Tom Waits

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    July 24, 2014
  • Blogs

    July 22, 2014

    The Feed To Release Debut LP Outsider This Saturday

    There are probably more than a few fans of the Feed that had given up on the prospect of an actual full-length album. Short of a seven-song EP from 2006 with an earlier lineup and a track on 2012's Tower Groove Records comp, the band's recorded output has been nil, despite steady gigs and no shortag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2013

    The 20 Most Overused Terms In SXSW Band Bios

    By Craig Hlavaty Before I take any trip to Austin and SXSW, I always take more than a few days to peruse the schedule and check out a few of the hundreds of names on the roster and read their bios. Some years there are more bands with "wolf" and "space" in their monikers than usual, and some year ... More >>

  • Music

    February 28, 2013
  • Blogs

    February 27, 2013

    Kentucky Knife Fight's New Album Hush Hush: Review and Listen (For a Limited Time)

    Hush Hush: Wherein the St. Louis-via-Edwardsville band marries its bluesy barroom blitzes with a cinematic scope. For its third full-length, the quintet remains clouded in cigarette smoke and dark-tinted glasses, but there's a touch of the auteur with how the album is assembled. See More: -Kentuck ... More >>

  • Music

    August 2, 2012

    Janiva Magness

    8 p.m. Friday, August 3. Old Rock House, 1200 South Seventh Street.

  • Music

    March 8, 2012


    9 p.m. Thursday, March 8. The Duck Room at Blueberry Hill, 6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City.

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2012

    The 33 1/3 Series is Accepting Submissions

    ​Earlier this month, Spin announced that it is moving most of its album reviews to Twitter. Music writing is getting shorter, not longer, and yet the 33 1/3 Series, which has the gall to publish entire books on albums that aren't even current, soldiers on. There are 85 installments in print n ... More >>

  • Music

    February 10, 2011

    Patrick Sweany

    8 p.m. Thursday, February 10. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    Sorry, Gwyneth: Eight Actresses Who Actually Can Sing

    In the old days, just being an actress wasn't enough. Everyone had to be a double threat just to keep up with singing actresses like Julie Andrews, Doris Day, Marlene Dietrich and Judy Garland. But then musicals fell out of fashion and we find ourselves asking, "Why the hell is Gwyneth Paltrow singi ... More >>

  • Music

    January 13, 2011

    Jimbo Mathus

    9 p.m. Friday, January 14. The Old Rock House, 1200 South Seventh Street.

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2010

    Eclipse's James Lake: Featured Bartender of the Week

    Welcome to Girl Walks into a Bar, a weekly Gut Check feature that spotlights local bars and bartenders. This week Alissa Nelson profiles Eclipse bartender James Lake. Below is a Q&A with Lake, followed by a video of him mixing a Cuddle.Alissa NelsonEclipse bartender James Lake‚ÄčA light rain is ... More >>

  • Music

    June 30, 2010

    Joe Pug

    8 p.m. Sunday, July 4. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2010

    Show Review: John Doe of X at Off Broadway, Tuesday, March 16

    Founding member of X, a benchmark Los Angeles band that redefined punk in the 1980s. A solo career that has stood astride country and rockabilly and folk rock. In person, an ideal combination of sweetness and light. And, as a working Hollywood actor, bartender at the Double Deuce in Jasper, Missour ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2010

    Top Sellers at Area Record Stores: Week of January 11 to 17

    Although Vampire Weekend dominated both stores this week, I would just like to note that Dr. Dre's The Chronic was a top seller at Vintage Vinyl last week. Proof that it's always Dre Day. Euclid Records 1. Vampire Weekend - Contra 2. Animal Collective - Fall Be Kind 3. Tom Waits - Glitter & Doom L ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2009

    Top Sellers at Area Record Stores: Week of December 7-13

    Vintage Vinyl 1. THEM CROOKED VULTURES---Them Crooked Vultures 2. CLIPSE---Til The Casket Drops 3. MELANIE FIONA---The Bridge 4. GUCCI MANE---State Vs. Radric Davis 5. BLAKROC---Blakroc 6. JOHN MAYER---Battle Studies* 7. VARIOUS ARTISTS---Daptone Gold 8. TOM WAITS---Glitter & Doom Live 9. PASSION PI ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    Top Sellers at Area Record Stores: Week of November 30-December 6

    Late reporting from record stores this week, sorry! As always, as the asterisk means someone is coming to town. Euclid Records 1. Blackroc- Blackroc 2. Them Crooked Vultures - Them Crooked Vultures 3. David Rawlings Machine - A Friend Of A Friend 4. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Live Anthology 5. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2009

    Top Sellers at Area Record Stores: Week of November 23 - November 29

    Euclid Records 1. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Live Anthology 2. Them Crooked Vultures - Them Crooked Vultures 3. Bob Dylan - Christmas In The Heart 4. Tom Waits - Glitter And Doom Live 5. Bottle Rockets - Lean Forward 6. Swell Season - Strict J ... More >>

  • Music

    November 18, 2009

    The Hibernauts Velvet Suit

    Velvet Suit

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2009

    Tonight! The Mumlers, Why?, Tone Rodent Sound System featuring Martin Atkins

    The Mumlers​ The Mumlers Where: Pop's Blue Moon Sounds Like: Macabre garage-soul steeped in swampy blues and scratchy 45 RPM records. RIYL: The Nevermores, King Khan & BBQ Show, Tom Waits, anything on Anti- Records MP3: The Mumlers, "Coffin Factory"

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2009

    Tom Waits Picks Photo from St. Louis Show for Live Album Art

    Congrats goes out to photographer Scott Spychalski, whose photo of Tom Waits graces the back cover of the forthcoming live album, Glitter and Doom. The best part about this? Spychalski shot the photo right here in St. Louis at the Fabulous Fox last June. Here's our review, and a whole slideshow of h ... More >>

  • Music

    July 22, 2009

    Homespun: The Funky Butt Brass Band

    Cut the Body Loose

  • Music

    July 15, 2009

    Joan Baez

    8 p.m. Sunday, July 19. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2008

    Top Ten Americana Albums of 2008

    Picking the best folk and Americana records of the year isn't nearly as hard as discarding those great records that just didn't feel right stuck in the category.Releases by Calexico and DeVotchKa felt far too worldly to pigeonhole as folk or country, for instance, while Blitzen Trapper's fantastic F ... More >>

  • Music

    October 29, 2008

    Various Artists

    A Very Bert Dax Halloween
    (Bert Dax Calvalcade of Stars)

  • Music

    June 4, 2008

    Twangfest: Hayes Carll

    Opening for Old 97's. 8 p.m. Friday, June 6. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.

  • Music

    February 6, 2008

    Richard Thompson

    8 p.m. Monday, February 11. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard

  • Music

    January 2, 2008

    Black Diamond Heavies

    9 p.m. Wednesday, January 9. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.

  • Music

    August 29, 2007

    The Veils

    6 p.m. Friday, August 31. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.

  • Music

    September 27, 2006

    2006 RFT Music Awards

    Dean C. Minderman|Kristyn Pomranz|Andrew Miller|Kristie McClanahan|Christian Schaeffer|Andrew Miller|Ben Westhoff|Annie Zaleski|Brooke Foster|Jaime Lees|Roy Kasten

  • Music

    September 6, 2006

    Music Showcase Schedule

    The complete low-down on this year's nominated acts

  • Film

    May 3, 2006

    Film Openings

    Week of May 5, 2006

  • Music

    February 22, 2006

    A Star Is Born

    B-Sides explores whether actors can really sing, downloads some Pixies goodness and has some devilish words for Bleeding Through

  • Music

    November 16, 2005

    Mark Eitzel

    Candy Ass (Cooking Vinyl)

  • Film

    October 12, 2005

    Keira Get Your Gun

    Domino chronicles the life of a model turned bounty hunter

  • Music

    August 31, 2005

    Kelly Joe Phelps

    Friday, September 2; Off Broadway (3509 Lemp Avenue)

  • Music

    December 29, 2004

    I'll Drink to That

    Fuel your New Year's Eve with these boozy sing-along tunes

  • Music

    December 1, 2004

    Mark Sandman

    Sandbox (Kufala)

  • Calendar

    November 3, 2004

    Classics Meet the Cults

    All at Euclid Records

  • Music

    August 11, 2004

    Diana Krall

    Saturday, August 14; the Fox Theatre

  • Music

    August 4, 2004

    Los Lobos

    Saturday, August 7; Gateway Arch Stage on the St. Louis Riverfront

  • News

    May 26, 2004

    Summer Film Previews

    Our critics enter the summer-movie fray

  • Music

    November 12, 2003

    Bob Schneider

    Tuesday, November 18; the Duck Room at Blueberry Hill

  • Music

    September 18, 2002
  • Music

    September 11, 2002

    Chuck Prophet with Nadine

    Wednesday, September 18; Off Broadway

  • Music

    December 26, 2001
  • Music

    December 27, 2000

    Ode to Joy

    The RFT music staff indulges itself by picking the best work of 2000

  • Music

    June 14, 2000

    Ute Lemper

    Punishing Kiss (Decca/Universal)

  • Music

    April 26, 2000

    Chuck Prophet

    The Hurting Business (Hightone Records)

  • Music

    October 13, 1999


    Danny Black -- singer, guitarist and chief songwriter of rock & roll group the Blacks -- talks about his "energetic band"

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