Noon. Saturday, June 23. PrideFest at Tower Grove Park, 4256 Magnolia Avenue.
According to my new calendar, the word of the day is "volant," and it is defined as "moving lightly" or "nimble." I'm not really sure how to incorporate that into a post recommending shows for this week, but I'll do my damnedest. Legendary metal monsters Corrosion of Conformity play the Firebird to ... More >>
Show Me Shows is a video series documenting bands living in and traveling to St. Louis. This Friday, June 8, the Skekses will release its excellent new EP, Curse My Name at a show at the Heavy Anchor with Magic City and Lonesome Cowboy Ryan. Read RFT Senior Music Writer Christian Schaeffer's review ... More >>
Jarred Gastreich is the creator and videographer of Show Me Shows, a St. Louis based one-take video production. Show Me Shows specializes in filming intimate interviews and performances of St. Louis musicians. The idea for a one-take video stemmed from Gastreich initial fascination a silimar product ... More >>
Update, 11/22/11: Like trying to drink out of a glass lying down, honey badgers are tricky little shits. They might eat your pet cobra or take a leak in your grandma's mouth because that's just how they get down. THEY DON'T GIVE A SHIT. Thanks to everyone who voted. Honeybadger #2 fans helped the b ... More >>
The second STL Loud EP gets its release party on Saturday at the Firebird. The series has evolved dramatically since it was first conceived. Ryan Albritton, who started this thing, has big ideas about St. Louis music, how it fits into the larger picture now and how the scene can grow here (th ... More >>
9 p.m. Saturday, June 25. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
STL Loud Volume Two is coming. The brainchild of Ryan Albritton, the series gives bands a chance at some studio time at R&R Music Music Labs in Dogtown, which Albritton co-owns. The resulting tracks are released as a compilation. The first installment, released in January, was heavy on folk/s ... More >>
[Update #1, Tuesday 10:30 a.m.: The first group of bands recording was announced yesterday See below. ][Update #2, Wednesday, 3:45 p.m.: The second group of bands recording was announced today. See below!] Last week, we told you about STL Loud, the local music compilations being compiled by R ... More >>
STL LOUD has a simple aim: to celebrate and champion the city's best bands. The blog aims to achieve this by giving bands the ability to record a song for free -- which will then be distributed (for free!) online and in record stores as part of a compilation EP. Ryan Albritton's the man behind the m ... More >>