Written by Marc Farr Saturday, 18 July 2015 20:08
With the new EP Downfall, From Ashes To New lays down its metal roots, while engaging listeners with potent metal-style rap and vocals.
Written by DL Hegel Wednesday, 08 July 2015 20:56
Finding balance between over-the-top and simplicity, The Feed's music is quirky, fun, and danceable.
Written by Pete Timmermann Wednesday, 01 July 2015 23:56
You know what I really think people should count as a guilty pleasure? Just about any TV show.
Written by Mike Rengel Wednesday, 01 July 2015 22:53
The new White Reaper album is a half hour of frenetic punk leavened with power-pop and a weird-ass sense of humor.
Written by Pete Timmermann Friday, 29 May 2015 17:10
“When I was your age, the internet was called the library.”
Written by Mike Rengel Friday, 29 May 2015 17:00
Josh Rouse’s The Embers of Time is a subtle, soulful album, one that’s weathered a spiritual darkness and has emerged to blink and smile at a sunrise that felt as if it’d never arrive.
Written by Michael Koehler Wednesday, 27 May 2015 10:02
The Brothers Gallagher always championed themselves as the saviors of rock and the biggest band since the Beatles, and for a short time, they were.
Written by DL Hegel Monday, 11 May 2015 10:09
The DNA of our ancestors runs through each generation.
Written by Pete Timmermann Friday, 01 May 2015 00:00
The disparity between what nearby cities are getting on 35mm and what we aren’t here in St. Louis only seems to be growing.
Written by DL Hegel Friday, 17 April 2015 16:43
If you happen on a show with either of these two talented guys, stick around, you won't be disappointed.
Written by Samantha LaBat Thursday, 16 April 2015 12:13
Diary of a High School Bride is not what I expected.
Written by Vella Mour Thursday, 16 April 2015 10:01
If there is any album that can sum up Berry’s success, it’s this album.
Written by Samantha LaBat Thursday, 09 April 2015 15:47
I’m not trying to bash this film because it really isn’t bad at all, it just doesn’t live up to its hype.
Written by Taylor Stroot Thursday, 09 April 2015 11:40
This album is a rollercoaster ride that never truly seemed to have any uphill moments, emotionally.
Written by Marc Farr Monday, 06 April 2015 23:14
Hard rocking and hard working, this is just the beginning of one hell of a storm.
Written by Samantha LaBat Thursday, 02 April 2015 07:42
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days is a great film you can watch over and over, because knowing what happens next doesn’t diminish the humor.
Written by Vella Mour Thursday, 02 April 2015 00:00
Close your eyes or roll down the windows. The chirping of the cicadas’ melody twirls into the smell of cut grass. That’s what this album is all about.
Written by Pete Timmermann Wednesday, 01 April 2015 00:00
The bottom line is now’s the best time in recent memory to keep your eye out for books signed by directors and stars you like.
Written by Mike Rengel Monday, 30 March 2015 19:19
Thankfully, the month in music was far less frustrating—but just as active and dynamic—as the city’s meteorological conditions.
Written by Samantha LaBat Thursday, 19 March 2015 08:00
This movie brings back all my childhood hopes and dreams, and it’s fantastic.
Written by Vella Mour Thursday, 19 March 2015 07:41
A must-listen to anyone who enjoys early 2000s alternative.
Written by DL Hegel Saturday, 14 March 2015 07:52
I’m a class clown genetically, and that shows up in my writing and selections, but I have a soft spot for the sublime and the beautiful, so those loss and love songs find their way in.
Written by Marc Farr Friday, 13 March 2015 16:34
Into the rock stratosphere his name went, and shall always remain.
Written by Mike Rengel Wednesday, 11 March 2015 08:00
This is 1989's closest relationship to its eponymous year—it’s a throwback to an inescapable radio song monoculture that no longer truly exists in the current on-demand, thriving yet fragmented musical landscape.
Written by Mike Rengel Wednesday, 04 March 2015 15:55
It’s not meant to be comprehensive, but a snapshot of things that caught my ear and inspired me to talk about.
Written by Pete Timmermann Monday, 02 March 2015 12:22
Why do distributors of somewhat more challenging cinema feel like they have to hit you with their tougher films when you won’t be able to give them the steeping time they deserve?
Written by DL Hegel Thursday, 12 February 2015 13:27
While I was there, I lost feelings for a long-time lover, I disliked my job, and needed a change. The song wrote itself.
Written by Marc Farr Wednesday, 04 February 2015 16:39
Welcome to the first edition of "In The Spotlight". Each month, we will take a brief but candid look at a different artist, where they came from, their successes and failures, and where they are now. Some will be legends, and others will be new artists currently making a splash in the music scene.
Written by Pete Timmermann Sunday, 01 February 2015 21:31
And while I’m suspicious of motivations for using it more often than not, any website that can save my favorite video store in the world gets a pass in my book.
Written by Pete Timmermann Thursday, 01 January 2015 17:07
A Godard film on opening night in 3-D with a sold-out, like-minded crowd who responded to the film how they were supposed to? It was a memorable experience indeed.
Written by DL Hegel Monday, 22 December 2014 13:54
Any movie made about me will undoubtedly be cast with D-listers.
Written by Pete Timmermann Tuesday, 02 December 2014 12:25
How many of these films might we have gotten in a theater if VOD weren’t an option for distributors?
Written by DL Hegel Sunday, 23 November 2014 13:57
Having fun is fun, but we don't want anybody to hurt themselves.
Written by Pete Timmermann Thursday, 30 October 2014 22:27
The Hi-Pointe is one of the most charming theaters in St. Louis (second only to the Tivoli, in my book)—and has the best popcorn, besides.
Written by Pete Timmermann Monday, 29 September 2014 21:52
This column is about what to do if, like me, you have a perhaps unhealthy level of interest in the Jackass films.
Written by DL Hegel Monday, 22 September 2014 18:33
“I like whichever one I’m doing at the time, but almost to the point of being delusional.”
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