High on Fire | Blessed Black Wings (Relapse)

January 31, 2005 0

Relapse Records are some mighty smart cusses. They don't send out all their releases en masse to every media outlet in the world. When it comes to independent publications such as the one you're reading, […]

Something Corporate | 1.17.06

January 25, 2005 0

The new project from ex–Taking Back Sunday members John Nolan and Shaun Cooper, Straylight Run’s performance was low-key but riveting.

7 From 75

January 13, 2005 0

A few weeks ago, playbackstl.com published "A Book for Every Stocking," a list of 75 pre-holiday-shopping book recommendations from me to you. The downer was that it was just a title-and-author affair, with no corresponding […]

Three To See

January 1, 2005 0

Here are just three of the great original St. Louis bands that play around town on a regular basis. Check these three out as soon as you get a chance. Final Drive—Final Drive belongs on […]

Interpol: Brighter Still

January 1, 2005 0

FROM THE PLAYBACK:stl ARCHIVE: I wondered how the reserved Japanese reacted to the reserved members of Interpol. “Very politely,” Fogarino laughed.