As I've mentioned before in these articles, I have this rotten brain that memorizes only the most irrelevant crap and discards the most meaningful things. Peoples' names and birthdays escape me, but I can sit and tell you that Richard Belzer from Law & Order: SVU has a comedy record called Another L ... More >>
I remember in the sixth grade when we were all arbitrarily assigned instruments to learn. It was hell for broke parents who were now forced to buy or rent instruments they knew were just going to collect dust in a broom closet. And it was hell for us kids, as when you are a young boy, everything aro ... More >>
It's my byline; we're doing what I want this week. And I want to bring back the word of the day, which just happens to be Bollix. Seriously! That's how you spell "bullshit" in British. So here we here, a Bollix fill-in weekend post from your esteemed music editor. Shouldn't it be "Bollocks"? Ah, who ... More >>
Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new sho ... More >>
Euclid Records will be kicking off fall with its first ever Gazebo A-Go-Go Celebration on October 1st. Crafts, food, art, a stage and more will be set up in the Webster Groves Gazebo in Old Orchard, while the annual sidewalk sale will take place down the block at the Euclid store. Performi ... More >>
Amber McDonaldHeart's Ann and Nancy WilsonIt's Labor Day weekend, the last "real" weekend of summer. Don't let it get away from you. Friday: NewPop II Opening at Hoffman LaChance/After-Party at HandleBar Stan Chisholm, recent RFT Mastermind winner, is unveiling two solo shows at once this we ... More >>
9 p.m. Saturday, September 4. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Friday, September 4 *Dandy Warhols/Spindrift, Pop's *An Under Cover Weekend, Night One, Firebird *Tight Pants Syndrome/Lollipop Factory, Off Broadway *Leroy Pierson, BB's Jazz, Blues and Soups *The Funky Butt Brass Band/The Big Bamou, The Gramophone *The Unconscious/L.O.V.E., Duck Room *Shemekia Co ... More >>
The Pageant *Arc Angels, featuring Charlie Sexton/Doyle Bramall II and Chris Layton, July 31*Pete Yorn, August 9*They Might Be Giants, October 9They Might Be GiantsFirebird*The Life and Times, July 18*Other Girls/The Sham, July 22*Gil Mantera's Party Dream/El Ten Eleven, July 28*Throw Rag, August 30 ... More >>
Unreal has spent all of June breathlessly tracking the Tony La Russa v. Twitter brouhaha. OK, so we've actually just quickly spent the past few minutes skimming our columnist colleague Bill Streeter's two dispatches about the lawsuit, and also the one by Kristen Hinman. And even though those two are ... More >>
Just like Mama used to make if Mama wore a tuxedo and ran a restaurant in Affton.
B-Sides gets domestic with Hurra Torpedo, defends the Dickies and downloads some hot, live MP3 action
Time again to take the year-end quiz
Five nights in November with the "Card-Carrying Rocker"
B-Sides gets gangsta with Burt Bacharach, imagines a rainbow of worldly bands and dissects the nuances of two trumpets
A feast of sweet summer sounds awaits you
Monday, June 28; UMB Bank Pavilion
Week of November 5, 2003
Metallica returns with the most anticipated metal album in ages
A Better Version Of Me (Polyvinyl)
Ween's new album, White Pepper, left the band "burnt," but fans will find it delicious
Looking for Ozark culture amid the neon, glitter and traffic of Highway 76 in Branson