26 days ago | Music News
Casey James Prestwood, veteran of Colorado country-rock band Drag the River and acclaimed Alabama emo group Hot Rod Circuit, is a country-music encyclopedia. Get him talking about legendary session musicians and he’ll spin a yarn the size of Texas...
1 month ago | Concert Reviews
The versatile Los Angeles band Los Lobos—with its two iconic singer/guitarists, César Rosas and David Hidalgo—formed in 1973 and entered the national consciousness big-time in 1987 with a faithful cover of “La Bamba,” a surprise hit from the Ritch...
2 months ago | Concert Reviews
Walk the grounds of the Stanley Hotel before one of Murder by Death’s annual shows in the 108-year-old hotel’s music hall. A haunting stillness will chill your bones. Frigid winds will greet you, too, along with a buzz of anticipation from the got...
3 months ago | Business
Finding dusty record shops that cater to artsy geeks has never been so hard in Boulder, where the city’s eccentric charm has been diluted by a sky-high cost of living and an influx of techies from the coasts. Absolute Vinyl is one of the last spo...
5 months ago | Rock
The creative young Boulder trio Grass is indicative of the music being pushed over the last year by ambitious local cassette label First Base Tapes: gritty and experimental but catchy, clever and (while ear-bleedin' loud) deceptively pleasant.
7 months ago | Concert Reviews
For the last decade, Riot Fest (a three-day festival that takes place each year in Denver and Chicago) has been the place where childhood punk-rock dreams come true. For instance, two years ago outside Mile High Stadium I got to see the Descendent...