Tag: eleven magazine
Preview of my upcoming final project — Behind The Scene: Those Building St. Louis’ Indie Music Community It’s almost here. My final project over the St. Louis indie music scene will be officially published this weekend on this site and today we have the second of two previews of “Behind the Scene”. Tuesday’s post featured [...]
I wrote a piece for Eleven in June about the Baltimore based indie rock/shoegaze duo Wye Oak. It went through a couple of edits before arriving at the version that was printed. I don’t like the printed version much, but I’ll eventually scan it for the portfolio. Here’s two different versions of the article, plus [...]
Posted: July 12th, 2011 under Interviews, Music, Writing.
Tags: baltimore, Baltimore Ravens, eleven magazine, frederick buechner, Guitar, jenn wasner, New York Giants, Reverend Guitars, St. Louis, tattoos, the wire, wye oak
This is a features piece I wrote about ((Thorlock)) for the January issue of Eleven Magazine. The best bands have a mystique about them. Some shroud themselves in mystery and intrigue while Cape Girardeau’s ((Thorlock)) shroud themselves literally in black robes. The self-labeled extraterrestrials have been gently probing the St. Louis area metal scene for [...]
Okay. So writing stuff for me has been going very well. I am a Staff Writer now for a metal website called Crustcake. We keep a steady stream of metal news flowing through the site as well as write interview, reviews, show reviews and other such metal music stuff. I still write for Eleven Magazine. [...]
This is the full text of a features piece I wrote for the October issue of Eleven Magazine. The piece was the cover story. See the scanned version here [PDF]. The Secret’s Out: Music and Arts Renewal on Cherokee Street The mysterious St. Louis Secret Sound Society has something to share with you. No codex [...]
Here is my article for the September edition of Eleven on the local band Union Tree Review. Union Tree Review like to keep things local. By local, I don’t simply mean to the city of St. Louis, but to the very neighborhood they live and play music. Union Tree Review describe themselves as a Cherokee [...]
Posted: August 22nd, 2010 under Community, Culture, Interviews, Music, Writing.
Tags: anathallo, cherokee street, coffee, eleven magazine, foam coffee and beer, humdrum, jordan howe, matt strom, ra ra riot, ryan adams, St. Louis, tawaine noah, union tree review, whisky
My article on Ocean Rivals made the cover of the August Eleven Magazine. Pretty pumped about that. You can see my article on the top right hand corner of the image below.
This article is an artist profile of a local St. Louis rock band called Ocean Rivals that I did for the upcoming issue of Eleven. I interviewed the band before writing the article. They were my first “band interview.” The “Quick Tracks” at the end are short descriptions of two of Ocean Rivals songs. Here’s [...]
Posted: July 25th, 2010 under Interviews, Music, Writing.
Tags: beatles, eleven magazine, fender, Jeff Tweedy, kinks, modest mouse, oasis, ocean rivals, spoon, St. Louis, troubadour dali, Wilco
So I got my first writing gig last month. It’s contributing writer position at a free local music and culture magazine called Eleven. It’s a volunteer position which means I do not get paid, but the magazine is distributed all over town and it’s actually pretty good. Also, it’s work I like to do. My [...]