The story of Bob Reuter and his transformation into the lead, howling spirit of Alley Ghost is well known by now. But what you might not know is that on his band's new 7" -- "Dana Dew" b/w "Brought Me to the Wire" -- he has never sounded more relentless, more alive and kicking, more like St. Louis' Poet Laureate of the North Side, South Side, Dark Side, Whatever Side Rock 'n' Roll Is On.
With "For the Baby Doll," the Nicholas Tremulis Orchestra commemorates 25 years of making music that's always inventive yet always connected to history. The sound is a celebration of rock 'n' roll itself.
An uninvited guest, Hurricane Isaac, forced all of Saturday's music at the Big Muddy Blues Festival inside.
Taking rock 'n' roll back to its roots, St. Louis-based Victims of Circumstance shift from blues to rockabilly, hitting each stop along the way.
Well, the numbers are in, and this year 88.1 KDHX has broadcasted music from well over 4,000 different albums released in 2011. Who knew that many albums were even released this year?
The latest and loudest addition to the St. Louis rockabilly scene, the Rat Rod Kings play rockabilly with a straight-ahead, no-frills rock & roll attitude.