We all know that a musician makes art, but in some cases, a musician makes art. Tangible art. Visual art. Karl Haglund is just such an artist. A painter from Charles City, Iowa, Haglund grew up with creative parents, forging his own paths through both music and craftsmanship. As an adult, though, ... More >>
This weekend is still pretty Halloween-y, so don't put that costume away just yet. This weekend, check out some spooky sounds from the Rats and People Motion Picture Orchestra, or see some touring acts. Flux Pavilion, Okkervil River and Living Colour are all in town. Keep on reading to get the detai ... More >>
No American songwriter has produced a more malleable, sing-able and shareable body of work than Woodrow Wilson Guthrie. Decades after his death, his archives continue to yield sweet, unfinished fruit for the likes of Jay Farrar, Billy Bragg and the Klezmatics (for starters) and his songs continue to ... More >>
Photos by Jason StoffIf nothing else, Jay Farrar (left) and Jeff Tweedy (right) agree on Woody Guthrie.Over the weekend, Billy Bragg announced that he and Wilco would release a third installment in their Mermaid Avenue series. The albums draw inspiration from Woody Guthrie's notebooks of unre ... More >>
Woody Guthrie left behind notebooks full of words, snippets and entire lyrics. The Woody Guthrie Foundation, led by his daughter Nora, has been lending them to artists to create music around his words. You may remember the series' most successful installment to date, Wilco and Billy Bragg's collabor ... More >>
Christian SchaefferCentro-matic | Sarah Jaffe Off Broadway July 5, 2011 In a perfect world, the makers of Auto-Tune - the vocal pitch-correction software that makes starlets sing like robots - would come out with a Will Johnson Sound-Alike module. The singer and guitarist for Centro-matic ha ... More >>
8 p.m. Tuesday, July 5. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
Berrek Thompson and Justin Price, the founders of Music of The Hour. Their new website launches today. There's a new blog on the block launching today in St. Louis. Meet Music of the Hour, a brand-spankin' new music website founded by Berrek Thompson and Justin Price. MOTH aims to b ... More >>
A few weeks ago, OK Go released a video for its new song, "This Too Shall Pass." The clip's premise involves a Rube Goldberg machine -- the complex (and often whimsical) cause-and-effect contraptions where one movement affects every other movement, and at the end this series of events causes someth ... More >>
In this week's paper, Michael Alan Goldberg profiles David Bazan. The ex-Pedro the Lion leader released his first solo album, Curse Your Branches, last year, and is touring with a full band to support it. (Bazan also recently released a new collection, Live at Electrical Audio, which features ten re ... More >>
9 p.m. Tuesday, November 11. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
Thursday, July 7; Creepy Crawl (412 North Tucker Boulevard)
The Carlton Chronicles: Until the Operation's Through (Misra)
Missouri and Texas meet in Centro-matic
Nadine is ready for the next step -- no matter what it is