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Interview | Pornography (Leah Hennessey, Ryan Adams, and Johnny T. Yerington): “I don’t think it’s any more of a joke than the rest of our lives.”

Leah Hennessey, Ryan Adams, and Johnny T. Yerington have formed a new punk band, Pornography, and their first release is a special 7″ via Pax Am Records to celebrate Record Store Day. It’s called 7 Minutes in Heaven, and its first single is “Last Nite at the Opera.” Let’s have a listen. If you have … Read more

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Jam of the Day | Finn Riggins – Benchwarmers

Photo courtesy of Finn Riggins This week, I’m very pleased to make the acquaintance of the self-proclaimed “quirky” Idaho indie-pop trio, Finn Riggins, and their new ditty, “Benchwarmers.” I didn’t expect to learn that Idaho, Boise in particular, boasts a burgeoning indie music scene. But, hey, now I know. And knowing is half the battle. … Read more

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Jam of the Day | The Strange Boys – Me and You

A year and a half ago, Matt gave The Strange Boys its first official Jam of the Day, christening “This Girl Taught Me a Dance” with the honors. Since then, the song that so perfectly exudes a slow grind of beach party sexiness, the song that’s so eerily ’60s rock ‘n’ roll it’s almost anachronistic, … Read more

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Contest | Arctic Monkeys Giveaway

Look the heck out. We have a doozy of a giveaway for you all starting t-t-to-day, junior. In celebration of the new Arctic Monkeys‘ album, Suck It And See, coming out tomorrow, we are really excited to give away an exclusive Arctic Monkeys UK Record Store Day white 7″ that’s never been  available in the … Read more

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Speakers in Code at Vintage Vinyl for Record Store Day

Photo by Katie Guymon Alright, you all know good and well that Record Store Day is coming up this Saturday, April 16th. All across the country, indie shops will celebrate in high fashion: special releases, live bands, maybe an adult beverage or six… Jason and I will be representing the Saint Louis contingency of our … Read more

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Jam of the Day | The Head and the Heart – Lost in My Mind

Last Friday, many music fans in Saint Louis (and really, across a number of states) experienced a minor meltdown when the recently announced Mumford and Sons show at The Pageant sold out in approximately fifteen minutes, amidst speculation that the majority of the tickets went not to fans but to vicious scalpers. I, myself, was … Read more

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Brandi Shearer (The Interview)

I remember the first time I heard Brandi Shearer’s voice. I remember it well. It was courtesy of EW’s Music Mix blog, and they were featuring Shearer’s song “Losers and Freaks.” I remember thinking to myself that this just wasn’t another voice. Shearer has that something, that intoxicating quality that immediately makes your forget your … Read more