8 p.m. Thursday, November 24. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
On Thanksgiving evening, after all of the turkey, pie and Pepto-Bismol, a group of local musicians will gather at Off Broadway to pay tribute to one of the most influential rock bands of the past two decades: Guided by Voices. The show will feature Bunnygrunt, Karate Bikini, Popular Mechanics ... More >>
Guided By VoicesThe weather was perfect and apparently -- horrifically -- it is mom-jean-short-season. It was a day for eccentric acts, the line-up carefully curated to force superfans into buying Friday tickets. The will call line stretched around the block and then some. 4:32 pm:tUnE-yArDs ... More >>
Jon ScorfinaSleepy Kitty, with their record collectionAfter Joe Schwab filled A to Z in on Euclid Records' pop-up store at Wilco's Solid Sound Festival, he chatted about what the store's record label -- uh, Euclid Records -- is up to. First, the next installment in its "Euclid Sessions" seve ... More >>
(New albums are typically released on Tuesdays, i.e., today. What can you spend your hard-earned pennies on this week? Find out below.) Gregg Allman returns with Low Country Blues.*Gregg Allman, Low Country Blues NPR said of Allman's new record, "[It] gets Allman back to the roots he and bro ... More >>
(New albums are typically released on Tuesdays, i.e., today. What can you spend your hard-earned pennies on this week? Find out below.) Big Boi's highly anticipated new album, Sir Lucious Left Foot*Big Boi, Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty Big Boi's debut solo album has been ye ... 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: Euclid Records 1. Bottle Rockets: Lean Forward* 2. Wilco: Wilco The Album* 3. ... More >>
Good morning St. Louis. Here's what went on over the weekend... Robert Pollard at the Bluebird Slide Show On Friday night, Robert Pollard and the Boston Spaceships played a marathon, two-hour set at the Bluebird (41 songs and a thousand beers). Writer Todd McKenzie has a thorough recap of the sho ... More >>
8 p.m. Friday, October 10. The Bluebird, 2706 Olive Street.
The complete low-down on this year's nominated acts
A to Z chats with Miles of Wire, and crams in a bunch of local stuff we couldn't fit anywhere else
A look at local releases of the recent past (and present)
Suitcase 2: American Superdream Wow (Recordhead Records)
Wednesday, November 16; Off Broadway (3509 Lemp Avenue)
It's folking awesome!
Guided by Voices returns to STL
Wednesday, January 21; Mississippi Nights
Here's what's been lurking on Radar Station's desk
For Guided by Voices' bibulous frontman, drunken rock & roll is a form of love
Universal Truths and Cycles (Matador)
A quick surf turns up quite a catch
Thursday, Nov. 4; Mississippi Nights