Jaime Lees

writer + editor


Echo & the Bunnymen’s Ian McCulloch Is an International Treasure

Blondie’s Chris Stein Still Making Waves 40 Years Later

Henry Rollins — Musician, Spoken-Word Artist, Writer and Punk Legend — Talks About Life on the Road

The Breeders’ Kelley Deal Talks Knitting, Nudity and Steve Albini’s Bodily Functions

Photographer Bob Gruen Is a Rock & Roll Primary Source

Ian MacKaye of Fugazi Speaks about the Music, St. Louis, Touring

Interview: Lou Barlow of Sebadoh and Dinosaur Jr.

Sonic Youth and Kim Gordon Continue to Age Gracefully With a New LP, The Eternal

Fear’s Multi-Talented Founder, Lee Ving, Is More Than Just a Punk Icon

Please Kill Me Author Legs McNeil on His New Book, Music and Chuck Berry

Gang of Four Guitarist Andy Gill On His Band’s Wide Influence

Sub Pop’s Bruce Pavitt Writes Book, Offers Advice To Bands: “Keep It Fun, You Know?”

Gene Simmons of KISS Came to St. Louis and Charmed Us One-on-One

Acclaimed Our Band Could Be Your Life Author Michael Azerrad Discusses His New Endeavor, the Talkhouse

Pixies Guitarist Joey Santiago Talks About Touring and Life After Kim Deal

Ann Wilson of Heart Fights Back Family Heartache to Press On with Her Solo Career


Dolly Parton Is the Queen of Everything and the Glowing Center of the Universe

Bruce Springsteen Is Full of Shit (But He’s Still the Greatest)

CBGB’s Final Show With Patti Smith (A.K.A. The Day I Got Covered in Brian Eno’s Sweat)

R.E.M Says Goodbye: The Great Beyond

Remembering Garth Brooks’ Alter-Ego Chris Gaines

On Pop Music and Violence Against Women


That’s Enough Already, Dave Grohl

You Don’t Actually Like the Red Hot Chili Peppers

Douche Lord Axl Rose Dares to Return to St. Louis with Guns N’ Roses

Tool Would Be a Better Band Without Maynard James Keenan

It’s Easier to Love Chuck Berry Now That He’s Dead

Admit It: The Gin Blossoms Are Better Than the Ramones

I Kinda Like It: Tales of an Arcade Fire-Ambivalent Music Journalist

Dumb Dude from the Dickies Ruins Last Few Minutes of Lackluster Career

Morrissey Is a Boring Old Jackass


Britney Spears Is the Queen of Punk

Chuck Berry Gets a Loving Goodbye from the City He Always Called Home

Insane Clown Posse Made Me a Better Person

Garth Brooks Isn’t Who You Think He Is (He’s Even Better)

Drinking with Guided By Voices: Can we Keep Up with Bob Pollard? (Spoiler Alert: No)

Taylor Swift Just Took Her Pop Queen Throne. All Hail!

Forty Years into Her Career, Patti Smith is Still Bewitching: Review and Setlist 5/5/13


Stormy Daniels Did St. Louis — And It Was Magnificent

Vote for Claire McCaskill, You Liberal Dipshits

Phyllis Schlafly’s Husband Finally Grants Her Permission to Enter Hell; Internet Rejoices

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Cori Bush Are Punk AF


Healing Powers: Music Therapy Provides More Than Just Entertainment for Sick Kids

The December 5th Fund Creates Wonderful Memories for Families Facing Cancer

We Took a Ride on a B-17 Along with Some Amazing WW II Veterans

LouFest’s Aftermath Shows Everything That’s Right About St. Louis

The Real Story Behind That Ozzy Osbourne Blues Jersey Mugshot

Live Blog: 24 Consecutive Hours at Pop’s Nightclub

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