Future Islands / Ed Schrader’s Music Beat Preview

While most people might only have discovered Future Islands after seeing lead singer Sam Herring’s now .gif-immortalized dance moves on their David Letterman performance of “Seasons (Waiting On You)” earlier this month, it may come as a surprise that they’ve … Read More >

Reel Big Fish

The most fun I have ever had at a concert was at a ska show. In August 2007, just before heading back to St. Louis for my sophomore year, my friend Konstantin and I drove to Bogart’s in … Read More >

Paper Diamond Review

I arrived at the concert one hour late during the first act, BRANCHEZ. I was pleasantly surprised when he dropped, Vic Mensa’s (Chicago hip-hop artist and friend of Chance the Rapper) new song “Feel That,” which was released earlier … Read More >

St. Vincent – St. Vincent

With the amount of bands and artists available at our fingertips in the digital age, it can be hard to hear someone and think to yourself, ‘now there’s a distinct sound.’ Luckily, there will always be artists, no, trailblazers, … Read More >

Noah Gundersen Preview

Noah Gundersen unplugged his guitar from his amp and then his sister, Abby, followed suit with her violin as everyone in the crowd quieted each other with scattered “shh”s. In the next moment, Gundersen’s unsettling and earnest voice broke the silence … Read More >