8 p.m. Tuesday, December 4. Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
There's another St. Louis Secret Sound Society joint: Slumberland's Big Troubles at the STL Style House with Young Prisms and Frances With Wolves on October 15. Big Troubles just dropped its sophomore effort Romantic Comedy, a collection of pop gems shrouded in fuzz and reverb, in the vein of labelm ... More >>
With LouFest, Pitchfork and Lollapalooza done you may think the music festival season is over after Labor Day. But there's still more: Those who crave an indie rock festival featuring creative, innovative and up-and-coming artists will be glad to know that their audio paradise is only 178 mi ... More >>
Photo by Mike AppelsteinPains of Being Pure at Heart | Craft Spells Off Broadway August 5, 2011 To my shock, they dedicated a song to me, so let's dispose with any pretense of objectivity right now. Admittedly, the song was "My Terrible Friend," so if they'd sucked live, I could have slamme ... More >>
There's a good chance you will get to see Tech N9ne make this face this weekend. In addition to offering a respite from the heat, this weekend promises an eclectic mix of distractions from the grind. Local psych-pop band Troubadour Dali is releasing its new album, Let's Make It Right, at Off ... More >>
Jon Scorfina Often, the most sincere record collectors have no professional associations with the music industry. Their collections stem from nothing but a love of music. We met this week's Last Collector Standing through Anna Zachritz of Euclid Records, who suggested two of the store's most ... 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 >>
Last weekend, Nick Lucchesi headed up to Chicago to cover this year's Pitchfork Music Festival. In case you missed his reports, here's a handy-dandy list of links to his photos, interviews and reviews: *A Flaming Lips photo essay *A video interview with M83's Anthony Gonzalez *Black Lips and the N ... More >>