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Photo by Julia Vogel

Cunningham—one-third of STL's Vernacular String Trio—is a prolific artist in his own right, both musically and visually. more

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Photo by Mabel Suen

The PuFest founder and former ELEVEN writer's latest solo record is his parting gift to St. Louis. more

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Photo by Mabel Suen

The band recorded its new album "Parlance" with superstar STL engineer, Adam Long; it's being released tonight at Foam. more

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Photograph by Mabel Suen

Ahead of the February 2 release show for Boreal Hills' new EP "Wet Couch," we met up with frontman Karl Frank to talk about touring, his terrible diet, and losing a battle of the bands. more

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Photograph by Mabel Suen

We sat down with Syrhea Conaway ahead of her release show for her new record, "Vox," to discuss the future, her set-up and the challenges of being a one-woman band. more

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Projections by Foveal Media/Photo by Mabel Suen

After touring Europe in late 2012, Yowie began work on its latest set of songs; it's since taken a scalpel to them with a surgeon-like precision. The result is the band's third studio effort, "Synchromysticism," set to release in the new year. more

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Photograph by Mabel Suen

With his new self-titled release, Jon Burkhardt commits the live experience of a Hylidae set to record, lending his voice to more than half of the album for a markedly human element. more

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Photography courtesy of LouFest

Considering this fall's festival offerings, St. Louis music fans are seriously spoiled. more

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Photograph by Mabel Suen

The band's goal with its newest effort, "Love & Stategy," was to make "a dynamic punk album that was exciting to listen to from start to finish." more

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Photograph by Mabel Suen

We met with Kenshiro's songwriter and guitarist Julio Prato to talk more about the band's songwriting process, approach to recording, and the new album, "Grownup Music." more

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Photograph by Mabel Suen

After agreeing to several of Dracla's demands (I have agreed to keep the content of these strictly confiential), we met for a one-on-one interview to dispel some of the mystery surrounding his person. more

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Photograph by Leah Peah

If there's one word that is commonly associated with sound artist and St. Louis ex-pat John Wiese, it's “volume.” more

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Courtesy of Nikia Paulette

This Sunday, a number of groups come together for a benefit concert at Blank Space to help a local activist travel to South Africa, where she'll attend both the International AIDS Conference and the Women NOW! Summit. more

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Courtesy of Rock Paper Scissors

The collective's latest tour traces old river byways of traders and explorers through Chicago, St. Louis, and many more cities, all while highlighting traces of Breton culture left behind by the earliest European Americans. more

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Photograph by Mabel Suen

CCDS functions as a tightly wound duo—a percussive turret that seldom stops. more

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Photograph by Mabel Suen

David James Bell's name, when thrown into an anagram generator remixes to “Jaded Evil Lambs.” Under that moniker, he mixes found sounds with circuit-bent toys and a torrent of keyboards. more

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Photograph courtesy of The Brainstems

From its inception in late 2011, the band has honed a singular style with the kind of tunnel vision that leads to one destination: rocking. more

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Courtesy of Louis Wall

The first full-length album under the Texas Room imprint is set for release at Blank Space tonight, and features more than 50 performers with origins across five continents. more

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Photograph by Adam Newsham

We recently met with Favazza to talk more about his new EP, and his ongoing residency taking place through the month of February at Beatnik Bob's inside the City Museum. more

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Photograph by Mabel Suen

His approach feels most akin to a journey—like soundtracking a film too alien for the human eye to see. more

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