Monthly Archives: August 2012

Album To Check Out: Animal Collective – Centipede Hz

Baltimore’s Animal Collective never seem to do anything wrong. After building a body of critically acclaimed highly experimental work the past decade, the band hit their critical high with 2009’s Merriweather Post Pavillion. It was also their most commercially appealing … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: Dan Deacon – America

Dan Deacon is a fun-loving dude. Known prominently for his exciting live shows where Deacon performs at floor level and his audience form community circles while he sings, Dan Deacon brings out the party in dance parties. But Dan Deacon … Continue reading

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Concert Galley: School of Seven Bells @ The Luminary

Last night brought the School of Seven Bells for a midweek show at the Luminary Center of the Arts here in St Louis. I almost didn’t go because I was tired and having a really crappy week so far, but … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: Swans – The Seer

Since coming back from their break-up, post-rock veterans Swans have been chugging along as strong as ever. After almost 30 years of playing music, band leader Micahel Gira has proven that he still has something to say and the songs … Continue reading

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Concert Gallery: Purity Ring @ The Firebird

Last night bought Montreal’s Purity Ring to the Firebird here in St Louis for a late evening of amazing music. Because Loufest, the big indie music festival in St Louis, was taking place that same night (Flaming Lips were the … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: Bloc Party – Four

The title of British rock band Bloc Party‘s newest full length, Four, is very symbolic. It has been four years since the band released their last full-length, the slightly disappointing Intimacy. There are four members of the talented band. And … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: TEEN – In Limbo

As I mentioned in a previous Band Discovery post, Brooklyn-based all-girl band TEEN is led by Kristina “Teeny” Lieberson, along with her sisters Katherine and Lizzie and their longtime friend Jane Hership.. Evoking a mix of 60s-based pop psychedelia and … Continue reading

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