For the past few years it seemed that things were beginning to slow down for the New Pornographers, as if they were beginning to fade. Their new album, "Brill Bruisers," is their revival. Frontman, A.C. Newman has said that after a dark period nothing is holding him down anymore. "Brill Bruisers" is a celebrates this new outlook.
"Five Spanish Songs"
In 2011, Dan Bejar (voice and vision behind Destoyer) announced he was done with rock 'n' roll. In September of this year, he said he was done with the English language. That didn't leave a lot of directions for his music.
Songwriter and guitarist JJ Cale has died at the age of 74.
New Pornographer AC Newman's third album is ten tracks of audible maturity. Let's all grow up with "Shut Down the Streets."
Coming off the release of her sophomore record, "Bright And Vivid," Kathryn Calder heads to St. Louis this Tuesday to showcase her newest solo work.
In the old, quiet-looking stone building resting across from Tower Grove Park on Kingshighway, there's something interesting going on. You go down some steps, enter a huge, low-ceilinged room that's furnished like a upper-middle class basement in West County -- low, warm lights, dry wall everywhere, marble-topped bar -- and find yourself surrounded by probably a lot of clean, wide-eyed young people you've never seen at other shows in St. Louis.