Recommended Shows this Week 12/10/12 - 12/16/12

TUESDAY, DEC. 11

Trach (Boston, MA)
The Red Squad
Heavy Horse
Shut In

@ Blank Space / 2847 Cherokee St.
8 p.m. / $5 / 21+ / FB
Get a sampler of heavy St. Louis rock in various forms with the dark pop/rock stylings of two-piece Trach based out of Boston.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 12

Volcanoes (Tour kick-off)
Burrowss

@ Foam / 3159 South Jefferson
8 p.m. / $5 / all ages / FB
Bid Volcanoes adieu as they tackle a week-long tour. Alternatively, show hop to Blank Space where Johnny Vegas puts on a special 12-12-12 Stag Nite.

FRIDAY, DEC. 14

The Brainstems
Holy Doldrums
Peacebath
The Heat Tape
(Makanda, IL)
@ The Heavy Anchor / 5226 Gravois
9 p.m. / $5 / 21+ / FB
Get a quadruple dose of guitars and garage rock to lead into the weekend.

SATURDAY, DEC. 15


George Lewis and Marina Rosenfeld
@ Contemporary Art Museum / 3750 Washington Blvd.
8 p.m. / $10-20 / all ages / FB
New Music Circle presents the "Sour Mash" duo performing experimental electronic compositions.


Rotten Milk (New Orleans, LA)
Strobe Bag (New Orleans, LA)
Global Distance (featured above)
Kikimora
Baba Yaga
Melanympha Meatbeat

@ mushmaus / 2700 Cherokee St.
9 p.m. / $5 / all ages / FB
Mozy over to mushmaus for solo synth jams, free playing improvisation and more.


Fake Limbs (Chicago, IL)
The Conformists
Jack Buck

@ Schlafly Tap Room / 2100 Locust St.
9 p.m. / free / all ages / FB
The testosterone flows freely during this evening of hard hitting bands. Lots of head banging awaits. Prepare to get yelled at.