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  • Blogs

    July 17, 2014

    Yahoo and Tumblr Refuse to Take Down Illegal "Pee Porn" Photos from a Chesterfield Bathroom

    Tumblr and its parent company, Yahoo, apparently want to keep online illegally obtained photos of men using a public restroom in Chesterfield. This goes back to that story of the St. Louis County cop who was arrested for allegedly putting a small camera in the air vent in a gas station bathroom. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2014

    Hardcore: Meet the 2014 RFT Music Award Nominees

    The 2014 Riverfront Times Music Showcase will be held this year on June 7 in the Grove! Think of it as St. Louis music's own official holiday and consider this the season. Throughout May we at RFT Music will be making our cases for all 140 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2014

    Emo/Post-Hardcore: Meet the 2014 RFT Music Award Nominees

    The 2014 Riverfront Times Music Showcase will be held this year on June 7 in the Grove! Think of it as St. Louis music's own official holiday and consider this the season. Throughout May we at RFT Music will be making our cases for all 140 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2014

    St. Louis' "Executive Transvestites" Lobby Eddie Izzard to Attend Fringe Fest (Photos)

    The scheduling gods have not always smiled on the St. Lou Fringe Festival. In 2012 founder Em Piro inadvertently launched the event the same weekend as PrideFest, hurting attendance. This year, she faces yet another confounding scheduling coincidence: Eddie Izzard, the self-styled "executive trans ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2014

    FAMILIENWERTE, A Nu-Metal Art Show Debuting at BANK Projects This Saturday

    Since its inception in March of last year, BANK Projects (3240 Iowa Avenue; 314-799-0881) has offered unique, inventive programming, garnering accolades as our Best New Art Gallery in 2013. Lately, the space has opened its doors to more music-related events -- everything from experimental concerts t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2014

    Bryan Sutter: Meet the 2014 Best Music Photographers in St. Louis

    Earlier, you helped us select our ten favorite concert photographers in St. Louis. We got well over 100 nominations, after which our panel of judges narrowed the field to just ten. In the coming weeks, we'll be introducing you to each of the finalists and having them share some of their favorite con ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2014

    Tumblr Poetry or Coldplay Lyrics?: The Ultimate Quiz

    There's a new Coldplay song out now, called "Midnight." In the song's video, Chris Martin stands in the frozen wilderness, singing wordless garbles in a bleary, sickeningly holy croon. There's a moment where it cuts to a solemn wolf, staring into the camera. It is this exact moment where we realize ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2014

    Justin Bieber Does Not Eat Poop

    Have you ever Googled something only to find that their autofill feature suggests some really strange stuff? This has been the source of Tumblr blogs and memes alike. It has also been the reason many a person has lost faith in humanity, seeing ridiculous questions on obvious subjects. Just type "why ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2014

    Review: Roky Erickson, Black Angels at Firebird's 5th Anniversary Party 2/1/14

    Saturday's show at the Firebird -- the venue's psych-rock-heavy, five-year anniversary -- was a not unlike consuming a handful of hallucinatory drugs for the first time: the anticipation/anxiety of waiting, wondering when the magic is going to start, the ecstatic release, the moronic "What happened? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2013

    Foxing Releases New Video, Lands on Huffington Post's "Best Albums" List

    Local band Foxing officially is on the national -- nay, international -- radar. The band's album The Albatross landed on the U.K. site of the Huffington Post as part of a writer's list of "The Best Albums of 2013 (That You Probably Haven't Already Heard)." Placing The Albatross at number five in a l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2013

    Check out Pillow Talk, St. Louis' Most Sarcastic Noise-Punks

    In this weekly column, RFT Music gets to know local creatives, musicians and their missions. Get a slice of the local scene, complete with a snippet of sound and info about upcoming releases and shows. Stick around to see what St. Louis artists have to say whenever they Fill in in the Blank. Pillow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2013

    The Tennis Lesson Takes on Experimental Indie Rock

    In this weekly column, RFT Music gets to know local creatives, musicians and their missions. Get a slice of the local scene, complete with a snippet of sound and info about upcoming releases and shows. Stick around to see what St. Louis artists have to say whenever they Fill in in the Blank. Save f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2013

    Mac Lethal Brings Texts From Bennett to Bookshelves

    Whether you first saw Mac Lethal serving sucker MCs at Scribble Jam, fiercely and independently touring with his Black Clover Records imprint or rapping while flipping pancakes, chances are some time in the past decade he's entranced and entertained you. Now, the Kansas City-based rapper has invaded ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2013

    Introducing Indie Band Oregon Trail, the Hardest Videogame Ever

    MECC's elementary school computer lab classic The Oregon Trail probably taught its users relatively little about American History. The lasting impression the game did leave was the idea that choices have consequences and that, sometimes, bad things just happen, regardless of how well you plan for th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2013

    If You're Not Touring Your Album You're Burning Your Label's Money

    Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you s ... More >>

  • Film

    June 13, 2013
  • Blogs

    April 13, 2013

    Earl Sweatshirt - Coachella - April 12, 2013

    Editor's Note: The following is a review of Earl Sweatshirt's set last night at Coachella, via our sister paper, the LA Weekly.Earl Sweatshirt Coachella April 12, 2013 It was past midnight in Coachella's Gobi Tent when Tyler, the Creator climbed the scaffolding like a gargoyle. He clung to the meta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2013

    Jon Hamm is Sick of Everyone Talking About His Huge Penis (Sorry, Jon!)

    Poor Jon Hamm. How can the St. Louis native celeb get everyone to stop talking about his gigantic penis? Unfortunately, Mr. Hamm, telling Rolling Stone that you are really sick of everyone talking about your private parts may not be the best way to stop the Jon-Hamm-Big-Penis headlines. (Case in p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2013

    The Crucial Mistake Most Bands Are Making With Facebook

    Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2013

    "What High School Should We Call Me" Still Waiting for David Freese Retweet

    What High School Should We Call Me was recently named Best Local Meme in Riverfront Times 2013 Web Awards. For a full list of winners click here. "Well this was inevitable." Those were the words Lisa Derus tweeted to her friends last May when she sent them a link to a new Tumblr blog called What ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2012

    Nirvana and Paul McCartney collaborate; Nirvana fans resist inevitable McCartney-ization of Nirvana

    Most music fans seemed to greet the news that Paul McCartney would be fronting what appeared to be a reunited Nirvana at the 12.12.12 Hurricane Sandy benefit concert with a mix of insistent cool-detachment and curiosity. Nirvana fans--at least the ones who use Twitter--greeted the news that Paul McC ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    Will Coming Out of the Closet Hurt My Rap Career?

    Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2012

    Obama Endorses Same-Sex Marriage, Internet Responds with a Quickness

    Well that was fast. President Obama officially came out in support of same-sex marriage today, immediately touching off shouting and gnashing of teeth and cheers and whatnot nationwide. People are gettin' emotional out there. Almost immediately, Tumblr leaped into the breach with the crowd-sourced s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2012

    Parisian Captures the Human in the Machine with Those Emotions Ran High

    To casual observers, electronic music may be sterile noise created to excite and energize people. That may be major simplification, to be sure. But with so many artists in the genre creating songs aimed at getting people dancing, it's almost jarring to hear electronic music encased with personal exp ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 15, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 21, 2012

    Spring Training Brings Out the Amateur Photographer in Baseball's Beat Writers

    Tampa Bay Rays beatwriter Marc Topkin took this beauty.​[UPDATED: See following page]The combination of Twitter and cell phone photography meets its zenith -- and nadir -- in the work of America's baseball beat writers. These reporters have been set free from offices after their long winter naps, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    Danzig Provides Motherly Household Advice

    Everyone has a new year's resolution, especially the people who jump down your throat and lecture you about how stupid resolutions are. You know they've got 'em, and theirs are probably especially shameful. Since you don't need to lose any weight (really, you look fantastic!) and you've already qu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    New Rob Delaney Show Added at the Firebird: Win Tickets

    ​Comedian Rob Delaney sold out his Saturday show at the Firebird (2706 Olive Street, 314-535-0353). The venue has just added a second, late show on Saturday night. Tickets are $14 and doors open at 10 p.m.

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2011

    Introducing FarFetched: A Digital Collective Dedicated to Valuable Music and Art

    The spirit of collaboration is rising in St. Louis. This week, meet the newest creative epicenter in the city: FarFetched. De facto leader and spokesman Damon Davis (of Scripts N Screwz) has helped gather a diverse group of wide-ranging talent across multiple mediums -- though music remains the focu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2011

    Jeff Tweedy's Family Band, The Raccoonists, Has Its First Single

    The Raccoonists Tumblr Page​Jeff Tweedy has never been known for broadcasting his intentions. So it should come as no surprise that, if he were to start a band with his two sons, Spencer and Sam, they would release their first song as a b-side on a 7" collaboration project with Deerhoof. Tha ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 23, 2011
  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    New Name for "Yelp Elite" Tumblr

    Well, that didn't take long. We told you on Friday about The Yelp Elite, a new Tumblr account poking fun at some of the comments made by Yelp's "elite" reviewers. If you visit the site now, you'll see it has been taken offline. The new name for the Tumblr account is The Blank Elite:We hope you find ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2011

    New Tumblr Site Teases Yelp "Elite"

    The Yelp "Elite" are supposedly the best of the best users of the user-review website. As a new Tumblr site called, simply, The Yelp Elite points out, it is sometimes difficult to tell what makes the "Elite" elite.Here is one of the example comments from actual Yelp reviews posted on the site:​To ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2011

    Taco Bell Tests Dorito-Flavored Taco Shells: Five Repurposed Junk Foods

    ​ Why in the hell didn't someone think of this years ago? If you're lucky enough to live in Ohio or Kansas, run to your neighborhood Taco Bell because hallelujah! They're test marketing taco shells made from nacho cheese-flavored Doritos! That's right - a giant orange Dorito, filled with T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2011

    The Food Truck Backlash Gets the Tumblr Account It Deserves

    Though the food truck trend is still in its early stages here in St. Louis, it's a full-fledged phenomenon nationally. In other words, the backlash is in full swing. The latest evidence is a Tumblr account, Look at This Fuckin Hipster Food Truck, which pretty much captures the spirit of grungy parki ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2011

    Last Collector Standing: Christopher Eilers on Living Behind Vintage Vinyl, Recording with His Band, Vanilla Beans, and Why Wham! Vinyl is Awesome

    Jon Scorfina​Christopher Eilers is the guitarist in local indie rockers the Vanilla Beans. He is also a relatively new vinyl collector. Not having the common characteristic that most collectors share of a vinyl influence in his formative years of discovering music, Eilers' bedroom décor is on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2011

    Lionel Richie Missing Person Poster = Internet Win

    This has been making the rounds of Twitter/Facebook/Tumblr all day. Fitting that the original source appears to be a Tumblr called Future Classics of the Internet -- because yes, this is exactly what this is. Cross a photo of Lionel Richie with the lyrics/premise of his song "Hello," and you get com ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    Who Is Arcade Fire? Tawny Kitaen Wants to Know, Cause She's Pissed

    .bbpBox37047893206503420 {background:url(http://a1.twimg.com/profile_background_images/176833622/IMBDcar.jpg) #120aff;padding:20px;} p.bbpTweet{background:#fff;padding:10px 12px 10px 12px;margin:0;min-height:48px;color:#000;font-size:18px !important;line-height:22px;-moz-border-radius:5px;-webkit-b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2011

    Animated Albums, Your New Favorite Tumblr

    Time-wasting websites that are actually clever and funny are hard to find, so when one does come A to Z's way, we must tell everyone. Animated Albums is a long-running Tumblr that doesn't post very often -- but when it does, the results are A-plus. The concept is simple: A whiz known as Mr. Dormouse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2011

    Teresajenee Working Up New Material, Playing Live with DJ Solange Knowles

    ​You read that flyer right: Solange Knowles -- a.k.a. Beyonce's little sister -- will be DJing at Exo in Midtown on Friday, January 21. Space will be limited, so it's recommended that you RSVP to Exo by emailing here or by calling 314-707-8709. Along with Solange's DJ skills, patrons can exp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2010

    Welcome to Disqus, Our New Commenting System

    Now you can join the conversation.​We know how much you guys love the Captcha commenting system. Who doesn't enjoy struggling to read nonsensical phrases and sharing the odd combinations it generates to prove that you aren't an evil, spam-happy robot?Sad to say, but the Captcha is getting laid to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2010

    Welcome to Disqus, Our New Commenting System

    Now you can join the conversation.​We know how much you guys love the Captcha commenting system. Who doesn't enjoy struggling to read nonsensical phrases and sharing the odd combinations it generates to prove that you aren't an evil, spam-happy robot?Sad to say, but the Captcha is getting laid to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2010

    Welcome to Disqus, Our New Commenting System

    Now you can join the conversation.​We know how much you guys love the Captcha commenting system. Who doesn't enjoy struggling to read nonsensical phrases and sharing the odd combinations it generates to prove that you aren't an evil, spam-happy robot?Sad to say, but the Captcha is getting laid to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2010

    Left Bank, Subterranean Books Now Selling Google eBooks

    ​As of this morning, two of St. Louis's proudly independent bookstores have joined in the digital revolution: Subterranean Books in the Delmar Loop and Left Bank Books in the Central West End and downtown are now offering Google eBooks on their respective websites. Both stores have been selli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2010

    Vandalyzm Readies Megatron Majorz Redux , Beats Up a Beat On "Romulus (High Rise Freestyle)"

    ​One of the University City's finest emcees is getting ready to re-release his debut album and, in honor of that fine occasion, he dropped new song "Romulus (High Rise Freestyle)" in our inbox this afternoon.Vandalyzm has been kind of quiet lately (which, if you've ever met the guy, is kind of unu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2010

    Great Streets of STL Wants to Know: What Makes a Street Great?

    An architectural rendering of the new and complete South Grand.​For a brief period, a quick glance in either direction outside front door of the RFT's offices in the Delmar Loop would confirm that we were on one of the ten greatest streets in America. The American Planning Association decreed it s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    Interview Outtakes: Emily Haines of Metric on Her Internet Admirers and Vampire Love

    Metric is finally coming back to St. Louis.​Later today, I'll be trekking out to Maryland Heights for Lilith Fair. Expect photos and a recap tomorrow. In the meantime, please check out our interview with Metric's Emily Haines -- and some outtakes below. Snag Metric's Daytrotter session right h ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 5, 2010
  • Blogs

    March 31, 2010

    Nelly Strips On Your Computer Over and Over and Over...

    The latest (and greatest) Internet meme making the rounds on social media is a Tumblr site called Gifs of Popular Rappers. The site plucks few frames of ridiculousness from music videos and loops them for eternity in .gif form, thus allowing for full appreciation of the absurdity and excess of top 4 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2010

    Observations: Titus Andronicus at Vintage Vinyl, Sunday, March 14

    RFT freelancer Todd McKenzie posted a few Tumblr observations about the Vintage Vinyl in-store performance from the New Jersey working-man shoegaze band Titus Andronicus. To wit: *Despite a barrage of three noisy guitars, the loudest and most aggressive part of the Titus Andronicus sound has to be ... More >>

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