So did everyone check out this week's Best Of issue? What did you think of our music picks? RFT Music co-conspirator Ryan Wasoba was mourning the fact that there has been woefully little nay-saying of our selections in his column this week, and I got to say that I'm with him. Where's the righteous i ... 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 >>
The Raveonettes. Photo by Jon Gitchoff.Check out the full slideshow of the Raveonettes at the Firebird.
Friday, April 8, 2011
Better than: The government shutdown riot we were so hoping for.
There was nothing rotten about Denmark last night at the Fireb ... More >>
It's FRIDAY, FRIDAY! Gotta get down on FRIDAY! Here's where you can find this weekend's FUN, FUN, FUN and partyin', partyin' (yeah), starting with locals Bikini Acid at Floating Laboratories and ending with Lil' Wayne and a few of his famous friends.
(New albums are typically released on Tuesdays, i.e., today. What can you spend your hard-earned pennies on this week? Find out below.)
*Cold Cave, Cherish The Light Years
The Guardian says of Cold Cave's latest: "'Take me to the future. I'm ready,' sings Wesley Eisold. That may be true, but ... More >>
First, here's some good news on this Day of Snow Reckoning: According to organizer Brian Cohen, LouFest is looking to announce its lineup in late March. Hooray! In the meantime, 'Fest will be presenting shows at several venues around the city, starting with February 8's Tokyo Police Club show ... More >>
St. Louis, there is a light at the end of the snow tunnel -- at least judging by the recent rash of awesome show announcements. In fact, within the hour the Firebird announced that the Raveonettes will be playing at the venue on Friday, April 8. Tamaryn is opening. Tickets are $15 and are on sale Fr ... More >>
On October 2 in Lawrence, Kansas, the Scion Garage Fest has lured the genre's big names to the Midwest; to name a few, King Khan & the Shrines, Best Coast, the Oblivians, the Raveonettes, the Gories and the Clean. But St. Louis is getting its own garage/soul festival on November 5 and 6 at Of ... More >>
Night two of An Under Cover Weekend featured a little something for everyone, a nice reminder of another one of the event's benefits: the ability to bring disparate crowds together.
Most of this diverse crowd was still filtering in during Samuriot's opening set as third-wave ska legends Reel Big Fi ... More >>
myspace.com/saypantherâ€‹Via Twitter, via Facebook, via Eleven magazine: Say Panther has finally announced the release party for its long-awaited (and long-recorded) album, As We Grow. The big day is November 24 at the Chapel, along with Target Market.Along with reporting this news and pos ... More >>
Lots to do tonight, so let's get on it...â€‹Sissy WishWho: A Norwegian artist who's evolved from a coffeehouse folkie into a sleek, playful synth queen.Playing Where? Cicero'sWith: Superfun Yeah Yeah Rocketship, The Forefall RIYL: Santigold, Kate Bush, Lykke LiMP3: Sissywish, "DWTS"Detroit CobrasWho ... More >>
So this is a wee bit late -- sorry, I've been battling a cold since New Year's Day, bah -- but hopefully still relevant: three "discs" worth of 2008 quality music. This is meant to be a companion list to the Top 10 Top 40 songs piece I penned, a way for people to perhaps discover some new bands and/ ... More >>