A Polyphonic Spree show is the closest you will ever come again to sitting around a campfire as an eight-year-old. The group is impractical (you try going on tour with a minor army), unhip (robes with hearts on them, guys!) and one of the best live experiences in music. What separates them from othe ... More >>
Local music fans in the know spent last night at KDHX's massive party at the City Museum, Midwest Mayhem -- I myself had to wash my eyeballs this morning to try and purge them of the things I saw at the skatepark burlesque show. The whole event was huge, weird, fun and extremely exhausting, but ther ... More >>
9 p.m. Friday, May 11. Duck Room at Blueberry Hill, 6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City.
This week's Most Triumphant Beard of the Week award goes unequivocally to Map's and Atlases' Dave Davison, whose facial hair would be worthy of IFC's cut-throat Whisker Wars competitions -- if that show is still a thing, anyway (I sure hope so, but doubt it). Jack Passion would be proud. Maps and At ... More >>
The Polyphonic Spree has just announced a May 11 show at Blueberry Hill's Duck Room (6504 Delmar Boulevard, 314-727-4444. Tickets are $20 and go on sale March 9 at 5 p.m. Wait, what? The Polyphonic Spree, that army of joy-pop purveyors, played the Pageant the last time it was in town. Also announc ... More >>
8 p.m. Saturday, August 4. The Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard)
Together We're Heavy (Hollywood Records)