Press Photo On Fillmore performs in St. Louis for the first time in ten years this Saturday at the Stage at KDHX.
"Noise" has become a blanket term for bands that explore and experiment around the beaten path. The genre, like others, is huge and diverse but not without its share of hangups. That's why we're here. Every month, we supply a short list of sure bets in St. Louis, ranging from needlessly complex to minimalist drone. Connect the weird to your ears.
A label like "experimental" downplays just how precise On Fillmore tends to be both live and on record. At their core, the songs carry shapely melodies with enough nooks and crannies to explore, but a primal sense of rhythm drives the sound into uncharted waters. In terms of genre, On Fillmore feels more like a middleman linking conversations between film scores and real-time sonic exploration.More »