It was unofficially 1990s week on A to Z, the RFT's music blog. Surf on over to see what you missed:
-- an exclusive track-by-track sneak preview of the new Smashing Pumpkins record, Zeitgeist -- exclusive live pictures of Tool's show in Cape Girardeau last Saturday night -- an interview with Ben Folds about the legacy of 1997's Whatever and Ever Amen and his current place in pop history -- shows announced from the Polyphonic Spree, Jesse Lacey (Brand New), Bobby Bare Jr.'s Pixies covers band, Blowfly, Akron/Family, Ari Hest, Manchester Orchestra/Dios Malos, Umbrellas, Valient Thorr and more! -- the Long Winters' John Roderick's excellent adventures in eating and blogging -- new restaurant El Scorcho and its patron saint, Weezer's Rivers Cuomo -- local band of the week: The 75s
Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of St. Louis and beyond.
Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.
Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep St. Louis' true free press free.