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    October 25, 2013

    Brace Yourselves, the Miley Cyrus Halloween Costumes are Coming

    Last night's Coolfire party -- which featured surprise musical guest The Crystal Method -- at Plush nightclub brought on a myriad of Halloween costumes to get the season kicked off in St. Louis. There were classic get-ups, comments on topical sports stories, downright offensive and really kind of ... More >>

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    October 23, 2012

    How to Rave: Booty Halloween in Five Blurry, Jaw-Rattling, Scantily Clad Steps [PHOTOS]

    Make it official: there was a full blown rave at the Scottish Rite this weekend. Booty Halloween 9, presented by 4sho Productions (yes, this is the 9th year... have I been living under a rock?) was three rooms of hard EDM, florescent rainbow light shows, clouds of (ahem) herbal smoke and seas of swe ... More >>

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    October 22, 2012

    The Ladies of Booty Halloween 9

    Halloween means well thought out and designed costumes. But, it also gives women a reason to dress as scantly clad as possible under the guise that nurses definitely wear lingerie in the operating room. And while lace and skin-exposure might not in fact be appropriate hospital attire, it was practic ... More >>

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    October 22, 2012

    The 10 Best Costumes of Booty Halloween 9

    Most people weren't focused on costume excellence at Booty Halloween 9 this weekend at the Scottish Rite Cathedral. How could they be while preoccupied with the prospect of Crystal Method blowing their minds? Still: 'Tis the season, and those who decided to go a bit beyond the tutu and fur boots des ... More >>

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    October 19, 2012

    The Ten Best Shows In St. Louis This Weekend: October 19 to 21

    This weekend has some pretty huge shows: Saturday especially is packed. There's a crazy ass rave thing (it's a rave, right? Cause that's what I'm calling it) happening at Scottish Rite (that bigass empty building on Lindell) that is headlined by none other than the Crystal Method. I think it would b ... More >>

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    March 18, 2012

    The Best of SXSW Music: Saturday 3/17/2012

    So, we come to it: the end of all things. Four days of madness, Doritos, Skrillex and finally, St. Patrick's Day. Before we bid SXSW 2012 farewell, allow us to share our favorite moments from SXSW day four. Later, we'll let you know which shows weren't so hot. Find our favorites below, and if there ... More >>

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    June 3, 2011

    RFT Showcase Preview: Listen Before You Go

    ​The 2011 RFT Music Showcase is practically here: This Saturday from 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Washington Avenue. In our continued attempt to prepare you for the madness of 78 music acts in one day, we will be compiling preview tracks from artists playing the showcase; you can listen below. This wil ... More >>

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    January 3, 2011

    Photos: New Year's Eve 2010 in St. Louis

    As it's now January 3, hopefully your New Year's Day hangover has subsided. Unfortunately, the photographic evidence from your night out lives on forever -- at least if you attended the following three events, where RFT photographers were documenting the debauchery. Check it out. Funk 'N Horny NYE ... More >>

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    December 30, 2010
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    December 30, 2010
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    December 29, 2010

    Interview Outtakes: Crystal Method's Scott Kirkland

    In this week's paper, Diana Benanti spoke to Crystal Method's Scott Kirkland. He and collaborator Ken Jordan will be in town on New Year's Eve, spinning at Europe Nightclub. Below, read on to find out about DJ sets vs. regular music performances, potentially new music and what St. Louis can expect. ... More >>

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    December 27, 2010

    Top Ten St. Louis Music News Stories of 2010

    Wikimedia Commons​As 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 >>

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    December 23, 2010
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    December 13, 2010

    Ten Best Things to do on New Year's Eve in St. Louis

    "Everybody's having fun out here. They drinking, they fighting, they pissing on the streets. It's New Year's Eve. They loving the ladies."​If you're still wondering where 2010 went, you're not alone. But it's basically over -- so get over it. Here are our top picks for the last day of the Greg ... More >>

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    December 8, 2010

    Show Announcements: Week of December 9

    It's too pristine to be glitch hop, it's too pretty to be dub, but the production duo Lazer Sword are hyphy as hell and have taken hip hop sample snobbery to new heights. The San Francisco via LA and Berlin team will undoubtedly bring their sickest to 2720 Cherokee on Thursday--it is 18andCounting' ... More >>

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    August 22, 2010

    HOME Nightclub Closed

    Deadmau5 at Home Nightclub, September 2008. Photo by Vikram Singh.​As of today, HOME Nightclub is closed, according to a statement released this morning. The reason given was the club's inability "to sustain profitability." (Full release after the jump.) Since opening in December 2007, the ven ... More >>

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    June 18, 2010

    Listen and Go See: Live Electronic Act Buz at the Firebird, Saturday, June 19

    ​Hat tip to a random reader for pointing me toward Buz, a local live-electronic duo worth checking out. The band's been around for awhile -- it released an album called Shapeshifter back in 2006 -- but keyboardist Jake Elking tells me Buz hopes to have a new record out by the end of the year. ... More >>

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    June 11, 2010

    St. Louis Weekend Concert Calendar: Friday, June 11 to Sunday, June 13

    blogs.dallasobserver.comThe Brian Jonestown Massacre will be at Off Broadway Friday, June 11 at 8 p.m.​Friday, June 11 *Harry Connick Jr, The Fox Theatre *Maze featuring Frankie Beverly/Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds, Chaifetz Arena *Break These Walls/Make Me Break Me/Between The Rivers/Granite Clou ... More >>

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    May 18, 2010

    Show Announcements: Week of May 20

    Don't fret if you've never heard of jailbait-ish poptarts the Wonder Girls (we hadn't), but Korea's answer to Girls Aloud and the Pussycat Dolls are coming to the Pageant on July 8​2720 Cherokee *New Riders of the Purple Sage, June 11 and 12 *Telepath, May 20 The Ambassador *Summer Soul Groov ... More >>

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    June 9, 2009

    Tonight! Viva Voce, Dillinger Four, Crystal Method, Bob Schneider

    Thanks to this weekend's Bonnaroo fest, St. Louis out-of-town shows this week are plantains. Here's what's on tap tonight:*Viva Voce, Cut Off Your Hands, Stella Mora and Erica Fitzgerald & The Mulanix Street Orchestra, Firebird*Dillinger Four, Japanther, Humanoids, Off Broadway*Crystal Method, L ... More >>

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    March 31, 2009

    St. Louis Concert Announcements: Week of April 2

    Blueberry Hill *Carbon Leaf, Saturday, June 6 Pageant *The Crystal Method, Tuesday, June 9 *Tech N9ne, Thursday, June 11 *Robin Trower, Friday, June 12*Santigold, Saturday, June 13 *Jenny Lewis/Deer Tick, Sunday, June 14 Broadway Oyster Bar *Fred Wesley and the New JB's Firebird *The Marquette Weeke ... More >>

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    March 23, 2009

    SXSW Review Setlist: PJ Harvey and John Parish at Stubb's BBQ, Saturday, March 21

    Anyone with doubts about the '90s resurgence had them laid to rest at SXSW this year, where a long list of the decade's biggest acts tried out new material or trotted out old hits for kicks. The list of these performers makes me nostalgic for the simpler days of 120 Minutes and Doc Martens with dres ... More >>

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    November 21, 2008

    St. Louis Weekend Concert Calendar: November 21 to 23

    Friday, November 21 *Cameron Matthews (CD release)/Via Dove, Cicero’s *Dar Williams, Duck Room *Reverend Horton Heat/Nashville Pussy, Pop’s *Asylum Street Spankers, Off Broadway *Marnie Stern/Thor Axe, Billiken Club *Bunnygrunt/Blind Eyes/Kyle Sowashes, Lemmons *Tok (CD release)/Ottomen/Chico Ma ... More >>

  • Music

    November 19, 2008

    Crystal Method

    9 p.m. Saturday, November 22. Dante's, 3221 Olive Street.

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    December 26, 2007

    The Spirit of St. Louis

    Two of the Lou's famous rockers fill us in on their favorites of 2007 — and what the next year holds.

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    April 21, 2004

    Sounds Around Town

    Week of April 21, 2004

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    April 21, 2004

    Monk Business

    Creating beauty, raising consciousness

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    June 18, 2003

    2003 Music Awards

    The readers spoke, and the RFT music staff listened. Find out who's large and in charge on the St. Louis music scene.

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    August 29, 2001

    One Size Fits All

    Roni Size is dedicated to moving forward, boundaries be damned

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    August 22, 2001

    Beat Farmers

    St. Louis Style 2 and Displaced cultivate a new crop of techno events