Tuesday, April 7, 2009

New St. Louis Indie-Rock Venue: Antarctica?

Posted By on Tue, Apr 7, 2009 at 5:11 PM

Tip o' the cap to a blog reader who passed along this curious Craigslist posting: "staff for indie rock music venue/lounge wanted."

The ad says the venue -- called Antarctica and located at 5226 Gravois -- is looking for a "bartender, barback, dj, door person and post modern historian." Applicants are asked to submit a mix CD, with the following requirements:

mix cd should contain music in and around the neighborhood of indie rock/pop. the more unknown the bands/songs the better, but not at the cost of song quality, i.e. an unknown 7/10 song trumps a well known 8/10 song, but an unknown 7/10 song does not trump a well known 9/10 song.
I emailed the ad, but haven't heard back yet. A Google search of the address brings up Carpet N More and a phone number that's disconnected when I call. And a few of my contacts haven't heard anything about this. So I turn to you, dear A to Z readers: Has anyone heard anything about this? Is this a real place opening? Is this someone just dying to hear lots of new music? Comment away.   

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