Sunday thunderstorms kept us from getting into anymore trouble for the remainder of the week, but hey -- it's Monday! It's a new week rife with opportunities to see some shows. See some top-notch working musicians like Roland Johnson and Dave Stone in action, or catch some touring acts like John Ful ... More >>
Editor's Note: The end of 2012 is upon us, so we thought we'd put a cap on things by sharing some of our personal favorite shows, albums, events and general shenanigans. Join us as we indulge in some navel-gazing! Despite what you may presume from the headline, I don't intend for this to be an "Oh ... More >>
We're guessing you don't really need our help figuring out what to do this weekend. But hey: Everyone's going to be showing tonight's game seven (very much including our show at the Firebird) and you've got to watch it somewhere. As for the other holiday going on this weekend: Halloween fest ... More >>
8 p.m. Friday, October 28. The Luminary Center for the Arts, 4900 Reber Place.
If Draco Malfoy actor Tom Felton's promise (which turned out to be a joke/hoax) to become a white rapper was just one more sad reminder of a series you used to love, we don't blame you -- but we would like to discourage you. Harry Potter, as I'm sure you will remember, is after all a little m ... More >>
Lou Barlow has been to St. Louis several times in recent years, both as a solo artist and as part of Dinosaur Jr. Of course, Barlow's biggest claim to fame is the band Sebadoh, which was a pillar of the lo-fi rock underground in the '90s. That band reunited and did shows in 2007, the first ti ... More >>
Bear Ceuse's "Kiss Another" was Spinner's "Free MP3 of the Day" yesterday. He's in good company: Other recent recipients include indie-rock heavyweights Quasi, Fiery Furnaces and the Weakerthans. You can snag Bear Ceuse's entire EP for free as well.
Good morning, St. Louis! Here's a recap of our weekend coverage."The Situation" at Club F15teenPhtoo: Egan O'KeefeSee more photos from Saturday night at F15teen.Despite the jaw-dropping douche-baggery that takes place on MTV's Jersey Shore -- but with ratings like the show's received, more of us ... More >>
Todd McKenzieEleanor Friedberger of the Fiery FurnacesPopular wisdom among Fiery Furnaces fans is that you never know quite what to expect when the band heads out on tour. It constantly overhauls its choice of instrumentation, song catalogue and overall approach to confusing the audience. One ... More >>
Please look here and here for Haiti benefits happening around town this weekend. Friday, January 22 *Corey Smith, The Pageant *Jeff Coffin & the Mu'tet, 2720 Cherokee *Sarah Borges and the Broken Singles, Deluxe (last show at the venue) *Soul Kiss (reunion), Duck Room *Mario Pascal, Lamar Harris a ... More >>
9 p.m. Saturday, January 23. The Old Rock House, 1200 South Seventh Street.
Asobi SeksuOld Rock House *Fiery Furnaces, Saturday, January 23 *Asobi Seksu, Thursday, February 4 *Janiva Magness, Sunday, February 14 *The Radiators, Thursday, February 18 *Todd Snider, Friday, February 26, Saturday, February 27 *Chris Duarte and Bluestone, Friday, March 12 *David Bazan/Headlig ... More >>
The Old Rock House just announced a couple of shows of note going on sale Wednesday at 5 p.m.: The Fiery Furnaces will be performing on Saturday, January 23. Tickets are $15. And David Bazan, with special guest headlights, is will be at the venue on Sunday, March 14. Tickets for that show are $12 i ... More >>
8 p.m. Thursday, December 3. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
Co-leading a band is a tricky proposition: How can there be two lead singers? Who gets to stand center-stage? Who does the band introductions? This problem is increased when one of the leaders is in an immensely popular band and the other is a well-kept secret of indie kids and public radio DJs. Som ... More >>
7 p.m. Friday, December 7. Creepy Crawl, 3524 Washington Boulevard.
9 p.m. Monday, October 29. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, 6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City.
Friday, February 24, at 8 p.m. at Mississippi Nights (914 North First Street.
Rehearsing My Choir (Rough Trade)
The Buggles were so, so wrong
We trace Franz Ferdinand's family tree, talk with Idlewild and dig the truth behind Brian Jonestown Massacre's St. Louis cancellation
What will the beloved bands of '05 look like when the buzz wears off?
We buy cheap tapes, chat with the Fiery Furnaces and drop a fatwa on Big Brother
Blueberry Boat (Rough Trade)
Week of June 16, 2004
A brother and sister discuss a brother and sister, plus we take a look at Twangfest
Radar Station's going to SXSW and you're not