Monthly Archives: November 2013

Concert Gallery: The Mowgli’s w/ Royal Teeth @ The Firebird

Last Sunday night brought West Coasters The Mowgli’s and their sunshine vibes to a cold winter night here in St Louis. If you are unfamiliar with the band, they can be best described as a cheerier poppier version of Edward … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: Shearwater – Fellow Travelers

Shearwater, the Austin rock trio founded and headed by Jonathan Meiburg, is known for its dark cerebral brand of folk rock music, owing much to Meiburg’s own roots as a member of Okkervil River. Through the years, the band has … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: Cate Le Bon – Mug Museum

Cate Le Bon is a Welsh based singer song-writer now based in Los Angeles. With her brooding voice and disaffected delivery, Le Bon has been often compared to the late lamented German singer Nico. While the comparisons are apt, Le … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: Andrew Bird – I Want to See Pulaski at Night EP

Andrew Bird, the Chicago-based maestro of the violin, has always created full albums of interest and eccentricities. Whether exploring his rockier side or utilizing an arsenal of full orchestration, you can be sure that an Andrew Bird record will have … Continue reading

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Concert Gallery: The Lone Bellow @ The Old Rock House and Vintage Vinyl

Sunday brought Brooklyn’s The Lone Bellow for full day of concert here in St Louis. The first stop for the band was a short, acoustic concert at St Louis’s local record shop, Vintage Vinyl. There, the three main members of … Continue reading

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Band Discovery: Joanna Gruesome

After the madness of last week’s big new album releases that included two of my most anticipated records in Arcade Fire and Sky Ferreira, the relative paucity of this week’s new releases allows me to talk more about the bands … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: Sky Ferreira – Night Time, My Time

Just think, Sky Ferreira could have been your typical teen pop star. Signed to the major record label Capitol at the young age of 15, Sky was molded and herded through different directions, from bubblegum to electro-euro, in an effort … Continue reading

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