Loaded with eerie and fuzzy touches -- including one of the meanest and weirdest guitar solos of the year -- "I Don't Feel the Same" by Los Angeles band the Black Watch storms through a psychedelic, bitterly personal landscape.
Hailing from Jacksonville, Fla. the duo of Jonathan Berlin and Jared Boowser, aka Sunbears!, makes glorious pop music, somewhere between the Flaming Lips and Primal Scream at their loudest and lushest. New track "He's a Lie! He's Not Real!" will test the outer limits of your sound system.
Blitzen Trapper is a band out of Portland, Ore. that, despite its northern home, rattles with the shake of desert sand in a storm.
The psychedelic, country, surf-rock swamis known as the Sadies are back with a new album on this fall. The first single, "The First 5 Minutes," rocks, twangs and harmonizes as well as anything they've put to tape.
The Firebird's capacity limit was stretched as people came from down the road and across the map for a show with a worldwide ticket. Three bands, hailing from Texas, California and France made their stop in St. Louis to share their sounds to the Missouri masses.
The Black Angels throw down the soundtrack to your hallucination.
A sparse audience of sleepy-looking loners and softly chatting couples sat at the high tables on the edges of the main room at the Old Rock House. The local guys of Tone Rodent climbed onstage, each of them either tuning strings or tweaking knobs or putting on a good don't-give-a-shit face.