A spooky moon shone down on us the night Fiction Is Fun, from Denver, filled the still air of downtown St. Louis. The band boasts a sound that makes you want to grab a pint, throw your arm around the nearest person and sing your heart out with them.
Last weekend was St. Louis' hottest two day indie music festival, Loufest. Loufest 2011 featured TV On The Radio, Deerhunter, Questlove, Cat Power, The Hold Steady, the Low Anthem, Lost in the Trees, Ume, and many more bands.
On a blistering hot afternoon in mid-July, we chatted with Ian Fisher after shooting this One Take video on the vast expanse of the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater's parking lot, in the midst of some haunting Kid Rock and Sheryl Crow soundchecks.
Dots Not Feathers opened the evening announcing the release of their new EP, Come Back To Bed. They dressed the stage and doused the audience with harmonies and intricate instrumentals.
The Head and the Heart came straight to St. Louis after Bonnaroo and put on an unforgettable, heartfelt show.
The RFT Music Showcase took over Washington Avenue on Saturday, June 5th. It was so big I put three photographers on the case and boy did they deliver.