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Where the Wild Things Are

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2014

    Weezer's "Burning Sun" Finally Leaked After Fourteen Years

    Weezer is the official band of AOL Instant Messenger. The years between 1996 and 2001, in which the group went from well-reviewed one-hit-wonder to (briefly) unimpeachable generational touchstone, were peak-Buddy-List; in 2002 the band demoed a song called "Private Message," which is exactly what it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2014

    Arcade Fire Concert Dress Code: The Ultimate Guide

    Arcade Fire are nothing if not unseriously serious. When they announced their Reflektor tour last year, the band also told fans that formalwear or costumes would be necessary to get into their shows. After the upset that mandate caused, Arcade Fire noted that their dress code request isn't actually ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2012

    If More Kiddie Authors Had Written Books For Adults

    J.K. Rowling's first novel for adults, The Casual Vacancy, arrived in bookstores yesterday. According to advance reports, the new book contains lots of sex (in the form of "a miraculously unguarded vagina" and a used condom that is "like the gossamer cocoon of some huge grub"), domestic abuse and an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2012

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending August 12, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books and Subterranean Books. It's a good week for St. Louisans on the local bestseller list ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2012

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending July 15, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books and Subterranean Books. Could it be that St. Louisans' Hunger Games lust has been sated? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2012

    The Six Best Songs About Dogs

    Last week we counted down the six best songs about cats. In the name of fairness - and as a continuation of the Nitpick Six Animal Series, here are the six best songs about dogs. Let us know your favorite dog tracks in the comments below. 6. Deerhoof - "Kidz Are So Small" Kidz Are So Small by Deerh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2011

    Tim Kingsbury of Arcade Fire on Finding Practical Uses for that Big, Heavy Grammy

    Image via​Who is Arcade Fire? Well, it's a Canadian indie band on Merge records that's known for its incredibly energetic live shows. Its latest record, Suburbs, debuted at number one on the Billboard charts last August. Oh yeah, they won one of those Grammy Awards for 2010 -- what was it? Alb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2009

    Top Sellers at Area Record Stores: Week of November 2 to November 8

    Every Monday, A to Z publishes the best-selling releases from area independent record stores from the preceding week. An asterisk after an album name indicates that the act is coming to town. And so without further ado: Apop Records 1 Lightning Bolt: Earthly Delights 2 Leonard Cohen: Live Songs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2009

    Top Sellers at Area Record Stores: Week of October 26 - November 1

    Euclid Records 1. Rosanne Cash - The List 2. Jay Farrar/Ben Gibbard - One Fast Move Or I'm Gone 3. Swell Season - Strict Joy* 4. REM - Live At The Olympia 5. OST - Where The Wild Things Are 6. Tegan And Sara - Sainthood* 7. Chuck Prophet - Let Fr ... More >>

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    September 17, 2008

    Guitar Anti-Hero

    Strings attached

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