Sorry, spring breakers! We know, we know -- Animal Collective postponing their St. Louis show throws a huge wrench into the works, along with all this freezing and wet mucky, gloomy sadness outside the window. Chin up, music fans. There's plenty of other bands to make donning some galoshes and splas ... More >>
This Saturday and Sunday, a few dozen local and regional bands perform at InFest STL, a two-day indie festival at 2720 Cherokee. The event is totally free. This is not a battle of the bands, and the acts are in no way competing with each other, but that's no reason not to pit twenty-five confirmed a ... More >>
Playing music in general takes some guts. Doing it alone takes even more, and making a record of instrumental unoccupied guitar moves a musician from the "gutsy" category to "ballsy." Here is the list of six best solo guitar albums. Feel free to let us know what your favorite solo guitar record is, ... More >>
High Places' Rob Barber and Mary Pearson are sonic soulmates who finish each others sentences and have found a common ground despite their disparate backgrounds--Pearson grew up in rural Michigan playing the bassoon, and Barber came up in the urban desolation of P ... More >>
Jon ScorfinaAs major record labels have struggled to adjust to the new digital landscape, independent labels have thrived by sticking to the tried and true demand for vinyl. We caught up with Kate Eddens, a former employee of both Thrill Jockey records and Vintage Vinyl, at her south city hom ... More >>
Photo: Nick SchnelleBone Thugs-n-Harmony on Friday at Pop's in Sauget, Illinois. See full slideshow here.I'm coming back from vacation just now, so I'm just getting back into the swing of posting -- bear with me...
We should be so lucky that Friday's sold-out Bone Thugs-n-Harmony show at Pop ... More >>
At 8:30 p.m. tonight at Open Lot (1310 South 18th Street), Brooklyn's ambient noise sculptors Mountains are performing. Ghost Ice and Raglani (together! just to further prove that they're not the same person) and Dave Stone are also on the bill. Tickets are just $6. I wanted to post a ... More >>