St. Louis is among the nation's top cities in many aspects, with courteous drivers, literacy and dog guardianship all coming to mind. But now our independent music shops are getting a little attention too, with Vintage Vinyl landing a spot on USA Today's list, "The 10 Best Record Stores in the USA." ... More >>
Rondo Leewright, the St. Louis blues singer who captivated the city for years with his powerful voice, passed away yesterday of cardiac arrest. He was 65 years old. Rondo was the featured vocalist in the early '80s for the Soulard Blues Band. He rose to greater prominence in mid-decade, tho ... More >>
Jon ScorfinaAs major record labels have struggled to adjust to the new digital landscape, independent labels have thrived by sticking to the tried and true demand for vinyl. We caught up with Kate Eddens, a former employee of both Thrill Jockey records and Vintage Vinyl, at her south city hom ... More >>
photo by Jennifer SilverbergBlack Spade reminisces with Lillie Mischer, a former neighbor in Pine Lawn, his old 'hood. â€‹An apology is in order. This week's feature story profiling local rapper/producer/singer extraordinaire Black Spade contains a mix-up regarding where he grew up and got into hip- ... More >>
Good morning, St. Louis. Stumbling to your computer or avoiding the boss coming around to your cubicle? Just just rolling out of bed, wondering what the hell went on this weekend? Or even better, still up from last night? Spring is here, so I hope you got out to enjoy some of the warm weather befor ... More >>
The above interview has footage of the party at Vintage Vinyl and the record store's co-owner, Tom Ray, talking about the state of his record store in the midst of the iTunes and YouTube generation. When was the last time you bought a record? Independent record stores like the Vintage Vinyl here i ... More >>
The Skeletons reunite, we gift some of St. Louis' best bands and remember Ike Turner.
Week of June 22, 2006
It might be the last dance for St. Louis' independent record stores.
The Executioner's Last Songs, Volumes 2 & 3 (Bloodshot)
Week of May 28, 2003
Week of May 14, 2003
Your verdict is in: Check out St. Louis’ favorite local musicians.
KDHX-FM's "Celebrity Barbecue" promises a smorgasbord of music
Saturday, May 27; Side Door
Locals who want to sell their used CDs to retailers in the city of St. Louis will be required to put their paws to the inkpad
Hip-hop's here. Deal with it. Check the local MCs and DJs moving up from the underground.