Sub Pop Ltd.

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2013

    Is It OK to Buy Records at Urban Outfitters?

    By Chris Chafin The other day, I found myself flipping through records in massive clothing chain Urban Outfitters. I know. I had certain expectations about what I'd find: Bob Marley, Dr. Dre, maybe some new dance records like Niki & The Dove, and not much else. Basically, the vinyl equivalent of a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2013

    Win Tickets to See Foals Tonight at the Pageant

    [Update: Congrats to Jeremy Lehmann! Pick up your tickets at the box office. Make sure to bring a photo ID; enjoy the show!] Oxford, England's Foals brings its brand of danceable indie rock to the Pageant tonight, and we've got two tickets for you to win!

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2013

    Pazz & Jop Results Are In! See this Year's Winners, Read Advice from St. Louis Artists

    The Village Voice's annual critic's-list-to-end-all-critic's-lists, the venerable Pazz & Jop issue, is now in circulation. Each year the Voice polls hundreds of music critics in an effort to provide the most comprehensive list possible of the former year's most critically-acclaimed music. In additio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2012

    Beach House at the Pageant, 7/11/12: Review, Setlist and Photos

    Beach House July 11, 2012 The Pageant Let's start with some Bonnie Tyler: "Once upon a time there was light in my life; now there's only love in the dark." And like a perfect stranger in the night, through smoke and warm silhouettes, Beach House crept into the hearts of St. Louis concertgoers last ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2012

    [Update with Winner] The Head and the Heart: Win Tickets to Sunday's Show at the Pageant

    Update: We've picked a winner, via Facebook. Jon Gitchoff, selected by blind polling of our tree-expert panel, who offers this fact, "They're just the right height in Michigan." Thanks to everyone who entered. The Head and the Heart will play the Pageant. Tickets are $17.50 in advance or $20 on Sun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2012

    Out Every Night: The Fifteen Best Shows From March 19 to 25

    Last week we alluded to the fact that this March is a great time to be a music fan in St. Louis....this week we're driving the point home and then some. Unless you are capable of bi-location (or in some cases: tri / quadro), you are going to miss some good shows this week. We have Andrew Bird at the ... More >>

  • Music

    February 9, 2012


    8 p.m. Friday, February 10. The Old Rock House, 1200 South Seventh Street.

  • Music

    February 2, 2012


    9 p.m. Tuesday, February 7. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2011

    Pitchfork 2011: Odd Future, HEALTH and Other Highlights from Day Three

    Tyler, the Creator.​Pitchfork: The Final Frontier. The final, sold-out day of Pitchfork had two acts I was dying to see -- unfortunately, both of those were practically at the same time -- Odd Future at 3:20 and Shabazz Palaces at 3:45. I had to see the tall tale that is Odd Future for myself, ... More >>

  • Music

    April 21, 2011


    8:30 p.m. Saturday, April 23. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    Fleet Foxes Coming to the Pageant

    Sean Pecknold​Bearded folkers Fleet Foxes have just been confirmed for a July 19th appearance at the Pageant. This will be the outfit's first headlining show in St. Louis. Last time Robin Pecknold, Skyler Skjelset and friends were in our fair city was in the fall of 2008, when they opened fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2010

    Interview: Male Bonding's Kevin Hendrick

    Steve Gullick​Best Coast and Male Bonding are opening the Gargoyle's semester tonight. The show starts at 9 p.m. We've already interviewed Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino. But Male Bonding deserves some attention as well: The UK trio released its (excellent) Sub Pop debut, Nothing Hurts, earlie ... More >>

  • Music

    July 28, 2010

    Happy Birthday

    8 p.m. Monday, August 2. Off Broadway,

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2010

    Five SXSW Best Bets: Sleigh Bells, Best Coast Three More Acts to Watch

    SXSW is the Kentucky Derby of American music festivals. It's a quick race to the finish for up-and-coming bands to test their might and merit against their fellow musicians and friends -- all while enjoying as much free beer as possible. Here's a look at five of the favorites who have a chance of br ... More >>

  • Music

    December 23, 2009
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    November 18, 2009

    New Beach House MP3: "Norway"

    Beach House made quite the impression earlier this year at its sold-out Billiken Club show. The dreamfuzz act, which signed to Sub Pop earlier this year, will be releasing Teen Dream on January 26, 2010. The new song below has a fantastically creepy wavering keyboard line underneath Victoria Legrand ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2009

    Handsome Furs at Off Broadway, Monday, March 16

    Ah, the pre-SXSW concert funnel comes through again: Handsome Furs, the electronic side project Wolf Parade's Dan Boeckner has with his wife, Alexei Perry, is playing Off Broadway on Monday, March 16. The duo's new album, Face Control, comes out a week before that on Sub Pop (and it's pretty darn go ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2009

    Tok plays MS benefit at Fubar tonight, sends gifts to the RFT

    Philanthropy and rock & roll go hand-in-hand tonight during the "Rock Out for MS" show at Fubar (3108 Locust Street). Local acts Soma, the Sudden Passion, Lydia Loveless and Tok will perform, and the show begins at 7 p.m. We reviewed Tok's latest LP Long Tall Cobra Box a few weeks ago and had th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2008

    Show Review: Vetiver at Off Broadway, Monday, December 15, 2008

    "This is a stark contrast to playing before the Black Crowes," Andy Cabic, principle Vetiver said from the dimly lit Off Broadway stage. "I keep expecting you to throw things." The night was incident free--unless you count one song-wrecking squawk of guitar cord buzz before "Sister," one of a handfu ... More >>

  • Music

    October 8, 2008


    8 p.m. Friday, October 10. Deluxe, 2733 Sutton Boulevard, Maplewood

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2008
  • Music

    June 25, 2008

    Wolf Eyes

    8 p.m. Thursday, June 26. 2 Cents Plain, 1114 Olive Street

  • Music

    April 16, 2008

    Rogue Wave

    8 p.m. Sunday, April 20. The Gargoyle, on the campus of Washington University, 1 Brookings Drive

  • Music

    August 15, 2007

    Under Spells

    B-Sides talks to the Comas about their latest release and downloads Iron & Wine's "The Boy With a Coin"

  • Music

    July 18, 2007

    Alina Simone

    8:30 p.m. Monday, July 23. Lemp Arts Center, 3301 Lemp Avenue.

  • News

    December 27, 2006

    2006: The Year in Music

    Week of December 28, 2006

  • Music

    August 23, 2006

    Shapes and Sizes

    Shapes and Sizes (Asthmatic Kitty)

  • Music

    April 12, 2006

    Band of Horses

    Everything All the Time (Sub Pop)

  • News

    December 21, 2005

    Let There Be Rock

    Ten albums that make it easy to avoid fretting about your old-fashioned, Rockist ways

  • Music

    November 16, 2005

    The Dwarves

    Saturday, November 19; the Creepy Crawl (412 North Tucker Boulevard)

  • Music

    September 21, 2005

    Rogue Wave

    Thursday, September 22; Blueberry Hill's Duck Room (6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City)

  • Calendar

    September 14, 2005

    An Open Letter

    Thanks for everything, Art Chantry -- we can't wait for this week's retrospective show!

  • Music

    April 13, 2005

    Hot Hot Heat

    Elevator (Sire/Reprise)

  • Music

    February 16, 2005


    The Great Destroyer (Sub Pop)

  • Yearend

    December 22, 2004

    Marrying the Mainstream

    White men learned to dance, and the emoting was as thick as the eyeliner on the years best pop-rock records.

  • Music

    November 3, 2004

    Wolf Eyes

    Burned Mind (Sub Pop)

  • Music

    June 30, 2004

    Fevered Pitch

    Pitchfork is taking over music criticism by making people laugh -- or pissing them off

  • Music

    May 19, 2004

    David Cross

    It's Not Funny (Sub Pop)

  • Music

    May 5, 2004

    Reverend Horton Heat

    Saturday, May 8; the Pageant

  • Music

    October 15, 2003
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    December 25, 2002


    Since We've Become Translucent (Sub Pop)

  • Music

    December 26, 2001


    RFT music geeks pick the best recordings of 2001

  • Music

    August 22, 2001

    Shin City

    These Sub Pop recording artists may hail from Albuquerque, but musically they're all over the map

  • Music

    December 27, 2000

    Ode to Joy

    The RFT music staff indulges itself by picking the best work of 2000

  • Music

    March 8, 2000

    Mike Ireland and Holler

    Thursday, March 9; Off Broadway

  • Music

    August 25, 1999

    Supersuckers and the New Bomb Turks

    Thursday, Aug. 26; Hi-Pointe

  • Music

    April 14, 1999
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    March 10, 1999
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    December 30, 1998
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