Recommended Shows the Week of 5/21/12 - 5/27/12

TUESDAY, MAY 22


No Milk (Tampa)
Frances with Wolves
Larva Lu
Dinner Music
@ MOMO
9 p.m. / donation$ / all ages / FB
An aural backdrop of drum machines, effects generators and reverb-drenched vocals set the stage for an evening showcase of complex solo songwriting.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 23


Arrington de Dionyso/Thollem McDonas/Eric Hall
@ Laumeier Sculpture Park / 12580 Rott Rd.
6 p.m. / free / all ages / FB
&
Arrington de Dionyso/Thollem McDonas
Raglani/Ghost Ice
Kevin Harris/Eric Hall
@ Floating Laboratories
9 p.m. / $5 / all ages / FB
Pianist Thollem McDonas along with woodwind yielding Arrington de Dionyso bring their virtuosic free jazz mastery to St. Louis, musing at two of St. Louis' most intriguing performance settings. Catch them along with collaborations between some of the Lou's finest.

THURSDAY, MAY 24


STARRING (Brooklyn, NY)
Bobby Conn (Chicago, IL)
Skarekrau Radio
Googolplexia
@ 2720 Cherokee
9 p.m. / $8-10 / 21+ / FB
The psychedelic sing-song of STARRING, pop-rock of Bobby Conn, no wave of SKR and one man band Googolplexia round out an awesomely eclectic variety show that's sure to please.


Mares of Thrace (Calgary)
Swells (Denver, CO)
Remedios (Denver, CO)
Anodes
@ The Heavy Anchor / 5226 Gravois Ave.
9 p.m. / $5 / 21+ / FB
Fans of sludge, screamo, and all-around tough sounds oughtta flock to this one.

FRIDAY, MAY 25


Teaadora
Ghosts I Have Been
Baba Yaga
@ Family Visions Center
8 p.m. / $5 / all ages / FB
Haunting sounds both stark and subtle fill Family Visions, ranging from folk to ambiance and noise.

Weed (Vancouver, BC)
The Night Grinder
The Little Big Bangs
Sleepy and the Bedtimes
@ Lemp Arts Center / 3301 Lemp Ave.
8 p.m. / $5 / all ages / FB
Enjoy garage rock prepared three different ways along with a noise set from The Night Grinder.

SATURDAY, MAY 26


Cülo (Chicago, IL)
Wild Child (MN)
Totally Gay Cop
Pink Sock
@ Joy Junction
7 p.m. / $5 / all ages
"Totally Gay Sock Canceled Tour Beach Party." Punk times.


Spanyurd (Chicago, IL)
Jack Buck
Kisser
@ Mangia Italiano / 3145 S. Grand Blvd.
10 p.m. / free / 21+ / FB
Brutal, loud, twisted noise rock sounds invade Mangia late Saturday night.

Sign Off (OH)
Badgerhunt
You'll Live (FL)
@ Nice Age
8 p.m. / $5 / all ages / FB
Emo influence taken three different ways resonates through the loft at Nice Age.

SUNDAY, MAY 27


Gas Chamber (Buffalo, NY)
Shaved Women (featured in above video)
Overdoser
@ Bad Dog Bar & Grill / 3960 Chouteau Ave.
9 p.m. / $5 / 21+
Crushing hardcore from Buffalo meets its St. Louis punk counterparts.

**For even more shows going on this week, check out our sidebar listing.**

Recent adds to the WD calendar:
5/21: Dylan Ettinger, Ra Cailum, Wamhoda VS Radiator Greys, NNN Cook @ Negative Control
5/23: Arrington de Dionyso, Thollem McDonas, Eric Hall (trio) @ Laumeier Sculpture Park
5/23: Arrington de Dionyso / Thollem McDonas, Raglani/Ghost Ice, Kevin Harris/Eric Hall @ Floating Laboratories
5/26: Bunnygrunt, Magic City, Tone Rodent, Doomtown, Maximum Effort + More @ Schlafly Tap Room
5/30: Bedroom Sons, Stonechat, Soccer Moms. The Top Grossing Films of 1984
6/2: Carriage House, The Ciphers, Corpse Pose @ Mangia Italiano
6/5: Profligate, Father Finger, Marble, Harris+Cook+Weaver @ Negative Control
6/20: Whores (Atlanta, GA), Pillow Talk @ Fubar
6/22: White Lung (Vancouver), Autonomy (Carbondale, IL), Doom Town, Overdoser @ Apop Records