manzarek -- seriously, that's how they're billed -- ... More >>
B-Sides peeks in on a rehearsal for Riders on the Storm and finds out that the (English) Beat goes on for vocalist Dave Wakeling.
Bingenheimer and Hickenlooper discuss their rockin' doc, Mayor of the Sunset Strip