Twangfest 16 continued at the Duck Room Thursday night with a diverse lineup of crowd favorites.
If you came to this review wondering if the Shins could put on a bad show, then I'm sorry to disappoint you because I don't think that's possible.
Someone told me the last time Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros were here they spent most of their set making fun of St. Louis for not being a real city. Luckily for them, the zeros were nowhere to be found Monday night at Plush.
The Pageant slowly filled to its capacity last night, leading up to the return of James Mercer and his current iteration of the Shins.
Gypsy punk. Electronica. Hip hop. World Music. Not since listening to a random Manu Dibango CD -- left behind by an old roommate when he moved -- have I ventured into the esoteric and somewhat intimidating genre of world music.