Dear STL, keep being awesome. This year saw the band I'd nurtured for six years coming to an end, but a beginning to so many cool, freaky awesome bands from friends of mine. If 2012 is any indication, St. Louis music is back in a big way.
They're writing great songs, releasing albums and playing shows all the time. 2012 brought some fantastic releases from local St. Louis artists -- some brand new to the scene and others sounding better than ever.
St. Louis' Heavy Anchor played host to a trio of local bands on Friday, November 2, showcasing some of the best local music of the year.
Each month, this site features numerous photography pieces based on the work of the intrepid members of KDHX's pool of volunteer photographers.
When this group of veteran players and good friends gets together to make music -- for themselves, for fun -- what comes out is manic, carefree power pop.
The Gramophone played host to a benefit for Tenth Life Cat Rescue on Sunday, May 6. The day-long Hepcat Carnival drew young and old alike to enjoy music and games.
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