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[PHOTOS] Saintseneca at The Firebird: Tuesday, July 15th

Columbus, Ohio’s Saintseneca introduced itself to St. Louis in fine fashion at The Firebird on July 15th, stomping and singing through its first ever STL show. The crowd was committed and impressed, though we didn’t have to work hard; this group of … Continue reading

28. July 2014 by Jess
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Though UK post-punkers EAGULLS have been around since 2010, their big stateside break came in 2014 after they signed with Partisan Records and made huge waves at SXSW, CMJ, and other notable festivals. In addition to their already legendary live … Continue reading

19. May 2014 by Jess
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TWOFER: Thursday, May 1st, 2014

[An IWTAS Twofer is a show preview post that provides a closer look at two or more concerts happening on the same evening. We hate choosing, so we identify the selling points of each gig and you have to decide for yourself … Continue reading

25. April 2014 by Jess
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Real Estate + Pure X @ The Firebird

Here in St. Louis, cool weekend club shows are special, since nationally-touring acts generally pass through town during the week. Not to go all adulting on you, but there are few moments more powerful than the promise of a catharsis … Continue reading

31. March 2014 by Julie Dill
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UME + This City of Takers @ The Firebird 3/23

It’s 2014. Is carbon fiber more bad-ass than metal? Asking for a friend. Austin’s UME achieved high honors on a Sunday night at The Firebird: audience members threw devil horns! Granted, my show going trends toward mellow/sad bastard/chamber pop, but I’ve been … Continue reading

24. March 2014 by Julie Dill
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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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The Fortnightly: November 10th – November 24th

  Illustrated by Annie McCance   Soon, we’ll all begin to hibernate in front of the impersonal glow of our screens for the winter. Undoubtedly you’ll find yourself under a blanket one evening, on your couch, with one finger poised … Continue reading

11. November 2013 by Jess
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PREVIEW AND CONTEST: Deer Tick’s Vintage Vinyl In-store!

A lot’s been said about Deer Tick’s “transformation” over the past year or so, as leader John McCauley continues to be honest and frank about the inspiration behind the band’s new record. Turbulence and change in McCauley’s family, his romantic … Continue reading

01. November 2013 by Jess
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Tulsa garage rockers BRONCHO don’t strike me as time wasters. Their 2010 introductory performance clocked in at a mere 15 minutes, the guys having torn through 6 entire songs. And that’s what we get when we listen to BRONCHO: a … Continue reading

23. October 2013 by Jess
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CONTEST: Win a Pair of Tickets to See Dessa at The Firebird

This Tuesday, poet, rapper, writer, and vocalist Dessa will again perform at the Firebird, and again we’ll all be better off for it. Following her 2005 debut EP, the Doomtree hip hop collective member now has three full-length solo albums under … Continue reading

29. July 2013 by Jess
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