SKiN GRAFT Records isn't exactly a household name, but the label holds a unique spot in the legacy of St. Louis music. With the help of Mark Fischer, local artist Rob Syers started SKiN GRAFT Comix in 1986, which would move from comics to music by the early '90s. Syers' art show, THE BLASPHEMOUS CAR ... More >>
This week, Wild Hex releases a new tape while supporting the Miami Dolphins from Minneapolis, the Baseball Project performs at Blueberry Hill with Water Liars, and Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin with the Guilty Ones take the stage at Off Broadway. Read about these shows and more in this our critics' picks.
In this week's print edition, we talked to Thymme Jones, the founding member of Chicago prog-rock outfit Cheer-Accident. The initial interview covered more ground than we could print. While we spoke about the upcoming show this Saturday at the Schlafly Tap Room, Jones mentioned the band's latest end ... More >>
Deliberately shrill and mostly dense, "noise" has become a blanket term for bands who explore and experiment around the beaten path. The genre, like others, isn't without its share of hangups, but that's why we're here. Every month, we supply a short list of sure bets in St. Louis, ranging from need ... More >>
The magical playing of Darin Gray expands the palette of the bass guitar