(Welcome to Obscurity Knocks, where every Thursday we'll unearth something good -- but obscure -- we think deserves notice.) MP3: "Susie's Getting Married"Artist: The CucumbersAlbum: The Cucumbers four-song EP Year: 1983Label: Fake Doom RecordsWho were/are they? A band from the New Jersey sub ... More >>
Any knucklehead with DSL and a laptop can now make an electronic track. With a half hour of clicking and fiddling, you can sample enough cheesy beats and mashups to clog arteries from here to Berlin. Simple dropdown mouse maneuvers can transform electro tracks into progressive house tracks (from dr ... More >>
So, I started the long Thanksgiving weekend off with the Smashing Pumpkins show and ended it with a strained neck so bad that all I could do was lay on the couch and watch My So-Called Life on DVD. (A suggestion to imbibe some magnesium, found in black beans, spinach and coffee, three things I happe ... More >>
Why didn't Live at the Levee make a big 'Splash?
You came, you saw, you voted: the winners of the 2005 Riverfront Times Music Awards
We chat with Eddie Money, get all Punjabi on you and fatwa all over Robert Downey Jr.
On Saturday, September 4, we tuned in to local musical frequencies in their vast and varied incarnations. What we heard, all day and all night:
Saturday, July 17; Gateway Arch Stage, St. Louis Riverfront
Week of July 14, 2004
Not filth, nor broken glass, nor flames can slow these Black Lips
For this maestro, the weddings go on forever and the receptions never change
Friday, May 24; Frederick's Music Lounge
Before handing over Radar Station to a new regime, the old boss wants to get a few things straight
Ennio Morricone has written great music for good, bad and ugly films
Kathleen Hanna's new group is the cat's meow
Local rapper Nelly takes his Country Grammar to No. 1