Thurston Moore

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    March 19, 2014

    Mysterious Experimental Music Legend Jandek Comes to St. Louis

    There are two distinct eras to Jandek, an experimental-music project revolving around a Houston, Texas, musician and songwriter who — though it has never been officially confirmed — most people generally agree is named Sterling Smith. The enigmatic performer arrives in St. LouisĀ on Frid ... More >>

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    October 31, 2013

    Here's Why Jandek Coming to St. Louis is a Really, Really Big Deal

    In case you missed it in this week's show announcements, Houston's Jandek is scheduled to play at St. Louis University's Billiken Club on March 21, 2014. "Rare" doesn't even begin to describe what an event this is.

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    April 19, 2013

    A Free Jazz After Party: Weird Out With Chikamorachi

    Chikamorachi: Chris Corsano & Darin Gray Saturday, April 20 FOAM at 3359 S. Jefferson Ave. 8 PM, $10 Record Store Day attracts the collector and show goer alike as area stores pile live bands on top of limited releases. The whole affair recalls a certain holiday spirit fueled by feedback and wax. T ... More >>

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    March 5, 2013

    The Six Most Uncool Members Of Cool Bands

    Last week in this very column, we counted down the six coolest members of uncool bands. This week, we flip the script. Here are the six most uncool members of cool bands, and they're all probably really nice people. See Also: -The Six Coolest Members of Otherwise Uncool Bands

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    April 6, 2012

    R.I.P. Jim Marshall, The King of Loud

    Marshall Amplification founder Jim Marshall passed away yesterday at the age of 88. He had been diagnosed with cancer late last year after suffering from a series of strokes. His name may not be familiar to the average music lover, but his amplifiers provided the massive, crunchy guitar sound that s ... More >>

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    August 5, 2011

    Interview: Troubadour Dali's New Album (Out Tomorrow) Is Not About Dinosaurs

    Joanna Humphrey​There is a pretty brazen vacuum somewhere in the room next to where two members of Troubadour Dali are conducting a three-way phone interview. It would appear that the shoegaze-y psych-pop band is never far from its noise roots, though this time it's more obnoxious than it is d ... More >>

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    October 10, 2007
  • Music

    April 23, 2003

    Zeena, Warrior Harpist

    The sounds Zeena Parkins coaxes from her hand-built electric harp are odd and beautiful

  • Music

    July 21, 1999


    The magical playing of Darin Gray expands the palette of the bass guitar