Category Archives for Interviews

[INTERVIEW] Happy Woman: Caroline Smith breaks free from folk roots with joyful pop record

On Thursday, Minneapolis’ Caroline Smith returns to Off Broadway behind her bright, R&B-laced 2013 pop record, Half About Being a Woman. Smith’s show this week will be her first in St. Louis since the album was released, and the show … Continue reading

17. February 2014 by Jess
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TWOFER: Friday, November 15th – Foxing Album Release at The Firebird

NOTE: This week’s TWOFER is so great, we’re giving each half its own blog post. For information on another notable local album release show happening this evening, head here. For a year or so, the young and charismatic Foxing has been … Continue reading

15. November 2013 by Jess
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Pretty Little Empire Strikes Back

This Saturday at Off Broadway, Pretty Little Empire releases their third full-length album with support from Last to Show First to Go and The Union Electric. It’s a fine piece of work, with PLE effectively transferring the energy and passion … Continue reading

17. October 2013 by Jess
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INTERVIEW: Talking shop with Blitzen Trapper’s Eric Earley

Tomorrow, Eric Earley and the rest of Blitzen Trapper will perform at Old Rock House in support of their new record, VII, due out September 30th. We talked to Earley about VII, “American” music, and the old go-to musician interview … Continue reading

17. September 2013 by Jess
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SHOW PREVIEW: Label Day at Off Broadway (w/ Set Times)

  Come to Off Broadway this Sunday, and have 16 bands and 9 small n’ mighty record labels at your fingertips for like 12 hours. Enter the inaugural Labor Day “Label Day”, a celebration of the fine works and collaborative … Continue reading

30. August 2013 by Jess
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We’re Into the Kitty: An Interview with Paige Brubeck

Last week we spoke with Seth Porter of The Blind Eyes in anticipation of their set this Friday at the Pageant. On the bill with TBE? The Incurables, Shooting With Annie, and Sleepy Kitty, who has a new album slated … Continue reading

20. August 2013 by Jess
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Making the Connection: An Interview about the Intersection of Music and Advocacy

IWTAS was thrilled to hear about the return of Thao Nguyen to Off Broadway, this time with her band The Get Down Stay Down in tow (last time she played STL, she captivated a packed house at OB on the … Continue reading

13. August 2013 by Jess
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INTERVIEW: Kevin Buckley of Grace Basement

On the upcoming Grace Basement album, Wheel within a Wheel, virtuoso fiddler Kevin Buckley hones in less on opulent instrumentation and more on arrangements and songwriting through the eyes of a Midwesterner (a craft in which Buckley is more than … Continue reading

12. April 2013 by Jess
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Late to the Game: So Many Dynamos

When I saw the show announcement for So Many Dynamos’ 10 Year Anniversary, I thought two things: 1) “Congrats on lasting so long!”, and 2) “I don’t know anything about this band.” So I decided to increase my one post … Continue reading

31. January 2013 by Annie McCance
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Kissin’, and Huggin’, and Demon Lovin’: An Interview

On Saturday, Demon Lover, along with their self-described best friends Old Lights, will release the first in a series of monthly 7″ records care of Tower Groove. It’s 7 bucks ahead and the shit gets kicked starting at 9pm. More … Continue reading

17. January 2013 by Jess
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