Band shirts used to be a way to easily identify other members of your tribe. It was a method of claiming allegiance without saying a word, a way to help find other like-minded people. People wore their love on their sleeves, quite literally. Back in the day you couldn't just creep on somebody's Face ... More >>
This weekend, head to the Firebird to see the band that RFT readers voted the best new band of 2014, Search Parties, as it releases a brand new EP. Little Big Bangs also have a release ready to drop this Friday at Los Punk. For even more excitement in your life, head to Utopia Studios as it hosts it ... More >>
By Jeff Weiss During their fifteen-year musical estrangement, Nina Gordon and Louise Post frequently shared the same dream: They'd perform onstage together just like in the mid-'90s, when Veruca Salt became alternative-nation nobility with hit single "Seether." Except in these REM reveries, the Bea ... More >>
This week, check out Fucked Up at the Luminary, Motley Crue and Alice Cooper at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, the Ying Yang Twins at the Ready Room, Veruca Salt at the Firebird and much more. For details on these shows and more, read on for our critics' picks in this week's show recommendations ... More >>
Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new sho ... More >>
Fuck me, I am going to overdose on this new Justin Timberlake album. I know that I'm supposed to be ashamed of certain selections in my album collection. I know this from all of the times that people have looked through my CDs or records or iTunes and been all "Hey, what's this doing here?" before ... More >>
Photo by Corey WoodruffAlt-rock newcomer Peach will release its debut EP tomorrow at the Heavy Anchor. Its six songs are ballsy guitar thrashers; the lineup (Peach, Bruiser Queen and Ellen the Felon and the Mattronome) deliberately comprises women-fronted rock bands. The show starts at 9 p.m ... More >>
(The number of chain-record stores nationwide has dwindled. However, St. Louis has become an unlikely safe haven for indie record shops -- and for DJs who prefer to spin the black circle instead of scrolling their iPods. In this weekly column, we'll focus on personal portraits of St. Louis' record a ... More >>
Finally. Great weather is here. Get out there and enjoy it, but don't go broke doing so. If you're looking for something affordable to do this weekend, here are our ten suggestions that will cost you $10 or less. The Felix Culpa play the Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center on Friday for just $7. The ... More >>
9 p.m. Friday, April 9. Cicero's, 6691 Delmar Boulevard, University City.
Artist: Fig Dish Album: That's What Love Songs Often Do From: The Record Exchange, North Olmsted, Ohio Year: 1995 Label: Polygram Records What it sounds like: The post-Weezer feeding frenzy, when major labels signed any band with tendencies toward grungy power-pop and heartfelt melodies. Also ... More >>
Hey kids! Dave Simon's music academy can transform you from a painfully shy teen to a guitar-slinging badass! Even your parents will approve!
7 p.m. Monday, September 25. Pop's (1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois).