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Monday, October 12, 2015

The Best Concerts in St. Louis This Week, October 12 to 18

Posted By on Mon, Oct 12, 2015 at 9:59 AM

For once, we take a break from album release parties and local festivals to focus on the kind of concerts that happen in and around St. Louis every single day. Four of the seven shows highlighted below feature heavy-hitters in the hip-hop scene, including Chance the Rapper, Warren G and...

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The More Portland's Pure Bathing Culture Changes, the More It Stays the Same

Posted By on Mon, Oct 12, 2015 at 7:17 AM

Don’t think because Sarah Versprille and Daniel Hindman have a history performing in the modern folk outfit Vetiver that they don’t know how to get their groove on. Kindred musical spirits, the pair left the hipster environs of Brooklyn in 2011 in favor of the more-spacious hipster environs of Portland,...

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Friday, October 9, 2015

The 10 Best Concerts in St. Louis This Weekend: October 9 to 11

Posted By on Fri, Oct 9, 2015 at 7:53 AM

Halloween is more than three weeks away, but Belleville starts the spooky season early with a full weekend of slasher flicks with We Bite! A Tribute to the Misfits at the Skyview drive-in. Between the music video showcase on Friday and four album release shows across the next three days,...

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Christopher Titus Has a Message For Parents: “Don’t Raise Douchebags”

Posted By on Fri, Oct 9, 2015 at 7:38 AM

At the pace he’s running, Christopher Titus will be at fifteen specials — the same number as the legendary George Carlin — by 2023. His latest, Born With a Defect, which has not yet aired, took just a year to crank out,  and it’s a 180-degree turn from his...

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Thursday, October 8, 2015

Review: Father John Misty Gives a Magnetic Performance at the Pageant

Posted By on Thu, Oct 8, 2015 at 11:18 AM

You may know him as the former drummer of Fleet Foxes, or under the singer-songwriter name J. Tillman. Father John Misty, as Tillman is now known, takes listeners on an emotional roller-coaster, exerting fierce control over every piece he writes. With an unfiltered purity in his voice, Tillman comes across as...

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Slaid Cleaves on His Favorite City to Play: "St. Louis, of Course"

Posted By on Thu, Oct 8, 2015 at 7:25 AM

Austin singer-songwriter Slaid Cleaves has been gigging all across the country, from Maine to Texas, for over twenty years. But he hasn’t always been able to make a living off his music. “I’ve held all kinds of jobs in the past, and every single one was menial. Unskilled labor jobs,...

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Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Newly Announced: Selena Gomez, Cowboy Mouth, Third Eye Blind, Havok and More

Posted By on Wed, Oct 7, 2015 at 7:23 AM

Here, again, is every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention. Page two contains our complete listing of new shows, so you can do some digging of your own and let us know which ones...

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Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Lizzie Weber Releases an Ode to Coffee for Caffeinated Documentary

Posted By on Tue, Oct 6, 2015 at 7:57 AM

St. Louis singer/songwriter Lizzie Weber most often sings about love and relationships. But when director Vishal Solanki asked her to compose a song for the title track of his documentary, Caffeinated, Weber knew she was up to the task. The music for “Vida Cafeinada” was composed by Weber and the lyrics were written by...

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Chicago's Zero Fatigue Collective Comes to St. Louis for the Biggest Vibes Showcase Yet

Posted By on Tue, Oct 6, 2015 at 7:18 AM

Tucked away on Chicago Avenue in the city's Humboldt Park neighborhood is Classick Studios, run by Chicago native and audio engineer Christopher Inumerable. Inside the space’s smallest room sit rappers Chris Smith Jr. and Jeff Smith (no relation), and producer Monte Booker — all three members of the creative...

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Monday, October 5, 2015

The Best Concerts in St. Louis This Week, October 5 to 11

Posted By on Mon, Oct 5, 2015 at 9:40 AM

2015 is starting to feel a lot like 1995. Nashville's Bully sounds like the best parts of the grunge genre in its mainstream heydey, tossed in a blender and pureed. Helmet is actually touring behind its album Betty first released back in '94, which is right on time, going...

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