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  • 11 years ago | Music News

    If you're one of the dozen or so people who saw the Frances McDormand vehicle Laurel Canyon, you may have noticed some familiar faces from the indie-rock scene on the big screen. McDormand's sexy, middle-aged record producer takes a much younger l...

  • 12 years ago | Music News

    I couldn't have written this record five years ago," says Dave Gahan of his long-awaited solo album, Paper Monsters. "I didn't know who I was. I needed to go through everything in order to wake up." Enlightenment isn't arrived at easily. The best ...

  • 12 years ago | Music News

    Mark Oliver Everett, known to discriminating music fans everywhere as "E," headmaster of the Eels, is the guy everyone wanted to be friends with in high school. Blisteringly smart and deadly funny, he's cool enough for the boys to want to be near ...

  • 12 years ago | Music News

    Ester Drang defies the innate human need to categorize and define everything. Each new direction the enigmatic four-piece has taken breeds a new comparison. To slap a label on the group is to invite an almost rebellious metamorphosis. The challeng...

  • 12 years ago | Best of Denver

    How do summer music festivals get started? Are they products of some mammoth marketing machine, designed to milk as many dollars as possible from a public hungry for entertainment? Or are they like a suburban-neighborhood block party that starts o...

  • 12 years ago | Music News

    Where does a trio of venerable indie-rock icons go when OD'ing isn't an option but the world is simply too annoying to tolerate any longer? Somewhere quiet, perhaps, a place to escape the often tiresome adulation of the hipster-cool, record-store-...