The dream of the '90s is alive in St. Louis. The newly-revived Veruca Salt returned to the Gateway City during its North American reunion tour to relive the time that was and foreshadow good times to come.
While driving home from a tough work day in miserable traffic this afternoon, I was seething, put to the point of explosion. But I maintained composure and saw through the impending fit of rage. After all, I had a ticket to see the Flaming Lips. And that put a huge smile on my face.
London-based alternative-rock trio Kypie channels its post-punk tendencies into decidedly romantic terrain on the fetching new single "Caught."
Pixies aren't the same without Kim Deal, or so I've heard from many music fans in the weeks leading up to the return to St. Louis of the pioneers of American alternative rock.
Crunching and surging straight out of the loudest post-'90s corners of alternative rock, "Be Ready When I Say Go" by Emperors will connect with any fan of Built to Spill or the Pixies.
Still reveling in the success of rising to No. 11 on Billboard's alternative chart in 2013, the Mowgli's offer a sound rooted in their sun-dappled Southern California home. Their songs burst with love for life, fellowship and good times.
On the band's sophomore LP, "The Projection Room," Sleepy Kitty blends its massive pool of influences into a classic indie-rock sound with an artistic edge that only a duo this multi-talented could achieve.