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[SHOW ANNOUNCEMENT] Emperor X w/ Cassie Morgan and Ryan Wasoba at IWTAS HQ!

When we cold-called (emailed) LA’s Emperor X  (aka Chad Matheny) after noticing that there was a St. Louis-sized hole in his summer tour schedule, here was the first line of his response: “St. Louis has a very special place in my heart.”  Well, … Continue reading

02. June 2014 by Jess
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Show Review: Emperor X + Britches @ The Firebird

You probably don’t know who Emperor X is, and, while I’m passionate about passing brilliant but obscure music onto worthy new listeners, this is different. For whatever reason, when I mentioned in public that I was completely absorbed by this … Continue reading

17. January 2012 by Julie Dill
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SHOW PREVIEW: Emperor X + Britches @ The Firebird, 1/15.

  Emperor X.   How do I begin to describe Emperor X? The RFT’s Ryan Wasoba calls it “bookish spazz folk” and claims the latest release (Western Teleport, Bar None Records) sounds like “Sufjan Stevens’ Illinois record undergoing shock therapy.” … Continue reading

13. January 2012 by Julie Dill
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