It's fitting that a film about a dystopian free-for-all would include music from the Arcade Fire. This is the group, after all, that composed several songs on Funeral about a world overrun by snow and power outages.
But the song that appears in the movie is not from Funeral. It's an original song ... More >>
Thursday, March 15, 2012
1 p.m. SXSW is time machine, not always dialed towards the future. Though the clubs change names every season, the gimmicks get more and more outrageous -- witness the skyscraper-sized vending machine stocked with minivan-sized bags of chemically-enhanced corn chips whose n ... More >>
LouFest 2012 has a few announcements coming down the pike, and $50 presale passes are already sold out. The festival, entering its third year, will be looking to once again expand slightly, and hopefully the lineup will continue its trend of evolution.
We'll be bringing you our 2012 LouFest lineup ... More >>
LouFest 2012 is officially off the ground: Presale tickets for the two-day festival in Forest Park are now available. It's $50 for a two-day pass or $70 if you wait until the regular sale. Last year's presale sold out in two weeks.
The third LouFest will be on August 25 and 26 on Forest Park's Cen ... More >>
It's no secret we're all aflutter over the return of LouFest, our city's very own large-scale indie music festival. Not only does the to-do feature eighteen bands on two stages over two days, it's set in the green jewel of our city, Forest Park, and attracts national acts in genres from hip h ... More >>
Todd OwyoungMumford and Sons | The Low Anthem | Matthew and the Atlas
June 5, 2011
For all of you who weren't among the lucky clickers who obtained tickets to last night's Mumford and Sons show at the Pageant, this is how it went down: At 4:30 p.m., a line forms. Not anxious adol ... More >>
Apparently there's some big music festival this weekend on Washington Avenue, but we hear the publication responsible for throwing it has already told you approximately one bajillion times. One more can't hurt. Meanwhile, there are many other great things happening in St. Louis music this wee ... More >>
Bonnaroo is next weekend already, and Wakarusa starts tomorrow. Summer Festival season is in full swing, and it's getting hard to keep track of all the offerings. In the next several weeks, we'll bring you guides to some of the best and biggest festivals within a day's drive of St. Louis. We ... More >>
Pains Of Being Pure At HeartBursting pop band Pains of Being Pure At Heart is coming to Off Broadway in August; if you don't have its latest, Belong, be sure to note that can always get it in button form. In somewhat related news, the Black Lips just announced a show at the Firebird, and in c ... More >>
It was only a matter of time that Mumford & Sons ("Grammy-winning Mumford & Sons," as new music editor Kiernan Maletsky points out) made the leap from the cozy confines of Off Broadway to the Pageant. The strummy Brits will make their debut at the venue on Sunday, June 5. The Low Anthem and Matthew ... More >>
Surprise! Happy Tuesday! LouFest just announced the lineup for the 2011 edition of the festival, which takes place in Forest Park on August 27 and 28. Hip-hop hotshots The Roots, indie darlings TV On the Radio, folkie chanteuse Cat Power, neo-shoegazer Deerhunter, bar-band bros the Hold Stead ... More >>
(New albums are typically released on Tuesdays, i.e., today. What
can you spend your hard-earned pennies on this week? Find out below.)
Adele's 21*Adele, 21
NPR reviewed 21: "The songs on 21 don't offer up much specific detail of the heartache Adele says she's suffering, or even outline the ... More >>