Monthly Archives: August 2014

Album To Check Out: Zammuto – Anchor

Back in 2012, the experimental folk duo, The Books, composed of Nick Zummuto and cellist Paul de Jong quietly disbanded to the disappoint of their cult fanbase. Luckily, this was not the end of the musical endeavors of Nick, as … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: Merchandise – After The End

Merchandise are band from Tampa , Florida who came into being from their local DIY punk scene. Except that, even though they grew up on the punk scene, Merchandise don’t really play punk music. Instead the music they create is … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: The New Pornographers – Brill Bruisers

The Canadian supergroup The New Pornographers have sometimes been more well-known for its individual superstar members, rather than for its group. You have the eccentric stylings of Dan Bejar, of Destroyer fame. You have the heartbreaking ballads of the one … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: J Mascis – Tied To A Star

The great guitarist and singer J Mascis is known to be a legend among the indie rock circle, especially for his guitar skills. More specifically, Mascis is known for his work with his band Dinosaur Jr, where he presides over … Continue reading

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Concert Gallery: Strand Of Oaks @ Off Broadway

Last night brought the Philadelphia band of Strand of Oaks to St Louis for a night of concert. Strand of Oaks is really the brain-child of Timothy Showalter and his newest record HEAL is not only his best record yet … Continue reading

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Album To Check Out: Shovels and Rope – Swimmin Time

Shovels and Rope are the Charleston, South Carolina husband and wife team of Michael Trent and Cary Ann Hearst. Both Trent and Hearst were performing as solo musicians before a chance meeting which led to the recording of a joint … Continue reading

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Concert Gallery: Nickel Creek @ The Pageant

Last night brought the ever popular bluegrass group Nickel Creek to St Louis as part of their reunion tour. Having disbanded back in 2007, it can be safely said that for many of their fans, this wildly anticipated reunion tour … Continue reading

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