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Celebrating 5 Years, and the Future of Speakers in Code

Two years ago, I met Kelsey Kopecky and Gabe Simon at Off Broadway in St. Louis. Their band, then named Kopecky Family Band (now simply “Kopecky”), had just finished their set promoting their latest album, Kids Raising Kids, and since they were in a great mood, I talked to them about maybe playing the Speakers … Read more

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The Best Local Music Moments of 2010

Our last feature in our Best of 2010 series is a tribute to Saint Louis local music, photographers, venues, festivals, and everything in between. Who better to celebrate the fantastic local talent our city boasts than the musicians themselves? That’s why we asked Sleepy Kitty, Andy Berkhout, US English, Cassie Morgan & The Lonely Pine, … Read more

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Geoff Koch | Solo in St. Louis

Being a singer-songwriter in St. Louis is a daunting task. Ok, Jay Farrar of Son Volt still lives there, and last I checked, he’s doing pretty well, but rock and hip-hop mostly thrive in the city by the Mississippi. After seeing Geoff Koch live at Blueberry Hill’s Duck Room this past Saturday night, I’d say … Read more