Recommended Shows this Weekend 12/21/12 - 12/23/12


HumanBeast (Providence, RI)
Farewell, My Concubine
Private Prophet
Kevin Harris

@ Apop Records / 2831 Cherokee St.
9 p.m. / donation$ / all ages / FB
If your idea of the post apocalyptic soundtrack is dark electronics and minimal wave goth pop along with a smattering of synth sounds, this is your jam.

Heavy Weather
Falsetto Boy

@ The Bowen House
8 p.m. / donation$ / all ages / FB
Get cozy with fellow survivors in the basement of Bowen House, where melodic riffs and heartfelt words await to keep ya warm.

Pat Sajak Assassins
Red Squad
Death of Yeti
Giants in the Sky

@ Lemmons / 5800 Gravois
8 p.m. / $5 / 21+ / FB
Guitarist Matt Deruoin plays one of his last sets with PSA before leaving the city. Catch him while you can at this all local rock'n'roll show.

Black James
Bug Chaser
Maximum Effort
Black Panties
The Bad Dates
DJ Ryan Snowden

@ St. Louis Skatium / 120 Catalan St.
7 p.m. / $8-10 / 21+ / FB
We're pretty sure that Mayans would've wanted us to go out this way, that is to say drunk and on roller skates to the gritty, raw and gruesome sounds of south city.


Tone Rodent (7" release)
Trauma Harness
Catholic Guilt

@ mushmaus / 2700 Cherokee St.
9 p.m. / $5 / 21+
Grab Tone Rodent's latest on wax while basking still in the glory of another all-star local line-up.