Nothing raises the hackles of the music-hating snark machines over at Pitchfork like a lil rap album that defies the odds by sticking to formula. Mac Miller's Blue Slide Park was slapped with a 1.0 rating, despite the the fact that it managed to move nearly 200,000 copies it's first week. Miller's a ... More >>
The number of chain record stores nationwide has dwindled. However, St. Louis has become an unlikely safe haven for indie record shops as well as for DJs who prefer to spin the black circle instead of scrolling their iPods. In this weekly column, we'll focus on personal portraits of St. Louis' recor ... More >>
Week of July 21, 2004
Maybe This Christmas Too? (Nettwerk America)
Week of February 5, 2003
Power-pop supergroup Swag makes its pitch
Tuning in to community-radio station KDHX
RFT music critics offer a cut-and-paste compendium of the year in music. Everyone's wrong. Everyone's right.
Christian rock combines the Lord's message with the devil's beat. Sometimes the result is exhilaration. Sometimes it's god-awful confusion.