Tom Murphy

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2014

    Naoko Yamano of Shonen Knife on Why Shows Start Earlier in Japan

    By Tom Murphy In the late 1980s, it was nearly unheard of for Japanese underground rock bands to play in the United States. But Shonen Knife, appearing at the Firebird this Saturday, October 18, played a show in Los Angeles in 1989. By then, the band's music had already spent several years circula ... More >>

  • Film

    November 12, 2003

    Living for Cinema

    Art reflects life at this year's St. Louis International Film Festival

  • News

    October 16, 2002

    Rubbers Meet the Road

    With a unique menu ménage à trois, Maurizio's covers all late-night bases

  • Music

    April 24, 2002

    Klezmer Nut

    Self-proclaimed Jewish Christian Sandy Weltman pushes the limits of klezmer without diluting its soul