Concert Review: Nick Lowe
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Concert Review: Nick Lowe

St. Louis’ Kiel Opera House shut its doors in 1991 after a nearly 60-year run…

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Social Climbers: Social Climbers
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Social Climbers: Social Climbers

Social Climbers don’t have an entry on Wikipedia. Google “Social Climbers” and you’ll get results…

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Concert Review: Okkervil River/Wye Oak
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Concert Review: Okkervil River/Wye Oak

St. Louis is often indie music flyover country. For fans of bands who weren’t huge…

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Concert Review: Fruit Bats/Vetiver/Fairchildren
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Concert Review: Fruit Bats/Vetiver/Fairchildren

A venue’s atmosphere contributes more to a live show’s success or failure than we sometimes…

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Nirvana: Nevermind: 20th Anniversary Box Set
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Nirvana: Nevermind: 20th Anniversary Box Set

There is very little new that can be said about Nevermind. In the 20 years…

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Big Harp: White Hat
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Big Harp: White Hat

Big Harp White Hat Rating: 3.8/5.0 Label: Saddle Creek Good folk music doesn’t come easy…

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Revisit: Bruce Springsteen: The Rising
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Revisit: Bruce Springsteen: The Rising

Revisit is a series of reviews highlighting past releases that now deserve a second look.…

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A Plague of Prisons: The Epidemiology of Mass Incarceration in America: by Ernest Drucker
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A Plague of Prisons: The Epidemiology of Mass Incarceration in America: by Ernest Drucker

A Plague of Prisons: The Epidemiology of Mass Incarceration in America by Ernest Drucker Rating:…

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Revisit: Steve Earle: Train a Comin’
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Revisit: Steve Earle: Train a Comin’

Revisit: Steve Earle Train a Comin’ 1995 Revisit is a series of reviews highlighting past…

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Male Bonding: Endless Now
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Male Bonding: Endless Now

Male Bonding Endless Now Rating: 2.5/5.0 Label: Sub Pop When Male Bonding’s debut album, Nothing…

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