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Thomas Crone

Thomas Crone has covered music, culture and the arts in St. Louis since the 1980s, frequently appearing as a blogger for St. Louis Magazine. You can follow his work across social media at: FacebookTwitter and Instagram; as well as at his homepage.

At one point, the master had to be oven-baked to help loosen up the tape, making the thing playable again after being bound tightly for decades. Read more

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Photo by Tim Gebauer

The EP release show will be held October 25 at Off Broadway Music Venue. Read more

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Her first music video, “Phoenix Rising,” was filmed in Tower Grove Park. Catch the artist at The Dark Room this Saturday night. Read more

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A 4.5 percent blonde ale made with blueberries, the session beer will be available at the World’s Fare Heritage Festival this Friday and Rock the Hops on Saturday. Read more

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Courtesy of Annie and the Fur Trappers

The band is playing Alpha Brewing Co. tonight. Read more

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The guitarist and bandleader was a staple on the Teen Town scene of the late '50 and early '60s. Read more

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Courtesy of Hounds/Who Will Rock You?

The band is anticipating a new release this summer. Read more

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Only the Best :-))

Did you know that “Rapper’s Delight” was first aired on East St. Louis–based airwaves? Read more

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Courtesy of The Opera Bell Band

The combination album release party/shrimp boil takes place June 15 at Off Broadway, but "Bell Slide" will hit stores and be released digitally prior. Read more

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Photography by Carrie Zukoski

A duet of “I Got You Babe” alongside the late Sonny Bono via video was one of the night’s early high points. Read more

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Courtesy of Jen Gray

Attention, Dave Grohl. Someone would like an exclusive with you. Read more

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Photography by by Annie Martineau

The album started with Thursday-night open-jam sessions that had a 'Fight Club'–style set of rules: Show up ready to play, don’t discuss what to play, then play. Read more

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At Friday's show, Basler will sell cassettes with release codes to download the EP...there may be a few more steps involved. Read more

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“Having the skunky beers on draft has really opened my eyes as to who smokes the wacky tobacky." Read more

Dining

"To find a serious instrument like this—not some toy keyboard, or kid’s beginner guitar—yeah, I think there’s more to it." Read more

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Courtesy of Desire Lines

Known for her voice in Americana acts, Jenny Roques is now writing in a rock context. Read more

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Courtesy of Jacob Alspach

Don't miss the lightning round. Read more

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Courtesy of MARSH

The collective plans to address the areas of culture, provision—including gardening and a diner—and habitat. Read more

Culture

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Courtesy of St. Louis Blues Society

The goal is to capture local artists who play live but who don't have a deep recorded catalog. Read more

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Photography by Jerry Mazzuca

"I think the most important thing to me is that each individual song has a point of view and something to express in full in a short period of time." Read more

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