There are only a few albums in the world that transcend any scene or genre, and build a following in their own, distinct shadows. It's powerful, and it's mostly good, but sometimes the greatest albums of all time can turn good, solid people into an absolutely insufferable demographic. You know what ... More >>
If you think summer festivals are mainly about the music, you're naive; they've become one of the year's most highly-anticipated fashion shows. Say what you want about the styles -- the floppy hats and the garlands and those gosh darn spirit hoodies -- but music festivals most certainly have a "l ... More >>
Ah, spring. Well...sorta, we can only hope those March snow storms lead to a warmer April -- we're off to a good start so far. There is a wide array of electronic shows coming through St. Louis in April, with something for everyone. Lets dive in and see what's in the mix.
Summerland Tour 2012 Family Arena August 7, 2012 "Everyone here will know at least one song by one band tonight," Art Alexakis, lead singer of Everclear, promised early in the night at last night's Summerland concert at the Family Arena (2002 Arena Parkway, St. Charles; 636-896-4200). Alexakis was ... More >>
Update: The vexing results of this morning's hearing. The St. Louis BarCycle is in a fight for its very existence, and owner Dan Lloyd sounds optimistic but worried. "This is running in at least 25 cities around the United States," he says. "I can't name a single city that's shut it down ... More >>
Have you seen this woman? St. Louisans should keep an eagle eye, our informant says.If we killed our baby and got away with it -- thereby pissing off so many God-fearing, Nancy Grace-watching Americans that people were literally attacking our doppelgängers in convenience stores and terrorizing a ... More >>
It's definitely not fair to say that donations from local unions and their counterparts in Washington, D.C., will even the playing field with Rex Sinquefield. The St. Louis zillionaire has already donated an astonishing $10.8 million toward his campaign to force a vote on earnings taxes in St. Louis ... More >>
courtesy of TrifecktaA regional bracket of the Red Bull Big Tune "Head to Head Producer Battle" takes place tonight at Pop's. The event is "inspired by the spirit of the Jamaican reggae/dancehall culture," specifically the soundclashes which pitted talented DJs against each other. In Red Bull ... More >>
One for Each of Us
Big Star's shadow is looming large at this year's SXSW.The text that Alex Chilton had died came through just before midnight on the first full day of South By Southwest 2010 in Austin. I was on my way to the sleeze-and-cheese-and-bathroom-cologne club Prague to see the anti-Alex, Billy Bragg, ... More >>
Annie ZaleskiBent at Record Store Day at Euclid Records, April 2009On Saturday, November 28, '90s rockers Bent will be playing their first club show in a decade as part of the "Cicero's Back to the Basement" show at (where else?) Cicero's. Also on the bill is the Adoring Heirs (which includes ... More >>
8 p.m. Thursday, January 22, through Saturday, January 24. Argosy Casino, #1 Piasa Street, Alton, Illinois.
For alumni of America's most prestigious film festival, winning is less than half the battle.
Week of September 15, 2004
Riding Giants gushes over the legends of "big wave" surfing
DMX and Jet Li get down 2 Grave business
In the 1970s, the Z-Boys were hell on wheels. Today, they're shredding the big screen.
The voice of Flanders is the voice of reason, absatively posilutely
Week of January 17, 2001
Dedicated artists shake their cans at Paint Louis
Published the Week of March 22
How a respected economist became St. Louis' No. 1 advocate for legalizing pot
Revealing the people behind the scene