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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

Aug 22, 2017 9:47 AM Music


Photo by Mabel Suen

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

Aug 14, 2017 2:06 PM Music


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

Apr 6, 2017 3:59 PM Music


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

Jan 31, 2017 12:00 AM Music


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

Dec 9, 2016 4:18 PM Music


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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

Nov 28, 2016 11:12 AM Music 1 Comments


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

Oct 28, 2016 12:58 PM Music


Photography courtesy of LouFest

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

Aug 18, 2016 5:00 AM Culture


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

Aug 12, 2016 6:00 AM Music


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

Jul 26, 2016 12:00 AM Music 1 Comments


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

Jun 3, 2016 8:52 AM Music


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

May 27, 2016 10:45 AM Music


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

May 12, 2016 1:39 PM Music


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

May 10, 2016 11:31 AM Music


Photograph by Mabel Suen

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

Apr 28, 2016 8:33 AM Music 3 Comments


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

Mar 25, 2016 12:54 PM Music


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

Mar 4, 2016 11:03 AM Music


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

Feb 19, 2016 8:56 AM Music

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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

Feb 12, 2016 10:46 AM Music


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

Jan 21, 2016 9:31 AM Music