8 p.m. Thursday, February 23. Luminary Center for the Arts, 4900 Reber Place.
Since 2007, Catholic Guilt's brazen brand of sonic warfare has become a staple in the experimental/noise rock community in St. Louis. Having won the title of the RFT's Best Noise Band of 2011, the band's raw gutter sound continues to emanate from venues all across the South Side area. Comprising the ... 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 >>
9 p.m. Thursday, April 14. The Billiken Club, 20 North Grand Boulevard in the Busch Student Center at Saint Louis University.
Jon ScorfinaRob Wagoner, of Bent, Adoring Heirs, Ultraman and Euclid Records fameRob Wagoner's record room is quite literally a room dedicated to collecting. Besides his massive 4000-piece record collection (which is painstakingly alphabetized with the loving help of his wife, Kim), his upsta ... More >>
The mere existence of this documentary should send post-punk fans, synth dorks and music historians into spasms of ectasy. The BBC's Synth Britannia examines the rise of the UK's early '80s synthpop movement. More specifically, it's a 90-minute, thorough examination of the genre's roots, major playe ... More >>
William Gass invites you to visit the Front Room.If you're already watching the clock and thumbing through the paltry excuses you've yet to use for ditching work early on a Friday afternoon, set your thumbs at ease. You suddenly need to go to the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis before it closes ... More >>
After many delays, the Coachella lineup was finally announced a wee bit ago. The lineup is light on huge reunions -- shocker, the Smiths aren't playing -- but has a few cool surprises. Night one headliner Paul McCartney is preceded by Morrissey and Leonard Cohen. Mr. Cohen is the big surprise/draw, ... More >>
Burned Mind (Sub Pop)
Monday, August 11; Pageant
Friday, April 4; Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center
Meet the new radio, XM. It's bad. It's nationwide.
Lateralus (Tool Dissectional/Volcano Entertainment)