Phantom LimbPhantom Limb's self-titled debut record, written by Justin Kinkel-Schuster, is excellent. But don't take my word for it. Take Kinkel-Schuster's track record as the front man of Theodore instead. And, as anyone who saw the band play at the Crack Fox last night can attest, it is fo ... More >>
We should all probably be napping right now because there isn't a moment to lose this weekend: The Occupy St. Louis movement gets a six-band bill at Kiener Plaza, and after that show stops Hawthorne Headhunters starts up at Lola. Caleb Travers is releasing his EP at Off Broadway this evening ... More >>
For the second year in a row, Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three will be playing the prestigious Newport Folk Festival in Rhode Island. Pokey and co. will be performing on Saturday, July 30, the same day that the Decemberists headline. (Other acts performing that day include Gillian Welch, Gogol ... 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 >>
Roy KastenThe Felice Brothers are a sound man's worst nightmare, and they don't even perform with banjos. At the Old Rock House on Monday night, the upstate New Yorkers pushed the limits of cacophony through the 50-foot-high ceiling and somehow still made music - raging, touching, bouncing, b ... More >>
Lucy HamblinYou have until September 20 to learn the words to "Frankie's Gun" and up your whiskey tolerance, lest the The Felice Brothers laugh you out of the Old Rock House.
*Caspa, August 5
*Hellfire Machina, August 7
*Soundscape, August 6
The Billiken Club
*Wavves, September ... More >>
September and October are shaping up to be busy months for concerts in St. Louis. In fact, the Old Rock House just announced that the Felice Brothers will be playing at the venue on Monday, September 20. Tickets are $12 and are on sale tomorrow at 5 p.m.
From television to the radio to the internet, indie-folk newcomer A.A. Bondy has been popping up everywhere lately. In addition to touring with Bon Iver, the Felice Brothers and Conor Oberst, he's appeared at Bonnaroo, recorded a session for Daytrotter.com and performed for Conan O'Brien (to name ... More >>