Internationally celebrated and bigger than ever, Record Store Day 2012 went off as a smashing success at St. Louis-area independent music retailers.
The Mountain Goats showed that the cliff they're climbing is a high one. They played to a semi-private audience at the Gargoyle last night. The show was free for Washington University students, and only 75 tickets were available to the public. Their vigorous set grew bumps on the arms of the crowded audience.
Omaha-based indie-rock band Cursive came through St. Louis on Friday night and put on a high energy show at Off Broadway.
Although based out of Fort Collins, Colorado since 2008, Euforquestra’s roots were planted in Iowa City at a time when the local music scene there was budding with new, notable acts and musicians (e.g. Chicago Afrobeat Project and Diplomats of Solid Sound).
Cleveland based art rockers, mr. Gnome, came to St Louis and turned up the energy at Plush on Wednesday night.
The Firebird was crowded with eager indie music lovers ready to witness two separate duo acts take the stage.