Monthly Archives: April 2014

Concert Gallery: Angel Olsen @ The Riot Room

Last Sunday night brought Angel Olsen to her original stomping grounds here in St Louis for a show at Off Broadway. Unfortunately for me, I had already committed to seeing Arcade Fire that same night (a show that I loved … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: Ramona Lisa – Arcadia

Most people would know Caroline Polachek as the lead face of the beloved indie band Chairlift. After around a decade of playing bubbly 80s-inspired throwback jingles with Chairlift, it looks like Caroline is ready to venture off for a side … Continue reading

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Concert Gallery: Arcade Fire w/ tUnE-yArDs @ Chaifetz Arena

Last night indie-rock royalty Arcade Fire made their stop at the Chaifetz Arena in St Louis  as part of their huge Reflektor tour. A spring storm was threatening to brew when I got to the gates around 6PM, but the … Continue reading

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Concert Gallery: Local Natives @ The Pageant

Last night brought Los Angeles indie rock band Local Natives to wet, rainy St Louis for an exhilarating night of concert. I had the chance to see Local Natives twice already these last ten months, first at Bonnaroo last June … Continue reading

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Band Discovery: Mutual Benefit

Mutual Benefit is the work of one Jordan Lee. Largely nomadic and vagabond, Lee traveled from Columbus to Austin to St Louis to Boston and finally to Brooklyn, releasing digital EPs and forming the fragments of what eventually will become … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: Wye Oak – Shriek

Together as Wye Oak, Baltimore duo Jenn Wasner and Andy Stack have been around for awhile now, steadily growing a following with their beautifully melancholy folk music. The band hit their big breakthrough with their magnificent 2011 record Civilian, one … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: Fear of Men – Loom

Fear of Men are a trio of young musicians from Brighton UK . Led by singer Jessica Weiss, the band make dream pop music that harken back to the 90s. The style and structure of the songs that the band … Continue reading

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