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1997 Stories by Kelly Lemieux

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  • Chemistry Class

    published December 18, 1997

    Denverites Recone Helmut and Clark ov Saturn have not gone out of their way to disassociate themselves from their previous group, Westword profile... More >>

  • The Curtain Rises

    published December 11, 1997

    At first blush, the decision by the members of Isis Curtain to throw a CD-release party at Antropolis, a new art gallery, seems strange. After... More >>

  • The Men of Mouse

    published November 13, 1997

    Jan St. Werner and Andi Toma, the German duo behind Mouse on Mars, live in a world in which music is king and other matters rarely intrude. So... More >>

  • Bishop Moves On

    published October 16, 1997

    That Denver DJ Larry (L.L.) Bishop remains deeply involved in dance music is a tribute to his resilience. After all, his wife and constant... More >>

  • Nichols for Your Thoughts

    published October 9, 1997

    Singer-songwriter Jeb Loy Nichols is flattered that many of those who've heard his new CD, Lover's Knot, feel that his writing is poetic. But that... More >>

  • Twenty Years and Counting

    published October 2, 1997

    In 1977, when Gary Givant got his first job as a DJ, his mother wished he would get a real job instead. Two decades later, she's still wishing. In... More >>

  • Playlist

    published October 2, 1997

    Bob Dylan Time Out of Mind (Columbia) There's a federal statute prohibiting anyone who doesn't admire Bob Dylan from becoming a... More >>

  • Playlist

    published September 25, 1997

    Oasis Be Here Now (Epic) Many reviewers tackling this disc have complained that it's too derivative. Well, duh. You're likelier... More >>

  • Clear as Crystal

    published September 4, 1997

    America is in the midst of another British Invasion, at least in terms of the electronica movement. Almost all of the electronic-dance groups... More >>

  • The Tempel of Dance

    published August 21, 1997

    DJ Jonas Tempel accomplishes more in one week than many of his peers have this decade. He is perhaps best known at present for his residency at... More >>

  • Plugged In

    published August 7, 1997

    In the beginning, Perry Farrell envisioned Lollapalooza, an event he helped create, as a traveling circus that would expose... More >>

  • Playlist

    published July 24, 1997

    Foo Fighters The Colour and the Shape (Capitol) Like most of you out there, I figured that the self-titled debut by the Foo... More >>

  • Whipping It Good

    published June 19, 1997

    "Many people consider fetish to be wearing leather, latex and rubber outfits, or something basic like that--but fetish is much more than a... More >>

  • Erasing the Past

    published June 5, 1997

    Vince Clarke, the instrumental ringleader of the pop duo Erasure, has cast a large shadow over the field of electronic music. As a founding member... More >>

  • Stout Stuff

    published May 29, 1997

    Since 1992, Nebula 9 has been Colorado's best (and most popular) electronic-dance duo. But no more. At a time when the rest of the country finally... More >>

  • Playlist

    published May 15, 1997

    Radish Restraining Bolt (Mercury) Hate to break it to you, Kurt, but this is what the movement you popularized has come... More >>

  • Grade C

    published May 8, 1997

    Craig Christensen, aka DJ Craig C, has been spinning dance records at Denver nightspots for five years--an eternity by late-night standards. But... More >>

  • Playlist

    published May 1, 1997

    The Offspring Ixnay on the Hombre (Columbia) Despite the presence of Jello Biafra on "Disclaimer," a bit o' hucksterism plopped... More >>

  • Heavenly Scent

    published April 17, 1997

    Although Denver has been growing its own brand of DJs for as long as there have been clubs to mix records at, the last five years have witnessed a... More >>

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