Settled in Webster Groves, Webster University is making big noise in the sound recording field. For 24 years, the University's Department of Audio Aesthetics and Technology has been offering professional quality recordings to international and local musicians.
Webster's classes take a hand on app ... More >>
Jon ScorfinaMore so than any other form of black wax, the vinyl 78 has endured, preserving an essential portion of 20th century American music, culture and history. It's ironic, then, that you're more likely to find 78s collecting mold in a landfill than you are to find the hugely over-presse ... More >>
A Loudon Wainwright III gig is a performance but not a show. He stands on the stage alone, with a big Martin D-28 acoustic guitar, a small table with scattered cheat sheets and a bottle of water. He barely even dresses the folksinger part. With rumpled Dockers slacks, a button-down ... More >>
On October 2 in Lawrence, Kansas, the Scion Garage Fest has lured the genre's big names to the Midwest; to name a few, King Khan & the Shrines, Best Coast, the Oblivians, the Raveonettes, the Gories and the Clean. But St. Louis is getting its own garage/soul festival on November 5 and 6 at Of ... More >>
Writer Mike Appelstein headed over to Euclid Records on Sunday afternoon to check out the performance by Peter Holsapple and Chris Stamey. He had some nice things to say:
The original dB's have reformed and played a few gigs here and there. I've yet to see them, but I was certainly ready ... More >>