In this week's Riverfront Times feature, "Hold the Phono," we pay a visit to the Missouri 78 RPM Archive, which encompasses more than a quarter of a million records spread over three houses in one neighborhood in Ferguson.
The three collectors whose records make up the archive, Bruce Stinchcomb, Al ... More >>
A long, long time ago, around the turn of the last century, Missouri-born writer Mark Twain got to be buddies with Thomas Edison, the inventor of, among many other things, the light bulb, the phonograph and the motion-picture camera.
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Sometimes it's hard to remember that these people making these sounds are just people. Get them in front of you, mostly maskless, wearing their every day human faces and clothes made out of fabric and threa ... More >>
The story of American popular music is forever being told and yet there's always more to tell. Just published by W.W. Norton, The Chitlin' Circuit and the Road to Rock 'n' Roll, written by Preston Lauterbach, traces, in precise and dirty detail, the shadowy history of financiers, club owners, ... More >>
Image viaLook at them now; look at them now; look at them now--they're subverting implicit stereotypes about race and gender! In the last month, Chris Brown's "Look At Me Now" has gone from a hilarious street single by a disgraced-and-then-undisgraced ex-teen-star to the progenitor of an unli ... More >>