The line-up for Coachella 2013 has been announced! Those who have been paying attention know there has been fakes, even a rumor that the Rolling Stones would headline (not the case) but this time the announcement is real-deal official. Headliners for the outdoor festival will be the Stone Roses and ... More >>
The Swayback is currently on the back half of one of the biggest tours in its ten year history. The first leg brought the Denver rock & roll band to Plush for its first-ever St. Louis show, on the night of a Cardinals playoff game. You can imagine how that went. I went mostly because I wanted to see ... More >>
Earlier this month, Spin announced that it is moving most of its album reviews to Twitter. Music writing is getting shorter, not longer, and yet the 33 1/3 Series, which has the gall to publish entire books on albums that aren't even current, soldiers on. There are 85 installments in print n ... More >>
Tomorrow, Nirvana's Nevermind turns twenty years old, leaving Gen Xers questioning where their lives have gone, just as they questioned where their lives were going to the strains of Smells Like Teen Spirit. While Nevermind marked a victory for the underground in a stellar year of albums, th ... More >>
Jon GitchoffSleigh Bells at the Firebird.A deafening buzz surrounded Sleigh Bells even before the duo released its debut, Treats. The hype was somewhat perplexing: While its elephant-sized crunkbeats, razor-honed guitar riffs and Alexis Krauss' slam-poet-butterfly vocals are certainly arresti ... More >>
9 p.m. Thursday, March 25. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
10 a.m., Saturday, May 23. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 14141
9 p.m. Thursday, September 25. Billiken Club, in the Busch Student Center on the campus of Saint Louis University, 20 North Grand Boulevard
9 p.m. Tuesday, February 12. The Bluebird, 2706 Olive Street.
With a new four-CD retrospective, Rhino Records captures the agony and ecstasy of the golden age of Modern English rock.
Wednesday, October 11. Way Out Club (2525 South Jefferson Avenue).
Riot City Blues (Columbia)
Puzzles Like You (4AD)
7 p.m. Sunday, June 18. Creepy Crawl (412 North Tucker Boulevard)
Saturday, February 4; the Billiken Club (20 North Grand Boulevard)
My Morning Jacket soldiers through changes with its new CD
Local goths are on a roll
Illumination (Yep Roc)
Tuesday, November 26; Lemmons Basement Bar
In dreary Manchester, a revolution spawned heroes, martyrs and, most of all, myths
Thursday, June 21; Galaxy