This week's music feature on So Many Dynamos is the latest piece on the band in the pages of the RFT. In that feature, singer/keyboardist/guitarist Aaron Stovall says the group's latest release (a self-titled EP that comes in the form of a digital download whose only physical presence is a SMD 'frid ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsAs the old saying goes, no news is good news. However, no local news makes for a rather-boring music section - or music blog, as the case may be. If you aren't a regular visitor to this here music blog, definitely become one: We compile breaking news, show reviews and local t ... More >>
Mark your calendars for August 27 and 28, 2011: LouFest will be returning to Forest Park in St. Louis. In a statement released this morning, organizer Brian Cohen says:
"We are excited to have year two now under way. In our first year I think we exceeded expectations. We're hoping to do th ... More >>
Jon GitchoffZooey Deschanel of She & Him. More photos from day two are up.A tip of the hat goes to the LouFest organizers for choosing She & Him to close out the two-day festival. It's almost as if they knew the sun would descend and bring in the perfect summer breeze to compliment M. Ward an ... More >>
LouFest is now mere weeks away. Are you excited? (You should be!) Do you have tickets yet? If not, well, then this blogpost is for you: A to Z has a pair of two-day passes to give away to one lucky person. That's right -- a free pair of passes so you can see Broken Social Scene, She & Him, Lu ... More >>
It's hard to believe that the inaugural LouFest is only a month away. August 28 and 29 in Forest Park you can catch acts such as She & Him, Broken Social Scene, Jeff Tweedy and Alejandro Escovedo. This week, the festival is holding a contest to choose the official LouFest T-shirt. Five designs have ... More >>
Jason StoffPassion Pit at the PageantFor those (myself included) who missed the "paroxysmal delight" that was Passion Pit's sold out show at the Pageant last week, here's some pacification.
Levi's Pioneer Sessions, a project that encourages artists to perform songs by other artists who've in ... More >>
* = coming to town, = local
1. Black Keys - Brothers*
2. Jack Johnson - To The Sea
3. National - High Violet*
4. Jayhawks - Bunkhouse Album
5. Band Of Horses - Infinite Arms
6. Bettye LaVette - Interpretations:British Rock Songbook
7. Roky Erick ... More >>
Lee HarrisBottle Rockets at KDHX's Midwest Mayhem, 5/14/10The Bottle Rockets are now opening LouFest on Saturday, August 28. Local folk act Northwoods, who was previously scheduled, had to drop off due to a scheduling conflict. The BoRox will play at noon, kicking off the two-day festival of ... More >>
A special Record Store Day edition of top sellers! equates local, * is a band coming to town. Euclid separated its RSD exclusives for its top ten; Vintage did not.
1. VARIOUS ARTISTS---Don't Quit Your Day Job
2. FLAMING LIPS, STAR DEATH & WHITE DWARF WITH HENRY ROLLINS & PEA ... More >>
A * means the band is coming to town, a indicates locals.
1. ERYKAH BADU---New Amerykah Part Two: Return Of The Ankh
2. USHER---Raymond V. Raymond
3. DR.DOG---Shame Shame
4. MONICA---Still Standing
5. SHARON JONES & THE DAP KINGS---I Learned The Hard Way
6. SHE & HIM---Volume ... More >>
Taea ThaleShe & Him headline day two of LouFest.Indie-pop duo She & Him, Canadian rock collective Broken Social Scene, Wilco front man Jeff Tweedy, veteran fuzz-rockers Built to Spill, indie upstarts Airborne Toxic Event and grizzled Texas rocker Alejandro Escovedo are topping the LouFest lin ... More >>
* denotes a band coming to town; signifies a local band
1. Broken Bells - Broken Bells
2. Jimi Hendrix - Valleys Of Neptune
3. She & Him - Vol 2.
4. Gorillaz - Plastic Beach
5. Johnny Cash - Ain't No Grave
6. Rogue Wave - Permalight
7. Fright ... More >>
As always, the asterisk (*) after an album indicates that the artist is coming to town. A plus-sign ( ) indicates local.
1. She & Him - Vol 2.
2. Johnny Cash - Ain't No Grave
3. Goldfrapp - Headfirst
4. Jimi Hendrix - Valleys Of Neptune
5. Carolina Chocolate Drops - Genuine ... More >>